Appropriateness in programs for continuous quality improvement in clinical laboratories.

  title={Appropriateness in programs for continuous quality improvement in clinical laboratories.},
  author={Mario Plebani},
  journal={Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry},
  volume={333 2},
  • Mario Plebani
  • Published 2003 in
    Clinica chimica acta; international journal of…
BACKGROUND External reviews and the accreditation of medical laboratories involve more than the mere assessment of conformance with standards for organisational processes. The new approaches to quality improvement suggest that, rather than using inspection to correct unusual errors, there should be more emphasis on improving the processes of health care to ensure that desired outcomes are produced. Appropriateness plays a key role in programs for quality improvement. METHODS Appropriateness… CONTINUE READING

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