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Laboratory System Improvement Program (L-SIP)


Laboratory System Assessment

Milwaukee became the first laboratory system in the nation to conduct L-SIP at the local (versus state) level, with an assessment of its Local Public Health Laboratory (LPHL) System on November 18, 2010. Nearly 75 system stakeholders representing about 40 different agencies convened to evaluate Milwaukee's LPHL System utlizing the L-SIP Performance Measurement Tool. The results of the assessment are captured below.

LSIP Assessment Results

Multiple products were developed as a result of the LSIP Assessment. This information will be used as a basis for system improvement efforts. Assessment results include:

The results of our LSIP Assessment were presented to stakeholders in a webinar on March 30, 2011. This is a copy of the presentation.

The full report includes Milwaukee's Assessment report, complete with scoring matrix, notes and themes, list of participants, and the results of the participant evaluation, in one document.

This narrative report includes background and context, highlights scores, summarizes local public health laboratory (LPHL) system strengths and weaknesses, and lists next steps.

The complete Scoring Matrix provides performance measurements for all Essential Services, Indicators and Key Ideas.

The notes and themes document details system strengths, weaknesses and next steps in their entirety.

Nearly 75 system stakeholders, representing more than 30 agencies, attended the LSIP Assessment on November 18, 2010.

LSIP participants evaluated the assessment based on its utility, logistics and meeting flow.


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City of Milwaukee Public Health Laboratories
841 N. Broadway, Room 205
Milwaukee, WI  53202-3653

Tel:  414-286-3526  
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