NEWARK, NJ -- The Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology recently received a Best Performer Award from the College of American Pathologists for its successful participation in a quality improvement program. Questionnaires were randomly sent out to physicians who provided information about their surgical pathology cases. The survey revealed that physicians gave Newark Beth Israel's lab high marks in the quality of the surgical pathology reports that they receive. As a result, Newark Beth Israel pathologists, scored in the top two percent of labs nationally.
The College of American Pathologists is the world's largest association composed exclusively of board-certified pathologists, and is widely considered the leader in providing quality improvement programs, through peer review and education, which benefit patients and pathologists around the world.
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is a 671-bed regional referral
teaching hospital with specialized programs including heart and
kidney transplantation, cardiac surgery, oncology, and maternal/child
health services. Children's Hospital of New Jersey is the state's
premier hospital caring for ill and injured children from newborn
through adolescent years in more than 30 pediatric specialties.
Date: March, 2006
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