Pathology specialty

Innovations

Health System Offers Routine Tests Without Need for Physician Order, Enhancing Access for Small but Growing Number of Satisfied Patients 05/04/12

Since 2005, through a program known as SelfTest, Sentara Healthcare Consolidated Laboratories has allowed patients to request up to 20 routine blood tests without a physician order,...

Pathology Team Provides Patient-Specific Interpretations of Test Results, Reducing Ordering Errors and Speeding Up Diagnostic Process 12/08/09

Pathologists at Massachusetts General Hospital provide a paragraph of patient-specific analysis as a supplement to traditional reporting of laboratory test results. The paragraph, which takes into...

Joint Radiologist–Pathologist Review of Diagnostic Findings Improves Care of Patients Being Screened for Breast Cancer 11/30/09

A pathologist and radiologists at the University of Kansas Medical Center meet weekly via audio-video conference to view pathology findings and radiologic digital images simultaneously and...

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