Register Now for Early Bird Rates for APF Spring Conference

| January 8, 2012

For online conference registration visit:

American Pathology Foundation's 

 2012 Spring Conference   

"Charting a New Course for Pathology; 

Navigation and Leadership In Turbulent Times" 

 February 29 – March 2, 2012, Marriott Marquis, San Diego



Make plans to join the American Pathology Foundation in San Diego for our 2012Spring Conference.  Attendees can look forward to three days of information-rich sessions on best practices in the business of pathology and plenty of practical "take home" ideas for better managing their time, practice and resources.
The APF Program Committee has worked to  select timely topics and knowledgeable speakers to help you address critical practice management issues.  Half-day program blocks will focus on regulatory and legal issues, fiscal tools and tactics to position your practice for the future, improving your leadership and management skills, as well as personalized medicine and emerging pathology / laboratory technology. APF National Conferences provide ample opportunities for you to network, share experiences and craft solutions with your colleagues.


For online conference registration visit:


You may also register over the phone

by calling the APF National Office toll-free at:

877-993-9935, ext 202 


A complete conference brochure and registration form

 can be downloaded by clicking on the image below:   

APF 2012 Spring Conference


2012 Spring Conference Events Include:


            Medical Coding"2012 Practical Pathology Coding Pre-Conference"

Wednesday, February 29  - SPACE IS LIMITED! –

Participants in the 2012 "Practical Coding" Pre-Conference will gain a thorough understanding of the CPT, ICD9 and ICD10 coding issues specific to pathology.  Dennis Padget, MBA, CPA, FHFMA is the primary presenter for this full-day course which will cover common coding dilemmas, present strategies to implement change and maximize reimbursement. The pre-conference will also cover critical aspects of coding for molecular and special tests and a primer on confronting and correcting claims denials.  
 Hot Topics Breakfast Roundtable Sessions
Friday, March 2
Get your day off to a great start with a full breakfast and a chance to discuss hot topics of the day with Spring Conference faculty and your colleagues.   Due to thepopularity of these sessions, additional  discussion groupshave been added for this year.  Topics will include:  Legal Issues,  Pathology Billing, Voice Recognition Technology, Lab Inspection and Mergers and Acquisitions.
              Exhibitor Showcase: February 29 – March 2, featuring:
                      APS Medical Billing                      NovoPath             
                     ARUP Laboratories                Orchard Software
                              ASCP                                  PathCentral  
                               APC                                  Pathology Inc. 
                           BilAmerica                              PhenoPath
                            CBLPath                                  PIMS, Inc.
                             Clarient                                      PSA
                              Cortex                               Sakura Finetek
                             Kellison                                     Telcor
                             LigoLab                                   Ventana
                           McKesson                               Voicebrook
      Exhibit Hall Networking past, present, future Lunch  
Join us for special events planned each day; including our signature wine tasting at Wednesday's Welcome Reception, Thursday's "Treasure Island" Reception, and the Foundation's 6th Annual Russell J. Eilers Fund Silent Auction
benefiting pathology resident education.
APF logoSan Diego Marriott    

  We Look forward to Seeing YOU 

                   in San Diego 

 at the APF 2012 Spring Conference!


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