Lab Certification & Accreditation Resources

Lab Certification & Accreditation Resources

Highly relevant and valuable reports about the numerous laboratory certification, accreditation, and waivers available. Learn more about each type, begin the approval process, and inspire more confidence in the customers you serve.

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What is ISO/IEC 17065? Overview on the Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17065 Conformity Assessment: Requirements for Certification Bodies Certifying Products, Processes & Services ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and IEC (International Ele…

Joint Commission International Accreditation Overview & Benefits

What is the Joint Commission International (JCI)?  The Joint Commission International (JCI) is a non-profit, U.S-based, international accreditation organization that certifies healthcare companie…

CLIA Waivers: What They Are & How to Obtain Them

What is a CLIA Certificate of Waiver? Did you know there are a total of 260,000 laboratory entities that are CLIA certified in the U.S? CLIA, an acronym for Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments,…

The Quick & Essential Guide to CAP Accreditations

What’s the Relation Between CAP & CLIA? When labs are in compliance with CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments), it is validated with a CLIA certificate. After becoming CLIA-certified, …

ISO 17034: What Is It & Why Is It Important?

ISO 17034:2016 General Requirement for the Competence of Reference Material Producers As a laboratory scientist or researcher, you often work with reference materials for method calibration, validatio…

GMP vs. GLP: What’s the Difference?

Laboratory Testing Regulations: GMP vs. GLP Do you ask yourself before consuming any packaged food or medicine if they are safe for your health? As the average consumer, we might not always question t…

ISO 15189 Accreditation: Overview & How to Obtain

What is the ISO 15189 Accreditation? International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 15189 is an international standard for medical laboratories that is closely based on ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 900…

ISO 17025 Accreditation: Overview & Benefits

What is an ISO 17025 Accreditation? In 1999, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) developed and issued ISO/IEC 17025, General requirements for the competence of testing and calibra…

Overview of ISO 13485 Quality Management System

ISO 13485: Quality Management System for Medical Devices Unscalable and unreliable medical devices can heavily impact work in medical areas, which can affect public health. To mitigate the inherent ri…

ISO 17020 Accreditation: Overview, Requirements, & Benefits

What is the ISO 17020 Conformity Assessment? Did you know that the inspection bodies that assess the quality and reliability of companies’ products and services need a regulatory certification themsel…