Miraca Life Sciences Will Have a Significant Presence at Digestive Disease Week

Inform Diagnostics, (MLS) the nation’s largest independent anatomic pathology lab, will have a significant presence at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2014, including the presentation of nine research posters, two platforms, and the introduction of consultative services for practices as they face new CMS regulations.

Inform Diagnostics’ nine research posters and two platforms will cover a wide range of subjects related to gastrointestinal pathology, and one of the poster presentations, Low Prevalence of Microscopic Colitis and Inflammatory Bowel in Americans of East Asian Ancestry, has been selected by the DDW Program Chairs to be featured in a special poster hall tour session, which will involve a private mini-presentation to a moderated tour group.

Visitors to Inform Diagnostics’s tradeshow booth #2153 can learn about Inform Diagnostics’s technology partnerships and product offerings. The Inform Diagnostics team will share with attendees how Miraca can help practices adopt an EHR and work toward achieving Meaningful Use compliance and preparing for ICD-10.

“As a premier pathology service provider, Inform Diagnostics has partnered with gastroenterology practices in the development, implementation and integration of technology solutions for their practices,” said Dan Kelly, Vice President of Client Connectivity at Inform Diagnostics. “Inform Diagnostics believes in collaboration and partnerships with our gastroenterologist clients and we know that healthy, successful practices are best to support the health of their patients. It is not only about adopting an EHR system but ensuring it is used properly so that it is beneficial to patients, referring providers and all stakeholders in patient care. In that effort Inform Diagnostics has partnered with the top gastroenterology software vendors to help gastroenterologists adopt and use their EHR to achieve Meaningful Use compliance, prepare for ICD-10 and become interoperable.”

DDW is considered the largest and most prestigious meeting in the world for GI professionals. DDW will be held May 3-6 in Chicago at McCormick Place Convention Center.

About Inform Diagnostics

Inform Diagnostics specializes in the development and commercialization of the highest quality academic pathology services, primarily in the fields of dermatology, hematology, gastroenterology and urology. The company’s core team of more than 90 academic-caliber specialists utilizes state-of-the-art pathology laboratories currently headquartered in Irving, Texas, and throughout the United States to serve more than 5,500 patients every day. Through rigorous quality assurance, daily and monthly conferences, and close relationships with clinical partners, Inform Diagnostics continuously improves diagnostic precision.

About DDW

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), DDW takes place May 3-6, 2014, at McCormick Place in Chicago. The meeting showcases more than 5,000 abstracts and hundreds of lectures on the latest advances in GI research, medicine and technology. More information can be found at www.ddw.org.

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