IQCP Implementation Tools

How will the IQCP Program help you develop your laboratory’s IQCP?

The Individualized Quality Control Plan (IQCP) Program is designed to assist you in developing and implementing IQCP, customized to the equipment, personnel, and unique testing conditions in your laboratory.

The IQCP Program will assist you in meeting the following key objectives:

  • Perform a meaningful risk assessment.
  • Customize your QC Plan according to test method, utilization, environmental factors, and personnel competency to produce a QC plan that is clinically and economically beneficial.
  • Optimize your current QC/QA processes.
  • Adhere to federal, state, and accrediting organization requirements.
  • Ensure continuous high-quality patient care, with optimal clinical outcomes.

This IQCP Program provides the tools necessary to perform risk assessments and develop QC plans unique to your laboratory and offers your laboratory flexibility to choose the tools that will best suit your needs.

The IQCP Program is “QC made EZ”!

Requirements: Internet Explorer 9 or higher, Chrome or Firefox/Mozilla.

***IQCP fees are noncancelable and nonrefundable.***

The IQCP program offers the following components:


This software tool provides all laboratories from small POLs, to hospitals and independent labs, with a step-by-step process to perform risk assessments and develop IQCPs. It is designed to assist laboratories maximize their current QC methods and align their QC programs with IQCP guidelines. You will be guided through a chronological set of questions, offering common examples of potential sources of error that could occur throughout all phases of testing, pre analytic, analytic, and post analytic. Based on your responses to these questions, an IQCP Summary Report will be generated which includes your overall risk score and the IQCP components that you have identified throughout your risk assessment.

IQCP E-Optimizer $249

IQCP Implementation Guide

The Implementation Guide is an all-inclusive training guide to introduce and assist in the implementation of IQCP specific to your laboratory. It provides an overview of QC, including the evolution and basic concepts of QC, culminating with the evolution of IQCP, its definition, how it is used and when it should be used. The IQCP Implementation Guide will provide a roadmap to performing true Risk Management customized to your unique laboratory. It will guide you through the manual performance of Risk Assessments, by utilizing such tools as Process Mapping, Fishbone, and a Risk Identification Table. (Includes completed examples). (DOWNLOAD)

IQCP Implementation Guide $199

IQCP Implementation Package

The IQCP Implementation Package includes E-Optimizer Software Tool and the Implementation Guide (DOWNLOAD) as described above.

IQCP Implementation Package $399

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