VAN NUYS, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PathNet Esoteric Laboratory Institute Main Laboratory, Van Nuys, California, has been awarded an accreditation by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent on-site inspection.
PathNet's Laboratory Director, Juan Felix, MD, was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the "excellence of the services being provided." PathNet Esoteric Lab Institute Main Laboratory is one of the more then 6,000 CAP accredited laboratories nationwide.
The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program, begun in the early 1960s, is recognized by the federal government as being equal to or more stringent than the government's own inspection program. PathNet has been a CAP Accredited Laboratory for over 10 years.
During the CAP accreditation process, inspectors examine the laboratory's records and quality control of procedures for the proceeding two years. CAP inspectors also examine the entire staff's qualifications, the laboratory equipment, facilities, safety program and record, as well as the overall management of the laboratory. This stringent inspection program is designed to specifically ensure the highest standard of care for the laboratory's patients.
The College of American Pathologists is a medical society serving nearly 16,000 physician members and the laboratory community throughout the world. It is the world's largest association composed exclusively of pathologists and is widely considered the leader in laboratory quality assurance. The CAP is an advocate for high-quality and cost-effective medical care.
Since 1996, PathNet Esoteric Laboratory Institute (PathNet) has been
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