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2014-09-16 23:15:57

The “small, rural hospital” laboratory boasts state-of-the-art capabilities, according to its bi-annual inspection. Tappahannock, Va. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 When people head to the doctor to have tests performed, it’s rare they think about what it takes to get those precise, accurate results. “The common misconception from the public is that we draw blood, put it on a machine and get an answer, when in fact, it’s much more than that,” said Angela Dove, the Senior...

2014-09-09 12:28:16

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today, Alan Mertz, President of the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA), expressed concern to lawmakers that additional, duplicative regulation imposed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on laboratory-developed tests (LDTs) would cause a harmful ripple effect throughout the laboratory industry that could hamper diagnostic discoveries and...

2014-08-12 23:08:23

A2LA is proud to announce an update to its program for the accreditation of clinical laboratories performing waived testing. A2LA is approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to accredit clinical laboratories (for all specialties and sub-specialties) to the requirements contained within the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). Frederick, MD (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 A2LA is proud to announce an update to its program for the accreditation of clinical...

2014-08-06 08:30:15

LONDON, Aug 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Point of Care Diagnostics, BCC Researchhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/point_care_diagnostics.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThe goal of this study on the point-of-care (POC) industry is to describe and review business opportunities in the thriving near-patient testing market. This report provides a complete review and analysis of the current POC markets, and forecasts...

2014-07-31 16:27:38

Urges Agency to Avoid Guidance Which Could Stifle Innovation and Impact Patient Access to Diagnosis and Treatment WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to today's announcement that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a draft guidance in 60 days to regulate laboratory developed tests (LDTs), the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) urged the agency to exercise caution, and expressed concern that another layer of regulation could...

2014-07-24 08:33:03

--Visit Booth #1679 at AACC 2014 to Learn More about IVD Insights(TM) LabFile-- DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Diagnostics International LLC ("MDxI") today announced the availability of IVD Insights(TM) LabFile, a data resource that sets a new standard for defining the US clinical laboratory universe and identifying target In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) customers. LabFile is a proprietary database that provides IVD manufacturers with accurate and comprehensive information...

2014-07-21 12:21:14

Elinore Boeke and Amanda Deatherage bring substantial advocacy and communications experience ARLINGTON, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced today that Elinore Boeke has joined the association as Director of Public Affairs, and Amanda Deatherage has joined as Manager of Public Affairs. Mike McGarry, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, said, "We are excited to have Elinore and Amanda as members of CLIA's public...

2014-06-26 23:10:08

DMG Productions explores advancements in genetics and genomics. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Ambry Genetics announced that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr., airing later this year 2014, via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. Built by scientists, genetic counselors, and physicians, Ambry Genetics is dedicated to providing friendly client services and high quality research and development in a cutting-edge environment. This...

2014-06-18 16:20:55

Hall brings maritime and piracy analytic experience to association ARLINGTON, Va., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today announced that Kim Hall has joined the association as Director of Technical and Regulatory Affairs, Operational and Security. For the past three and a half years, Hall was Senior Analyst with the Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute (HSSAI), supporting DHS S&T, USCG Headquarters, USCG Atlantic...

2014-06-17 23:09:57

Dr. Sam Truong at Healthpointe is now able to provide further treatment for skin cancer and other skin conditions thanks to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 With the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) License, Healthpointe’s Dr. Sam Truong is now able to perform high complexity testing and treatment for skin cancer (along with other diseases) using the Mohs Surgery Technique. As an American Board of Dermatology certified...


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