COLA is very honored to participate in celebrating all laboratory heroes during National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week. The work of laboratorians has been highlighted during the pandemic, but laboratorians consistently work behind the scenes assisting in helping patients achieve well-being and a high quality of life. Nancy Stratton, Chief Executive Officer of COLA, kicks…Details
With the multitude of waived tests available today and the growing number of Certificate of Waiver (COW) laboratories, it is no surprise that there may be some concern about the quality and patient safety related to waived tests. That is why COLA, a national laboratory accreditor dedicated to quality in laboratory medicine and patient care,…Details
COLA, a laboratory accreditation provider operating in accordance with a quality management system certified to ISO 9001:2015, recently launched a new accreditation service for cannabis testing laboratories. Cannabis testing laboratories, which achieve accreditation by COLA, show evidence of conformity to the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard for testing and calibration laboratories. COLA is excited to bring its 30…Details
A source for new ideas that benefit COLA’s customers
As the 112th Congress continues to consider significant cuts to the current federal budget and beyond, many vital programs affecting the nation’s public health and safety could be in serious jeopardy.
COLA white paper identifies quality issues, calls for increased education.
CMS rescinds rule amid concerns about possible impact to patient care raised by medical community, Congress.
Event will occur April 27 – 30, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia.
COLA’s CEO helps it meet its mission with effectiveness and passion.
Find out why US News and World Report considers the lab tech field one of the best careers to have in 2011.
Expanded annual event will feature community service, educational, and team building activities
COLA’s Quality Systems Manager focuses on getting it right – and making it better
Fledgling program surges in popularity among COLA members