Laboratory medicine plays a key role in healthcare throughout the world. Our international partners are responsible for localizing Lab Tests Online to the national language, policy, and practice of their respective country. With their assistance, Lab Tests Online has become a global standard for patient education and a vital component in the common goal of improving health literacy and patient engagement.
The Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (ACB) was founded in 1953, and is one of the oldest such Associations in the world. Based in the United Kingdom, it is a professional body dedicated to the practice and promotion of clinical science. The Association has medical and non-medical members in all major UK healthcare laboratories, in many university departments and in several commercial companies. The links with its Corporate Members leads to a fruitful relationship with the clinical diagnostics industry. ACB liaises with and is consulted by many national and international organizations on issues relating to clinical biochemistry, and is the publisher of Lab Tests Online-UK.
The Chinese Society of Laboratory Medicine (CSLM) is the largest professional society for practicing laboratory medicine in China, with 73 committee members and hundreds of thousand of ordinary members. It was founded on Sep. 7, 1979 in Jilin province. CSLM is committed to bring together all scientists in the field of laboratory medicine, to promote popularization of clinical laboratory science and publications, to advance the development of laboratory medicine in China through service, education and research, and to organize both national and international meetings and educational programs. CSLM launched Lab Tests Online-CN in November 2009.
The Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine (KSLM) was founded in 1980 and is the official community for professional clinical pathologists to cope with the trend of specialization, to meet the needs of clinicians, to contribute to advancement and to develop well-organized train programs in the fields of laboratory medicine. It provides leadership in clinical laboratory medicine through academic activities including conferences, meetings and its journal, the Korean Laboratory Accreditation Program, proficiency testing and international activities. Lab Tests Online-KR launched in April 2012.
The Romanian Society of Laboratory Medicine (SRML) was founded in 2001 and took over the assets of the former Romanian Society of Clinical Laboratory (RSCL), a professional organization that was founded in 1993. The Society represents the scientific forum of Romanian specialists active in the field of laboratory medicine and has been a full member of the Romanian Medical Association (AMR) since 1993, a member of BCLF since 1993, a member of IFCC/FESCC since 1996, and a member of WASPaLM since 2006. SRML's major goal is the spread of scientific information among laboratory professionals, offering standards of Good Laboratory Practice, and making the link with clinicians for the correct interpretation of lab tests, to the benefit of patients. The congresses and conferences that SRML has organized over the past years reflect its national and international involvement in the development of laboratory science. Lab Tests Online-RO launched in November 2012.
The SFBC is a professional organization serving a network of national and international French and French speaking clinical chemists, physicians and laboratory scientists. As national society of clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine, member of EFCC/IFCC, the SFBC maintains a spirit of cooperation and communication among its members with the primary goals to promote and improve science and practice in the field of lab medicine through research, education, professional development and patient safety and to become a national leader in facilitating the exchange of knowledge and experience in CCLM. With support from EDMA and SFRL, SFBC launched Lab Tests Online-FR in November 2009.