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…

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…

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

COLA JOINS CDC AND CLSI IN CONDUCTING STUDY OF LABORATORY PRACTICE GUIDELINES New Fingerstick Glucose Testing Study Will Provide Metrics for Evaluating LPG Effectiveness COLA, a national laboratory accreditor and an advocate for quality in laboratory medicine and patient care, has joined with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Clinical and…

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’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…