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Title: The national QAAMS Program - a practical example of PoCT working in the community
Authors: Shephard, Mark Douglas
Gill, Janice P
Keywords: Public health
Health care
Point-of-Care testing
Quality assurance
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists
Citation: Shephard, M.D.S. and Giill, J., 2010 The national QAAMS Program - a practical example of PoCT working in the community. Clinical Biochemist Reviews, 31, 95-99.
Abstract: The Quality Assurance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medical Services (QAAMS) Program is the largest and longest-standing national point-of-care testing (PoCT) program in Australia. With a focus on PoCT for diabetes management, it now operates in 115 Indigenous medical services and has been funded continuously by the Australian Government for 11 years. A recent independent evaluation of the QAAMS Program concluded the program continues to meet best practice standards for Indigenous healthcare, diabetes management and PoCT.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/26489
ISSN: 0159-8090
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