The IQMH Centre for Accreditation is pleased to announce the accreditation of the molecular diagnostics laboratory at Capital Health, Central zone, Halifax, Nova Scotia to the IQMH Accreditation Requirements, version 6.1. Capital Health has achieved ISO 15189 Plus™ accreditation. In choosing this option, a laboratory sends a clear signal of commitment to quality for staff, patients, and other healthcare providers.
Services within the central zone include medical and surgical care, mental health care, community health programs, addiction prevention and treatment and environmental health services.
The molecular diagnostics laboratory is part of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, the largest clinical laboratory in Atlantic Canada. The department also provides specialized testing and diagnostic consultation for the entire region.
This facility joins the growing number of laboratories that recognize the value of elevating expectations for quality to include international stature. Click here to see the current list of accredited facilities.
Congratulations to the molecular diagnostics laboratory at Capital Health for achieving accreditation to the ISO 15189 Plus™ program!
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