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Full digitization of the anatomic pathology lab is here with the VENTANA System for Primary Diagnosis
Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. , a member of the Roche Group, today announced that its VENTANA System for Primary Diagnosis has been CE marked in the European Union for routine pathology, including primary diagnosis with human tissue specimens.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Doctor duped by lover's fake friends
A former Australian Medical Association president was duped by his young lover into handing over more than $300,000 for four other young homosexual men who did not exist.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Washington Post
Multiple autopsies like those in Michael Browna s death are unusual, but not unprecedented
In the name of getting to the truth, Michael Brown's body will undergo at least three autopsies after his shooting death Aug. 9. Both the county medical examiner's office and forensic pathologists Michael Baden and Shawn Parcells have completed autopsy reports on Brown's body.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Retired State Pathologist in Northern Ireland, Professor Jack Crane
The retired state pathologist in Northern Ireland has said he is angered by inspectors who misunderstood the difficulties facing his department when drawing up a critical report.
Anna Jaques video conferences with Beth Israel
What if you could get a second medical opinion, even a third, and do it without a lot of traveling around and seeing several specialists? When asked to choose one way to highlight how the hospital is using technology to improve patient care, the staff of Anna Jaques chose its weekly video conferencing collaboration with the medical staff at Beth ... (more)
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Why corpse brain scans are now of benefit to the living: The deceased ...
For thousands of years, direct studies of the human brain required the dead. The main method of study was dissection, which needed, rather inconveniently for the owner, physical access to their brain.
Penn Highlands Promotes Uhl to Assistant VP Post
Penn Highlands Healthcare has announced that St. Marys native and long-time Penn Highlands Elk staff member, Marsha Uhl, has been named the system's Assistant Vice President of Laboratory Services.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Loyola Pathologist Honored by Industry for Professional Excellence
Dermatopathologist, Jodi J. Speiser MD, Assistant Professor of Pathology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, has been named one of the American Society for Clinical Pathology's "40 Under 40" for her achievements in the medical laboratory field.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Higginbotham Named Fellow
"My goal is to help patients/clients engage in competent social interactions, and maintain and express their identity in the face of perceived impairment."
Tests Diagnose Invasive Aspergillosis With 100% Accuracy
The fungal infection invasive aspergillosis can be life threatening, especially in patients whose immune systems have been weakened by chemotherapy or immunosuppressive drugs.
CBLPath Announces Expansion of Cytopathology Department
Drs. Hani Hojjati, Antonio Macias and Sofia Kazi will join CBLPath's world-class cytopathology department, led by Madeline Vazquez, M.D. CBLPath's cytopathology department is one of the largest programs in the United States for the interpretation of thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsies.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Researchers identify tests to diagnose invasive aspergillosis with 100 percent accuracy
Early, more accurate detection of this potentially deadly fungus can improve patient outcomes, according to new report in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics Philadelphia, PA, August 13, 2014 A- The fungal infection invasive aspergillosis can be life threatening, especially in patients whose immune systems are weakened by chemotherapy or ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
A lifetime in medicine
The Canadian Association of Physicians of Indian Heritage has recognized Dr. Arun Kumar Garg with the CAIPH Lifetime Achievement Award at the recent Canada India Networking Initiative 2014 Conference.
Recognize the doctors patients often don't see
Patients see me, an obstetrician, at prenatal visits, in the ultrasound unit, or on the labor floor.
ProPath Partners with Dako to Improve Healthcare Efficiency
ProPath recently performed a head-to-head comparison study focusing on the accuracy and speed of two FDA-approved FISH probe sets targeting the HER2 gene.
Digital Game Developer
Real Hope for Those With Autism: InnerVoice App Entertains Users and...
Whats special about InnerVoice? Communication challenges are at the core of autism spectrum disorder .
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Idaho stuttering clinic gives people a voice
For a person who stutters, their obvious problem with speech fluency is just the tip of the iceberg.
Apology for Dr's serial blunders
A pathologist at United Christian Hospital filed inaccurate reports on 118 patients, leading to serious misdiagnoses and treatment in 17 of them.
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Pathology & Laboratory...
The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists has awarded accreditation to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP's Accreditation Programs.
Source of soybean root rot stumps scientists
The disease makes leaves turn yellow, orange-brown or mottled even though their veins remain green, said Tom Allen, an extension plant pathologist at Mississippi State University.