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2012-07-03 06:23:43

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) jointly issued The Lower Anogenital Squamous Terminology (LAST) Standardization Project for HPV-Associated Lesions: Background and Consensus Recommendations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120314/DC69899LOGO-a) The CAP/ASCCP LAST Project consensus recommendations were released on June 28, 2012, in the online...

2012-06-13 06:24:43

MOGADORE, Ohio, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Laboratories, Inc. recognizes and applauds yesterday's announcement that the remaining laboratory of those accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) for forensic hair drug testing has decided to utilize Enzyme Immunoassay technology. This announcement comes after a decade of disagreement and confusion regarding differing methodologies and proprietary techniques. This change could signal that the hair testing industry has...

2012-06-05 23:01:32

East Tennessee laboratory implements latest software, improves accuracy and reporting Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 KDL Pathology, a privately-held specialty pathology group offering rapid, comprehensive testing for complex inflammatory and neoplastic skin diseases, is increasing diagnostic safety and improving patient care with the implementation of a new specimen and data tracking solution. The new workflow and software system have drastically reduced the possibility of human error...

2012-05-23 23:01:57

East Tennessee laboratory expands team with addition of new dermatopathologist Dr. Joshua G. Gapp Knoxville, Tenn. (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 KDL Pathology, a privately-held specialty pathology group that provides comprehensive testing for skin and ophthalmic disease, has announced that Dr. Joshua G. Gapp will be joining its team. Gapp comes to KDL from Nashville and will officially begin working on July 1. After receiving his M.D. from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, Gapp...

2012-03-14 08:28:00

The College of American Pathologists Partners with CollabRx to Provide Decision Support Tools to Patients NORTHFIELD, Ill., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- No one wants to hear the words, "you have colon cancer." For patients diagnosed with an advanced form of the disease, these words can be particularly devastating. The five-year survival rate can be a little as 6 percent. The top-of-mind question becomes, "Which treatment or clinical trial will work for me?" (Logo:...

2011-11-09 09:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ARUP Laboratories' pathologist, Ronald L. Weiss, MD, MBA, FCAP, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the College of American Pathologists at CAP '11, the organization's annual meeting, held this year in Grapevine, Texas. According to the CAP, the award honors members "who have made a broad and positive impact on patient care through the specialty of pathology." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110915/SF69370LOGO) Dr. Weiss is a...

2011-10-26 13:35:00

Pathologists, Obstetricians/Gynecologists, Radiologists, and Other Medical Professionals Provide Screening and Same Day Diagnoses and Care through the College of American Pathologists See, Test & Treat(TM) Program NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The lives of nearly 160 local women were changed this month during a See, Test & Treat(TM) program, a 3-day event hosted by NorthPoint Health & Wellness Clinic in Minneapolis, Minn. The event, supported by...

2011-10-03 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aptia Systems Inc. announced today it will demonstrate DigitalScope(TM), an innovative web-based extremely high resolution image viewing technology at the Innovation Conference and Showcase in Houston, Texas. The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the leading organization of board-certified pathologists, is using DigitalScope(TM) to enhance proficiency testing and education in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine. "We've developed a...

2011-09-28 12:58:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A free See, Test & Treat(TM) breast and cervical cancer screening program sponsored by the College of American Pathologists, the NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center, the Minnesota Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, will be held at the NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center in Minneapolis, Minn. on October 4, 5, and 6. Appointments are being scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day by area...

2011-09-13 07:00:00

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verinata Health, Inc., a privately-held company dedicated to maternal and fetal health, today announced that it has received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) for its clinical laboratory located at its corporate headquarters. As a federally recognized program, CAP accreditation completes the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certification of accreditation for Verinata. "Reaching this...