ISO Quality System in Medicine: A Summary of Previous Reports

Viroj Wiwanitkit


Quality is the requirement in medical service. The application of quality system, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), has been seen in medicine for a long time. The ISO system is presently used in several countries including to Thailand. Here, the author briefly summarizes on the previous reports on ISO system in medicine in Thailand. It can be seen that most applications in Thailand are in medical laboratory.

Keywords: Quality, ISO, Thailand, Medical.

How to cite this article: Wiwanitkit V, ISO Quality System in Medicine: A Summary of Previous Reports J Adv Res Qual Control Mgmt 2016; 1(1): 24-25.


Quality, ISO, Thailand, Medical.

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