Society News Now houses the most recent announcements of news from the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS), including important updates on state news, committees, and current events, as well as member highlights. Members are encouraged to offer suggestions for posts on topics.

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Society News Now – November 2021

Take Action to Delay Disastrous Medicare Cuts to Clinical Labs; Handmade for the Holidays Silent Auction Benefits ASCLS Education & Research Fund; Sign Up for CE Events; and more. Take Action to Delay Disastrous Medicare Cuts to Clinical Laboratories Congress Needs to Hear Your Story Take action now! Cuts to the Medicare Clinical Laboratory Fee…

2021 Laboratory Legislative Symposium Rundown

On October 25, nearly 120 medical laboratory professionals from six organizations joined together in Alexandria, Virginia, and virtually for the 2021 Laboratory Legislative Symposium. Members from ASCLS, the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Association of Genetic Technologists (AGT), American Medical Technologists (AMT), National Society for Histotechnology (NSH), and the Philippine Association of Medical Technologists-USA…

2021 Joint Annual Meeting On Demand

Society News Now – September 2021

October 20 ASCLS webinar on sharing science; ASCLS publishes new Choosing Wisely recommendations; 2021 Joint Annual Meeting sessions available on demand; October 4 registration deadline for the Laboratory Legislative Symposium; new Off the Bench podcast episodes; and more. ASCLS Free Monthly Webinar Sharing Science: Conference Poster Presentations October 20, 8 pm Eastern Speaker: Rachel Morris,…

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ASCLS Publishes Second Set of Choosing Wisely Recommendations

Five new recommendations published by the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation’s Choosing Wisely initiative. The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS), in collaboration with the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), has published a second series of recommendations for the Choosing Wisely initiative, operated by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation.…

2021 Joint Annual Meeting

Society News Now – August 2021

August 26 ASCLS webinar on preventing biocrime; historic 2021 Joint Annual Meeting; congratulations to newly-elected leaders; registration open for the Laboratory Legislative Symposium; new Off the Bench podcast episodes; and more. ASCLS Free Monthly Webinar Preventing Biocrime through Good Laboratory Biosecurity Practice August 26, 8 pm Eastern Speaker: Drew Fayram, MS, RBP(ABSA), State Hygienic Laboratory,…