Celebrated on June 9 to raise awareness of the importance of accreditation, World Accreditation Day is a global initiative established by IAF and ILAC.
What is Accreditation? To understand reaccreditation, one must first understand accreditation. Accreditation is an independent evaluation of conformity assessment bodies (CABs) against recognized standards to […]
On June 9, 2021, ANAB joined accreditation bodies around the world to celebrate World Accreditation Day. The theme of this year’s installment of the annual […]
Disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic may be making it difficult to get your test equipment calibrations done on schedule. However, calibration alternatives may be […]
Many laboratories have misinterpreted the term “verification” to avoid performing a calibration on a device used to support testing. The terms “calibration,” “verification,” and “validation” […]
The National Climate Assessment recently estimated the costs climate inaction would have to the U.S. economy. Such costs include slashing up to a tenth of […]
Salt and pepper, Batman and Robin, and verification and validation (V&V) have more in common than one might think. For instance, all three of these […]
Nucleic acid testing is the fastest growing field in laboratory medicine. With a rising emphasis on genetics, scientists and physicians are looking towards an individual’s […]