This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




Text Version    RSS    Subscribe    Unsubscribe    Archive    Media Kit    October 29, 2014


 




41st Annual Anatomic Pathology Conference

Feb. 13-15, 2015 at Disney's Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida

You are invited to join the Florida Society of Pathologists at the 41st Annual Anatomic Pathology Conference at Disney's Contemporary Resort® in beautiful Lake Buena Vista, Florida!

READ MORE




'Genetic Testing Handbook' provides pathologists, lab managers with comprehensive reference for clinical genome and exome sequencing
Dark Daily
Clinical use of gene sequencing information has advanced to the point where a team of genetic experts has compiled and issued the Genetic Testing Handbook. The goal of the clinical genome and exome sequencing (CGES) handbook is to provide clinicians — including pathologists and clinical laboratory scientists — with a useful reference tool.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Large, nationwide study links enterovirus to type 1 diabetes
Medscape
Childhood infection with enterovirus increases the risk of developing type 1 diabetes, new research from Taiwan indicates. This is the first nationwide, retrospective cohort study of the association between type 1 diabetes and enterovirus infection, says Dr. Li, who with lead author Dr. Hsiao-Chuan Lin, also of China Medical University, and colleagues have published their work in Diabetologia.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Here's what would happen if Ebola was stolen from a lab
TIME
Scientists routinely study deadly pathogens like Ebola in order to find ways to fight them and discover potential cures. But what would happen if a sample of Ebola was taken from a lab illegally? Under federal regulations, Ebola is considered a "select agent and toxin" that has the "potential to pose a severe threat to public health and safety," and it's illegal to possess, use or transfer a deadly pathogen to another individual without a certificate from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, says John Kraemer, an expert on infectious diseases and the law at Georgetown University's Department of Health Systems Administration.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Cigna sues Virginia clinical lab for $84 million
Hartford Courant
Two business units of Cigna Corp. are suing a Virginia-based clinical lab for $84 million, alleging the laboratory unlawfully waived out-of-pocket expenses for patients while billing the insurer at "exorbitant and unjustified 'phantom' rates." Connecticut General Life Insurance Co. and Cigna Health and Life Insurance Co. filed the lawsuit against Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc., of Richmond, Va., on Oct. 15 in U.S. District Court in Connecticut.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Google partners to create cancer genomics cloud platform
HIT Consultant
The Research at Google team is partnering with the Institute for Systems Biology and SRA International, Inc to develop a Cancer Genomics Cloud. The platform will serve as a large-scale data repository and provide the computational infrastructure necessary to carry out cancer genomics research at unprecedented scales.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Lab technician: Intense but fulfilling job
Chicago Tribune
Denisa Mateev said her job as a hospital laboratory associate can be rewarding — and intense. Mateev, 32, works at NorthShore University Health Systems in Evanston, Illinois, where her job as a laboratory scientist involves performing sophisticated testing and analysis on different specimens, such as blood, urine, cerebrospinal fluid, nasal fluid and genital swabs to help physicians make a diagnosis.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Understanding of genomic landscape of thyroid cancer
News Medical
A new comprehensive analysis of thyroid cancer from The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network has identified markers of aggressive tumors, which could allow for better targeting of appropriate treatments to individual patients. The finding suggests the potential to reclassify the disease based on genetic markers and moves thyroid cancer into a position to benefit more from precision medicine.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Physician-patient email communication on rise
Health Data Management
A new study from Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) offers some early insights into the effects of increasing numbers of emailed communications on doctors, suggesting that reimbursement models and physician workflow may need to adjust to accommodate message management.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE

Disclaimer: The authors, editors, and the Florida Society of Pathologists (FSP) Executive Committee affiliated with "Florida Pathology Today" e-Newsletter cannot and do not warrant the completeness, accuracy, non-infringement, merchantability, timeliness or fitness for a particular purpose of the information or views contained within this publication, or available through the links provided within articles contained within this publication.

FSP has no control over and does not officially endorse the content of the information available on the links contained in the "Florida Pathology Today" or links imbedded in articles within the "Florida Pathology Today." These links are provided as a courtesy only. Linked sites are not a part of the "Florida Pathology Today." The owners of those linked sites, and not FSP, own the intellectual property rights to the material on the linked sites. FSP cannot certify the accuracy of material published on linked sites. Additionally, the contents of this e-Newsletter and the above referenced links, including any advice, suggestions, and/or recommendations have NOT been generated as part of any professional evaluation.

The authors, editors, webmasters, and the FSP Board of Directors affiliated with the "Florida Pathology Today" e-Newsletter shall not be liable to anyone for any loss or injury caused in whole or in part by its negligence or contingencies beyond its control in procuring, compiling, interpreting, reporting or delivering this e-Newsletter and any information included in this e-Newsletter.

Under no circumstances will the authors, editors, webmasters, and the FSP Board of Directors affiliated with the "Florida Pathology Today" be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or any action taken by you or anyone else in reliance on such information or view, or for any incidental, consequential, special, or similar damages even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

The above warranties are the only warranties of any kind either expressed or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.

 



Pathology Today
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Esther Cho, Content Editor, 469.420.2671  
Contribute news


Learn how to add us to your safe sender list so our emails get to your inbox.

This edition of Pathology Today was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here — it's free!

Recent issues

Oct. 15, 2014
Oct. 1, 2014
Sept. 17, 2014
Sept. 3, 2014






7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063