Partners & Associates

At Ortho, we believe that collaboration is essential to finding new ways to enhance laboratory operations and improve and save lives with diagnostics. That’s why we partner with organizations throughout the clinical laboratory and immunohematology communities—to work collaboratively, ensure the highest standards, and support our industry's dedicated medical professionals.

American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)  

AABB is an international, not-for-profit association representing individuals and institutions involved in the field of transfusion medicine and cellular therapies.  The association is committed to improving health by developing and delivering standards, accreditation, and educational programs that focus on optimizing patient and donor care and safety.

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American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)  

AACC is a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to clinical laboratory science and its application to healthcare. The organization’s leadership in education, advocacy, and collaboration helps lab professionals adapt to change and do what they do best: provide vital insight and guidance so patients get the care they need.

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American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)  

The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science is the preeminent organization for clinical laboratory science practitioners. ASCLS provides dynamic leadership and vigorously promotes all aspects of clinical laboratory science practice, education, and management to ensure excellent, accessible, cost-effective laboratory services for the consumers of healthcare.

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International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC)  

The International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC) is a worldwide, nonpolitical organization for clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine. As such it has a range of roles that include (1) global standard setting in collaboration with other international organizations, (2) supporting its members through scientific and educational endeavor, and (3) providing a series of congresses, conferences, and focused meetings in order for laboratory medicine specialists to meet and present original findings and best practice.

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International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT)  

The International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT) is the premier international professional society for the field encompassing transfusion and transplantation science and medicine. With a long and respected history of achievement, its current strategic vision is: “Facilitating knowledge about transfusion medicine to serve the interests of donors and patients.”

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Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine (CSTM)  

The Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine is an inter-professional organization that promotes excellence in Transfusion Medicine for Canadians.

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Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC)  

The Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC) is a national scientific and professional society representing clinical biochemists across Canada. It provides leadership in the practice of clinical biochemistry and clinical laboratory medicine through service, education and research. The Society establishes standards for diagnostic services and serves as a resource to goverment, industry and healthcare associations, in the interest of the general public.

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Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS)  

The Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) is the national certifying body for medical laboratory technologists and medical laboratory assistants, and the national professional society for Canada's medical laboratory professionals.

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