Neonatal Jaundice and

Bilirubin Measurement

Point of Care Lactate Testing

 FDA's New Performance Requirements

and Off Label Use of BGMS

All at our Next Meeting and

Vendor Fair Tuesday,  September 15


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Hilton Garden Inn, 530 Pennsylvania Ave.
Ft. Washington, PA 19034


3.5 CEU credits for today’s session*


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Continental Breakfast & Sign-in


Welcome & Announcements


Neonatal Jaundice and Bilirubin

Measurement -Are we doing it right?

Martha Lyons, Ph.D.




Vendor Presentation

Knowing Now Matters, the Importance of Rapid TAT, Test Targeting and Treatment in Various Disease States

Colleen Quinn, Alere


Point of Care Lactate Testing- An Essential Tool for the Management of Critically Ill Patients

Evangelos Ntrvalas, MD, Ph.D.


Lunch and Visit Vendors


Vendor Presentation

“Which Test for Which Setting”

Mark Johnson, Beckman


Extended Claims of StatStrip Glucose that covers all patients. FDA new performance requirements and off label use of BGMS

Ron Newby



2:45pm Business Meeting and Adjourn

Attendee RSVPs

There is a $20.00 meeting registration fee for

all Non-KEYPOCC attendees


Attendees can RSVP for this meeting by sending an email to:

Jacki Kremser, MSHP,BSMT(ASCP), Treasurer, KEYPOCC

Vendor RSVPs:

There are limited vendors table available for this meeting.

To request a table, send an email to:

Jacki Kremser, MSHP,BSMT(ASCP), Treasurer, KEYPOCC


Be sure to include the KEYPOCC Vendor Form as an attachment to your email.


The Hilton Garden Inn,

Fort Washington is conveniently located just

off I-276 (PA Turnpike).


This Fort Washington hotel is only 13 miles from downtown Philadelphia and 700 yards from the SEPTA regional train station with service to the entire Philadelphia region.




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Martha Lyon, Ph.D.

Dr. Martha Lyon is a Clinical Biochemist specializing in POC and Pediatrics since 2000. She is a Diplomat American Board of Clinical Chemistry and Fellow of the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry.

Evangelos (Evan) Ntrivalas, MD Ph.D.

Dr. Evan Ntrivalas is Director of Medical and Scientific Affairs Nova Biomedical. Board certified lab director. He holds a MD and a Ph.D. in Micro and Immunology.

Ronald Newby

Ron Newby is Director of Marketing at Nova Biomedical in Waltham, MA. Ron received a Bachelor of Science from Michigan State University in microbiology and public health. After graduating, he worked as a clinical microbiologist at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI and at St. Charles Hospital in Toledo, OH. He moved  into sales with Analytical Products Inc. (API), and then as a sales representative with Nova Biomedical, covering Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Ontario. In December 1992, Ron moved to Waltham, MA, where he continues to serves as Director of Marketing, with a focus on Nova’s point-of-care meter systems.


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continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory

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