IRVING, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2013
Miraca Life Sciences, the leading pathology services provider that collaborates to make patients and practices better, today announced that it will have a significant presence at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG tradeshow), the annual scientific meeting for GI professionals October 11 – 16th in San Diego, CA.
In addition to participating in the Exhibitor Hall, Miraca will be offering an informative presentation on Meaningful Use compliance for the first 100 participants in the Exhibitor Theater on Tuesday, October 15th at 1:40 pm. At this presentation, Miraca will help GI physicians advance their workflow efficiency toward full EHR integration and offer guidance on forthcoming regulatory concerns to successfully attest to Meaningful Use requirements.
Visitors to Miraca Life Sciences’ booth, # 1015, can learn how to leverage MMR IHC testing to identify patients at risk for having Lynch Syndrome. Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer (HNPCC), also known as Lynch syndrome, is an inherited cancer that predisposes patients to the development of colorectal, endometrial, gastric, upper urinary tract, and other cancers. Visitors to booth # 1015 can learn how to evaluate tumors for the characteristics common to individuals with HNPCC/Lynch syndrome which include microsatellite instability and loss of protein expression of one or more of the genes associated with HNPCC/Lynch syndrome.
"Miraca has a responsibility to doctors and patients to deliver reliable, meaningful laboratory results because effective patient care stems from accurate interpretation and diagnosis, so we'll be introducing a number of exciting innovations," said Dr. Amy Noffsinger, Medical Director for Miraca Life Sciences.
In addition, seven abstracts submitted by Miraca Life Sciences’ pathologists to the American College of Gastroenterology were accepted for poster
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