COLA ANNOUNCES ROLE AS COLLABORATING PARTNER TO AACC’S LAB TESTS ONLINE

For Immediate Release Contact: Melissa Nichols • Alvare Associates • 610-520-6140 x 204 • mnichols@alvare.com • www.alvare.com COLA ANNOUNCES ROLE AS COLLABORATING PARTNER TO AACC’S LAB TESTS ONLINE Kathy Nucifora, COLA Director of Accreditation, Confirmed as Member of Editorial Review Board  COLUMBIA, MD, May 18, 2016 –    COLA, a national laboratory accreditor and advocate for…

COLA PARTNERS WITH HOWARD COUNTY POLICE DEPT. TO PROVIDE CRITICAL REPAIRS FOR LOW-INCOME HOMEOWNER

For Immediate Release Contact: Melissa Nichols • Alvare Associates • 610-520-6140 x 204 • mnichols@alvare.com • www.alvare.com COLA PARTNERS WITH HOWARD COUNTY POLICE DEPT. TO PROVIDE CRITICAL REPAIRS FOR LOW-INCOME HOMEOWNER Accreditor Joins Over 1,000 Volunteers for “Rebuilding Together Howard County” on Rebuilding Day, April 23 COLUMBIA, MD, April 26, 2016 — COLA, a national…

COLA JOINS CDC AND CLSI IN CONDUCTING STUDY OF LABORATORY PRACTICE GUIDELINES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melissa Nichols • Alvare Associates • 610-520-6140 x 204 • mnichols@alvare.com • www.alvare.com COLA JOINS CDC AND CLSI IN CONDUCTING STUDY OF LABORATORY PRACTICE GUIDELINES New Fingerstick Glucose Testing Study Will Provide Metrics for Evaluating LPG Effectiveness COLUMBIA, MD, March 21, 2016 — COLA, a national laboratory accreditor and an advocate…

COLA AWARDS TEN SCHOLARSHIPS TO AREA LAB SCIENCE STUDENTS

COLUMBIA, MD, September 8, 2015 – COLA, a national laboratory accreditor and an advocate for quality in laboratory medicine and patient care, has awarded ten laboratory science students studying at several Mid-Atlantic colleges and universities with a $500 scholarship, for a total of $5,000. The awards are part of the “COLAcares Scholarship Program,” designed to…

COLA Wins Awards in 2015 Marketing Competition

COLA recently was honored in a marketing competition that recognizes the nation’s most talented healthcare marketing professionals. COLA has received two Aster Awards, given for outstanding excellence in marketing and advertising. One of the largest programs of its kind, the medical marketing competition allows healthcare organizations and advertising agencies to compete against similarly sized competitors…

COLA Convenes Online Community to Advocate for Lab Quality

Website Promotes Dialogue Among Lab and Other Health Professionals; Patients COLA has launched a new website, www.labtestingmatters.org, a community for laboratorians, allied health professionals and patients alike, to exchange ideas and experiences demonstrating the importance of quality laboratory medicine. COLA is launching the new online community to coincide with Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (MLPW), an…

COLA’s New Headquarters Unveiled

In February, COLA unveiled its newly renovated headquarters on Broken Land Parkway in Columbia, Maryland. The unveiling was marked by a ceremonial ribbon cutting and an open house reception that was streamed live over the Internet to COLA surveyors and employees all around the country. The ceremony included COLA Chief Executive Officer Douglas Beigel, COLA…