American Association for Clinical Chemistry
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The American Association for Clinical Chemistry AACC is an international society comprised of medical professionals with an interest in clinical chemistry, clinical laboratory science, and laboratory medicine.


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Expand your knowledge, build your network, and accelerate your career at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo, July 27–31 at Chicago’s McCormick Place convention center. Register by June 12 and save with AACC’s early-bird discount.
Present your research at the Critical and Point-of-Care Testing 25th International Symposium, September 17–20, San Diego, and join industry experts as they explore the practical and promising applications of point-of-care testing for clinical decision making. Deadline: May 1
fee schedule
A new law signed by President Obama on April 1 will make the most significant changes to the clinical laboratory fee schedule that labs have seen in 3 decades. Register for AACC’s May 7 webinar, The New Clinical Lab Fee Schedule: How Will It Affect Your Lab?, and find out what you can expect when the provisions of the new law are implemented.
Warfarin and other vitamin K antagonists are widely used as oral anticoagulant agents, but are difficult to dose appropriately and can cause adverse effects. Genes influence sensitivity to these medications, but whether genotyping helps optimize dosing for these agents remains unclear.
patient safety 
AACC’s online certificate program Patient Safety Essentials for Laboratory Professionals helps you to improve patient safety through work culture and personnel management. Enroll today to learn step-by-step methods to approach risk detection, how to better respond to laboratory errors, and how to conduct process improvement within your lab.