Lab Quality Confab and
Process Improvement Institute
October 1-2, 2013 – Astor Crowne Plaza – New Orleans, LA
It’s the lab industry’s biggest and best gathering of Lean,
Six Sigma, and Process Improvement Practitioners
Plan to be with us this year at the 7th Annual Lab Quality Confab in New Orleans! This conference has all that you need to dramatically improve performance in your clinical lab or anatomic pathology group.
Here, you’ll master the secrets of using quality management tools such as Six Sigma, Lean, and ISO to boost staff productivity, streamline workflow, and drive out unnecessary costs. You’ll hear from innovators and learn from the nation’s top experts. This is practical information that you can use immediately in your clinical laboratory, hospital, and pathology group.
Learn best practices from more than 50 quality management experts. Exchange ideas with hundreds of your peers. Discover what other clinical laboratories are doing. Gain insights into the benefits and challenges of process-improvement implementation. Best of all, get proven real-world solutions that can help you and your lab team transform your laboratory!
Who Should Attend Lab Quality Confab?
Whether you’re a senior-level hospital or laboratory administrator, process improvement or quality-management practitioner, this conference is for you. With sessions designed for all levels of experience—from individuals just starting the process-improvement journey to those looking to fine-tune existing programs—you’re sure to find exactly what you’re looking for at Lab Quality Confab.
For Hospital and Health System Administrators
Lab Quality Confab is your opportunity to develop strategies and gain insights into how to deploy Lean, Six Sigma, process improvement, and quality-management principles in the clinical laboratory and across the various clinical and operational areas of your hospital or health system.
For Clinical Laboratory and Anatomic Pathology Executives, Administrators, Pathologists, and PhDs
Lab Quality Confab helps you advance your skills and understanding of quality-management systems. Whether you’re looking for strategies to help you design, fund and deploy process-improvement or quality-management programs, or you simply want to identify opportunities for implementation, Lab Quality Confab has all the tools you need to establish a successful continuous-improvement effort in your own laboratory organization.
For Quality Program Managers and Quality Team Members
Lab Quality Confab is the place to learn new skills through case-study examples that highlight how other laboratories are using process improvement and quality management. Build your own personal network and meet the consultants, experts, and educators who can advance your abilities and help you make greater contributions to your laboratory’s process-improvement program.
For Vendors, Consultants, and Quality Management Educators
Lab Quality Confab gives you a winning business advantage. At one time and in one place, you’ll meet with executives from hospitals, health systems, and laboratories who are implementing process-improvement and quality-management systems in their organizations. Lab Quality Confab’s exhibit hall provides you with direct access to qualified leads that can help expand your business. This is a first-class networking opportunity that puts you in front of the nation’s most committed quality practitioners in clinical-laboratory operations—not to mention full access to a complete range of sessions, experts, and master classes to advance your own knowledge and skills in Lean, Six Sigma, and ISO.
✔ Cutting-edge education from more than 50 sessions on quality management to help develop strategies and tactics you can start implementing in your own organization
✔ Career and professional development let you fine-tune your quality-management leadership skills with management master classes, skill-building sessions, and full-day training programs
✔ Exceptional networking with other quality-management professionals to learn new approaches, share best practices, and expand your professional network
✔ Access to our exhibit hall offering information on products and services targeted to your specific process-improvement needs
With the nation’s focus on healthcare at record levels, it’s critical that your laboratory provide the best possible patient care. Quality management and process improvement aren’t simply buzzwords—they’re essential to the survival of your lab. At Lab Quality Confab, you’ll get an impressive range of information on the latest skills, products, and services that can help your lab improve its culture of quality and provide better patient care.
Six successful Lab Quality Confabs and going strong! Here’s what some of our past attendees have to say:
“ Great general sessions—more! High energy! Very well run!”
“Program moved quickly. Mix of sessions & breakouts was good.”
“Every speaker was knowledgeable and delivered very effective presentations.”
“[The speakers] were all excellent and I learned something from each one. Great Southern hospitality!”
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Lab Quality Confab and Process Improvement Institute is part of The Dark Intelligence Group, Inc. and is dedicated to bringing useful business and management intelligence to managers and administrators of clinical diagnostic services, pathologists, radiologists, and industry executives. Our recognized expertise in the strategic direction of diagnostic medicine and the management of clinical diagnostics is available through DARK Daily, THE DARK REPORT, the Executive War College on Laboratory and Pathology Management, the Molecular Summit, timely FREE White Papers on laboratory key trends, and strategic consulting services.