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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...

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,...


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