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assessment

An informal examination by experts of systems, programming, operations and security to improve efficiency and effectiveness using industry best practices. See audit and continuous process improvement.

assessment

A tax, charge, or levy on property:
1. as a means of computing real estate tax;
2. to pay for specific services or improvements.
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EQA programs using commutable materials with values assigned by reference methods are essential.
EQAS blood samples from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi were received and processed at Central Diagnostic Laboratories, Shree Krishna Hospital, Karamsad, Gujarat.
24-30) Formal PT/ EQA provides interlaboratory comparison of specific samples and does not always examine the entire testing process or day-to-day quality management issues that may affect laboratory performance.
Under the Cooperative Accountability Project (CAP), the man who would eventually become the second Secretary of Education, Terrell Bell, was tasked with launching the EQA (since renamed) as a seven-state, coordinated data collection-testing-"programming" project, laying the groundwork for the National Assessment, or NAEP.
Indeed, this data may also understate the issue for VWF: RCo, as many laboratories report values to our EQA as '<20' or similar, and these are normalised (to a midpoint value between this and OU/dL) to permit data evaluation.
External proficiency testing programme (EPTP) enlists the procedures adopted for functioning of an EQA scheme.
The primary purpose of the EQA is to support, encourage, and recognize the development of effective TQM by European firms.
The EQA developed in the late 1970s and 1980s out of the EFA notion that Title VII's goal is equal employment opportunity and only those distinctions which prohibit such opportunity should be eliminated.
The proposed EQA model evaluates the degree to which a company's income statement reports its true earnings and the extent to which it can predict and anticipate future earnings.
Most of the performance assessment models such as MBNQA and EQA are based on fundamentals of quality management.
Ralph Falbo, Pittsburgh; Penrose Properties, Philadelphia; EQA Landmark Communities, Pittsburgh; Kacin Construction, Murrysville, Pa.