Personalized Medicine Experts Call on Pathology Profession to Create a New Breed of Pathologist

‘National Agenda’ seeks to marshal efforts to sharpen the clinical impact of pathology in the genomics era Pathologists are being urged to seize the high ground as the unfolding revolutions in genomics and bioinformatics create unprecedented capabilities to more accurately diagnose patients and guide the selection of appropriate therapies. Two experts in these fields have come together to issue a call to action for the pathology profession, stating that pathologists need to be prepared for the...

IBM Invests $100 Million in Healthcare Informatics, but That is Not Unusual for IBM

Company will develop solutions for new reimbursement models, evidence-based care, and supporting health service delivery needs Earlier this fall, IBM Corporation (NYSE: IBM) announced plans to invest $100 million specifically to advance IBM capabilities in three key areas of healthcare informatics. That seemed like a big deal that might affect clinical pathology, since IBM is one of the information technology (IT) giants in the United States. However, Dark Daily editors made a surprising...
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