CRI IQCP Implementation Package

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Product Overview

The IQCP Implementation Package contains both the CRI IQCP E-Optimizer and the CRI IQCP Implementation Guide.

The CRI IQCP E-Optimizer™ , is an intuitive and innovative tool designed to assist laboratories implement the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) new Individualized Quality Control Plan (IQCP) guidelines, scheduled to go into effect January 1, 2016. The E-Optimizer helps labs biopsy their current QC methods; receive customized recommendations on how to align their QC programs with IQCP guidelines; and develop and implement their own individualized test system QC. The program, which can be customized for any test system in a laboratory, including waived, moderate or high complexity tests, allows labs to meet the following key objectives:
  • Perform a meaningful Risk Assessment
  • Create an economically and clinically beneficial QC Plan customized by test method, utilization, environmental factors, and personnel competency
  • Optimize current QC/QA processes
  • Adhere to federal, state and accrediting organization requirements
  • Ensure continuous quality patient care, with optimal clinical outcomes
  • Identify new initiatives and ongoing measures to improve the quality of patient care

The CRI®Implementation Guide is an all-inclusive guide in assisting in the implementation of IQCP specific to your laboratory. It provides an overview of QC, including the evolution and basic concepts of QC, and culminating with the evolution of the IQCP, its definition, how it is used and when it should be used.

The IQCP Implementation Guide will provide a roadmap to performing true Risk Management unique to your laboratory. It will guide you through the development of a Risk Assessment Plan, by utilizing such tools as Process Mapping, Fishbone, and a Risk Identification Table.

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