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September 2015 OneLab Memo
September 25, 2015
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ePolicy News January 2015
January 12, 2015
FDA LDT Proposal Under the Microscope
The controversy over the regulation of laboratory developed tests (LDTs) heated up this month in a public forum organized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to discuss its proposal for a risk-based approach to regulate these assays. The Agency’s issuance last fall of a proposed framework for the regulation of LDTs signaled the end of the FDA's long-standing policy of "enforcement discretion."
ASCP President Steven Kroft, MD, FASCP, attends White House Maker Faire
June 19, 2014
ASCP President Steven H. Kroft, MD, FASCP attended the first ever White House Maker Faire yesterday, June 18. The event featured innovators of all ages who are using cutting-edge tools to bring their ideas to life. Dr. Kroft was invited for ASCP’s support of STEM education in public schools.
ePolicy News June 2014
June 02, 2014
Better Utilization of Laboratory Services a Focus for Many
A recent ASCP analysis of the
Recommendation Lists for more than 50 medical special societies found that half featured one or more recommendations on appropriate use of laboratory or pathology services.
is an initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation to reduce overuse of tests and procedures. ASCP is the sole representative of the field of pathology invited by the ABIM to join the campaign to help reduce testing that may be medically unnecessary or potentially harmful.
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