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Quality Assurance Regs to Tighten for UK Labs

CEO SUMMARY: In the United Kingdom, a window of opportunity has opened for improving the quality assurance activities of pathology and histopathology laboratories. Last week, at the Frontiers in Laboratory Medicine conference, the newly-published “Pathology Quality Assurance Review” was the focus of several keynote sessions. One recommendation is to develop key assurance indicators (KAIs) that

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Digital Pathology Enables UCLA–China Lab Connection

CEO SUMMARY: Digital pathology holds the promise of interconnecting pathologists around the globe in ways that advance diagnostic accuracy and improve patient outcomes. One pioneering digital pathology collaboration involves the pathology departments at the medical schools of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China.

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DIGITAL PATHOLOGY

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September 21, 2009 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

In Dover, Delaware, entrepreneur pathologist Ray Sukumar, M.D., earned a unique distinction. Earlier this summer, Sukumar was granted a patent for his unique design of a compact histopathology laboratory in a standard delivery van. That accomplishment earned recognition by the Delaware Economic Office. Sukumar, who founded Doctors Pathology Service (DPS) in 2003, has created a

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