How Pathologists Can Improve a Patient’s Journey from Diagnosis to Treatment

| October 14, 2014

Honored to be mentioned in this CAP podcast at It is time for pathologists to stand up and become patient advocates.

Digital pathology will be required to respond to patient/consumer driven services for timely, rapid, accurate and reliable transmission and transfer of pathology data across healthcare systems as patient’s seek second and third opinions.

When Kimberly Jewett was first diagnosed with breast cancer at 31, she not only confronted the complexities of treatment decisions, but also managing the transfer of her pathology slides, blocks and reports among various doctors and hospitals. In this CAPcast, two-time breast cancer survivor Kimberly Jewett talks about how pathologists can be important advocates for breast cancer patients.


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