The Evolution of Clinical Laboratory Regulation — A Primer for Universal Health Care
For the past 300 years science has been providing the discovery necessary to develop a complex system of medical diagnosis, prevention and treatment. However, in the process of applying such a system to a societal need in this nation, something has been lost. This is the concept that freedom implies equal availability for all to the products and services of the medical marketplace in the sense of a “positive right”, rather than the negative protection of the Bill of Rights.
KeywordsClinical Laboratory Proficiency Testing Laboratory Regulation Health Care Financing Federal Laboratory
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