• COLA approved by California’s Laboratory Field Services for Pathology

    After a comprehensive review of COLA’s pathology program to determine equivalency with the unique California law and regulations, COLA received approval to accredit laboratories performing pathology in the state. 
  • COLA’s First Laboratory Enrichment Forum

    In May 2022, COLA held its first Annual Laboratory Enrichment Forum!  Capstone speaker Former Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD was the unforgettable highlight of the event. 

  • COLA approved by CMS for Pathology

    After a comprehensive review of COLA’s standards, policies, procedures and operations to determine equivalency to CLIA 88, COLA is approved to accredit the specialty of pathology and now offers a full service accreditation program to clinical laboratories. 

  • New Mission Adopted by the Board

    “COLA Inc. is a physician-directed organization whose purpose is to promote health and safety through accreditation and educational programs.” 

  • COLA Academy Goes Live!

    What a great moment for COLA and its customers with the launch of our new digital platform to provide education resources developed by subject matter experts for laboratory directors and scientists, healthcare professionals!