Doing better with critical test results

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2005 Feb;31(2):66-7, 61. doi: 10.1016/s1553-7250(05)31010-5.


Health care should achieve the goals that no critical test result is lost and that all such results are managed with a speed appropriate to their urgency.

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Communication*
  • Diagnostic Tests, Routine*
  • Humans
  • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
  • Physician-Patient Relations
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care
  • Treatment Outcome
  • United States