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Careers in Pathology: Pathology Informatics

September 14, 2021 / Digital Pathology

An interview with Drs. Ul Balis, David McClintock, and Jerome Cheng of the Pathology Informatics team.

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2020 Annual Report Now Available

August 3, 2021 / Annual Report

The Department of Pathology's 2020 Annual Report is now available online. In the report, you will read about the department’s tripartite mission of research, education, and patient care, and learn about the goals of the department’s Strategic Council [...]

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Department of Pathology Shines at 2021 Virtual USCAP Meeting

March 24, 2021 / Anatomic Pathology

The Department of Pathology was well represented at the 110th Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP), held March 13-18, 2021. This year's event was reconstructed into a fully virtual format in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with participants able to tune in and contribute from all over the world. Several of our faculty and trainees were featured at this year's conference. Let's take a moment to recap some key highlights from #USCAP2021.

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And the Answer Is...Check QBank!

February 3, 2021 / Residents

The plethora of knowledge that pathology residents are expected to master – for future practice and especially for Boards – is overwhelmingly immense. Second-year resident, Dr. Ryan Landvater, has been working on a question bank software from scratch, in an effort to make the mastery of pathology knowledge less intimidating. Below is a short interview with Landvater, as well as screenshots of the QBank (beta version)...

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2019 Annual Report Now Available

May 19, 2020 / Announcement

The Department of Pathology 2019 Annual Report is now available online. Our department continues to show outstanding performance and growth and the past year was another example of why our department is one of the best in the world.

In the report, you will read about [...]

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Alex Taylor, MD wins Rodger Haggitt GI Pathology Award

March 16, 2020 / Award

Congratulations to Alex Taylor, MD, 3rd year resident, for winning the first place Rodger Haggitt GI Pathology Award for his platform presentation at USCAP! 

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The Epic Bugsy Application is an Asset

March 4, 2020 / Informatics

The Epic Bugsy Application went live June 3rd with no major issues and under budget. Although this application is used mainly by the Infection Prevention team within MiChart, it relies heavily on Microbiology/Virology data. [...]

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Navigating Change

September 9, 2019 / Insidepath

The Department of Pathology embraces the future while navigating through multiple changes as it settles into its new laboratory home.

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Employee Recognition Reception Honors Members of the Pathology Family

August 26, 2019 / Staff

Staff members were recognized for their years of service and for going above and beyond. 

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New Educational App Utilizes Crowdsourcing

July 30, 2019 / Announcement

Dr. Ulysses Balis has created a new web-based educational tool that allows users to upload cases and get real-time feedback on potential diagnoses. The web-based app, HistoQuery, allows users to [...]

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Fall Orientation for Clinical Investigators

August 16, 2018 / Announcement

8:00 am – 11:30 am |  University Hospital Room UH 2C224

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Michigan Medicine Hospitals Ranked No. 5 in the Nation By U.S. News and World Report

August 14, 2018 / Announcement

Commitments to patient care and innovative technologies earn us top ratings.

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Striving For Zero

August 2, 2018 / Newsletter

Pathology Informatics put together a team to create a new specimen tracking application, in house.

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Pathology Informatics Summit 2018

May 25, 2018 / Conferences

The future is now, and U-M Pathology Informatics is instrumental in showcasing it.

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Expanding Diagnostic Services in Ghana Through Ride-Sharing

March 6, 2018 / Informatics

Some taxis in the northern part of the country will soon have new passengers: pathology samples en route to labs for testing

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New Features Added to Departmental Website

December 8, 2017 / Announcement
 
Notice something different about our website? Updates were recently made to our website that will improve access to information, adding value. We encourage you to explore the site’s new features.
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New Faculty Helps Shape Pathology's Digital Future

October 31, 2017 / Faculty Spotlight
Faculty Spotlight - David McClintock, MD
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David McClintock Named Associate Chief Medical Information Officer Representing Pathology

October 31, 2017 / Announcement
I am delighted to name Dr. David McClintock Associate Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) representing the areas of Pathology and Pathology Informatics within the Office of Clinical Informatics (OCI), effective [...]
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Disruptive Innovations Lead to New Global Impact Opportunities in Pathology

April 11, 2017 / Pathology News
Chief Resident, Cody Carter, MD, writes about the disruptive technological innovations in histology and digital pathology that are shaking up Global Outreach possibilities in the field. He discusses the new opportunities to make a diagnostic impact for patients in Sub-Saharan Africa from the comfort of your office in No Longer an Excuse. Read it in the American Society for Clinical Pathology's quarterly publication, Critical Values.
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Chemistry’s Nick Wesener to Serve Two-Year Term on Alere Informatics’ Advisory Board

December 12, 2016 / Announcement

Kudos to Chemical Pathology’s Nick Wesener, MLS (ASCP)cm, Senior Clinical IT, POC for being selected to serve on the Alere Informatics RALS Advisory Board (RAB). The purpose of the RAB is to facilitate transparent discussion between Alere Informatics and the point-of-care testing community. Topics include issues and trends that may influence the way RALS Point-of-Care Data Management Systems programs are managed. Those selected to serve on this board are considered leaders in the field of point-of-care testing who can provide valuable feedback to Alere Informatics and experience and knowledge to other RALS users.

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Identifying shadow information technology problems in health care industry

May 4, 2016 / Announcement

Dr. Ulysses Balis, M.D.Director of Pathology Informatics, was recently quoted in CAP Todays' Newsbytes.  In the April 2016 news post, Dr. Balis advises on finding, fixing, and foiling shadow IT problems based on his experience here at UMHS.

View the full article online.

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