The pyramid model as a structured way of quality management

Asian J Transfus Sci. 2008 Jan;2(1):6-8. doi: 10.4103/0973-6247.39503.


Three quality systems that can be used in blood establishments are briefly explained. The Pyramid model is described as a tool to manage the quality systems. Finally, some experiences in other countries are given to prove the validity of the system.

Keywords: GMP for blood banks; Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP); ISO 9001; Pyramid model; quality assurance; quality policy and strategy; quality system.