COLA Leadership Summit Concludes with a Path Forward

COLA successfully concluded its 2014 Leadership Summit last week. More than 30 thought leaders in health care, including physicians, regulators, public health experts, medical laboratory scientists, manufacturers, nurse practitioners and more gathered in San Francisco to discuss the future of laboratory medicine in the context of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The group explored the implications…

COLA Kicks-off National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

This week is National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (NMLPW), and COLA is very proud to take part in celebrating the important contribution that laboratorians make to patients achieving well-being and quality of life. Ms. Nancy Stratton, Chief Executive Officer of COLA, kicks off this week with a message to laboratory professionals nationwide. “Laboratorians are key…

COLA Kickoffs Patient Safety Awareness Week

The safety of a patient is the most important thing in the medical field, and laboratory medicine is no different. The week of March 11-17 COLA asks everyone to join in the celebration of Patient Safety Awareness Week. Patient Safety Awareness Week is a time for the nation to highlight the importance of patient safety…