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Mass Spectrometry, Collaboration Produce Dramatic Results

CEO SUMMARY: When the Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine at the Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, worked with the Pharmacy Services Department, the outcome was a dramatic reduction in the time needed to more accurately identify and treat the pathogens causing gram-negative bloodstream infections. This successful program reduced the average length of stay by

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How Digital Pathology Helps Pathologists Deliver Added Value

“Pathologists have the opportunity to take on a new clinical role as the integrator
of all that digital pathology information, in combination with the patient’s other clinical data collected from a wide variety of sources.”

—Dirk G. Soenksen, M.S., M.B.A., Founder and CEO, Aperio
CEO Summary: During the 1990s, the pathology profession was exploring ways to use telepathology

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Serious Problems Plague Newfoundland Laboratory

CEO SUMMARY: Newfoundland’s St. John laboratory was rocked by revelations in February that its cyclosporine testing was flawed, exposing patients to the harmful affects from inappropriately high doses of the immunosuppressant drug. Within weeks of this news, the Chief of Laboratory Medicine resigned. Now a team from Toronto’s University Health Network (UHN) is at the

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