Quality Management Program

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.

CAP-Accreditation-Logo-e1539884378433-(2).jpgNorthern Light Laboratory maintains accreditation by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP program is one of the most well-respected accreditation programs in the world and has long been considered the "gold standard" of quality care. The rigorous accreditation process ensures the highest standard of care for laboratory patients.