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4 hrs ago | WWLP

Critics say rate plan could hinder services to children

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, SEPT. 16, 2014.Speech and physical therapists and other specialists who help young children with developmental delays are upset about what they say is a "paltry" rate increase set by the Patrick administration on Friday.

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Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine

6 hrs ago | Canada.com

B.C. funds more spaces at UBC for speech therapists

Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.

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Related Topix: Speech Therapy, Medicine

Mon Sep 15, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Stroke and Aphasiathere's Hope. Adler Aphasia Center...

The Adler Aphasia Center will be offering a free communication group for people with aphasia starting this fall at the Cornerstone Family Programs offices located at 62 Elm Street in Morristown. This group will provide those who have been diagnosed with aphasia an opportunity to socialize with others who share similar experiences, provide tips to communicate more effectively, and provide time to practice communication skills in a natural environment.

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Related Topix: Morristown, NJ, Medicine, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ, Maywood, NJ, Non-Profit

Fri Sep 12, 2014

BioSpace

Leica Biosystems Launches Aperio Peerreview For Toxicological Pathology

Leica Biosystems, a global leader in automation and workflow solutions for anatomic pathology, announced the launch of Aperio PeerReviewTM, a complete digital pathology software solution for toxicological pathologists conducting peer review studies in pre-clinical trials. With barcode-driven automated integration of LIMS data and images, combined with customized viewing functionality, specific for toxicological pathology, Aperio PeerReview helps to reduce costs and improve efficiency in pre-clinical testing.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Hispanic Business

GE -Newfoundland and Labrador Establishing Provincial Telepathology Network

Telepathology uses telecommunication technology to facilitate the review of image-rich pathology data between locations for the purposes of diagnosis, education, quality assurance and research. With this technology, images can be viewed from another part of a hospital or other locations around the province and the country.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Newfoundland, NJ

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Women's Health Pioneering Physician Recognized by the College of ...

Dr. Robboy was honored at the CAP annual conference, CAP'14-THE Pathologists Meetinga , taking place today through Dr. Robboy received the award, the CAP's highest honor, for his leadership and significant contributions to patient care through his more than 40 years of service to the CAP, serving as the College's 32nd president and as chair, vice chair, and member of numerous project teams, committees, and councils. with the CAP Pathologist of the Year award for commitment to advancing the specialty and to improving patient care," said CAP President , MD, FCAP.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Women's Health, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Tue Sep 09, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Myriad myPath(TM) Melanoma Test Reduced Indeterminate Cases by 76...

Myriad Genetics, Inc. today presented results from a pivotal clinical utility study of the Myriad myPath Melanoma test at the 2014 College of American Pathologists annual meeting in Chicago, Ill. Myriad myPath Melanoma is a novel diagnostic test that differentiates malignant melanoma from benign skin lesions with greater than 90 percent accuracy and helps physicians deliver a more objective and confident diagnosis for patients.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Myriad Genetics, Healthcare Industry, Genetics, Biology, Science, Rules-Based Medicine, Myriad Pharmaceuticals

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Freshnews

Admera Health Launches, Introduces Molecular Diagnostics Pipeline at CAP '14

A GENEWIZ company, Admera Health was founded in 2014 as a spin-off of the GENEWIZ, Inc. Clinical Services business unit for the delivery of clinical genomic products and services. Focusing on personalized medicine, Admera Health aims to deliver transformative, valuable solutions for patients, physicians, payers, and clinical researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, Biotech, Science / Technology

Freshnews

Actionable Genome Consortium Forms with Cross Disciplinary Leaders...

BOSTON & SEATTLE & HOUSTON & NEW YORK & SAN DIEGO -- -- World-renowned cancer centers and Illumina, Inc. today announced the formation of the Actionable Genome Consortium , an effort to recommend openly published standards for the widespread use of next-generation sequencing to guide decision-making in clinical oncology. The core remit of the AGC is to define the principles and content of the "cancer actionable genome" - a comprehensive description of genomic alterations that define individual patients' tumors.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Scientific Instruments, Biotech, Illumina, Healthcare Industry, Veracode, Oncology, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration

Sat Sep 06, 2014

CiteULike

Swallowing disorders following acute stroke: prevalence and diagnostic accuracy.

