DWM lab earns accreditation

Published 2:40 pm Monday, October 9, 2023

D.W. McMillan Medical Center (DWMMC) has met all the criteria for Laboratory Accreditation by COLA Inc., a leading national laboratory accreditor, whose program and standards enable clinical laboratories and staff to meet United States Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) and other regulatory requirements.
“Our team has done an outstanding job of ensuring the highest quality standards are in place for every one of our patients,” stated Stacy Hines, DW McMillan Memorial Hospital Administrator. “The COLA accreditation is a wonderful accomplishment for our Medical Center lab team.”
Through a mentoring approach using education to improve quality and patient safety, accreditation is given to laboratories that apply the highest standards of quality in day-to-day operations, demonstrate continued accuracy in the performance of proficiency testing, and pass a rigorous on-site laboratory survey. DWMMC has earned COLA Inc. accreditation to provide quality service to its patients.
The D.W. McMillan Medical Center is accepting new patients. New patients are able to schedule an appointment with providers by contacting the D.W. McMillan Medical Center at (251)-809-6071.