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Collection

The presentation of a negotiable instrument for payment, or the conversion of any accounts receivable into cash.

Collection

The act of receiving payment for goods or services. Collection occurs on the spot in a cash sale, while it may occur some weeks or even months later in a credit sale. See also: Accounts receivable, Collection policy.
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Monitoring specimen collection also allows managers to ensure that scheduled request times and actual collection times are in sync.
Automated specimen collection must be differentiated from automated specimen processing.
Barcode specimen collection can be used by nurses, phlebotomists, respiratory therapists, and other healthcare professionals who are qualified to draw blood samples or collect other specimens.
To transport H1N1 viral specimens collected using swabs, the CDC also recommends that the swab specimen collection vials should contain 1 - 3ml of viral transport medium (e.
Successful investigation of any outbreak or novel case starts with specimen collection.
It is also aimed at manufacturers of products involved in specimen collection, storage, preparation, and testing of plasma-based or molecular hemostasis assays.
Fortunately, barcode specimen collection can virtually eliminate patient identification and specimen labeling errors during collection by removing all of the potential failure points.
Bar Code Integration in Patient and Specimen Identification System Increases Accuracy of Specimen Collection and Management, Reduces Potential for Medical Error
Monitoring such densities may be helpful because this factor may be determined without the delays associated with specimen collection and testing.
The new edition of Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute's (CLSI) document titled Blood Collection on Filter Paper for Newborn Screening Programs; Approved Standard--Fifth Edition (LA4-A5) addresses the issues associated with specimen collection, the filter paper collection device, and the transfer of blood onto filter paper, and provides uniform techniques for collecting the best possible specimen for use in newborn screening programs.
Specimen collection and management is administered by care providers in dynamic, often-distracting environments.
Park City Solutions' expertise in healthcare and laboratory management systems, combined with BD's extensive experience in specimen collection, provides hospitals and other healthcare organizations with an unprecedented specimen management solution," said William A.