Northeast Region Conference & Exposition, Joint CLMA, AACC, CLAS Meeting (NERCE)

Venue: Holiday Inn, Boxborough, MA

Location: Boxborough, Massachusetts, United States

Event Date/Time: Apr 14, 2004 End Date/Time: Apr 15, 2004
Registration Date: Apr 14, 2004
Early Registration Date: Mar 22, 2004
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CSI Boxborough
Clinical Science Investigator 2004

18th Annual Northeast Region Conference and Exhibition
Boxborough Holiday Inn · Boxborough, MA
April 14th – 15th, 2004
Day 1 Wednesday, April 14 Topics:
Management: Coding & Reimbursement;Update on Legislative & Regulatory Issues;Defining the role of a Lab Compliance Officer;Recruitment & Retention.
Cardiology: Role of CRP in Predictive Cardiology; BNP and Other Analytes in Heart Failure; Biomarkers in Acute Coronary Syndromes; The Metabolic Syndrome.
Emerging Infectious Disease: HCV; West Nile Virus; SARS; Lyme Disease Testing;
Hematology: d-Dimer for Thrombosis; Homocysteine & Vascular Disease; POC CRP Erases the Sed Rate; Testing for New Anticoagulants.
Day 2, Thursday, April 15 Topics:
Managment II: JCAHO Lab Update; Preanalytical Variables in Phlebotomy; Six Sigma.
Quality in Testing: Validation/Verification; POC Cardiac Markers; Measures of Quality in POC Testing; Autoverification.
Molecular Diagnostics: Proteomics in Practice; Mass Spec in the Clinical Milieu; Newborn Screening 2004; Diagnosis by Data Patterns.
Over 50 Exhibitors, Posters.


One Adams Place
United States

Additional Information

Registration: Joan Poutre (413) 534 2530; fax (413) 534 2660; email:, or Kevin O’Connell (508)985-5015, email: Exhibitor Information: Anthony Rino – email: Pre-Registration prior to April 7, subtract $5 from total amount due. Please circle your organization and the day(s) you will be attending: WED, THURS ·2 days: AACC/CLMA/CLAS Members $100, Non-Member $110, Student/Pathology Resident $50 ·1 day: AACC/CLMA/CLAS Members $75, Non-Member $85, Student/Pathology Resident $45 ·A Dinner Presentation by Michael T. Bourke, PhD “Forensic Aspects of DNA Analysis.” (Wednesday) $25