Delegation Contra-indication

The delegation of oversight responsibility to competent individuals is often a problem in smaller, especially office,  laboratories where the only staff associated with the laboratory, beyond the Lab Director,  is the medical assistant or nurse.  One would expect that when the Laboratory Director wants to delegate specific QA and other monitoring /oversight responsibilities, that the…

COLA’s New Subsidiary Acts as Education Arm

Regulatory developments such as IQCP are part of the curriculum BY: KURT WOOCK COLA Inc, Columbia, Md, is an independent, nonprofit laboratory CLIA-accreditation organization, accrediting more than 7,000 clinical diagnostic labs. In July 2013, COLA is launching a new subsidiary, CRI® (COLA Resources Inc), which is focused on educating lab professionals on regulatory developments. CLP…