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Overdiagnosis: when good intentions meet vested interests

Overdiagnosis: when good intentions meet vested interests—an essay by Iona Heath does not mention accreditation.  It’s about the financial interests that have led to overdiagnosis and overtreatment.  When you read the essay, you’ll have to substitute “UKAS assessment” for the various patient screening … Continue reading

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Approaches to quality management and accreditation in a genetic testing laboratory

The EU has funded another “Network of Excellence” to bring accreditation to medical genetics. Can member labs all excel before they are accredited?  Does every lab not excel once it is accredited?  After all, there can be no degrees of accreditation. … Continue reading

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