• Recruitment and Retention of the Next Generation

    Recruitment and Retention of the Next Generation

    Address barriers to finding and keeping early career staff with this fact sheet.

​Our Work

The Quality Systems and Analytics program provides information and data to members, partners, and APHL programs to support public health laboratories (PHL) and help shape the public health laboratory systems. 

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MRChttps://www.aphl.org/programs/QSA/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=2MRC<img alt="Member Resource Center" src="/PublishingImages/QSA-MRC-7-20.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.aphl.org/MRC/Pages/default.aspx, Member Resource Center
Quality Improvement Forumhttps://www.aphl.org/programs/QSA/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=1Quality Improvement Forum<a href="/programs/QSA/performance/Pages/Quality-Improvement-Calls.aspx" target="_blank"><img alt="Quality Improvement Forum Calls" src="/PublishingImages/QSA-QIF-7-20.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /></a>https://www.aphl.org/programs/QSA/performance/Pages/Quality-Improvement-Calls.aspx, Quality Improvement Forum Calls
PHLSDhttps://www.aphl.org/programs/QSA/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=3PHLSD<a href="/programs/QSA/Pages/PHLSD.aspx" target="_blank"><img alt="Public Health Laboratory System Database" src="/PublishingImages/QSA-PHLSD-7-20.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /></a>https://www.aphl.org/programs/QSA/Pages/PHLSD.aspx, Public Health Laboratory System Database

 

 

APHL Guide for CLIA Internal Audits Related to High Complexity Testinghttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/QSA-2022-CLIA-Audit-Checklist.pdfAPHL Guide for CLIA Internal Audits Related to High Complexity TestingUse this interactive checklist and related tools to guide internal self-assessments of CLIA activities in preparation for annual audits.
The Core Functions of Public Health Laboratories, 2014https://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/APHLCoreFunctionsandCapabilities_2014.pdfThe Core Functions of Public Health Laboratories, 2014The 2014 revision of a document describing the 11 core functions of public health laboratories, including disease prevention, control and surveillance; integrated data management; reference and specialized testing; and food safety.
How to Write a Laboratory Quality Manualhttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/QS-2017May-QA-Manual.pdfHow to Write a Laboratory Quality ManualThis document provides guidance and a comprehensive, structured approach to PHLs who wish to create a Laboratory Quality Manual.
Public Health Laboratory Model Practices for QMS11-A: Nonconforming Eventshttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/QSA-2021-PHL-Model-Practices-QMS11-A.pdfPublic Health Laboratory Model Practices for QMS11-A: Nonconforming EventsUse this guide when identifying, analyzing, correcting and documenting nonconforming events.