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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...

2014-05-07 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...

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...

2013-09-17 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...

2013-03-25 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...

2012-08-16 23:00:02

Speakers to discuss personal, professional committments to global health care improvement CHICAGO (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 A former First Lady and First Daughter. Television and film personalities. A former Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Notable individuals and advocates will bring their passion for global health care improvement to the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Annual Meeting in Boston from Oct. 31—Nov. 3. Mrs. Laura Bush and...

2008-10-23 12:00:26

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) has launched a comprehensive continuing medical education initiative for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care providers about chronic constipation (CC). Known as E-IMPACCT, which stands for Elderly IMProvements and Advances in Chronic Constipation Treatment, this program presents educational activities on evaluating and managing CC and offers a range of tools to help...


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