High School Student Develops Diagnostic Pathology Testing Application that Increases Sensitivity of FNA Testing for Breast Cancer

Pathologists take heed! Teenagers are taking off-the-self technology and creating useful new clinical laboratory tests for cancer and other diseases For the second time in recent weeks, a teenager has made national news for developing a medical laboratory test that can more accurately diagnose disease when compared to methodologies currently used by clinical laboratories and pathology groups. Pathologists and clinical chemists have good reason to ask what is different about the science taught...

Vermont Enacts Nation’s First Single-Payer Healthcare System Amid Controversy

Still not known is how pathologists and clinical laboratories will be paid for medical lab tests In classic cart-before-the-horse thinking, Vermont enacted a law to institute a single-payer universal-coverage healthcare system within the state, starting in 2017. However, this law does not specify how the new healthcare system will be funded. That is the next challenge for the Vermont legislature. Dark Daily suspects that anatomic pathology groups and clinical laboratories in the Green Mountain...
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