Tag Archives: Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

Gaming the KPIs?

Berenson and Kaye have criticised US plans for performance measurement of doctors.  It leads to gaming the system.  When somebody measures your performance you will ignore most of the things you don’t get credit for and manipulate the indicators that … Continue reading

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The mercy of quality?

Rather than accepting Lord Carter of Coles as an authority on pathology, we should recognise him as a Blair crony and one whose boardroom interests will probably not see him become financially worse off with the privatisation of the NHS.  Written in the … Continue reading

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Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder video. What if such a person had conceived accreditation? What if ISOs were written by rooms full of them, or those unable to think differently?

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Going where no ISO has gone before

As the inadequacy of ISO 15189 is increasingly recognised, CPA and UKAS have persuaded the Royal College of Pathologists that the answer lies in extending the inspectors’ remit to important areas outside the current ISO:  Clinical Pathology Accreditation The Royal … Continue reading

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