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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...

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...


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