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.
Northern 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.