This guideline provides recommendations for establishing a laboratory internal audit program to enhance the quality of laboratory services through continual improvement. An audit program defines the “who,” “what,” “when,” “where,” and “how” of meeting requirements for internal auditing, and the audit process describes the details of conducting individual laboratory internal audits.
Quality Management Systems | Standards
An effective quality management system is the cornerstone for the delivery of superior patient care and high-quality test results in the lab. CLSI’s quality management system standards can help your lab with easy to understand and use documents that show you how to implement a quality management system. Our standards documents cover a range of subjects, including management of laboratory documents, training and competence assessment, laboratory design, and nonconforming event management .
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This guideline helps laboratories understand, apply, track, and manage the different types of quality costs that affect their processes, services, and financial well-being.
This guideline provides a model for medical laboratories to organize the implementation and management of an effective quality management system.