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Latest College of American Pathologists Stories

2014-04-16 16:30:32

NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) announced today the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on initiatives to advance the delivery of cytopathology services and improve patient care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75656 The non-exclusive collaboration will enhance the relationship between the two organizations to advocate excellence in the...

2014-04-09 12:30:43

Funding to Help Laboratory Professionals Improve Delivery of Patient Testing Guidelines and Cancer Reporting NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the world's largest organization of board-certified pathologists, has been awarded two grants from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The funding, totaling more than $1.25 million, will be used to improve the adoption of evidence-based laboratory testing...

2014-04-04 23:40:26

RRC’s laboratory director, Rodney Wade, achieves national recognition for quality of laboratory services and patient care. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The Reproductive Resource Center (RRC), a Kansas City based reproductive health, infertility, and in-vitro fertilization (or IVF) center, has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent onsite inspection. The laboratory’s director,...

2014-03-27 20:21:53

Opposes Patch Legislation, Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (HR 4302) WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) opposes a temporary fix to Medicare's flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula, as provided in House passage of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (HR 4302). "The CAP opposes HR 4302 as it fails to repeal the SGR permanently and neglects critical Medicare reforms such as closing the...

2014-03-05 23:04:43

CoreMedica Laboratories has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) for a second time following inspection of its clinical laboratory facility. CoreMedica offers basic clinical laboratory services from capillary blood specimens to provide a convenient, reliable, and cost-saving alternative for health awareness and disease management. Lee's Summit, MO (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 CoreMedica Chief Laboratory Officer, Cristian...

2014-01-22 23:25:28

PhenoPath is one of the first labs in the US to adopt all the complex changes of the 2013 ASCO-CAP HER2 Testing Guideline updates in breast cancer. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 PhenoPath is one of the first labs in the US to adopt all the complex changes of the 2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology and College of American Pathologists (ASCO-CAP) HER2 Testing Guideline updates in breast cancer. PhenoPath offers both IHC and FISH—including options for alternative Chromosome...

2013-10-24 23:28:46

Fulgent Therapeutics, a CLIA Certified Laboratory, is proud to announce accreditation by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). Temple City, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Fulgent Therapeutics, a CLIA Certified Laboratory, is proud to announce accreditation by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). CAP’s Laboratory Accreditation Program is recognized by the United States government as being equal-to or more-stringent-than the government’s own inspection program. With this...

2013-10-24 16:27:12

College of American Pathologists supports latest research and calls for Congress to act on legislation WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), self-referring urologists dramatically increased their usage of a more expensive, but not necessarily more effective, radiation treatment they own compared to their non-self-referring counterparts where no ownership interest exists. The study adds to the existing...

2013-10-22 23:27:21

Miraca Life Sciences’ Acquisition of PLUS Diagnostics Will Create the Largest Independent Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Company in the United States Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Miraca Life Sciences (“MLS”), the leading provider of expert anatomic pathology services, today announced that it has acquired PLUS Diagnostics (“PLUS”) from Water Street Healthcare Partners, a strategic investor focused exclusively on the healthcare industry. PLUS is a major cytology,...

2013-10-22 08:32:23

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoPlex Diagnostics (http://www.oncoplexdx.com/) has received certification of accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) following inspection of the clinical laboratory facility in Rockville, MD. OncoPlexDx laboratory is the only service that uses mass spectrometry to provide oncologists with precise quantitative measurement of multiple oncoproteins from tissue leading to better treatment decisions. CAP...