Quality Use of Pathology Programme (QUPP) Current projects

This page provides links to information, including the aim and/or objectives of projects, currently funded under the Quality Use of Pathology Program (QUPP). Projects are grouped under key themes.

Page last updated: 16 November 2015

Risk Minimisation Projects

Further Development of Key Incident Monitoring and Management Systems (KIMMS) Quality Assurance Program and Evaluation of Outcome Data

Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Quality Assurance Program

Quality Assurance & Capacity - New Technology Projects

Improving the Quality of Molecular Genetics Testing and Reporting

Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Quality Assurance Program

Internal Quality Assurance in Morphological and Interpretative Pathology Disciplines

The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

Continue to develop the Australian Point of Care Practitioners Network (APPN) as a Supporting Resource for Point-of-Care Testing in Australia

Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists

Pathology Information, Terminology and Units Standardisation (PITUS)

The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

Pathology Information Terminology and Units Standardisation 15/16 (PITUS 15/16)

The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

Promoting Evidence-Based Practice Projects

Promote, Expand and Consolidate the Use of Structured Reporting of Cancer

The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

Structured Reporting of Cancer Protocols 2015/16

The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

Publication of Common Sense Pathology

The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia[

Upgrading and Maintenance of the Manual of Use and Interpretation of Pathology Tests (RCPA Manual)

The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

Pathology Requesting and Reporting – Requestor and Consumer Focus Projects

Examination of Variation in Hospital Pathology Investigations by Diagnosis-related Groups and Associations with Outcomes and Costs

Macquarie University

Novel Quantitative Methods that Enhance Clinical Decision Support Based on Routine Pathology Testing

Bond University

Harmonisation of Adult and Paediatric Reference Intervals for General Chemistry Analytes across Australian Pathology Laboratories

Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists

PathSupport – Electronic Decision Support (EDS) for Pathology Requesting for General Practitioners

The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

Consumer Focus / Information Strategies Projects

Lab Tests Online Australasia (LTOau) - Stage Two

Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists

Lab Tests Online 2015 – Consolidation and Expansion of Redeveloped Website

Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists