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CAP Accreditation achieved in 2013.

Innovative Diagnostics is very proud and honoured to become the first multi-disciplinary private medical laboratory in Singapore to achieve the College of American Pathologists (CAP) accreditation in 2013. Our Camden Stat lab also achieved the CAP accreditation in 2015. This is our assurance and commitment to our doctors and their patients that at Innovative our procedures, processes and quality of our lab results continue to be at the forefront and focus of our team.

What is CAP ?

The CAP is the world’s largest association composed exclusively of board certified pathologists and is recognised as the world leader in laboratory quality assurance. The CAP Laboratory Accreditation program represents over 65 years of history and is recognised as the gold standard in Laboratory Accreditation. The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program accredits the entire spectrum of laboratory test disciplines with the most scientifically rigorous customised requirements.

Benefits of CAP to your practice
CAP accreditation gives you and your patients the assurance that they receive the highest standard of care in laboratory testing. CAP auditors review Innovative Diagnostics to ensure:
• Excellence in Patient Safety
• Excellence in Laboratory Management
• Excellence in Laboratory staff qualifications and competency
• Excellence in Laboratory Procedures and Processes
• Excellence in Equipment and Facilities
• Excellence in Record keeping

Camden CAP Audit 2015 Group Photo

CAP Accreditation Team 2015 with CAP international auditors

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WESTGARD SIGMA CERTIFICATE

In June 2016, Innovative Diagnostics was awarded the Westgard Sigma certificate in Singapore which is a recognition by the Westgard Sigma Verification Program.

This verification serves as a confirmation that Innovative Diagnostics constantly delivers reliable results, allowing clinicians to make diagnoses and decision with high confidence.

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QUALITY ASSURANCE

Innovative Diagnostics prides itself on its reputation of quality. We are driven to ensure the best quality results and service to ensure the best outcomes for our doctors and patients. To ensure we are maintaining our quality standards we are regularly audited by external bodies to maintain our accreditation and quality of testing. We actively participate in the following External Quality Assurance Programs:

 

Overseas External Quality Assurance (EQA) programs
• College of American Pathologists – CAP Accreditation for Proficiency Testing Program
• BioRad Laboratories, External Quality Assurance Program (Clinical Chemistry, Immunology Assays & Haemoglobin)
• RCPA Quality Assurance Program (Serology)
• United Kingdom National External Quality Assessment Scheme for trace elements (UKNEQAS)
• Quebec Multi-element External Quality Assessment Scheme (QMEQAS)

 

2) Local External Quality Assurance programs
• National Proficiency Testing for ABO/Rh Testing
• National Proficiency Testing for HIV Testing
• National Proficiency Testing for Malaria Parasite Testing
• National Proficiency Testing for AFB smear Testing
• Health Science Authority (HSA) External Quality Assessment Program

 

Below please find the latest Quality independent audit reports (EQAS) for period Jan 2015 – Dec 2015.
As you can see Innovative Diagnostics’ Labs which consist of the Main Lab – Frontech, Stat Lab – Camden and Stat Lab – Novena have all scored in the best category in Singapore and worldwide for their quality standards.

 

 

 

 

 

EXTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE SERVICES REPORT

Innovative Diagnostics Laboratories – Frontech, Camden and Novena

July 2016 – July 2017

 

 

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