July 25, 2012

Development of an International Standard for Automated Pipetting Systems

In response to the growing demand by users of automated pipetting systems, Artel presented a proposal on the development of an international standard addressing the performance […]
January 24, 2013

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Offers EP23 as Risk-Based Option for Clinical QC Plans

In two memoranda, the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have informed laboratories of their intention to provide a new optional basis for laboratory quality control plans.
January 22, 2015

Standards and Sausages: The political side of standards development

A finished standard carries a certain “weight” due to the esteem of the issuing organization. However, standards are written by human beings, and can contain all our noble aspirations and petty behaviors.
March 9, 2015

The ABCs of ISOs: What ISO Standards in the Life Science Industry Are All About

It’s not just what you measure but how you measure. Which ISO standards matter for the life science industry?