Quality Assurance

Northern Light Laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services/CLIA, the American Association of Blood Banks and is licensed by the Maine State Department of Health and Human Services.

Northern Light Laboratory mission is to provide dependable, accurate results in a timely manner for our patients, providers and clients. In order to carry out this mission, Northern Light Laboratory takes a systematic approach to quality management.

Our Quality Management Program encompasses all aspects of laboratory operations. Northern Light Laboratory constantly monitors quality indicators in our pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic operations. We use this data to evaluate and continuously improve our performance which helps ensure we deliver reliable, accurate results to our clients.

Licensure and Accreditation

American Association of Blood Banks
  • Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor
Food and Drug Administration:
Blood Establishment Registration
  • Affiliated Laboratory, Inc., Bangor
    • Number: 3071347
College of American Pathologists
  • Affiliated Laboratory, Inc., Bangor
  • EMMC Lafayette Family Cancer Center
  • Eastern Maine Medical Center
  • LifeFlight of Maine
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) / Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)
  • Affiliated Laboratory, Inc., Bangor
  • Affiliated Laboratory, Inc., Portland
  • EMMC Lafayette Family Cancer Center
  • Eastern Maine Medical Center
  • Urologic Surgery of Maine:
  • LifeFlight of Maine
  • EMMC Family Medicine, Hampden
  • EMMC Primary Care
    • Number: 20D0860709
    • Certificate (to include)
      • EMMC Internal Medicine, Husson Ave
      • EMMC Pediatric Primary Care
      • Women’s Healthcare of Maine
      • EMMC Northeast Cardiology Associates
      • EMMC Family Medicine, Brewer
      • Gynecology Associates of Maine
      • EMMC University Medicine
      • EMMC Family Medicine, Orono
      • EMMC Family Medicine, Husson Ave
      • EMMC Pediatric Specialty Care
      • EMMC Pelvic Care & Continence Specialists
  • Eastern Maine Healthcare Mall
    • Number: 20D0931189
    • Certificate (to include)
      • EMMC Walk in Care
      • EMMC Diabetes and Endocrine Specialists
      • EMMC Interventional Pain Management Clinic
      • EMMC Eye Center
      • EMMC Medical Imaging
      • EMMC Anticoagulation Clinic
      • EMMC Family Medicine Center and Residency
      • EMMC Diabetes, Endocrine & Nutrition Center
Department of Health and Human Services:
Maine Medical Laboratory License
  • Affiliated Laboratory, Inc., Bangor
  • Affiliated Laboratory, Inc., Portland
The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
  • EMMC School of Medical Laboratory Science

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