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					Lab Nursing Manual


                 PHB LABORATORY ACCREDITATION/LICENSURE



PHB IS ACCREDITED AND/OR LICENSED THROUGH THE FOLLOWING:

     College of American Pathologists (CAP)
     Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
     South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC)
     American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)
     CLIA ID# 42D0249281 and CLIA ID# 42D1038864


                                   QUALITY IMPROVEMENT


The quality and appropriateness of pathology and medical laboratory services are routinely
monitored and evaluated to assure accurate results.

                                      QUALITY CONTROL


Quality control systems and measures of the Pathology and Clinical Laboratory are
designed to assure the medical reliability of laboratory data:

   Periodic inspection and accreditation by CAP, AABB and JCAHO.

   The use of proficiency testing programs for each discipline offered by the Clinical and
    Anatomic Laboratories.

   Current descriptions of and instructions for all analytic methods and procedures.

   Validation of methods used.

   Preventive maintenance for equipment and instruments, with appropriate
    documentation.




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