OTIS Advisory Council – Patrick McBride

Patrick McBridePatrick McBride, MT(ASCP)—LIS Coordinator, Clinical Laboratory, St. Mary’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center (Grand Junction, Colo.)

A member of ASCLS, Pat has devoted himself to St. Mary’s for almost four decades, joining St. Mary’s as a medical laboratory technologist in 1976, later serving as clinical laboratory manager for 6 years. Now in charge of the hospital’s laboratory information system, he coordinates the LIS between St. Mary’s Hospital laboratory and the SCLHS LIS group. He also oversees implementation of any new software, testing and analyzers, and monitors the functionality of all software. Responsible for implementing OTIS® in early 2014, The Colorado State University grad helps his colleagues use OTIS to promote quality assurance, and drive process improvement and regulatory compliance in St. Mary’s clinical laboratory and transfusion service.

A member of the SCL (Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth) Health System—a faith-based $2.2B nonprofit that operates across in four states—the 350-bed St. Mary’s is the largest acute-care facility between Denver and Salt Lake City.

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