Tag: pathology information systems

Full Pathology Digitization Is Becoming Feasible

CEO SUMMARY: Advances in computer hardware, software and support systems such as scanners are bringing the era of full pathology digitization closer to reality. Last week, in San Diego, California, an enthusiastic crowd of several hundred gathered to learn how laboratories, hospitals, and researchers are taking the first steps to digitize different areas of pathology

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Sunquest, Towers Perrin, Aetna, Quest Diagnostics, Roche Diagnostics, Careside

EXPECT A FASCINATING competitive battle in the market for anatomic pathology software now that Cerner Corporation is acquiring Dynamic Healthcare Technologies, Inc. (DHT)

DHT is the developer and owner of CoPathPlus™ , used by many pathology group practices around the country. One authorized reseller of CoPathPlus is Sunquest Information

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Merger Creates “New” Pathology Competitor

CEO SUMMARY: Pathology business consolidation and regionalization continues. Pathology Consultants of America, Inc. (PCA) and PathSOURCE, Inc. announced their intention to merge last month. The combined company will be called Inform DX, Inc. and will compete nationally for anatomic pathology business. Inform DX represents a new business model for the anatomic pathology profession.


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Improved 3rd Quarter Performance Posted By National Laboratories

Third quarter financial performance at all three national laboratories improved over the same period of 1997. It is an important sign that the three companies are stabilizing their finances.

All three national laboratories continue to emphasize cost-cutting as a major corporate priority. That is to be expected, since increased penetration of managed healthcare maintains a downward

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