APMG Awarded Contract for Pathology Services at Four Adventist Hospitals in Northern California
APMG was awarded the contract to provide pathology services to four Adventist Hospitals in Northern California: St. Helena Hospital Napa Valley, Ukiah Valley Medical Center, St. Helena Clear Lake, and Frank R. Howard Memorial Hospital. APMG prepared a comprehensive request for proposal and interviewed with administration and medical staff. Pictured above are members of the interview team: (L to R) James Harris, MD, Meredith Peake, MD, APMG President, and APMG Group Administrator Stanette Kennebrew.
APMG Pathologist Galen Cortina Named President of Gastrointestinal Pathology Society
Galen Cortina, MD, APMG pathologist at Hollywood Presbyterian Memorial Medical Center, was named President of the prestigious Rodger C. Haggitt GI Pathology Society. The announcement was made at this year's meeting in Boston. The group is the leading medical society for gastrointestinal pathology.
Dr. Eric Glassy Meets with President of Japanese Society of Pathology
Dr. Glassy snapped a selfie with Hironobu Sasano, MD, PhD, the Deputy Dean of Tohoku University School of Medicine and President of the Japanese Society of Pathology. Dr. Sasano and Dr. Glassy met to exchange ideas and discuss international trends in digital pathology. By their expressions, seems like it was a serious meeting. The two doctors met at Leica-BioSystems in Vista, California.
Dr. Robin Moore Participates in "Doctors on Call" for Providence Little Company of Mary Hospital, Torrance
On September 17th, Dr. Moore participated in the Providence event “Doctors on Call”. A select few physicians and surgeons were invited to participate in this call-in program in partnership with CBS channel 2 and KCAL channel 9. The phone lines were open for 2 hours for people to call in and ask questions on prostate and breast cancer. You can view a video and photographs from the event here.
Dr. Milon Amin Authors Content for Upcoming Pathology Informatics Reference Series
Dr. Amin, APMG Pathologist, has authored content for Elsevier’s upcoming series “Pathology Informatics: An Issue in Surgical Pathology Clinics.” This series includes 30 chapter articles written by several nationally (and internationally) recognized pathologists, bringing concepts of pathology informatics into practice. The series is slated for release, both online and in print, in summer 2015.
Dr. Eric Glassy, APMG Pathologist, Presented at IAP 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand
In continuation of decades of practice experience in the digital realm of pathology, Dr. Eric Glassy, distinguished APMG pathologist, gave two talks at the 2014 International Academy of Pathology (IAP) Congress in Bangkok, Thailand. The Congress ran from October 5th through October 10th. It served as the key meeting place for not only pathologists, but all healthcare professionals from all continents. This international exhibition showcases a rich diversity of learning experiences, products, services and technology to drive the field of medicine. The congress includes exceptional scientific programs and workshops presented by world-class speakers and experts in this field. Dr. Glassy gave a luncheon symposium on the "Power of Digital Pathology", followed by a seminar on how to implement digital pathology. Joining Dr. Glassy for the latter talk was Jared Schwartz, MD and Lewis Hassell, MD. Details can be found here.
Stanette Kennebrew, APMG Administrator, is Program Co-Chair for American Pathology Foundation National Seminar in October 2014
Stanette Kennebrew, Administrator for APMG, brings her leadership abilities and management skills to the American Pathology Foundation (APF). She is program co-chair with Dr. Kelly Chase, APMG Pathologist, for the APF’s 2014 Seminar: “Pathology Practice Management: Leadership and Management Skills for Practice Success” in Dearborn, MI. This seminar, which takes place on October 30th and 31st 2014, will equip pathology practice managers’ and pathologists’ with practical management skills over many categories, including leadership strategies, financial planning, latest accreditation and compliance updates, data privacy and security, informatics, and much more. Check out this link for details on an important presentation she will give at this meeting...
Dr. Thomas Hirose, Transfusion Medicine Specialist for APMG, Presented at American Red Cross Fall 2014 Seminar
APMG pathologist and transfusion medicine specialist Dr. Thomas G. Hirose presented at the American Red Cross Fall 2014 Community Education Program in Long Beach, CA. His presentation will cover essential concepts in Practical Hemostasis and Thrombosis for the CLS Case Studies in Coagulation. Given the sheer number of patients undergoing blood transfusions each day, an understanding of hemostasis and thrombosis is absolutely vital in healthcare; many healthcare staff benefitted from this learning opportunity on October 9th, 2014, at the VA (Veterans Administration) Center in Long Beach... See this link for more details.
Dr. Glassy Receives Excellence in Education Award at CAP 14
After receiving the Excellence in Education Award at CAP14, Dr. Glassy whipped out his cell phone and took a selfie with the CAP president, Gene Herbek, MD, FCAP.
APMG Featured at 2014 USCAP National Meeting
APMG was represented at the internationally-acclaimed United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) 2014 Meeting in San Diego, CA. In conjunction with The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), APMG pathologist Dr. Milon Amin presented two posters covering the feasibility of select open source quick texts/templates and non-medical voice-transcription services in pathology practices. Such investigations represent APMG’s ongoing commitment to continually investigate and harness pathology informatics solutions in real-world practice scenarios. Additional information on USCAP 2014 can be found here.