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2013-09-23 23:01:47

Renowned experts urge practitioners to lead test reduction initiatives in their communities. Chicago (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 The national debate about ways to reduce unnecessary medical testing and healthcare expenses while improving patient care outcomes looms large in this era of healthcare reform, and three renowned physicians joined forces to propel the conversation forward during the ASCP 2013 Chicago Annual Meeting, Sept 18–21, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. “Inefficiency...

2013-09-20 23:03:31

Concorde identifies increasing need for lab technicians as healthcare needs rise. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of its Medical Laboratory Technician program at the Aurora, Colorado campus. Students can now receive this Associate of Applied Science degree and become an essential member of a healthcare team in just 20 months. The healthcare industry will continue to see a demand for laboratory technicians as...

2013-09-18 23:01:21

Laboratory experts discuss patient-centered care at ASCP Annual Meeting, ASCP 2013 Chicago. Chicago (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The rapid evolution in health care is providing pathologists and laboratory professionals with an unprecedented opportunity to move beyond the lab and be recognized for their sustaining impact on the effective delivery of health care. This was discussed in detail at "Pathology Leadership in the Patient-Centered Era," presented Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013,...

2013-09-17 23:02:51

ASCP’s “Building a Laboratory Workforce for the Future” aims to stem the critical workforce shortage in laboratory medicine Chicago (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Nearly 200 ninth grade Chicago Public Schools students will be immersed in real-life scientific learning at a gathering of 1,500 pathologists and laboratory professionals during the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s (ASCP) Annual Meeting, Sept. 18-21, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. ASCP will host students from...

2013-09-16 23:01:17

CU Toxicology works to build a better drug test. Aurora, Colorado (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 The low-slung brick building at the far east end of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus doesn’t offer any hint about the work going on within: a unique private-public collaboration intent on bringing revenue measured in the millions—even billions—back to the university. The building houses the iC42 laboratory, with three mass spectrometers churning out results that lab...

2013-09-13 23:25:45

Universal Forensics Corporation (UFC Laboratory) joins a short list of laboratories that have been granted AABB accreditation for relationship DNA testing Somerset, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Universal Forensics Corporation (UFC Laboratory) joins a short list of laboratories that have been granted AABB accreditation for relationship DNA testing, according to Julie Cramer, President/CEO. This accreditation ensures that UFC Laboratory meets the highest professional standards...


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