Stephenville Medical and Surgical Clinic (SMSC) 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. SMSC has earned COLA accreditation as a result of a long-term commitment to provide quality service to our patients.
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, and the American Osteopathic Association.
SMSCís laboratory is a high complexity laboratory which provides a full range of testing including general chemistry, hematology, coagulation and microbiology. They also offer drug screen collections and breath alcohol testing.