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    Are Smart Phones Smart Enough for Patient Care?

    April 15, 2013
    Traveling in China, Mark Tuthill, MD, FASCP, checks his iPhone and discovers a digital pathology slide of one of his patients from the United States. The hypothetical scenario illustrates the unprecedented level of access to healthcare data that is now available in today’s digital era, according to Dr. Tuthill, Director of Pathology Informatics at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit. Read more
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    Siemens–ASCP Celebrate 10 Years of Helping Students Reach Their Destinies

    April 15, 2013
    Medical laboratory science student Amy Faliano was on the frontlines of the Aurora, Colo., mass shooting tragedy last year. A part-time blood bank worker, she was called at 1 a.m. on July 20, 2012, by the University of Colorado Hospital to thaw plasma and send out multiple coolers of blood to give transfusions to shooting victims. Ms. Faliano is one of 100 U.S. laboratory professional students this year who received a 2012–2013 scholarship through the Siemens–ASCP Scholarship Program. Read more
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    Global Pathologist Pioneer Reaps International Acclaim

    April 11, 2013
    As a medical resident in Los Angeles during the early 1980s, Ann Marie Nelson, MD, FASCP, heard acclaimed infectious disease pathologist Daniel H. Connor, MD, describe his groundbreaking work in tropical pathology in Uganda from 1960 to 1963. “I said, ‘That’s what I want to do!’ ” recalls Dr. Nelson, Senior Staff Pathologist of Infectious Disease at the Joint Pathology Center, Bethesda, Md. Read more
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    ePolicy News April 2013

    April 02, 2013
    Congress Reconsiders Workforce Legislation
    Congress is once again considering legislation to address workforce training and employment as a means of putting Americans back to work. Workforce legislation has typically been addressed through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). Originally enacted in 1998, WIA serves as the preeminent federal employment service and job training law. Read more