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Pathology

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Switched Pathology Specimen Results in Errant Prostate Surgery, $1 Million Settlement

Both urology clinic and pathology lab denied liability, so they shared payment of damages.

Posted 03/06/12 | Post a comment

Lawsuit Alleging Doctor Withheld Pathology Findings Allowed to Proceed

Patient claims doctor concealed report indicating no signs of prostate cancer

Posted 02/23/12 | Post a comment

Pathology Sample Switch Results in $175k Jury Award

Error incorrectly diagnosed patient with cancer, led to unnecessary surgery.

Posted 11/28/11 | Post a comment

7 Steps to Effective Specimen Handling

Professional organization's guidelines eliminate the risk of error.

Posted 08/26/11 | Post a comment

Can You Pass This Pathology Quiz?

Test your knowledge of proper specimen handling and packaging protocols.

Posted 08/07/11 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | 5 comments

Thinking of Buying...Pathology Services

Finding the right lab to entrust with your tissue specimens.

Posted 01/12/10 | James L. Stilley, MHA, FACHE, CASC | Post a comment

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4 Innovations in Anatomic Pathology

Posted 07/05/09 | Joon Yim, MD; Olga Falkowski, MD | Post a comment

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Is Your Staff Handling Specimens Properly?

Posted 06/06/09 | Charlene DiNobile, RN, MEd, CNOR, CNAA, CST; Lisa Reed, CST, RN, MS, CNOR | Post a comment

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Path Results: By Mail or By Phone?

Posted 03/09/09 | Monica Clayton, BS, CGRN | Post a comment

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Reducing Path Errors From the OR to the Lab

Posted 02/07/09 | V. Raman Sukumar, MD | Post a comment

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