The challenges in commissioning laboratory medicine (pathology) services

Slack, Sally
September 2008
Annals of Clinical Biochemistry;Sep2008, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p534
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a paper by C. Price and R. Jones that focuses on the challenges on the part of Great Britain Department of Health in commissioning laboratory medicine. The study examined how the commissioning of laboratory medicine fits into the commissioning framework. The focus of laboratory services is said to be now shifting towards a customer-focused service-based provision to ensure that the appropriate tests are requested, measured and interpreted correctly.


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