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What FACT Accreditation Means to Patients

As a patient, FACT accreditation can assure you that the health care organization you choose is committed to quality patient care. Learn what FACT accreditation means to you

FACT Standards Available for Public Comment

The draft Eighth Edition FACT-JACIE International Standards for Hematopoietic Cellular Therapy and draft Second Edition FACT Standards for Immune Effector Cells are available for review and comment through August 30, 2020.

Read the draft Standards, Summary of Changes, and instructions for submitting comments..

Publication of the NetCord-FACT International Cord Blood Standards, Seventh Edition

FACT is pleased to announce the publication of the Seventh Edition NetCord-FACT International Standards for Cord Blood Collection, Banking, and Release for Administration on October 15, 2019. The Standards will become effective on January 15, 2020. Congratulations to Dr. Paul Eldridge, FACT Standards Chair, and the NetCord-FACT Cord Blood Standards Committee on publishing the new edition of Cord Blood Standards.

Read more about the Seventh Edition Cord Blood Standards.

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Become FACT Accredited

By achieving FACT accreditation, you are informing patients, medical professionals, health insurance companies and the government that you exceed standards in patient care and laboratory practices. Review accreditation process.

Accreditation Portal Training On Your Terms

Prepare for your upcoming application or inspection by reviewing training materials available on demand.

FACT has developed a Portal Resource Center filled with feature specific How-To Guides and Training Videos. All training materials have been divided by audience. All generic guides are located in the Applicant Area. For inspector specific feature guides, proceed to the Inspector Area.

Inspector Insights

In our newest Inspector Insight, Dr. Zubair shares his love of learning and offers advice for new inspectors.
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COVID-19 Update: FACT Accreditation

Frequently Asked Questions: FACT and COVID-19: Updated October 29, 2020

The health and well-being of our cellular therapy community, volunteers, staff, and patients is our utmost concern as new cases of Coronavirus are reported across the US and Around the world.  We are continuing to monitor recent developments surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and are focused on recommendations from the CDC, health officials, and governmental agencies.  Virtual FACT inspections will begin in 2020.  Read full Newsletter Article.

Is Your Processing Facility an ISCT Lab Member?

FACT has partnered with ISCT, as the global steward fostering the translation of cell and gene therapies to the clinic, providing educational resources and networking, on this special offer that includes 3 complimentary technologist memberships with FACT referral code [FACTLAB]*. 

Read about the features of an ISCT Lab Membership.