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    ASCP and APF Collaborate to Launch Lab Management University

    February 04, 2013
    The collaboration between ASCP and the American Pathology Foundation (APF) is translating into substantial benefits for both Societies. The two Societies are supporting each other’s Annual Meetings and have developed a new initiative, Lab Management University (LMU). Read more
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    ePolicy News February 2013

    February 01, 2013
    ASCP Urges Changes to Meaningful Use Rules
    On Jan. 14, 2013, ASCP wrote the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Farzad Mostashari, MD, ScM, restating the Society’s concerns about the inability of pathologists to meet the Meaningful Use Requirements. ASCP’s letter, sent in response to a proposal outlining draft goals and measures for Stage 3 of the Electronic Health Records’ Meaningful Use Requirements, asserted that the program’s “‘one-size-fits-all’ approach … is neither appropriate nor realistic.” Read more
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    ASCP Vacancy Survey Yields Surprising Results for Some States

    January 17, 2013
    Increasing demand for medical care for an aging population is prompting rapid change in medical technology, coupled with anticipated increases in the volume of laboratory tests. This may require new workforce skills to meet future laboratory needs, according to the results of the ASCP 2012 Vacancy Survey, which will appear in the February 2013 issue of Lab Medicine.  Read more