Laboratory Accreditation Mentorship Program

HuQAS laboratory accreditation mentorship program, is based on ISO 15189:2012 International Standard that specifies particular requirements for quality and competency in medical laboratories.

Laboratory accreditation mentorship program, based on ISO 15189 International Standard. Strengthening the quality and capacity of our medical laboratories. Achieve accreditation within 12 months. VALUE PROPOSITION A hospital laboratory Quality Improvement Project that will have the following influence: <ul> <li>National and International recognition of Technical competency;</li> <li>Stimulation of continuous Improvement with reduced risk and liability;</li> <li>Improved quality of laboratory results and services that transform into enhanced patient safety and quality of care;</li> <li>Cost-effective service delivery due to reduced repeated tests thus increasing savings on resources (finance and time);</li> <li>Commitment to Quality, raising Community confidence in Service delivery and Customer Satisfaction;</li> <li>Greater Management and Staff satisfaction;</li> <li>Continuous staff Professional Development;</li> <li>Marketing Advantage;</li> <li>Create opportunities for international research.</li> </ul> MENTORSHIP MODEL A pre-mentorship assessment (Gap Analysis Assessment) is carried out to objectively point out areas of non-compliance to ISO 15189:2012. The resultant gap analysis report shall form the basis for planning and budgeting. Mentoring is delivered through a series of training engagements based on selected Technical requirements and Quality management topics during the mentorship period.  Progress is monitored and measured using a standard tool(s) and timelines. Project progress reports are based on established SMART project objectives and they are quantified [percentage of requirements met, out of requirements assessed]. The sequence and rate of project implementation will depend on: Management commitment; Scope of the laboratory; Personnel (technical and management) training needs and technical competency; Culture of laboratory personnel; Provision of mandatory equipment (where required); Baseline quantification of the Gap analysis report;