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voluntary, non-governmental agency that establishes standards for the operation of hospitals and other health-related facilities and services
JCAHO
non-profit organization of professionals in the field of laboratory medicine
CAP
global, non-profit standards-developing organization with representatives from the profession, industry, and government that sets standards for order of draw in phlebotomy
CLSI
advises the CDC on updating guidelines regarding prevention of healthcare facility infections. sets guidelines for isolation procedures
HICPAC
charged with the investigation and control of various diseases, especially those that are communicable and have epidemic potential
CDC
an autonomous, nonprofit organization that provides either accreditation or approval for clinical laboratory educational programs. upholds the standards for phlebotomy schools
NAACLS
CLIA '88
federal regulations that establish quality standards that apply to all facilities, including clinics and physician's office laboratories that test human specimens
HIPAA
law enacted to secure patient information and regulate patient privacy. Penalties for HIPAA violations include disciplinary action, fines, and possible jail time
committee that develops quality assurance (QA) recommendations for labs under CLIA '88
CLIAC
organization that oversees safe working conditions for health care workers and patients
OSHA
agencies responsible for latest guidelines for isolation precautions
HICPAC and CDC
regulations that supercede all other organizations
OSHA
requires the availability of PPE equipment in medical laboratories
OSHA
instituted and enforces the Blood borne Pathogen Standard
OSHA
requires manufacturers to supply material data sheets on their products
OSHA
requires healthcare facilities to have an infection control program
JCAHO
charged with the investigation and control of disease
CDC
Introduced universal precautions
CDC
responsible for monitoring morbidity and mortality throughout the country
CDC
sets/oversees standard of care
JCAHO