Esoteric Anatomic Pathology Testing Is Goal of New Pact between PAML and CellNetix

Agreement calls for both parties to collaborate in offering esoteric and reference anatomic pathology services nationally It is an effort to align their clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology  services to the evolving needs of hospitals, physicians and other providers. To achieve this goal, two laboratory organizations in the Pacific Northwest finalized months of negotiations and inked an agreement that involves an equity investment and the creation of a new esoteric anatomic pathology...

FDA Clears First Mobile Radiology Diagnostic App. Is Digital Pathology Next?

Image quality of wireless device screens may already be good enough for basic digital pathology use When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently cleared—for the first time—a mobile application (app) for Radiology Diagnostics, it set the scene for similar mobile apps to gain FDA clearance for use in evaluating digital pathology images. Both pathologists and clinical laboratory managers are likely to be intrigued with how swiftly mobile computing technology can adapted for use with...

American Pathology Partners Announces Acquisition of Laboratory Assets of Palm Beach Pathology

This is APP’s third acquisition of an anatomic pathology laboratory since 2008 Earlier today, it was announced that American Pathology Partners had acquired the anatomic pathology laboratory assets of Palm Beach Pathology, the private pathology practice located in West Palm Beach, Florida. No purchase price was disclosed. Consistent with its business model, American Pathology Partners (APP) purchased the pathology laboratory owned and operated by Palm Beach Pathology, along with its staff and...

British Researchers Working on a Way to Use Cell Phones to Perform Pathology Tests for STDs

Clinical laboratory-on-a-chip would cost under £1 and allow young people to test themselves for sexually-transmitted diseases Some wags call a new diagnostic testing concept the “pee in the cell phone” pathology lab test. The humor is directed at cell phone-based medical laboratory tests under development in the hopes that this confidential and private diagnostic test method will encourage more young people to undergo testing for sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs). Newspapers in the United...
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