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…

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 launches new accreditation program for cannabis laboratories

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…