JPH Laboratory and Respiratory Department earns COLA accredidation

The Jackson Parish Hospital Laboratory and Respiratory Department have met all the requirements for Laboratory Accreditation by “COLA”, Commission On Laboratory Accreditation by achieving a Zero Deficiency/100% score in the recent Laboratory Survey. This detailed audit survey reviewed laboratory data and laboratory processes over the last three years.
COLA is a leading national laboratory accreditor, whose program and standards enable clinical laboratories and staff to meet U.S. CLIA and other regulatory requirements. This is the 3rd survey in a row that the Jackson Parish Hospital Laboratory and Respiratory Department have scored 100% / no deficiencies! These consistent scores place the JPH Laboratory Department and Respiratory Department in the running to be considered for the COLA “Laboratory of Excellence Award!”

front row: L to R: Davetta Caldwell, phlebotomist; Alash Paggett, phlebotomist; Teresa Jones, Respiratory Department Manager; Millie Burnum, Laboratory Department Manager; Vicki Pyles, Medical Technologist; Kim Guin, phlebotomist; Back Row; L to R: James “Bud” Simmons, Medical Technologist; Michael Shows, Respiratory Therapist; Connie Shackelford, Medical Technologist; Biketria Leonard, Registration Clerk; Christi Breedwell, Respiratory Therapist

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