Answers to all your Zika Questions

A recent USA Today article offers answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the mosquito-borne Zika virus.  The virus has led to an epidemic of birth defects and cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome, a rare condition that causes paralysis, in Latin and South America.  The virus can be spread through mosquitos, sexual transmission…

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 WEBINAR ASSISTS CALIFORNIA LABS IN TRANSITIONING TO NEW QUALITY CONTROL GUIDELINES

For Immediate Release Contact: Melissa Nichols • Alvare Associates • 610-520-6140 x 204 • mnichols@alvare.com • www.alvare.com COLA WEBINAR ASSISTS CALIFORNIA LABS IN TRANSITIONING TO NEW QUALITY CONTROL GUIDELINES       COLUMBIA, MD, November 23, 2015 – COLA, a national laboratory accreditor and an advocate for quality in laboratory medicine and patient care, hosted a webinar…

COLA HOSTS LABORATORY FORUM FOR ALLIED HEALTH STUDENTS

For Immediate Release Contact: Melissa Nichols • Alvare Associates • 610-520-6140 x 204 • mnichols@alvare.com • www.alvare.com   COLA HOSTS LABORATORY FORUM FOR ALLIED HEALTH STUDENTS Howard Community College Event Highlights the Impact of Quality Laboratory Testing   COLUMBIA, MD, November 16, 2015 – COLA, a national laboratory accreditor and an advocate for quality in laboratory…

COLA CONFERS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD ON DR. CECIL WILSON

For Immediate Release Contact: Melissa Nichols • Alvare Associates • 610-520-6140 x 204 • mnichols@alvare.com • www.alvare.com COLA CONFERS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD ON DR. CECIL WILSON Recipient is Past President of Both World and American Medical Associations  COLUMBIA, MD, October 27, 2015 – COLA, a national laboratory accreditor and an advocate for quality in laboratory medicine…