Biolab 1st local lab to receive ISO 27001

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(Photo: Handout Biolab Medical Laboratory)
AMMAN — Biolab Medical Laboratory was certified with the Global Information Security Standard (ISO) 27001, as a result of fulfilling all the requirements for obtaining the certificate, the lab said in a statement.اضافة اعلان

It said it completed all the requirements for success and obtaining formal accreditation by the Austrian TUV company licensed to grant this certificate.

“This achievement confirms the keenness of Biolab Medical Laboratory, to work in accordance with the highest international standards, to develop its policies and procedures in all fields,” the statement said.

Mohammed Al-Ghoneim, Director of the Information Technology Department at Biolab Medical Laboratory, asserted the importance of information security and “maintaining the confidentiality and privacy of patient information especially in light of the qualitative shift in this field in Jordan and the world”, according to the statement.

It said he pointed to the lab’s technological development, which included digital applications “specialized in customer and patient service in particular, and their continued application of development plans to digitalize all their laboratory work and ensuring the continuity of work and services with the highest international standards.”

The statement also quoted the founder and CEO of Biolab Medical Laboratory, Dr. Amid AbdelNour, who asserted that Biolab “is continuously seeking international credits for its systems and services, which directly reflects on the development of the services provided.”

ISO 27001 is a prestigious international certificate for information security management, published by International Organization for Standardization, the world’s largest non-governmental authority specialized for international standardization.

Obtaining the certificate requires building an independent audit and evaluation committee to evaluate all operations, including monitoring and continued development of the Information Security Management System and IT systems in the context of business and operational processes.

As a regional pioneer in the field of medical diagnostics and laboratory testing, Biolab provides an extensive portfolio of more than 700 diagnostic services, catering to individuals, physicians, hospitals, and other laboratories across the Middle East.

In Jordan, Biolab operates a total of 20 branches in key locations throughout the Kingdom.

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