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AAPS assessment of CLIA lab regulation

The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Inc. produced a critical assessment on the CLIA regulation of laboratories which sort-of fills the CPA niche in the USA.  It includes cost estimates which seem much lower than CPA and UKAS probably … Continue reading

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“Quality-less Compliance”

ISO standards have not been as successfully pushed into the USA as they have been in Europe.  The US has CLIA instead, and it fails too.  In a disproportinate reaction to public concern over one or more deaths due to misread … Continue reading

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Handwashing – variation not compliance

With ISO accreditation, procedures are perfectly as described 100% of the time.  There are records to prove it.  The records are audited and inspected.  Even when things don’t go to plan there are more records of the anomalies. Here is a … Continue reading

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