Unstructured Data Is a Target for New Collaboration Involving IBM’s Watson Health and Others; Could Help Pathologists and Radiologists Generate New Revenue

If this medical imaging collaborative develops a way to use the unstructured data in radiology images and anatomic pathology reports, it could create a new revenue stream for pathologists Unstructured data has been regularly recognized as one Achilles heel for the anatomic pathology profession. It means invaluable information about the cancers and other diseases diagnosed by surgical pathologists are “locked up,” making it difficult for this information to be accessed in efforts to advance...

Why Your Ford Mustang or Toyota Prius Will Soon Test Drivers for Glucose Levels and Perform Other Medical Laboratory Tests

Pathologists take note! In-car health management services are intended to further patient-centered healthcare If a smartphone can be configured to perform a medical laboratory test, then why can’t some clinical lab tests be performed by an automobile? Believe it or not, several car companies are preparing to introduce these types of features into their automobiles in coming years! First out of the box with the concept of “lab testing in an automobile” are carmakers Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F)...
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