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BCFM Lab Receives Accreditation

August 1, 2012

Boone County Family Medicine (BCFM) has met all criteria for Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization. Their recent survey showed no deficiencies. Accreditation is given only to laboratories that apply rigid standards of quality in day-to-day operations, demonstrate continued accuracy in the performance of proficiency testing, and pass a rigorous in-site laboratory survey. BCFM has earned COLA accreditation as a result of a long-term commitment to provide quality service to its patients.

COLA is a non-profit, physician-directed organization promoting quality and excellence in medicine and patient care through programs of voluntary education, achievement, and accreditation.

COLA is approved by the federal government and sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, and the American Osteopathic Association.

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