ACP’s Medical Laboratory Evaluation plan accepted by CAP’s accreditation program The American University of Doctors’ Medical Laboratory Evaluation program recently gained approval to offer specific analytes for use with the faculty of American Pathologists Laboratory Accreditation Program . The CAP accreditation plan is an internationally-recognized program that uses even more rigorous standards than regulatory compliance to greatly help labs achieve the best standard of excellence. To be able to be eligible for accreditation, labs must perform proficiency screening on required analytes medication information . ‘MLE is very proud to experienced our system reviewed by CAP also to have almost 100 of our provided analytes recognized by their LAP system,’ said MLE Director Connie Laubenthal.
Proposed financing cuts in President Obama’s 2010 budget would eliminate financing for 17 Education and Study Centers sponsored by NIOSH. According to ACOEM, these centers create the vast majority of new occupational medicine physicians in the usa – by some estimates as many as three quarters of fresh graduates. NIOSH may be the only federal company responsible for funding training applications for occupational doctors and allied occupational health providers and for conducting study and making tips for preventing work-related illness and damage.