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Published on June 24, 2014

CentraCare Health – Monticello’s Laboratory Receives Recognition For High-Quality Service

CentraCare Health – Monticello’s Laboratory received accreditation from The Joint Commission during a recent two-day, onsite survey. The survey reviews several areas of Laboratory Services to ensure compliance with Medicare and The Joint Commission standards including equipment quality and performance, sample collection, quality control, analysis, documentation, staff credentials, and final reporting.

The Joint Commission is a non-profit group that provides national accreditation and certification to more than 19,000 health care organizations and programs throughout the United States. Their mission is to continuously improve health care by evaluating organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe, effective, high-quality care. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting specific performance standards.  CentraCare Health - Monticello achieved Joint Commission accreditation for Laboratory Services for the next two years.

“We have worked hard and are proud to receive this accreditation from The Joint Commission,” said Dorothy Lindquist, Laboratory Manager at CentraCare Health - Monticello. “Our community can be confident that we are committed to providing high-quality test results through skilled staff, state-of-the-art equipment and best practices in analysis and reporting. Ensuring high-quality test results helps our patients receive the proper treatment and care for their individual health needs. ”

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