At University of Kansas, Radiologist and Pathologist Improve Diagnostic Concordance

Use of digital pathology imaging allows both specialists to jointly review cases In a pioneering effort at The University of Kansas, a radiologist and a pathologist are working side by side to review each other’s primary images and issue an integrated diagnostic report for breast cancer patients. The big surprise from this groundbreaking collaboration is a measurable improvement in diagnostic accuracy, leading to improved patient outcomes. By reaching across the traditional silos that separate...

Pathologist and Radiologists Head toward a Collision… or Will It Be a Collaboration!

How much longer will anatomic pathologists spend the majority of their time in a quiet office, viewing glass slides through a microscope? Will radiologists and pathologists soon collaborate on diagnosing the patient and jointly releasing an integrated patient report to the referring physician? Should you think these scenarios are several years into the future, you may be surprised to learn that first-mover pathology groups and radiology groups are in the earliest stages of fully-digital...
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