Practical Pathology Informatics

Practical Pathology Informatics

Practical Pathology Informatics introduces and demystifies a variety of topics in the broad discipline of pathology informatics with a focus on issues of particular relevance to the practicing anatomic pathologist. Early chapters contain basic information about computers and databases which is applicable to any discipline, with the later chapters containing more anatomic pathology specific topics. Chapters […]

Challenges of the "Omics" Future and Pathology Informatics Systems: Are We--Pathologists, Clinicians, And Consumers--Ready?(Report)

Challenges of the “Omics” Future and Pathology Informatics Systems: Are We–Pathologists, Clinicians, And Consumers–Ready?(Report)

The health care industry is undergoing one of the most massive transformations ever seen in any industry. (1) There will be an escalation of challenges facing the health care industry in the next few decades. Among these challenges are the proliferation of new technology and clinical information management systems, especially the utilization of shared electronic […]

What Hematopathology Tells US About the Future of Pathology Informatics (Special Section--First World Congress on Pathology Informatics) (Report)

What Hematopathology Tells US About the Future of Pathology Informatics (Special Section–First World Congress on Pathology Informatics) (Report)

The Changing Role of the Pathologist In 1900, the laboratory information system for the University of Michigan was a single leather-bound ledger with handwritten diagnoses. Amazingly, a substantial number of the entries did not list the patient’s name and were identified only as specimens submitted by a particular doctor. At a time when there were […]

Pathology Informatics, An Issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics, E-Book

Pathology Informatics, An Issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics, E-Book

This issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics takes a departure from its presentation of Differential Diagnosis, Histopathology, Staging, and Prognosis of tumors in different anatomic sites. This special issue is devoted to  topics in pathology informatics as they relate to the practice of surgical pathology. Topics include: Basics of Information Systems (Hardware, Software); Networks, Interfaces and […]