external quality assessment


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external quality assessment

Abbreviation: EQA
Proficiency testing.
See also: assessment
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Benchmark for evaluating the quality of DNA sequencing: proposal from an international external quality assessment scheme.
Candidate reference methods for determining target values for cholesterol, creatinine, uric acid, and glucose in external quality assessment and internal accuracy control.
Analyzed Done Contact 4 5 5 4 6 4 1 7 * The external quality assessment (EQA) specimens were not received (lost specimen), the results had been sent by post or facsimile (already sent), the specimens had already been analyzed and the results had yet to be sent (already analyzed), the analysis was not done (not done), and failure to contact the persons who take responsibility of the EQA.
Quality assessment of Coaguchek point-of-care prothrombin time monitors: comparison of the European community-approved procedure and conventional external quality assessment.
The International Vitamin D External Quality Assessment Scheme (DEQAS) proficiency survey (9) is a valuable resource for assessing peer performance in measuring 25(OH)D and is based on how close a laboratory's test result is to the all-laboratory trimmed mean.
External quality assessment schemes (EQAS) are important for improving analytical quality (11) and are integrated into the workflow of the Norwegian Quality Improvement of Primary Care Laboratories (NOKLUS).
External quality assessment of molecular biology-based methods used in laboratories of clinical chemistry and human genetics.
Fraud risk and external quality assessments placed in the top three in the new IIA Standards category, demonstrating that both the prevalence and potential of fraudulent conduct by parties inside and outside the organization remain a top priority for management and a primary focus for internal audit.
External quality assessments (EQA) and proficiency testing (PT) by outside organizations, such as the College of American Pathology, began to gain prominence shortly after this time.
The health care community nationwide (including physicians, hospitals and health plans) relies on the NCQA to provide objective, external quality assessments of health care services.
Prior Information Notice: Induction training, development of methodology and pilot performing external quality assessments of internal audit of the project "improving the adequacy and effectiveness of internal audit in the public sector by carrying out external quality assessments as part of the program to ensure audit quality "financed by the operational programme" administrative capacity ".
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