Free Webinar: Significance and Practical Applications of ATA Clinical Guidelines for Telepathology

| December 22, 2014

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apilogo-smThe Association for Pathology Informatics (API) is please to invite you to API’s joint webinar with the American Telemedicine Association (ATA)ata


Date: Tuesday, January 20, 2014

Time: 12:00-1:00 pm EST


lpLiron Pantanowitz, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology & Biomedical Informatics, Director of Cytology University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Shadyside, Director Pathology Informatics Fellowship, Department of Pathology, UPMC Shadyside, UPMC

Andrew Evans, MD, PhD, Staff Pathologist and Associate Professor, Director of Telepathology, University Health Network, Laboratory Medicine Program Toronto General Hospital

This joint webinar with the Association of Pathology Informatics (API) and American Telemedicine Association (ATA) will address the impact of the new ATA Clinical Guidelines for Telepathology. The guideline, published in August 2014, is an update to the original 1999 ATA guideline and provides new and updated guidance on specific applications, practice, benefits, limitations, and regulatory issues that may arise in the practice. This dynamic document will continue to aeevolve as the technology and applications change, but is designed to act as a guide to practitioners looking to implement telepathology.  Key points to be discussed in this webinar include:

*        The current state of telepathology and its various modalities

*        Overview of ATA telepathology guidelines

*        Significance and practical applications of guidelines

*        Points to be addressed in future versions of the guidelines

Please join Guidelines Work Group members and experts in the field, Liron Pantanowitz, MD, and Andrew Evans, MD, PhD, as they help interpret and practically apply the most important points from the guideline.  To register for this free webinar, go to:

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