What is ISO 15189 Certification?
ISO 15189 is an internationally recognized quality standard for Medical laboratories. It specifies the requirements for quality and competence. Medical laboratories that meet these requirements can demonstrate their capability to produce precise and accurate test results. ISO 15189 is a validation indicating that a medical laboratory has implemented a quality management system that meets the requirements of ISO 15189.
Why Get ISO 15189 Certification in Qatar?
There are many reasons why ISO 15189 certification is important. It helps to ensure that laboratories are following international standards for quality and competence. This, in turn, helps to improve the accuracy and reliability of laboratory results. This certification can help to improve the efficiency of laboratory operations by providing a framework for quality management and continuous improvement. It can also help to build confidence in the laboratory profession and in the public at large about the safety and effectiveness of laboratory testing.
Benefits of ISO 15189 Certification in Qatar
- It is a great way to showcase that a medical laboratory is credible and trustworthy.
- It can help to increase customer confidence in the laboratory.
- Compliance with ISO 15189 standards can help to improve the quality of laboratory results.
- Having an ISO 15189 certificate can help a laboratory to win new business contracts.
- It can help to raise the profile of the laboratory within the medical community.
- The implementation of a quality management system can help to reduce errors in the laboratory.
Which Organizations Can Apply?
Any organization that provides medical laboratory testing services can apply for ISO 15189 certification in Qatar. This includes:
- Private laboratories
- Public health laboratories.
Steps for ISO 15189 Certification Procedure in Qatar Through IAS
The steps involved in the ISO 15189 certification process are as follows:
- Step 1: Application and Documents submission: To begin the process, the applicant must contact IAS and submit a completed application form along with all required supporting documentation to IAS.
- Step 2: Application Review: IAS will review the application to ensure that all required information and documentation have been provided. IAS may contact the applicant to request additional information or clarification, if necessary.
- Step 3: Assign Lead Auditor: Once the application has been determined to be complete, IAS will assign a lead auditor to conduct the certification audit. The lead auditor will review the application and supporting documentation to develop an understanding of the applicant’s organization, products, and services.
- Step 4: Audit Planning Meeting: The lead auditor will conduct a pre-audit planning meeting with representatives of the applicant organization. The purpose of this meeting is to review the scope of the audit, to develop an audit schedule, and to identify any areas of concern that should be addressed during the audit.
- Step 5: On-site Audit: The lead auditor will conduct an on-site audit of the applicant’s laboratory operations. The audit will include a review of the laboratory’s quality management system, as well as observations of testing procedures. The lead auditor will also interview laboratory staff to assess their understanding of the quality management system and their compliance with procedures.
- Step 6: Audit Report: The lead auditor will prepare an audit report that documents the findings of the audit. The report will include a description of the audited organization, its products and services, and the results of the audit.
- Step 7: Certification Decision: IAS will review the audit report and make a decision on whether to grant certification. If found compliant IAS will issue the certificate
Get ISO 15189 Certification in Qatar Through IAS
IAS is a leading provider of ISO 15189 certification in Qatar. IAS provides a complete range of services to help organizations to implement quality management systems and to achieve certification. IAS has a team of experienced auditors who are familiar with the requirements of ISO 15189 and can provide expert guidance on how to implement a quality management system that meets these requirements.
Contact IAS today to learn more about how we can help your organization to achieve ISO 15189 certification in Qatar.