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2017 Pulmonary Pathology Society 10th Biennial Meeting

Interest in lung disease has exploded in recent years due to a staggering number of developments in diagnosis and treatment. Where there was once no hope, there is now optimism and excitement. The Pulmonary Pathology Society is the world’s largest organization of experts in lung pathology. Our 2017 Biennial Meeting will take place at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile on June 13 through 16.

Improve triaging in the ED
A new assay delivers a higher standard of cardiac care

Improve triaging in the ED: A new assay delivers a higher standard of cardiac care. “Is it a heart attack, or something less serious?” Every day, thousands of symptomatic patients ask emergency department (ED) physicians that very question. Over the years, as diagnostic tools for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), commonly known as a heart attack, have advanced, physicians can provide increasingly accurate answers to that question. Unfortunately, diagnostic gaps still exist that can result in poor patient outcomes.

Digital pathology association stands behind FDA’s approval of marketing whole slide imaging system

April 13, 2017—The Digital Pathology community is in full support of the FDA’s landmark announcement that Philips Whole Slide Imaging (WSI) system, IntelliSite, can be marketed for primary diagnosis. This technology facilitates review of digital surgical pathology slides with remote sign out capabilities, and poses a significant benefit to both pathologists and patients alike.

POC testing management and integration

Dec. 2, 2016—A new white paper from Orchard Software titled “Point-of-care Testing: The Great Boom Ahead” discusses the history of …

What pharmacogenomics can make possible

Oct. 5, 2016—Clinical laboratories and pathology groups ought to master the emerging areas of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics that open the …

Learn about molecular testing for M. pneumoniae

Sept. 14, 2016—Donna Mayne, the microbiology, serology, and molecular laboratory manager at Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Fla., outlines …

How Zika interferes with normal fetal development

Aug. 29, 2016—An Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine study analyzes evidence from nine postmortem examinations and related studies of …

How pathologists can lead in value-based care

Aug. 19, 2016—Pathologists have an opportunity to thrive and be health care team leaders in the coming world of accountable …

IHC testing’s impact on skin cancer

May 18, 2016—A free webinar sponsored by Sigma-Aldrich will review the utility of immunohistochemical testing with markers such as S-100, …

Managing molecular information in the lab

March 17, 2016—As molecular technology and personalized medicine increasingly becomes the default position for clinical diagnostics laboratories, these modalities place …

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