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noun An ordered test or group of tests on a particular specimen which has been formally received by a lab or other health care service and has received an accession number.
verb To input the demographics for a particular patient’s analysis into an information system; to log or document receiving a specimen in the lab.


Lab medicine noun An ordered test or group of tests on a particular; a specimen that has been formally received by a laboratory or other health care service and received an accession number verb To input the demographics for a particular Pt's analysis into an information system; to log or document receiving a specimen in the lab

Patient discussion about accession

Q. ex-wife works in hospital and accesses my and my familys medical records what can i/we do about this legally this is done without any consent she has computer acess to any records and accesses them upon her own

A. If you are sure of this she is breaking the law...Hippa protects patient right and this is a clear voliation of those right. I suggest you get a copy of the hospitals Right to Privacy , HIPPA paperwork. Then If you can prove this write a letter to hospital admenistration and one to her supervisor and/or director. Let them know you know this is a violation of patient rights and you want it dealt with immediatly or you will seek out legal council. They should responded to your letter in avery timely matter. If you do not have proof discuss with someone in medical record about the "need to know" bases and if ther eis no reason for her to know this information( she could be one tha thas to put it on your records) you would like to be assured she has no access to them and if she is doing a job that would give her the right ask that they please have someone else in the department handle you and your family dure to personal reasons. I encourage you to handle this in a very proffesi

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All Acceding Countries and existing Member States should be encouraged to relax the requirement for an EU-compliant VAT registration number to support zero-rating for a transitional period commencing 1 May 2004, and ending on 31 December 2004.
During this period, a customer's domestic VAT registration number in an Acceding Country should be accepted as sufficient evidence of taxable status to support zero-rating of intra-EU trade, provided that the supplier has taken reasonable steps to confirm that the customer is in business and likely to be VAT registered (e.
The Member States and Acceding Countries should provide penalty relief during the transition period.
Suppliers should not be required to reissue or amend any invoices issued to customers in Acceding Countries for intra-EU supplies made during the transition period where an old VAT registration number has been used or evidence of the VAT application has been obtained.
Ilyas Bilour also opposed the idea to pay amount to rulers of acceding states and said that if government wants to give financial assistance to the rulers then there must be some fixed criteria and payment should not be on like or dislike basis.
Our purpose is to assess whether the EU acceding countries belong to the same optimum currency area as current members of the monetary union.
The paper is organised as follows: the next section reviews the literature on optimum currency area theory as it relates to the acceding countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
Fiscal policy has undergone profound changes in the acceding countries during the transition process and will need to face up to substantial challenges in the years to come.
Most acceding countries wish to join ERM II soon after their accession and adopt the euro after the required minimum period of two years.
TEI recommends that the EC, the Member States, and the Acceding Countries develop transitional rules to ease the administrative burdens on businesses and minimise the potential disruption of cross-border trade.
ASEAN countries had earlier called on Australia along with New Zealand to seriously consider acceding to the treaty if they consider themselves part of the region, as the treaty is a basis for confidence-building efforts among regional countries besides being a precondition to membership in the East Asia Summit.
The institutional framework that will govern the monetary integration of current and future acceding countries was agreed in the accession negotiations, based on EU Treaty provisions, and is described well in the four papers.