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2014-09-15 08:29:42

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guardant Health, a healthcare company focused on the development and commercialization of oncology diagnostic products, today announced that it has received accreditation by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) based on results of a recent on-site laboratory inspection. The laboratory, based in Redwood City, is the leader in providing non-invasive, pan-cancer tumor genome sequencing with a simple blood draw. This...

2014-09-10 12:29:15

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) recognized six CAP junior members for their outstanding scientific posters and original research at a special ceremony at the College's annual meeting, CAP'14--THE Pathologists' Meeting(TM), taking place today through Sept. 10. The winning abstracts are available on the Web site of the Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (www.archivesofpathology.org), the CAP's...

2014-09-10 12:29:11

National Medical Association Honors Stanley J. Robboy, MD, FCAP, for his contributions to patient care and the specialty of pathology NORTHFIELD, Ill., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stanley J. Robboy, MD, FCAP, of Durham, North Carolina, was named the 2014 Pathologist of the Year by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). Dr. Robboy was honored at the CAP annual conference, CAP'14--THE Pathologists Meeting(TM), taking place today through Sept. 10 in Chicago....

2014-08-12 08:31:42

Advances in molecular medicine, genetic testing, and laboratory technologies to be featured at the College of American Pathologists annual meeting--CAP'14: Sept. 7-10, Chicago NORTHFIELD, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New science in molecular and genetic testing for breast, colon, and prostate cancer, as well as leukemia, will be among the special features at the College of American Pathologists' annual scientific and education meeting, CAP'14--THE Pathologists' Meeting, Sept. 7-10 at...

2014-08-05 12:31:41

Active Surveillance Provides Low-Risk Patients Less Harmful Treatment Option NORTHFIELD, Ill., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men in the United States. Active surveillance offers low-risk prostate cancer patients a means to avoid the potentially harmful side effects from treatment. Pathologists help determine patient eligibility for active surveillance and today a multi-specialty team published their recommendations for...

2014-07-09 08:28:55

Leading pathology organizations address education need in residency training in data-driven health care NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The widespread adoption of the electronic health record (EHR), spurred in large part by meaningful use and related federal programs, is changing the way health care providers interact with laboratory information. Now, more than ever, pathologists need to be well-versed in the field of clinical informatics in order to deliver...

2014-06-05 23:07:11

Voicebrook Releases New VoiceOver® Structured Results Entry Module, Powered by Dragon® Medical 360 Speech Recognition Technology Lake Success, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Voicebrook, Inc. today announced the release of its latest VoiceOver® module providing Structured Results Entry (SRE) for cancer reporting. VoiceOver® SRE, which is now available, helps pathologists comply with the College of American Pathologists’ (CAP) reporting guidelines. “In the past,...

2014-05-28 08:32:50

Funding to Support Evaluation of See, Test & Treat Cancer Screening for Vulnerable Women NORTHFIELD, Ill., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) Foundation announced today that it has been selected to receive a grant of nearly $95,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation( )(RWJF) to evaluate the impact of its See, Test & Treat(®) cancer screening program on patient engagement and outcomes. Bruce D. Rapkin, Ph.D., professor of...

2014-05-05 12:28:13

NORTHFIELD, Ill., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the leading medical society for board-certified pathologists, announced today its recognition as one of Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare." Becker's awarded the CAP for its robust benefits, professional development opportunities, wellness initiatives, past awards, and for creating a work environment that promotes employee collaboration and satisfaction. "The...

2014-04-24 23:11:52

In this role, Dr. Kaplan takes on a dual responsibility to provide a pathologist’s perspective on Corista’s product development, and increase market adoption of digital pathology to improve healthcare and reduce overall healthcare costs. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Dr. Kaplan joins Corista as Chief Medical Officer, effective April 17, 2014. Dr. Kaplan is a practicing Pathologist and recognized thought leader in digital pathology. Dr. Kaplan’s widely read Digital Pathology...


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