CAP Accreditation for Pathology Laboratories in India
September 5, 2011
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The College of American Pathologists, the leading organization of board-certified pathologists, serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine.
About the CAP Accreditation Program :
The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program is an internationally recognized program and the only one of its kind that utilizes teams of practicing laboratory professionals as inspectors. Designed to go well beyond regulatory compliance, the program helps laboratories achieve the highest standards of excellence to positively impact patient care.
The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program meets the needs of a variety of laboratory settings from complex university medical centers to physician office laboratories. The program also covers a complete array of disciplines and testing procedures.
CAP in India :
Over the last few years, CAP Accreditation is gaining lot of momentum in the Indian context. The numebr of CAP Accredited Labs has doubled over the last 3/4 years. Most of the Independent Referral Centres, CROs have opted for this Accreditation.
Though CAP Proficiency Programs are very expensive, demand for CAP is gradually raising in the APAC region. Click below to know more about the CAP Accredited Labs in India.
CAP Accredited Labs