Accreditation

Missouri health center survives thorough lab inspection

Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, January 1, 2010

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On September 23, 2009, Cindy McKeon, BS, BSMT, MS, MBA, ASEP, lab director of Bothwell Regional Health Center, in Sedalia, MO, received the greatest birthday news one could hope for while being surveyed by the Joint Commission: You are accredited for two more years.
"After the three days the surveyor spent reviewing the lab, it was the only thing I wanted to hear," says McKeon.

The survey, which lasted from September 21-23, 2009, took a thorough look at Bothwell's lab in regards to all the Joint Commission standards with a focus on quality control and the National Patient Safety Goals.

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