Thought Leadership

Accuracy of Diagnosis is a leading topic for many in the healthcare industry. We have an opportunity to challenge the status quo for quality assurance and create exceptional outcomes for patients. Here are a collection of pieces by leaders in the industry leaders and professionals who are advocating change.

Journal Articles


Study of Quality Assurance Programs in Anatomic Pathology that Drive Improved Proficiency, Reduce Cost and Enhance Positive Patient Outcomes
Journal of Molecular Biomarkers & Diagnosis– 2016, 7:5

Diagnostic Error In Health Care
National Academy of Science:Health and Medicine-2015. Improving Diagnosis in Health Care

New Ways Doctors Reach Agreement on Patient Diagnosis
Wall Street Journal : June 9, 2015

Exploring Diagnostic Accuracy in Cancer
National Coalition on Health Care

A Framework for Evaluating Diagnostic Discordance in Pathology Discovered During Research Studies
Arch Pathol Lab Med – Vol 138, July 2014

Bringing Diagnosis Into the Quality and Safety Equations
American Medical Association 2012

Peer (Case) Review in Anatomic Pathology Can Drive Improved Proficiency June, 2014

White Papers, Reports, Webinars

Why Current Breast Pathology Practices Must Be Evaluated
Susan G. Komen for the Cure White Paper: June 2006

Strategies to Enhance Quality Assurance in Anatomic Pathology
Webinar by Mark Priebe MT (ASCP) SBB: February 20, 2014

Can Digital Pathology Result in Cost Savings?
J Pathol Inform Research Article: August 28, 2014

Demonstrating Quality in Anatomic Pathology: Where Is It Headed?

Webinar by Jared N. Schwartz, M.D., Ph.D., F.C.A.P
Recorded June 4, 2015

In The News

Outpatient Diagnostic Errors Affect 1 in 20 U.S. Adults
AHRQ Study – April 2014