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Medical center lab receives award
Needles Desert Star

The laboratory department of Colorado River Medical Center recently earned their accreditation from COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization, certifying they meet specific standards. Mark Uffer, hospital chief executive officer, said he gives a lot of credit to the staff and to the new lab manager, Sam Jimenez. To be a small lab and be fully accredited says a lot, he continued.

“This is one of the finest labs I’ve seen,” Uffer said.