The Joint Commission Launches Lab Central Connect™ Portal

The Joint Commission announced the launch of Lab Central Connect™ for accredited laboratories. The portal is designed to help Joint Commission-accredited laboratories centralize storage of important survey-related documents, as well as improve safety and quality by helping to maintain continuous compliance with Joint Commission standards. The portal could also be useful during an organization’s Intracycle Monitoring process, which occurs in between on-site accreditation surveys. Learn More


New approaches and technologies for assessing the accuracy of laboratory tests. The novel proficiency testing samples we developed (e.g., liquid chemistry, CBC with automated differential, blood cell photographs) are now used by all proficiency testing providers and have made for a fairer evaluation of a laboratory's performance. Learn More



Tuesday, February 28, 2012


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Michigan Scientists Working to Cure Malaria

President of the American Proficiency Institute, Daniel C. Edson, met with former President William J. Clinton, now leader of the William J. Clinton Foundation at the ASCP Annual Meeting and WASPaLM XXVI World Congress. President Clinton has devoted significant time and resources into strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world, including expanding access to care and treatment of malaria. Learn More
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