St. Alexius Center for Family Medicine in Mandan has met all criteria for laboratory accreditation by COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization. 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 on-site laboratory survey. Center for Family Medicine has earned COLA accreditation as a result of a long-term commitment to provide quality to its patients.
COLA is a nonprofit, 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 American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Association and American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine.