KnowledgeLab 2017 Poster Information

If you are bringing a poster to present at KnowledgeLab 2017, you are responsible for creating and printing, hanging, and removing your poster. Here are some quick facts that were included in your Poster Agreement:

  • Poster Dimensions:  4’ (vertical) x 4’ (horizontal) - Bulletin boards will be provided to display your poster.
  • Poster Presentation Location:  Tennessee Lobby A (located outside the exhibt hall) 
  • Author Times for Hanging Posters:  Sunday, March 26, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Attendee Viewing Times:
    • Monday, March 27, 10:00am – 2:00pm
    • Tuesday, March 28, 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • “Meet the Author” Poster Sessions*:
    • Meet the Author Session – Monday, March 27, 10:00 am – 11:00 am  
    • Meet the Author Session – Tuesday, March 28, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Poster Removal: To assure your poster does not get thrown away at the end of exhibit hall hours on Tuesday, March 28, please be sure to come and retrieve your poster by 1:00pm. CLMA does not keep any posters that are not collected.

No honorarium, travel funds, or registration fees are provided for accepted poster abstract presenters. Please contact if you have any questions! 


Poster Presentations

ICE 1: Effectiveness of Positive Patient Identification System to Reduce Mislabeled Laboratory Specimens Mary Hotaling, Ph.D., MT(ASCP)DLM, CPHQ
ICE 2: Avoiding Re-Hospitalization one hip and heart at a time Kristine Evans, PBT(ASCP)
ICE 3: Improving Laboratory Quality Indicators using LEAN Initiatives Joshua Soper
ICE 4: ESR Vs CRP: Appropriate Test Utilization in Pediatric Emergency Departments and Urgent Care Clinics Sean Tucker, MLS(ASCP), MBA
ICE 5: Improving Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Improved Technology in Microbiology Wendy Williams
ICE 6: Prevalence of Mycoplasma genitalium in clinical specimen using a Nucleic Acid Amplified Test (NAAT) Machelle Petit
ICE 7: Adding Value: Turnaround Time Reduction Project Christina Zaleski
ICE 8: Cases Demonstrate One Laboratory's Experience with Internal Quality Metrics Christina Zaleski
ICE 9: Establishment of haemoglobinopathy screening centre in semi urban locality from India Mrinalini Sanjeev Patwardhan, Ph.D.
ICE 10: Evidence Based Practice Improvements for Phlebotomists and Laboratory  Julie R. Piazza, MS, CCLS
ICE 11: Laboratory Results Interface: EHR Test Methods for CLIA Compliance Megan Sawchuk, MT(ASCP)
ICE 12: Lower your shields: Partnership for Patient Centered Care Between Pathology and Emergency Department Joseph Gerard Keary, Sr, MS, MBA
ICE 13: Using Patient Safety Reports (PSRS) to Become a High Reliability Organization (HRO)  Amanda H Giambanco, 2D lt, USAF, MLS(ASCP)
ICE 14: A Curious Case of Contrary Concentrations: Drug Interaction versus Genetic Polymorphism Joshua Paul Schrecker, PharmD
14: Integration of a customer relationship management (CRM) solution and a laboratory information system (LIS) to consolidate laboratory-related phone calls and transfer the responsibility for notification of critical lab values to the lab client service Donna Cooper
15: The Impacts of Integrating Project Management Principles in Laboratory Operations Sarah Coble, PMP
16: Personalized strategies in the Clinical Science Leadership business: What does it take to win? Ken Gonzales, CPT
17: Armed Services Blood Donor Customer Care: Using Objective Data to focus recruitment efforts and Dono Melanie Sloan, MT (ASCP) SBB
18: Health care providers’ Satisfaction with the Clinical Laboratory Service of Nekemte Referral Hospita Eyasu Ejeta Duken
19: Implement Rapid Process Improvement Processes to Improve Quality, Cost, and Staff Engagement Jina Forys
20: Comparing Operational Efficiency of Two Pretransfusion Analyzers Barbara J Bachman, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB, MBB(DA)
21: Using Six Sigma and A3 Thinking to Improve Client Services through Reduction in Receiving Exceptions Cheryl Hild, Ph.D.
22: Decreasing Risk in Point of Care Sites by Implementing Information Technology Solutions Eva Calero
23: The Effect of Burnout on the Turnover Intention of Clinical Laboratory Employees in Florida Tasia Hilton, Ph.D., MA, MLS(ASCP)
24: Reduction of Solvent Usage and Hazardous Waste in the Laboratory Patrick Campbell 
25: Advances in the Use of Whole Blood in Combat Trauma Resuscitation Jason Corley, MS, MT(ASBP)SBB
26: Using Accuracy Data to Drive Change in POCT Platforms Sarah Matthews 
27: Reduction of QC Material Consumption During a Laboratory Process Change Kristie Shafer
28: Validating Non- Standard Body Fluids on Chemistry Analyzers in a Clinical Laboratory Lindsay A Tate, MLS(ASCP)
29: A Process Improvement Project Based on the Updated Guidance for the Management of Myocardial Infarct Tiffany Nguyen, Ph.D. 
30: P9 - Bioscience Research Technician: Keep Calm, We're Researching That! Bobby W. Edmond, Chief Instructor, A/N MEDLAB Program