Congressman John Sarbanes (D-MD-03) visited the Columbia headquarters of COLA, the largest private accreditor of clinical laboratories in the United States, where he met privately with COLA’s leadership team, including Chief Executive Officer Douglas Beigel, and later with nearly 50 of COLA’s employees in an informal “town hall” forum. Congressman Sarbanes, who chaired the healthcare…
Laboratory Accreditor Plans for 30 Full-Time Surveyors
Paul Campognone, Medical Diagnostic Industry Senior Manager, Medical Technologist, named to post.
USP Gathering Explores the Future of Lab Medicine, Diagnostics
Laboratory Accreditor Surveyor Team Now Numbers 28
COLA’s “caregiver” takes her role very seriously
One new staffer hired, one current staffer promoted
COLA has launched a new web portal designed to connect laboratorians and other industry professionals with technical consultants who can assist them. The new tool, www.myconsultantcentral.com, provides a searchable database of technical consultants with expertise in COLA and CLIA criteria. Available to COLA members, non-member laboratories, manufacturers and other industry decision makers, the free service…
The Baltimore Sun publishes a recurring feature called “The Interview” in which they talk to Maryland-based CEOs. This week they featured COLA CEO Doug Beigel, who speaks about shortages in the lab workforce and COLA’s efforts to address them.
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Leading Laboratory Accreditor Adds Two More Surveyors, Bringing Total to 26