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2011-07-26 08:00:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) will introduce online imaging technology, DigitalScope, for use in its laboratory proficiency testing (Surveys) programs in 2012 at the 2011 AACC (American Association for Clinical Chemistry) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, July 26-28. The first product to benefit from the technology, Virtual Peripheral Blood Smear (VPBS), is scheduled to ship on August 1, 2011. "DigitalScope is a...

2011-06-28 07:05:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More and more people use mobile devices to manage their daily lives. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project, 65 percent of Americans even sleep with their cell phones--many using the modern day necessity as alarm clocks. Today, the College of American Pathologists, the world's largest association of board-certified pathologists, announced a new service available on its website,...

2011-05-17 07:05:00

Pathologist available to discuss warning signs and how brain tumors are diagnosed NORTHFIELD, Ill., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by College of American Pathologists: WHAT: Mary Tyler Moore, the actress best known for her roles on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" was recently diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumor. Meningiomas account for more than 25 percent of primary brain tumors. Usually, most meningiomas are...

2011-05-11 17:02:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gluten-free foods can be found everywhere from restaurants to grocery stores. Who needs to go gluten-free? For people diagnosed with Celiac disease, adopting a gluten-free diet is no fad. It is a medical treatment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110511/DC00624) "As a physician who specializes in pathology, I know that Celiac disease is no longer rare; it strikes one in 100 people from ages two to 80," advises...

2011-02-12 00:00:46

Today a digitized, or computerized, form of immunohistochemistry (IHC) is revolutionizing the clinical pathology industry, helping pathologists make diagnoses with improved accuracy, efficiency and speed are invaluable to the doctors and their patients who rely on pathology results. IHC is a test used to detect disease and determine its source and how advanced it is. IHC allows pathologists to differentiate abnormal, or diseased, cells from healthy cells and is used widely, especially in...

2011-02-11 00:00:52

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization committed to the advancement of digital pathology applications, announces the addition of Eric F. Glassy, M.D., and Sylvia L. Asa, M.D., Ph.D."”both practicing pathologists"”to its board of directors, adding to the existing roster of influential leaders from the digital pathology industry. Indianapolis, IN (Vocus/PRWEB) February 10, 2011 The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization committed...

2010-11-10 09:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Commonwealth University Health System's Department of Pathology Laboratories (VCU), a clinical, research, and teaching department of the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, today announced that it has selected 4medica's Integrated Health Record (IHR) solutions, Lab4IHR and Path4IHR, to provide web-based access to clinical and anatomic pathology lab orders/results to-and-from fifteen different locations...

2010-09-27 18:28:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Jared N. Schwartz, MD, PhD, FCAP, of Charlotte, N.C., was named the 2010 Pathologist of the Year at a ceremony held on September 26, 2010, in Chicago at CAP '10 -- THE Pathologists' Meeting(TM). Dr. Schwartz received the award, the College of American Pathologists' highest honor, in recognition for his strong leadership of the College during his term as president from 2007 to 2009, as well as his tireless contributions to the CAP over the years by...

2010-09-22 11:24:00

Annual Scientific Meeting of the College of American Pathologists Gives Special Attention to Men's Health NORTHFIELD, Ill., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New science in cancer, genetic testing, molecular diagnostics, medical ethics, and gender-based disorders will be featured topics when nearly 1,200 pathologists gather at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on September 26 - 29 for the annual scientific meeting of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). CAP '10 - THE Pathologists'...

2010-09-21 14:57:00

MOGADORE, Ohio, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Laboratories, Inc. today announced that it has received accreditation for forensic drug testing of hair from the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). During the CAP accreditation process, inspectors carefully review the laboratory's records and quality control procedures for the preceding two years, as well as the laboratory's equipment, facilities, safety program and record. CAP inspectors also...


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