VMC Recognized for Quality Lab Services

May 03, 2017 at 12:57 PM

Vermillion Medical Clinic Laboratory 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.  Vermillion Medical Clinic Laboratory has earned COLA accreditation as a result of a long-term commitment to provide quality service to its patients.

COLA is 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 the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Association, and the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine.

Vermillion Medical Clinic is a physician-owned medical clinic with care provided by one board certified pediatrician, two board certified family medicine physicians, and two family medicine physician assistants. Vermillion Medical Clinic also has specialty physicians from Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. providing outreach care. Laboratory, mammography, radiology and ultrasound are also available onsite.