We prospectively examined 128 patients with acute first-ever stroke to determine the prevalence of swallowing disorders, the diagnostic accuracy of our clinical assessment of swallowing function compared with videofluoroscopy, and interobserver agreement for the clinical and videofluoroscopic diagnosis of swallowing disorders and aspiration. We found clinical and videofluoroscopic evidence of a swallowing disorder in 51% [95% confidence interval 42-60%] and 64% of patients, respectively, and aspiration in 49% and 22% of patients, respectively.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

MLive.com

U-M signs $16.7M deal to manage operations of Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office

The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office has reached a deal with the University of Michigan, which will allow the university to manage its operations. The Wayne County Commission approved a plan that will allow the University of Michigan to take over operations at the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office.

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Related Topix: Wayne County, MI, Medicine

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Modern Pathology

DICER1 mutations in childhood cystic nephroma and its relationship to DICER1-renal sarcoma

Euclid Ave., St Louis, MO 63110, USA or Division of Pathology, Children’s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA. E-mail: dehner@path.wustl.edu or dashill@childrensnational.org The pathogenesis of cystic nephroma of the kidney has interested pathologists for over 50 years.

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Related Topix: Sarcoma, Medicine, Health, George Washington University, St. Louis, MO, Wilms Tumor

Wed Sep 03, 2014

ABC News

Inquiry finds regional Australians find it hard to access speech pathology services

Speech Pathology Australia says people with communication disorders are being neglected, and it is calling for an increase to public funding for speech pathologists.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Detroit News

Contract would let UM run medical examiner's office in Wayne County

The three-year, $16.7-million contract will allow the county greater access to pathologists, advanced laboratory facilities and forensics through UM, county officials said.

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Related Topix: Wayne County, MI, Medicine

Lake County Record-Bee

BOS approves contract with new pathologist

LAKE COUNTY >> A contract between Lake County and Dr. Jacqueline Benjamin for autopsy services was approved at a Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday after the Lake County Sheriff's Office was left without a pathologist to complete autopsy reports.

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Related Topix: Lake County, CA, Medicine, Ukiah, CA

Sys-Con Media

Definiens to Host the First International Symposium for Tissue Phenomics This Fall

Definiens , the global leader in Tissue Phenomicsa for oncology diagnostics, today announced that registration is now open for the company's inaugural conference, The International Symposium for Tissue Phenomics .

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Related Topix: Definiens, Oncology, Medicine

Sys-Con Media

Voicebrook to Exhibit at CAP '14 -- THE Pathologists' Meeting

This module enables the Pathologist to accurately and efficiently report primary cancer cases using the latest version of CAP eCC checklists.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Product Management

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Rosetta Genomics and Moffitt Cancer Center Enter Into Strategic...

The three-year alliance brings together the resources and talents of Moffitt, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center , with those of Rosetta Genomics, an industry-leading developer of microRNA-based diagnostics, to stimulate new projects and collaborations for the development of diagnostics in areas of unmet medical ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biotech, Rosetta Genomics, National Cancer Institute, Charitable Organizations, Science / Technology, Bioinformatics, Science, Oncology, Medicine

Medical News Today

World Health Organization recommends use of p16 IHC to help diagnose high-grade cervical disease

Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., a member of the Roche Group, has announced that the World Health Organization has issued new guidance recommending the use of p16 immunohistochemistry testing to improve the detection of pre-cancerous cervical disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ventana Medical Systems, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Cervical Cancer, Health, Women's Health

Mon Sep 01, 2014

PR-inside.com

Report Published: "Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review"

The company manufactures and markets medical diagnostic instrument and reagent systems used in slide-based diagnosis of cancer and infectious disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ventana Medical Systems, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Infectious Diseases, Tucson, AZ

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