COLA CONFERS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD ON DR. CECIL WILSON

  COLA CONFERS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD ON DR. CECIL WILSON Recipient is Past President of Both World and American Medical Associations  COLA, a national laboratory accreditor and an advocate for quality in laboratory medicine and patient care, announced that Cecil B. Wilson, M.D., the President of the World Medical Association (WMA) from 2012-2013, is the 14th…

COLA completes key assessment for ISO certification

COLA, a nationally recognized private, non-profit laboratory accreditation organization and the only laboratory accreditation provider that operates its accreditation program in accordance with a quality management system certified to ISO 9001, has completed a key assessment in its ongoing endeavor in seeking the highest level of quality. COLA initially received its ISO certification in April…

COLA Called “Best of the Best”

ADVANCE’s Jill Hoffman recently blogged about COLA becoming the first and only private accreditor to receive ISO certification. Hoffman called COLA “a model for pursuing excellence.” She added: “It is refreshing to know that some organizations still hold not only their clients and others around them to the highest possible standards, but also themselves in…

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…

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COLA AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS TO TEN LABORATORY SCIENCE STUDENTS : Latest COLAcares Scholarship Awards Total $5,000

One solution to the problem of the increasing number of laboratory job vacancies in the U.S. is to provide financial support to aspiring laboratorians in Medical Laboratory Science or Technology programs. That is why COLA, a national leader in lab testing accreditation and an advocate for quality in laboratory medicine and patient care, has medical laboratory…

COLA AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS TO 19 LABORATORY SCIENCE STUDENTS

COLA, a national laboratory accreditor and an advocate for quality in laboratory medicine and patient care, has awarded 19 laboratory science students studying at East Coast colleges and universities with a $500 scholarship, for a total of $9,500. The COLAcares Scholarship awards stem from COLA’s GiveBack365 initiative. GiveBack365 was designed to foster awareness of careers…

COLA Appoints Nancy Stratton as Chief Executive Officer

COLA, the nation’s premier clinical laboratory accreditation provider, has announced the appointment of Nancy Stratton as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). A senior executive with more than 35 years of experience in laboratory management, Stratton will be responsible for driving the organization’s continued growth as it furthers its mission to promote excellence in laboratory medicine and…

COLA Appoints Mark Tatelbaum as Chief Counsel

COLA, a nationally recognized private, non-profit laboratory accreditation organization, has announced the appointment of Mark Tatelbaum as Chief Counsel. Tatelbaum joins COLA having extensive legal experience in healthcare and, more specifically, in the clinical laboratory sector. Tatelbaum recently served as the General Counsel for Ameritox, LLC, a national toxicology laboratory headquartered in Columbia, MD. Prior…