St. Luke’s Laurentian Medical Clinic Lab has earned COLA’s Laboratory excellence award.
The award signifies the Lab’s commitment to performing quality patient testing and superior overall laboratory practices. The recognition is achieved by laboratories that are compliant with all essential and required criteria during COLA’s on-site survey. They must also demonstrate successful proficiency testing for three prior testing events and have no complaints against the laboratory.
“We’re proud to offer our patients top-quality lab services on the Iron Range,” St. Luke’s Laurentian Medical Clinic Manager Todd Scaia said. “Our lab team is committed to excellence and we are pleased that is reflected through earning this award.”
COLA is a leading national laboratory accreditor whose program and standards enable clinical labs and staff to meet United States Clinical Laboratory Requirement Act regulatory requirements.
To learn more about St. Luke’s Laurentian Medical Clinic visit slhdululth.com/Laurentian.
St. Luke’s is a regional health care system serving approximately 500,000 residents of northeastern Minnesota, northwestern Wisconsin and the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It includes St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, Lake View Hospital in Two Harbors, two ambulatory surgery centers, and more than 40 primary care and specialty clinics throughout the region. It is a charter member of Wilderness Health, a regional health care provider collaboratively working to improve patient quality and outcomes. Additional information about St. Luke’s and its services is available at slhduluth.com/news, or@StLukesDuluth onFacebook, Instagram and Twitter.