Presentation on theme: "Why the United States needs NACLA Recognition of Accreditation Bodies One Accreditation Bodys Perspective."— Presentation transcript:
Why the United States needs NACLA Recognition of Accreditation Bodies One Accreditation Bodys Perspective
As an Accreditation Body in the US we believe in the following: National (National Interests) Cooperation (we all cooperate for the common purpose, vision and objective) Laboratory (the makers of data that decisions are based on) Accreditation (third-party attestation (witness demonstration) of competence by a competent person)
National Interests Protection of citizens (safety, security, health, etc.) Very important work for common good Do we as a country have needs outside of the rest of the world when it comes to data and the integrity of data? Do we need to push our interests? Do others have the same interests?
Cooperation Started strong in NACLA Individuals in private ABs became part of problem and not the solution We must right that wrong Facts are facts and politics have no right to stand in the way of cooperation and national interests
Laboratories Laboratory technicians are who we all work for. These are the people who make data … we all just use it. Laboratory technicians only need us to supply them with the tools to do their job and leave them alone. The key is in the level of tools needed and do they have everything they need
Accreditation Third Party coming in to confirm all the tools are there for someone –The key here is for whom are the confirmations (attestations) done –Other ABs –Regulators? –Specifiers? –The labs themselves? –National Interests?