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Laboratory System Improvement Program (L-SIP)

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Essential Service #7 - Link people to needed health services & assure provision of healthcare when unavailable


Key = Optimal Activity = Significant Activity = Moderate Activity = Minimal Activity = No Activity

ES #1 ES #2 ES #3 ES #4 ES #5 ES #6 ES #7 ES #8 ES #9 ES #10

Indicator 7.1 Availability of Laboratory Services 67%
- The SPH Laboratory System identifies laboratory service needs and collaborates to fill gaps

    Next Steps for Action, Essential Service #7:
  1. Expand testing capacity
  2. Create overall advisory/feedback organization that assesses gaps in system and then identifies plans for improvement
  3. Assure that laboratories work together to exchange information electronically
  4. Expand private testing for wells
  5. Clarify role of PH in funding testing


Updated Tuesday, 22-Nov-2011 08:26:38 CST