Join us at Riverside Hospital
in Columbus
for Our Next Meeting

Monday, October 30, 2006


8:30am-9:15am Registration, Continental breakfast, Sponsors

“Point of Care Testing: Alternative Quality Control” (EQC)

James H. Nichols, PhD, DABCC, FACC, Associate Professor of Pathology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Director, Clinical Chemistry, Baystate Health System

10:30-10:45am Break

“Economics of Point-of-Care-Testing for Cardiac Markers and B-Natriuretic Peptide (BNP)”, Kenneth E. Blick, PhD., ASC, DABCC, FACB, Professor in Department of Pathology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Director of LIS, Point of Care Testing, Immunoassay/Endocrinology, Clinical Chemistry

12:00am-1:00pm Lunch

"Systematic Anticoagulation Management at the Point of Care”      

Mark W, Wurster, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of General Medicine, Staff Physician, The Ohio State University

2:15pm General discussion: Issues facing POCC’s, Inspection readiness issues, open forum/roundtable
RSVP by October 23. 2006
  • Pat White, Point of Care Testing

  • Riverside Methodist Hospital

  • Columbus, Ohio

    Fax: 614-566-3624



Riverside Health Center
500 Thomas Lane
Columbus, OH 43214

  • From the South:  71N to North Broadway (exit 114), turn left on North Broadway, go to Olentangy River Rd.turn right (north) on Olentangy, go to first traffic light, turn left.  Riverside Health Center is on the right.

  • From the North:  71S to North Broadway (exit 114), turn right on North Broadway, go to Olentangy River RD, turn right, go to the first traffic light, turn left.  Riverside Health Center is on the right.

  • From the West:  70E to 71N, see directions from the South above.

  • From the East:  70W to 71N, see direction from the South above

  •  for detailed directions from your location


  • Parking is in the Purple Garage behind the Riverside Health Center.  

  • Go past the Health Center and take the first right turn.  

  • You can also park in the Green Garage which is across Thomas Lane from the Health Center.

  • Parking passes wil be provided.

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