Department of Pathology and Area Laboratories
Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement
Quality Control Checks are performed and analyzed according to the recommended guidelines of the manufacture and accrediting agencies.
CAP Proficiency Program
The College of Pathologists' (CAP) external proficiency testing program challenges the laboratory with unknown samples to demonstrate the laboratory's proficiency. The CAP Proficiency Program meets the JACHO lab requirement.
An internal program developed to monitor individual section performance in areas such as turn-around-times for tests, waiting time for phlebotomy, and surgical/cytological case turn-around-times. Critical performance areas are identified, goals and standards are set, and periodic review conducted.