Collaboration with Equalis
CellaVision Proficiency Software to be used for external quality assessment of hematology analyses.
CellaVision has signed an agreement with Equalis, the Swedish organization for external quality assurance of laboratory tests in health care. Equalis has chosen to invest in CellaVision new quality assurance program for differential counts of cells in blood and other body fluids, the CellaVision® Proficiency Software. The order includes a license for over 350 users which Equalis will incorporate during this year into their quality assessment program aimed at Sweden’s clinical-chemistry-focused medical laboratories.“
“With CellaVision Proficiency Software, we reach out easily to our scheme participants in hematology and can offer them a digital quality control tool that creates conditions for increased knowledge and more standardized test results, says Gunnar Nordin, President and Chief Medical Officer at Equalis. “One of the great benefits of the program, in addition to allowing us to easily distribute, monitor and follow up tests on-line, is that participants get instant feedback on their performance in form of valuable statistics. The program is both a testing tool and a source to increase knowledge. ”
Gunnar Nordin, Equalis
Equalis is a Swedish not-for-profit organization that provides external quality assessment of clinical laboratory investigations. It is accredited by Swedac as a provider of interlaboratory comparisons in laboratory medicine (ISO/IEC 17043) and is co-owned by the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, the Swedish Society for Medicine, and the Swedish Institute of Biomedical Laboratory Science. Now Equalis will incorporate the CellaVision Proficiency Software in its quality assessment program for hematology analyses.
According to the agreement with Equalis, CellaVision will supply 350 user licenses for the CellaVision Proficiency Software, which Equalis will incorporate during this year into their quality assessment program aimed at Sweden’s clinical-chemistry-focused medical laboratories.
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