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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...

2014-04-08 23:33:59

PathoGenetix, Inc. has delivered an early commercial version of the RESOLUTION Microbial Genotyping System to the independent contract research firm, MRIGlobal. MRIGlobal has purchased the RESOLUTION System under a U.S. government-funded project, to assess the effectiveness of the rapid microbial identification and strain typing technology for biodefense applications. WOBURN, MASS (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 PathoGenetix™, Inc., developer of an automated system for rapid bacterial strain...

2014-04-08 12:32:32

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though the 11 most popular hospital urine pregnancy tests perform well in the first month after conception, a new study published in Clinical Chemistry, the journal of AACC, reveals the alarming statistic that nine of these tests become significantly more likely to produce false-negative results after the 5(th) to 7(th) week of pregnancy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130701/PH41045LOGO When a human egg is fertilized,...

2014-04-08 08:30:59

Canadian Healthcare Professionals Now Can Receive Lab-Accurate Diagnostic Results at the Point-of-Care using the Piccolo® Blood Chemistry Analyzer. UNION CITY, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, today announced Health Canada approved the Piccolo Xpress® and Piccolo Reagent Discs as a Class III medical device for use throughout Canada. With this reclassification,...

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,...

2014-04-01 23:27:37

A2LA is proud to announce approval by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to accredit clinical laboratories worldwide to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) requirements. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 A2LA is proud to announce approval by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to accredit clinical laboratories worldwide to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) requirements. A2LA has over 35 years of accreditation...

2014-04-01 20:21:40

DUBLIN, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8s2xh4/clinical) has announced the addition of the "Clinical Laboratory Services Analysis 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8s2xh4/clinical ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Clinical Laboratory Services in US$ Million by the following Product...

2014-03-31 23:24:27

Polysciences, Inc., an award-winning company specializing in the development and manufacture of high purity chemicals and reagents for laboratory research, announced the appointment of Kimberly Glover as new Product Manager of its Life Sciences Division. In this role, Ms. Glover will assume responsibility of Polysciences’ Life Sciences product lines, including: histology, light microscopy and anatomic pathology, as well as products for various clinical and research applications....

2014-03-31 20:22:41

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) - a not-for-profit association representing the nation's leading national and regional clinical laboratories on key federal and state government reimbursement and regulatory policies - voiced support for provisions in the SGR extension legislation passed by the U.S. Senate today that reform the Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS) by providing a more rational process for...

2014-03-27 20:21:53

Opposes Patch Legislation, Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (HR 4302) WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) opposes a temporary fix to Medicare's flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula, as provided in House passage of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (HR 4302). "The CAP opposes HR 4302 as it fails to repeal the SGR permanently and neglects critical Medicare reforms such as closing the...


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