Laboratory Practice

Novis DA, Nelson S, Blond B, Guidi A, Talbert M, Mix P, Perrotta P. Laboratory Staff Turnover. A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes Study of 23 Clinical Laboratories. Arch. Pathol. Lab Med. Online.

Harper A, Novis DA. What are lab orders costing you? MLO-Online.com; March 2016. Vol 48. No. 3.  Page 43. 

THE POINT OF CARE TESTING TOOLKIT The Point of Care Testing Committee College of American Pathologists Northfield, IL 2010.

Novis DA, Bowman C. Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Continuing Education. College of American Pathologists, Northfield IL. 2010 .

Novis, David. LAB WORK Advice to hospital administrators: Maximizing the Value of Your Laboratory Medical Director. Health Executive. August 2006.

Novis DA, Ellzey I, Cojita, D. Complete Histology Slide Lab Set-up Manual. IEPG. Casselberry, FL. 2009.

Murphy K, Novis DA, Hansen AJ. Chapter VI.A New Approach To Surveys: Building Quality From the Inside. CLIA Compliance Handbook. The Essential Guide for the Clinical Laboratory. 2nd Edition. Institute of Management & Administration Inc. New York. 2009.

Howanitz PJ, Miller KA, Dale JC, Novis DA. 02-QP17. Physician satisfaction with clinical laboratory services: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES STUDY. Data Analysis and Critique. College of American Pathologists. Northfield, Ill. 2002.

Novis DA, Walsh M, St. Louis MA, Ben-Ezra J, Wilkinson DS. Laboratory Productivity and the Rate of Manual Peripheral Blood Smear Review: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES Study of 95,141 Complete Blood Count Determinations Performed in 263 Institutions. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2006;130:633-637.

Novis DA. Detecting and preventing the occurrence of errors in the practices of Laboratory Medicine and Anatomic Pathology: fifteen years experience with the College of American Pathologists Q- PROBES and Q-TRACKS programs. Clin Lab Med. 2004; 24:965-978.

Novis DA, Jones BA, Dale, JC, Walsh, MK. Biochemical markers of myocardial injury test turnaround time: A College of American Pathologists Q-PROBES study of 7 020 troponin and 4 368 CK-MB determinations in 159 institutions. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2004;128: 158-164.

Novis DA, Walsh MK., Dale JC., Howanitz PJ. Continuous monitoring of stat and routine outlier turnaround times: two College of American Pathologists Q-TRACKS monitors in 291 hospitals. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2004;128:621-626.

Novis DA, Miller KA, Howanitz PJ, Renner MD, Walsh MK. Audit of transfusion procedures in 660 hospitals: a College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of patient identification and vital sign monitoring frequencies in 16 494 transfusions. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2003; 127:541-548.

Howanitz P, Novis D. Accuracy and Adequacy of point of care glucose testing: A College Of American Pathologists Q-Probes study. Clin Chem Clin Lab Med 2002; 40 (Suppl) S244.

Novis DA, Friedberg RC, Renner SW, Meier FA, Walsh MK. Operating room blood delivery turnaround time. A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of 12 647 units of blood components in 466 institutions. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2002; 126:909-914.

Novis DA, Renner S, Friedberg R, Walsh MK, Saladino AJ. Quality indicators of fresh frozen plasma And platelet utilization: three College of American Pathologists Q-Probes studies of 8 981 796 units of fresh frozen plasma and platelets in 1 639 hospitals. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2002; 126:527-532.

Dale JC, Novis DA. Outpatient phlebotomy success and reasons for specimen rejection. A Q-Probes Study. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2002; 126:416-419.

Novis DA, Renner S, Friedberg R, Walsh MK, Saladino AJ. Quality indicators of blood utilization: three College of American Pathologists Q-Probes studies of 12 288 404 red blood cell units in 1 639 hospitals. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2002; 126:150-156.

Novis, DA, Dale JC, Schifman RB, Ruby SG, Walsh MK Solitary blood cultures: A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes Study of 132 778 Blood Culture Sets in 333 Small Hospitals. Arch Pathol Lab Med: 2001;125:1285-1289.

Jones BA, Novis DA. Non-Gynecologic Cytology Turnaround Time: A College of America Pathologists Q-Probes Study of 180 Laboratories. Arch Pathol Lab Med: 2001;125:1279-1284.

Dale JC, Novis DA, Meier. Reference laboratory telephone service quality. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2001 May;125(5):608-12.

Novis DA, Dale JC. Morning rounds inpatient test availability: A College of American Pathologists Q- Probes study of 79 860 morning CBC and electrolyte test results in 367 institutions. Arch Pathol Lab Med.2000; 124:499-503. (abstract: Yearbook of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 2002, 374-375).

Jones BA, Novis DA. Follow-up of abnormal gynecologic cytology: a College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of 16,132 cases from 306 laboratories. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2000; 124:665-71. See Editorial: Austin RM. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2000; 124:1113-4.

Steindel SJ, Novis DA. Using outlier events to monitor test turnaround time: A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study in 495 laboratories. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1999;123:607-14. (Reprint: abstract JAMA, 1999;282 1408m).

Novis DA, Zarbo RJ, Valenstein P. Diagnostic uncertainty expressed in prostate needle biopsies. A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of 15,753 prostate needle biopsies performed in 332 institutions. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1999;123:687-92. (abstract. Modern Pathology 12:102A, 1999 abstract #50. abstract JAMA, 1999;282:2106).

Novis DA, Zarbo RJ, Saladino AJ. Inter-institutional comparison of surgical biopsy diagnosis turnaround time. A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of 5384 surgical biopsies in 157 small hospitals. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1998;122:951-956. ( abstract JAMA 1999; 281:880. abstract Yearbook of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 2000, 316-317. abstract JAMA 1997; 277:1179).

Novis DA, Jones BA. Inter-institutional comparison of blood glucose monitoring program characteristics, accuracy, and quality control documentation. A College of American Pathologists Q- Probes study of bedside blood glucose monitoring performed in 226 small hospitals. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1998;122:495-502.

Novis DA, Steindel SJ. Emergency department test turnaround time: data analysis and critique. 93-12, Q- Probes. Northfield Ill: College of American Pathologists; 1993.