The Laboratory Improvement Section provides registration and inspection of clinical laboratories, X-ray facilities, and mammography X-rays.
IBL regulates over 1,000 clinical labs across the state, including hospitals, clinics, doctor's offices, and long-term care facilities. IBL's clinical lab inspector performs inspections for complex laboratories and monitors proficiency test events.
Over 1,600 X-ray facilities in Idaho are regulated by IBL under the Idaho Radiation Control Program. IBL's radiation physicists, trained by the Food and Drug Administration, perform the inspections.