Shannon lab receives College of American Pathologists accreditation

Shannon Medical Center’s laboratory has received an accreditation from the College of American Pathologists based on results of an on-site inspection from the group. Shannon’s lab is now one of more than 7,700 CAP-accredited facilities around the globe. The accreditation program is recognized by the United States government as equal-to or more stringent than the federal inspection program.

During the inspection process, lab records and quality control are inspected. Staff qualifications, equipment, facilities, safety program and records and overall management are also part of the accreditation process.