Accreditation Statistics

As of June 3, 2024

Cellular Therapy Entities

  • Accredited: 262
  • Applicants: 30

Cord Blood Banks

  • Accredited: 48
  • Applicants: 10

 

Initial Accreditations

  • Cord Blood Bank University Hospital Basel Cord Blood Collection (Fixed and Non-Fixed sites), Banking, and Release for Administration of Unrelated and Related Donations
  • Cord Blood Bank Geneva Cord Blood Collection (Fixed, Non-Fixed sites), Banking, and Release for Administration of Unrelated and Related Donations

     

A complete list of accredited organizations can be found at https://accredited.factglobal.org/.

FACT is Coming to a Location Near YOU!

Posted in :: 2022 Volume 4 :: Wednesday, October 26th, 2022

From Orlando to Paris, Minneapolis to Houston, FACT invites you to come with us on the 2023 Education Events Tour! Our 2023 education offerings include accreditation workshops, inspector training courses, and quality boot camps. These events are open to current and aspiring accreditation programs, FACT inspectors and trainees, quality personnel, and industry representatives. No matter your interests or where you are in your accreditation journey, we have an event that’s right for you!


The first stop is Orlando, Florida at the 2023 Tandem Meetings!


FACT Cellular Therapy Accreditation Workshop 

We invite you to attend the Cellular Therapy Accreditation Workshop in conjunction with the 2023 Tandem Meetings on Tuesday, February 14, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, at the World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida. FACT’s accreditation workshops make learning about the accreditation process and related FACT Standards an up-close and personal experience. Accreditation workshops are collaborative events where you will be able to work through a series of scenario-based case studies supplemented with presentations facilitated by experienced FACT instructors.

The Cellular Therapy Accreditation Workshop provides a high-level overview of topics including requirements and expectations for accreditation, how to position your organization to pursue accreditation, and the most commonly cited standards. Additional areas of discussion include manufacturer audits and corrective action plans and audits to improve outcomes and data management.

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FACT Clinical Inspector Training Course 

We invite you to attend the FACT Clinical Inspector Training Course in conjunction with the 2023 Tandem Meetings on Tuesday, February 14, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, at the World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida. FACT’s inspector training courses make learning about the inspection process an up-close and personal experience with practical, hands-on sessions simulating performing an inspection supplemented with presentations facilitated by experienced FACT inspectors.

The FACT Inspector Training Course is for clinical inspector trainees only. Trainees must complete all pre-training course requirements before attending. The training course is a collaborative event where the trainee will work with an experienced FACT inspector to review the entire inspection process from beginning to end.

FACT instructors will educate inspector trainees on the following topics during the inspector training course:

  • Inspection preparation essentials
  • Important technology tools
  • Advance review of documents
  • Clinical program tour
  • Facility documents
  • Patient record review
  • Post-inspection requirements

If you are interested in training as a FACT inspector, please contact Mikaela VanMoorleghem or visit https://www.factglobal.org/inspectors/.

Book your ticket NOW!

FACT – ASTCT Quality Boot Camp

We invite you to attend the FACT – ASTCT Quality Boot Camp on Wednesday February 15, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, at the World Center Marriott in Orlando, FL. This is a collaborative event where you will participate in a series of roundtable activities supplemented with presentations facilitated by experienced FACT inspectors and quality personnel.

The theme of the FACT – ASTCT Quality Boot Camp is: Strengthen your Quality Management Program through the Effective Use of Quality Tools. Using the right quality tool can help reduce errors, improve communication, help maintain compliance, and save programs time and resources while improving the overall quality of your program and processes.

During the quality boot camp, FACT instructors will discuss tools and techniques most commonly used in quality management and process improvement including:

  1. SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats)
  2. Risk Assessment and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  3. The Five Whys
  4. Fishbone/Ishikawa Diagram

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If you cannot join us in Orlando, future stops include:

FACT Virtual Apheresis Collection and Processing Accreditation Workshop
Virtual, Wednesday, April 19, 2023
8:00 am – 5:00 pm CT

Book your ticket now! 

 

 


FACT Apheresis Collection Inspector Training Course
Minneapolis, MN April 2023
8:00 am – 5:00 pm CT

Registration Open Soon!

 

 



FACT Cord Blood Accreditation Workshop

Paris, France, May 30, 2023
8:00 am – 5:00 pm CT

Book your ticket now!

 

 



FACT Cord Blood Inspector Training Course

Paris, France, May 30, 2023
8:00 am – 5:00 pm CT

Book your ticket now! 

 

 



FACT Collection, Processing, and Cord Blood Virtual Quality Boot Camp

Virtual, June 23, 2023
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

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FACT Accreditation and Quality Principles Workshop

Perth, Australia, August 7, 2023
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Open Soon!

 

 



FACT Processing Inspector Training Course

Houston, TX, September 7, 2023
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Book your ticket now!