Georgetown University Hospital Suspends Testing at One of Its Pathology Laboratories

Testing ceases following July 19 inspection by officials from CMS and CAP Last Friday, The Washington Post broke the news that Georgetown University Hospital (GUH) had closed the pathology laboratory that performed certain breast cancer tests. The action—described as an “unprecedented” suspension by GUH Chief Medical Officer Stephen Evans, M.D.—was taken in response to an investigation of the pathology laboratory by federal officials. The closure of the laboratory followed an inspection on...
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