COLA ANNOUNCES TAMMY ZINSMEISTER AS FIRST CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER

Zinsmeister to Head Division Focused On Developing Innovative Solutions to Ensure Excellence in Laboratory Medicine and Patient Care COLA, a national laboratory accreditor and an advocate for quality in laboratory medicine and patient care, has announced the appointment of Tammy Zinsmeister to the newly created position of Chief Innovation Officer. In her new role, Zinsmeister…

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 OFFERS RECOMMENDATIONS IN RESPONSE TO JOHNS HOPKINS STUDY THAT FINDS MEDICAL ERRORS ARE THIRD LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN U.S.

COLA, a national laboratory accreditor and advocate for quality in laboratory medicine and patient care, has recognized the findings of a Johns Hopkins study that concludes that if medical errors were tabulated similarly to diseases, they would rank as the third leading cause of death in the U.S. (with more than 250,000 deaths each year),…

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

COLA, a national laboratory accreditor and an advocate for quality in laboratory medicine and patient care, along with Hussman Institute for Autism, teamed up with the Howard County Police Department’s for Rebuilding Day on April 23, an initiative of Rebuilding Together Howard County. The team of police, COLA and Hussman volunteers worked throughout the day…