Benchmarking is the theme of yet another Controllab international participation


The online event will highlight the Benchmarking of Indicators in the clinical laboratory, essential to ensure productivity and sustainability for the organization

From April 16 to 18, the 1st Virtual National Congress for Quality Assurance Analyzes in Clinical Laboratory and EXPOQUIM, Oaxaca 2021, will take place, it is organized by the National Federation of Clinical Chemists CONAQUIC and the College of Chemical Analysts and Clinical Research of the State of Oaxaca.

The Congress offers ample content with speakers from different countries. Controllab, the largest quality control provider in Brazil and Latin America, will participate by sharing experiences on Benchmarking of Indicators, through the Service Management supervisor, Luiza Bottino.

“The expectation is for yet another exchange of knowledge with the Latin American public, making them aware of the importance of self-assessment and knowledge of their performance facing the market players”, comments the Supervisor.

In partnership with the Brazilian Society of Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine (SBPC/ML), Luiza will contribute to the theme “Benchmarking of clinical laboratory indicators”. The focus of the theme in this event is yet another opportunity for those who wish to increase their knowledge about the tool and how it contributes to strategic decisions and boosting laboratory performance.

At the end of March, Controllab, in a similar initiative, brought together some international laboratories to discuss this topic. The meeting enriched the participants’ view of how the laboratory manages to verify in an expanded way the effectiveness of the actions when compared to the market.

To check the schedule and participate in this exchange of international experiences access to the event website.

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PRM 0009

Accreditation Cgcre/Inmetro - Certified Reference Material Producer

Controllab has been accredited as a Certified Reference Material Producer (MRC) since 2016 by Inmetro’s General Coordination for Accreditation (CGCRE), under the PMR 0009 number. The assessment of this conformity is carried out according to the requirements established in ABNT NBR standards ISO 17034 and Inmetro, thus ensuring competence for the production of MRCs, according to the Scope of Accreditation.

CAL 0214

Accreditation Cgcre/Inmetro - Calibration Laboratory

In December 2002, the Calibration Laboratory was accredited by Inmetro’s General Coordination for Accreditation (CGCRE). With this recognition, it became an integral part of the Brazilian network of accredited laboratories, under nº214. Since then, it is periodically evaluated for the maintenance and/or extension of accreditation.

Cgcre is signatory to the Mutual Recognition Arrangements of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and Interamerican Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC).

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Accreditation Cgcre/Inmetro - Control Laboratory

In September 2011, Controllab was accredited by Inmetro’s General Coordination for Accreditation (CGCRE) as a proficiency test provider, under nº PEP0003. Initially as part of a pilot project by Inmetro, this accreditation was based on ILAC G13: 2007 and included several clinical and hemotherapy tests. In the periodic evaluations of this accreditation, new segments and tests are included and the evaluation is now conducted according to ABNT NBR ISO/IEC 17043.

This accreditation attests to Controllab’s technical competence to develop and conduct proficiency tests in accordance with international requirements and enables it to be recognized in other countries, in accordance with mutual recognition agreements signed by Brazil in Mercosur, the Americas and Europe.

Cgcre is signatory to the Mutual Recognition Arrangements of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and Interamerican Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC).