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HPV primary screening for cervical cancer—an interview with Ritu Nayar, MD

Nayar2Dr. Nayar, professor of pathology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, is co-chair of the Cytopathology Education and Technology Consortium, president of the American Society of Cytopathology, and a member of the CAP Cytopathology Committee. She spoke with CAP TODAY recently about the FDA advisory committee’s recommendation on cervical cancer screening. Read more

May 13–16, Pathology Informatics Summit 2014

With lab informatics, better to give than to receive—If you had a colleague who was brilliant, experienced, and insightful, but who for some reason didn’t volunteer helpful information … Read more
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Homing in on FISH analysis

An Applied Spectral Imaging April 8 webinar explains the company’s product, Tissue Match, in which a pathologist uses a brightfield H&E or IHC review to mark the exact region of interest for FISH scanning. The FISH technician then knows the exact area to analyze. Read more on how to register.

IHC’s role in diagnostic prostate pathology

A review paper released by cancer diagnostics firm Dako aims to provide prostate pathologists a comprehensive reference on the use of various prostate markers, as well as their limitations. Download the paper.

Remote slide viewing goes real-time

Keith J. Kaplan, MD, discusses his lab’s experience with the Sakura VisionTek Digital Microscope. At the Digital Pathology Blog, Dr. Kaplan calls the system “a must-see for real-time applications with point-to-point case sharing.” Read more.

Why labs need to own genomic data

In this HIStalk interview, Partners HealthCare pathology project director Lyman Garniss addresses the challenge laboratories face in managing genomic information, how EMR systems still fall short when compared with LIS, and the promise of biorepositories.

How to tap the value of your lab’s data

Executives at LIS company Orchard Software share specific ways that the laboratory can deliver for its facility and its customers in a value-based reimbursement world. Watch the video.

Video Series: The future of the lab in health care

CAP TODAY publisher Bob McGonnagle met with Orchard Software for a series of “roundtable discussions” on various topics surrounding the laboratory and informatics. Watch videos.

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