Sunway Medical Centre Receives Westgard Sigma Verification

Sunway Medical Centre Laboratory is the first medical institution in Malaysia to receive the Westgard Sigma Verification from the U.S.

The internationally recognised Westgard Sigma Verification programme employs a Six Sigma Quality Management System that provides an objective and quantitative approach to guarantee analytical quality of test results is acceptable for clinical use.

The programme is one of the QC applications under Westgard QC which was founded by Dr James O. Westgard, a highly acclaimed QC expert who provides tools, technology and training for international laboratory standards.

The entry of Westgard QC and its Westgard Sigma Verification provides an assurance for analytical quality of testing processes; selection and validation of instrument systems; design of quality control procedures; standardisation of quality control practices and proper monitoring and assessment of quality on the sigma scale.