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AI Can Diagnose Heart Disease and Lung Cancer More Accurately Than Doctors

| February 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

A pair of recently developed AI systems can diagnose lung cancer and heart disease more accurately than human doctors. These AIs have the potential to save billions of dollars and countless lives if widely adopted. Improved Diagnosis Artificial intelligence (AI) has already proven useful in the healthcare industry, and now, two newly developed AI diagnostics systems […]

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So, is the mass 17 cm or 1.7 cm?

| February 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

One of my favorite YouTube videos is entitled “Surgeon vs. Pathologist” but it could easily be “Pulmonologist” or “Gastroenterologist” or “Urologist” or more “vs. Pathologist”. Every pathologist has their own stories about these incidences and cases. The one below really happened to me years ago (parts of it are intermixed with some details of other […]

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He Signs Out By Telepathology While on a Motorcycle – The Most Interesting Pathologist in the World

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

From the very talented DRdoubleB comes another series of videos on YouTube highlighting The Most Interesting Pathologist in the World. This pathologist has us all beat – he definitely is The Most Interesting Pathologist in the World. Who else can sign out cases on their motorcycle by telepathology? Or make tumors differentiate? Who else can […]

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PathVision Helping Pathology

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Faxitron has released a new video highlighting their PathVision in use at Allina Health in Minneapolis. The video discusses how direct imaging of breast pathology specimens in the gross room facilitate coordinated care with radiology and surgery colleagues to identify mass lesions, surgical clips, localization wires and radioactive seeds. This multi-disciplinary approach with real-time specimen […]

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The Knife Sharpener and Jimmy – Part 2

| April 19, 2017 | 1 Comment

In my previous post, The Knife Sharpener and Jimmy – Part 1 I wrote briefly about growing up outside of Chicago in a suburb called Cicero. For lack of a better word, Jimmy was perhaps as close a friend as anyone could have in that neighborhood. But one learned from an early age to be […]

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Scan, Store. and Share Your Slides with Ease – ViewsIQ Launches Panoptiq 4 at USCAP 2017

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Having a digital slide is only half the story. With Panoptiq, you can quickly scan your slide with your existing microscope, upload it to our cloud-based portal, and instantly share it with your colleagues. Collaborations are made easy with the ability to include case notes and other modality images to your slide, which can be […]

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My Visit to Huron Digital Pathology

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Growing up in Chicago, Canada was a place that my father told me provided “virgin” lakes for fishing we would visit before anyone else (supposedly). Canada also supplied the United States with hockey players and acid rain while we provided them baseball players and a lot of people fishing in virgin lakes buying their Canadian […]

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Glencoe Software and ZEISS Partner to Build Open Source File Reader for Whole Slide Imaging

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Interesting press release from Glencoe Software and ZEISS this morning. ZEISS is commissioning Glencoe to do custom work that is being made available to the whole community for free. An interesting approach to the whole question of open data and standardization. Seattle, August 30, 2016 – Glencoe Software, the world-leading supplier of image data management […]

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Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Staff Shares Insights on How Digital Pathology is Transforming Tissue Diagnostics 

| August 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pathology professionals at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital in the U.K. discuss how they’re using Roche digital pathology solutions to transform tissue diagnostics. Learn how they’re streamlining collaboration, particularly in their multidisciplinary meetings, and using digital technology in educating new pathologists. 

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Why Should Pathologists Engage in Social Media?

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments


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ZDoggMD In Da Lab

| May 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

ZDoggMD is of course Dr. Zubin Damania, a physician and CEO and Founder of Las Vegas-based Turntable Health – a new health clinic located in and part of Tony Hsieh’s Downtown Project. He is known for his music videos, parodies and comedy sketches about contemporary medical issues and working in the medical field. He hits the […]

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$40 Pathology Report Reads and Understanding Your Pathology Report

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Every once in awhile something hits my Facebook feed that makes me wonder how it got there and who means what by it. Beyond the family updates, births, deaths, marriages, divorces, Cubs and Blackhawk updates most recently, I saw one for “Find Out What All Those Numbers Mean – Pathology Reports”. The post (and the […]

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Labs and Pathologists: How to Assess Business Arrangements with Referring Physicians to Avoid Compliance Concerns

| February 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Labs and Pathologists: How to Assess Business Arrangements with Referring Physicians to Avoid Compliance Concerns Thursday, February 18, 2016 @ 11 a.m. PST   Register Now! YOUR PRESENTER: Richard S. Cooper, Chair, National Healthcare Practice Group, and Co-chair, Healthcare Restructuring Practice Group, McDonald Hopkins As operating expenses increase and reimbursements continue to fall, referring physicians […]

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WSJ: The Doctor the NFL Tried to Silence

| November 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jeanne Marie Laskas of The Wall Street Journal recently published an excellent story about Dr. Bennet Omalu, the neuropathologist who published “Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in a National Football League Player” and the NFL’s response to his publication and his conclusions.  His humble beginnings, hard work, dedication and subsequently his fight for what he believed in following […]

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