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POL

On drawings, abbr. for polish.
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In the POL arena, the company offers specifically designed products to cover the entire network signal path from the OLT (optical line terminal) all the way to the ONT (optical network terminal) next to individual users' workstations or desktops.
Over the last two years, 50 pilot Post Office Local (POL) stores have opened across the UK to replace traditional sub-post offices.
The JCAHO offers POLs one type of accreditation - LA (the same accreditation the agency offers hospital and commercial labs).
"CDC recognizes POLs as major laboratories in this country," explained Katherine A.
Chapter 2 is dedicated to clarifying some preliminary issues surrounding "the scandal of radical realism." According to Pols, only heightened attention to our rational awareness - and not some new theory or proposition about it - can lead to a justification of its authenticity.
This exception is intended to allow certain POLs to continue to service patients referred by the laboratories' physician-owners.
Governmental concern about the accuracy and error of POLs exists, as evidenced by the proposed regulations of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988 (CLIA '88).
The primary reason for the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA '88) was to improve the quality of laboratory testing.[1] CLIA '88 defined minimum performance standards for all laboratories that examine human specimens for the diagnosis, prevention, assessment, and treatment of disease, but was largely aimed at two laboratory environments: cytopathology and previously unregulated physicians' office laboratories (POLs).
The classification scheme that HCFA has proposed will result in the inability of many POLs to provide all of the laboratory tests that they have routinely provided in the past.
"Regulation based on the number of physicians in a group practice is simply arbitrary and provides neither equal protection to the State's citizens nor equal treatment of the State's POLs," declared the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in a report on the study, which it conducted last year for the Maryland General Assembly.