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CLIA

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act
Developed in 1988 to oversee work in labs.
Meets quality assurance and quality control standards

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HCFA

Health Care Financing Administration

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JCAHO

Joint Commission & Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Requires a program of quality assurance.
Monitors quality improvement and provides training

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OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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POL

Physician Office Laboratory

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Accuracy

The quality or state of being correct or precise

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Precision

Is the degree to which further measurements or calculations show the same or similar results

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Name lab and pathology sections of a laboratory

1. Processing. 2. Urinalysis. 3. Hematology
4. Chemistry. 5. Microbiology. 6. Immunology
7. Blood Bank 8. Histology. 9. Coagulation (?hematology)

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NAACLS

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Lab Sciences

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QA

Quality Assurance

Is designed to monitor and evaluate the quality of test results as processed by personnel

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QC

Quality Control

Is a process that provides the means to ensure that test results are accurate as processed by the equipped.