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Newsbytes, 3/16

March 2016—Digital consults: options for getting from here to there: The U.S. digital pathology consultation marketplace is steadily gaining ground, largely owing to increased demand for international consultations. And those delving into digital consults are making a three-pronged decision: build your own system, install an off-the-shelf software solution, or sign up with a Web-based digital consultation network.

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Newsbytes, 8/15

August 2015—How one pathologist made use of artificial intelligence: Like many pathologists, Jay J. Ye, MD, PhD, longed to spend less time preparing reports and more time interpreting slides and rendering diagnoses. Rather than dedicating half of his workday to what he considers secretarial tasks, the dermatopathologist wanted to devote the lion’s share of his hours in the lab toward applying the knowledge and skills he developed during his years of medical training and practice.

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Cerner partnership lands massive DOD EHR deal

Aug. 7, 2015—A partnership among Leidos Inc., Cerner, and Accenture Federal Services was awarded a $4.3 billion contract to modernize the Department of Defense’s electronic health records system. The contract asks the partnership to deliver an “off-the-shelf” EHR solution along with “integration activities and deployment across the Military Health System,” the DOD said. The initial contract is for two years, ...

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Cerner will replace military’s AP LIS

July 16, 2015—The Defense Health Agency has selected Cerner, which competed and successfully won an award, to replace the Military Health System’s existing anatomic pathology laboratory information system. Cerner will issue its CoPathPlus software licenses and implement server hardware, peripheral equipment and services throughout all Department of Defense military treatment facility anatomic pathology laboratories around the world. The CoPathPlus deployment ...

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Newsbytes, 5/15

May 2015—A lab IT strategic plan: from guidance to lessons learned: For those with even the slightest bit of health care business acumen, it should come as no surprise that when health systems expand quickly through mergers and acquisitions, hospital labs often struggle to communicate and cooperate with their counterparts at far-flung sister sites. Faced with such a challenge, the lab at the rapidly growing Geisinger Health System embraced a solution.

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