Nazareth Lab Achieves National Re-Accreditation from CAP and AABB
NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (October 15, 2012): The Lab Services Department at Nazareth Hospital recently achieved re-accreditation by two national organizations – the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and American Association of Blood Banks (AABB).
The CAP Laboratory Accreditation is internationally recognized and is awarded to laboratories that demonstrate the highest standards of excellence to positively impact patient care. The AABB Accreditation is awarded to labs demonstrating high standards of care for patients and donors in all aspects of blood banking, transfusion medicine, cellular therapies, and relationship testing.
“Congratulations and many thanks to the Lab staff and pathologists,” said Nancy Cherone, Executive Director/Administrator. “Our performance on these surveys shows how committed we are to providing our patients with the best possible care – every day.”
Nazareth’s Lab Services Department uses state-of-the-art robotic chemistry analysis equipment to provide fast and accurate results. Lab Services offers blood draws and EKGs for inpatients and outpatients, and onsite visits for homebound patients and nursing homes. For more information about lab services at Nazareth Hospital, call 1.866.NAZARETH (1.866.629.2738).