NABL Accredits KIMSHEALTH Medical Devices Testing and Calibration Lab

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:
KIMSHEALTH Medical Devices Testing and Calibration Lab (KMDTCL) won the accreditation of NABL (National Accreditation Board for Testing & Calibration Laboratories), becoming the country’s second and Kerala’s first hospital group to receive the honour that authorises it to test the performance standard of medical equipment and certify them.

KMDTCL which functions under KIMSHEALTH’s Clinical Engineering section, is equipped with Master Test Equipment from International Manufacturers has equipment certification system complying to international standards. The NABL recognition enables the hospital to bypass the tedious procedure of sending its equipment to other labs for certification, thus cutting short possible delays in proceeding with urgent treatments for critical diseases.

KMDTCL wins the recognition for ensuring the accuracy, precision, reliability and safety of medical equipment used in Emergency Department, Operation Theatre, Multi-Disciplinary ICU’s. The equipment at KIMSHEALTH hospitals will from now on get certified through KMDTCL.

“This is an achievement of immense pride for us. We have always striven to maintain high standards in our patient care and safety, and invariably succeeded in it,” said KIMSHEALTH Chairman and Managing Director Dr M.I. Sahadulla. “It formally makes us one of the safest hospitals in India and the Middle East.”

Other hospitals in the country, too, can make best use of KMDTCL’s services.

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