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  • In 2014 a new QAAMS website and logo was launched.
  • From 2012 an automated, web-based competency assessment system has been offered to QAAMS participants.
  • In 2012 a new promotional brochure for the QAAMS Program was produced with significant input from the QAAMS Leaders Team.
  • In 2011 Jasmine Sarin, a contemporary Aboriginal artist from Illawarra NSW, was commissioned to create a piece of artwork depicting the QAAMS Program.
  • In 2009 the DCA Vantage analyser, an updated version of the DCA 2000, was released in Australia and introduced into the QAAMS Program.
  • In 2008 a new QAAMS Training Manual was released incorporating both HbA1c and urine ACR training resources.
  • In 2007, the QAAMS website was launched.
  • In 2006, the first meeting of the QAAMS Leaders Team was held in Alice Springs .The Team comprises a senior Indigenous POCT operator from each State to ensure the Program remains culturally safe.
  • In 2006, a Medicare rebate was approved for Urine ACR testing.
  • In 2006, Dr David Dunn was appointed QAAMS Clinical Support Officer to provide clinical advice to doctors and health professionals in the program.
  • In 2005, approval was given to expand the number of participating services to 100.
  • In January 2003, the QAAMS Urine ACR Program commenced in 30 Aboriginal medical services.
  • In 2001, the first Annual QAAMS Workshop was held in Adelaide.
  • In 2000 a Medicare rebate was approved for HbA1c testing conducted by health services participating in the QAAMS Program.
  • In 1999, the QAAMS Program commenced as a pilot in 45 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services.