Earlier in 2016 we posted a sample IQCP for a POC device. Now we've asked some IQCP experts to review and grade this IQCP. Turns out there is a lot of individuality in these IQCPs, and perhaps this variation is significant.
CLIA Final Rule
Not only did we gather answers in our 2016 IQCP User Survey, we also offered them a chance to voice their opinions directly, in free form comments. Believe me, they didn't hold back!
Here are the global results of our 2016 Survey of IQCP Users. Over 210 results from both within the US and abroad were received, but the global results are significantly different than the responses from within the US!
It's time for another IQCP example. So what can you make with 1 spreadsheet, 7 worksheets, 60 rows, 13 columns, and 304 completed cells? An IQCP built for a Point-of-Care chemistry system.
CAP has released a set of instructions for inspectors on how to assess laboratory IQCPs. I will be honest: it's mostly toothless.