CoreMedica Laboratories Receives Accreditation from College of American Pathologists

CoreMedica Laboratories has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) for a second time following inspection of its clinical laboratory facility. CoreMedica offers basic clinical laboratory services from capillary blood specimens to provide a convenient, reliable, and cost-saving alternative for health awareness and disease management.

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Achieving our second CAP accreditation validates our vision and substantiates our commitment to excellence.

Lee's Summit, MO (PRWEB) March 05, 2014

CoreMedica Chief Laboratory Officer, Cristian Saez, PhD, DLM(ASCP), was advised of CAP’s reaffirmation for the national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the service being provided. CoreMedica Laboratories is one of more than 7,000 CAP-accredited laboratories worldwide.

"Achieving our second CAP accreditation validates our vision for blood spot collection," says Cory Zuehlsdorf, President and CEO. "CAP accreditation, together with our CLIA certification, substantiates our commitment to excellence and confidence to our customers that results received are of the highest quality possible."

During the CAP accreditation process, inspectors examine the laboratory’s records and quality control procedures. CAP inspectors also examine laboratory staff qualifications, as well as the laboratory’s equipment, facilities, safety program and record, in addition to the overall management of the laboratory. This stringent inspection program is designed specifically to ensure the highest standard of care for all laboratory patients.

About the College of American Pathologists

The College of American Pathologists (CAP), celebrating 50 years as the gold standard in laboratory accreditation, is a medical society that serves more than 18,000 physician members and the global laboratory community. It is the world's largest association composed exclusively of board-certified pathologists and is the worldwide leader in laboratory quality assurance. The College advocates accountable, high-quality, and cost-effective patient care. More Information about CAP can be found at http://www.cap.org.

About CoreMedica Laboratories

Our mission is to provide consumers the power to be informed about their health in a safe, convenient, and less invasive environment through access to basic clinical laboratory tests for health awareness and disease management. CoreMedica is located in Lee’s Summit, MO and can be found online at http://www.coremedicalabs.com.


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