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2014-08-11 23:01:57

ASCP and USCAP Join Forces to Provide Groundbreaking Physician Education Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Today, the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and the United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding education for pathologists and pathology residents. Canada and many states in the United States require continuing medical education (CME) for medical professionals to maintain their...

2014-05-29 23:09:24

Test Utilization Committee and Computerized Physician Order Entry System at Cleveland Clinic Provide Successful Model Chicago (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 A program at Cleveland Clinic reduced the number of unnecessary lab tests by blocking physicians from ordering the same test for hospitalized patients more than once a day. According to a recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Pathology, published by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), the initiative prevented nearly...

2014-05-07 23:02:33

Awards Reflect Wide-Ranging Diversity of Interests and Expertise Among Laboratory Professionals Honored for Excellence Chicago (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The founder of a not-for-profit that connects lab professionals with volunteer opportunities around the world, a specialist in forensic pathology and a researcher focused on unearthing the effects of intoxication on infection are among the high achievers being recognized by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) as part of its...

2014-03-31 23:22:18

Collaboration expands access to care in fight against cervical cancer in sub-Saharan Africa. Chicago (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The threat of women contracting cervical cancer in the United States is under control, but this virulent disease continues to be the No. 1 cause of cancer deaths among women in resource-limited countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)—which is strongly focused on addressing women’s health worldwide—is joining forces...

2014-03-18 08:32:04

Laboratory medicine leads growth of the healthcare service industry GUANGZHOU, China, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a series of new policies rolled out by Chinese authorities in October 2013 to promote healthcare services, industries across the entire healthcare spectrum are set to spread their wings. All eyes are kept on who will first seize the opportunity. The 21(st) Century Sino-USA Summit Forum for Advances in Laboratory Medicine was recently held in Guangzhou....

2013-12-19 23:04:42

Choosing Wisely® initiative urges patients to question physicians about which lab tests are necessary Chicago (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 A new online toolkit puts resources in the hands of pathologists and medical laboratory scientists to promote conversations between physicians and patients about which diagnostic tests are appropriate. The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) unveiled the toolkit during a symposium, “Choosing Wisely®: How California Pathologists Can...

2013-11-19 23:23:44

ASCP, CSP Collaborate to Help Reduce Inappropriate Testing Chicago (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Launching a grassroots effort to reduce inappropriate or over-utilized lab testing and improve the quality and safety of medicine, the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) is collaborating with the California Society of Pathologists (CSP) to present a Choosing Wisely® symposium at CSP’s 2013 Annual Meeting on Dec. 7, 2013. “Choosing Wisely: How California Pathologists Can...

2013-09-23 23:01:47

Renowned experts urge practitioners to lead test reduction initiatives in their communities. Chicago (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 The national debate about ways to reduce unnecessary medical testing and healthcare expenses while improving patient care outcomes looms large in this era of healthcare reform, and three renowned physicians joined forces to propel the conversation forward during the ASCP 2013 Chicago Annual Meeting, Sept 18–21, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. “Inefficiency...

2013-09-20 23:03:40

Findings Could Lead to Improved Treatment, Presented at ASCP 2013 Chicago Chicago (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Researchers have identified the epigenetic markers that determine whether breast cancer will spread to the brain, which could lead to earlier diagnoses and more effective treatment, suggests a study being presented today at ASCP 2013 Chicago, the annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Pathology. Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer and the second most common...

2013-09-18 23:01:21

Laboratory experts discuss patient-centered care at ASCP Annual Meeting, ASCP 2013 Chicago. Chicago (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The rapid evolution in health care is providing pathologists and laboratory professionals with an unprecedented opportunity to move beyond the lab and be recognized for their sustaining impact on the effective delivery of health care. This was discussed in detail at "Pathology Leadership in the Patient-Centered Era," presented Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013,...


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