WILLOW GROVE, Pa.--(CAP 15189SM is based on the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Standard for laboratory technical competence and continual quality management, while focusing on improved patient safety and risk reduction, outlining standards for quality and competence particular to medical laboratories.)--NMS Labs again proved itself a leader in clinical laboratory quality by earning ISO 15189 accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP).
“Although the 15189 Standard is not currently mandated in the US, CAP believes that laboratories that strive to be in the top tenth percentile in quality will benefit from seeking this standard and the College is proud to make it available to American laboratories.”
Cordelia Sever, MD, FCAP, chair of the CAP 15189 Committee, has stated, “Although the 15189 Standard is not currently mandated in the US, CAP believes that laboratories that strive to be in the top tenth percentile in quality will benefit from seeking this standard and the College is proud to make it available to American laboratories.”
Robert A. Middleberg, Ph.D., DABFT, DABCC-TC, Vice President, Quality Assurance and Laboratory Director, expressed his pride in NMS Labs and its employees by saying, “The earning of this ISO accreditation puts NMS Labs in an elite group of medical laboratories with international acceptance of our quality standards. The continuous top-down approach to quality mandated by this accreditation has further strengthened our commitment to providing unsurpassed care to the patients whose lives are affected by our work.”
This accreditation is the culmination of an intense one year, company-wide preparation and the successful completion of a rigorous and introspective inspection process.
About NMS Labs:
Since 1970, NMS Labs has been a leader in professional laboratory testing with an impeccable reputation in science and service. NMS Labs is best known for its innovation and ability for introducing new tests to meet the needs of the industries it serves. NMS Labs is passionate about promoting public health and safety. For more information on NMS Labs please visit www.nmslabs.com.