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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.
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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
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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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Economics Minister Arvils Aseradens voiced satisfaction on conclusion of the accession talks.
WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo said: "I congratulate WTO members and the government of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the historic step taken today to conclude the accession negotiations of Kazakhstan and finalize its WTO Accession Package.
Accession of the state of Palestine to the convention on the Elimination of All
Analysis of the accession process should include contextual elements related to stakeholders, the effect of negotiation guidelines, the negotiating strategies and tactics of the EU / Member States, the impact of the accession criteria on the candidate's internal training, the internal training evaluation and negotiation chapters and the comparative picture of the results obtained by other countries in negotiating accession (5):
dactylon accessions were planted in plastic pots (18 cm in top diameter, 14 cm in bottom diameter, and 15 cm in depth) filled with typical sandy loam soil in the local place in April.
The committee approved the legislative plan accompanying the accession process and the later years until 2014.
Data were collected in three replicates for the chemical constituents and five replicates for emergence tests per accession for each of the two years.
Notwithstanding, the resolution called on Croatia to sustain its reform efforts beyond accession itself for the benefit of its citizens.
If Turkey is not a member by 2023, the centennial of the Turkish Republic, the accession process should be considered a failure.
In its enlargement package, the European Commission recommends for a fourth time to open accession negotiations with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
"Algeria accession will reinforce the presence of Maghreban countries within the WTO, will improve economic ties and trade between the AMU member states and will allow this regional grouping to further contribute to developing world trade," highlighted the Moroccan diplomat.
The accession of the Russian Federation completes the WTO membership of the BRICs group of countries (Brazil, Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa), powerful, populous and rapidly developing states predicted to be the future key economic powers.