On January 29, Judith Yost, director of the Division of Laboratory Services at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will keynote a webinar on the agency’s newly launched Individualized Quality Control Plan for non-waived laboratories.
Richard Lee and John Swindle discuss how the SOMAscan proteomic assay tool supports their research in a free webinar offered by SomaLogic. Pharmacology and Pathology; SOMAscan Hunting will take place November 14.
To address the challenges posed by variability in lab data results, the AACC will offer an online seminar exploring the role taken by nonprofits and government agencies as they work toward standardization.
Among the topics to be discussed are the state of cancer care, personalized medicine, advances in genomics, detection and prognosis, patient safety and innovation, and ensuring patient access to innovative diagnostics.
It will examine the dwindling number of autopsies performed for nonforensic deaths and discuss the option of replacing it with a virtual autopsy, to take advantage of informatics, high tech/IT.
The products, including a comprehensive manual, software tool, video, webinars, and workshops, are designed to assist labs in understanding the new quality control program, which is scheduled to go into effect in 2016.
Presenter Mick Raich, president, Vachette Pathology, will discuss how bundled payments for OPPS are going to affect hospital-based pathology practices, who will get these payments, how you can negotiate for payment pass-through, and more.
Covers the practice of drawing blood during intravenous line starts.
Next-generation sequencing is being increasingly applied as a molecular diagnostic tool in fields as diverse as oncology, infectious diseases, and genetic disorders.
Two-day, hands-on program to be held on May 15 and 16