Accreditation to ISO 15189 by the Centre for Accreditation is a mark of excellence recognized around the world. We assess the ability of a facility to perform medical testing or the collection of specimens with formal recognition of this competence through accreditation to our ISO 15189 Plus™ requirements. It also provides facilities with the tools they need to standardize their processes, address diminishing resources and set a quality benchmark.
Requirements for the Diagnostic Imaging accreditation program are based on the following standards:
Requirements for accreditation are grouped into sections for ease of preparation and assessment:
Modality-specific technical detail is incorporated within the requirements as “What To Look For” guidance, and represents application of the requirements to individual modality practice. This modality specific information encompasses key details that the peer assessors will consider, but it should not be considered all-inclusive. Individual assessors apply their own knowledge and expertise when assessing whether a facility meets requirements.
Modality-specific guidance is provided for the following:
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