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2014-07-21 23:03:59

PlatinumCode plans to distribute a new Specimen Collection Product Catalog featuring new products while exhibiting at AACC for the second year in a row. Minneapolis & Chicago (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 PlatinumCode, a leading manufacturer and supplier of specimen identification, and collection products for the healthcare industry, announced that they have secured a booth space at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo taking place July 29 – 31, 2014 at McCormick Place in...

2014-07-09 16:26:51

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General report released today on Questionable Billing for Medicare Part B Clinical Laboratory Services, the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) reiterated its commitment to appropriate utilization of laboratory services, which includes preventing fraudulent or abusive billing practices, but cautioned the report's methodology does not present a...

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...

2014-07-08 16:25:49

Adds Specialized Anatomic Pathology Services FORT MYERS, Fla., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO),a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic testing services, today announced that it has acquired Path Labs, LLC d/b/a Path Logic. Path Logic is a leading provider of specialized anatomic pathology services to Hospitals and physicians in Northern California. Path Logic provides high-quality Anatomic Pathology services with significant expertise in the...

2014-06-18 12:34:25

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Clinical Laboratory Services Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/global_clinical_laboratory_services_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Clinical Laboratory Services in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Hospital-Based Laboratories, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada,...

2014-06-17 23:09:57

Dr. Sam Truong at Healthpointe is now able to provide further treatment for skin cancer and other skin conditions thanks to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 With the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) License, Healthpointe’s Dr. Sam Truong is now able to perform high complexity testing and treatment for skin cancer (along with other diseases) using the Mohs Surgery Technique. As an American Board of Dermatology certified...

2014-06-17 08:30:51

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 13, the New York State (NYS) Department of Health issued a directive limiting the ways in which NYS medical laboratories can use blood glucose meters to help patients. Although AACC shares the Department's desire to ensure that blood glucose devices are used safely and appropriately, the association is concerned that this policy may impede the delivery of quality patient care and advises the Department to rescind it....

2014-06-16 12:29:09

Approval to Begin Clinical Laboratory Operations in Support of PraediCare-Dx(TM) Portfolio CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EUTROPICS Inc., a privately held company developing novel diagnostic tests that provide predictive insights to cancer patient response to treatment, today announced its laboratory, located in Cambridge, MA, has received Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) certification from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for...

2014-06-05 13:19:17

University of California - San Francisco UCSF genome experts show value of 'next-generation sequencing' in diagnosing infection A 14-year-old boy's turnaround and quick recovery after mysteriously being stricken by brain-inflaming encephalitis -- which led to him being hospitalized for six weeks and put into a medically induced coma after falling critically ill -- shows that the newest generation of DNA analysis tools can be harnessed to reveal the cause of a life-threatening infection...

2014-06-03 08:31:01

LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California Cryobank (CCB), a worldwide leader in frozen tissue services, announced a key addition to the company's executive team: Medical Director Jaime Shamonki, M.D. Working closely with CEO/Corporate Medical Director Charles Sims, M.D., Shamonki brings an extensive background in pathology as well as an impressive CV to the Cryobank team. "We are thrilled to have Dr. Shamonki joining the organization," explains Sims. "She is a fantastic...


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