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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,...

2013-09-17 23:17:43

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization comprised of pathologists, scientists, technologists and representatives from the industry that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, is offering more educational opportunities in 2013. In the coming weeks, the DPA will host a seminar at the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s (ASCP’s) annual conference, a workshop at the National Society for Histotechnology’s (NSH’s) annual...

2013-09-17 23:02:51

ASCP’s “Building a Laboratory Workforce for the Future” aims to stem the critical workforce shortage in laboratory medicine Chicago (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Nearly 200 ninth grade Chicago Public Schools students will be immersed in real-life scientific learning at a gathering of 1,500 pathologists and laboratory professionals during the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s (ASCP) Annual Meeting, Sept. 18-21, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. ASCP will host students from...

2013-05-20 23:04:32

Angelina Jolie´s recent news of opting to have a double mastectomy because she has the BRCA1 gene mutation shows how pertinent organizations such as Bright Pink® are to educating women about their choices for optimum health. Chicago (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) set out to raise $5,000 for Bright Pink®, the organization that empowers young women to be proactive with their breast and ovarian health, by the end of 2012. Thanks to its...

2013-04-29 23:02:20

Her keynote address to set the stage for a global scientific conference in Chicago. Chicago (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 Hillary Rodham Clinton, former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator from New York will be the keynote speaker at the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) 2013 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Chicago. Secretary Clinton served as the 67th Secretary of State of the United States from January 21, 2009 until February 1, 2013. Her...

2013-03-25 23:04:24

ABIM Foundation selects ASCP to advance the Choosing Wisely campaign in California for the next two years. CHICAGO (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) was selected to receive funding by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation to help physicians engage patients in conversations aimed at reducing inappropriate tests and procedures that will improve their care and reduce costs. Support for the $50,000 grant comes from the Robert Wood...

2012-12-22 05:04:42

A five-year, $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funds an innovative program established by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Training Residents in Genomics Working Group, with administrative and educational design support from the American Society for Clinical Pathology, to help pathologists understand genomics information and serve as primary consultants for physicians and patients in interpreting and acting on this data. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December...


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