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2014-08-12 23:08:23

A2LA is proud to announce an update to its program for the accreditation of clinical laboratories performing waived testing. A2LA is approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to accredit clinical laboratories (for all specialties and sub-specialties) to the requirements contained within the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). Frederick, MD (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 A2LA is proud to announce an update to its program for the accreditation of clinical...

2014-08-01 12:26:28

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AACC is pleased to announce the recipients of the AACC 2014 Corporate Supporter Awards. Each year, AACC recognizes the companies and organizations that generously support the association through sponsorships, advertising, and exhibiting. These significant contributions make it possible for AACC to improve patient care by fostering research, innovation, and professional excellence in the field of laboratory medicine....

2014-08-01 12:26:21

Updated look reflects organization's focus on better health through laboratory medicine CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, unveiled an updated brand identity today that reflects the organization's commitment to help laboratory professionals adapt to the changing healthcare environment and continue to do what they do best: provide vital insight to...

2014-08-01 12:26:16

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The groundbreaking scientific studies featured at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo will include research on a blood test for Alzheimer's that uses biochip technology, a new test to diagnose colon cancer early, a more accurate method for determining multiple myeloma prognosis, a less stressful test for sleep apnea, and the development of a bank of biospecimens from pregnant women that could prove crucial for women's...

2014-08-01 12:26:13

CHICAGO, Aug. 1. 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As one of the 10 largest medical exhibitions in the U.S., the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo is the place where breakthrough innovations in clinical testing and patient care are introduced to the healthcare world. This year, many of the trailblazing products displayed by the Expo's 650 exhibitors will include the latest diagnostic technology in the field of mobile health....

2014-08-01 12:24:47

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the world's largest conference and exhibit for laboratory medicine, AACC will showcase the cutting edge science and technology shaping the future of medical testing and patient care. This year, the meeting will include the latest news about mobile health, big data, and infectious disease testing, among many other major healthcare topics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130701/PH41045LOGO From July 27-31, the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting...

2014-07-31 16:29:26

CHICAGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 20,000 medical professionals and healthcare leaders gathered for AACC's 65(th) Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Chicago from July 27-31. The meeting featured never-before-seen breakthroughs in diagnostic research and technology that will advance medicine and get patients the treatment they need. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130701/PH41045LOGO As of Wednesday, July 30, more than 19,500 attendees had registered...

2014-07-31 16:27:38

Urges Agency to Avoid Guidance Which Could Stifle Innovation and Impact Patient Access to Diagnosis and Treatment WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to today's announcement that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a draft guidance in 60 days to regulate laboratory developed tests (LDTs), the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) urged the agency to exercise caution, and expressed concern that another layer of regulation could...

2014-07-29 16:27:45

SAN DIEGO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM), a life sciences company that provides innovative genetic analysis solutions, and Mayo Medical Laboratories (MML), the third-largest provider of esoteric laboratory services in the United States, have announced a license agreement for noninvasive prenatal testing patents and applications. "We have great appreciation for Mayo Clinic's commitment to research, innovation, and patient care, and we welcome the...

2014-07-29 08:33:58

- New offerings reflect continued feedback, needs of laboratories - LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc., a global leader in medical diagnostic testing equipment and information systems technology, will feature an exhibit booth during the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo in Chicago, July 27 through July 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130612/CG30721LOGO-b "We are extremely excited to...


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