Lucia M. Berte

PresidentLaboratories Made Better! P.C.Broomfield, CO

Bio: Lucia Berte teaches laboratories how to implement a quality management system for improving patient safety, efficiency and effectiveness, and for meeting regulatory and accreditation requirements. She also teaches how to write better documents and design more effective staff training and competence assessment programs.

In addition to being an ASCP certified medical technologist, specialist in blood banking and diplomate in laboratory management, she is certified as a quality manager and quality auditor by the American Society for Quality. She chairs the CLSI Subcommittee on Quality Management Systems and was co-leader of the work group that wrote the 2012 revision to the ISO 15189 international medical laboratory standard.