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.

Stop Lab Cuts

Society News Now – November 2022

Participate in #StopLabCuts Advocacy, New ASCLS Choosing Wisely Recommendations, Registration Open for 2023 Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference in New Orleans, Education & Research Fund Holiday Silent Auction, Free Webinar for ASCLS Members, Upcoming Events, and More. Participate in #StopLabCuts Advocacy…

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2022 Laboratory Legislative Symposium

Society News Now – October 2022

ASCLS Applauds CMS Proposed Rule Interpretation, Laboratorians Advocate on Capitol Hill, Fall Board Meeting Actions, and more. ASCLS Applauds CMS Proposed Rule Interpretation Making DCLS Eligible for High Complexity Laboratory In comments submitted on September 26, ASCLS provided a ringing…

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Stop Lab Cuts Advocacy Day Sept 20

Society News Now – September 2022

ASCLS selected to partner with CDC, Stop Lab Cuts Advocacy Day, new and improved ASCLS Connect, and more. ASCLS Selected to Partner with CDC on Workforce Development ASCLS is one of four organizations selected by the Centers for Disease Control…

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ASCLS Selected to Partner with CDC on Workforce Development

ASCLS is one of four organizations selected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services (CSELS) to partner with the agency on enhancing clinical laboratory workforce capacity. The three-year cooperative agreement will…

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Labvocacy Campaign: Object to Lowering Personnel Standards for High Complexity Laboratory Testing

Society News Now – August 2022

ASCLS Objects to Proposed CMS Rule, New Improving Patient Safety Toolkit Available, Upcoming Events, Volunteer Opportunities, and more. ASCLS Objects to Nursing Rule for High Complexity Testing Personnel Yesterday, in a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra,…

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Society News Now – June 2022

Congress Recognizes Impact of Clinical Laboratories, Free Labucate Course, New Patient Safety Program, and more. Renew Your Membership Today ASCLS is currently renewing memberships for the 2022-23 Society year. For those of you who have not yet renewed, paper notices…

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