POSTER SESSION II
Monday, February 28, 2011   1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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Title and Authors
Mislabeling Rates of Cases, Specimens, Blocks and Slides; a College of American Pathologists Study of 136 Institutions.
RE Nakhleh, MO Idowu, R Souers, LG Bekeris - Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville; VCU Health System, Richmond, VA; Phoenixville Hospital, PA; College of American Pathologists, Northfield, IL
Improving Patient Safety: Root Cause Analysis of Surgical Pathology Reports Released on Wrong Patients.
S Shuja, B Villas, K Lee - University of Florida, College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Jacksonville
Enhancing Peri-Operative Tissue Specimen Safety . Standardization of the Surgery-Pathology Hand-Off.
R D'Angelo, R Zarbo, R Varney, F Torres, O Alassi, G Sharma, O Kryvenko, D Lubensky, A Ormsby, N Main, S Richard - Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI
Current Practice Patterns among Pathologists in the Assessment of Venous Invasion in Colorectal Cancer.
DE Messenger, DK Driman, RS McLeod, RH Riddell, R Kirsch - Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada; London Health Sciences Centre, ON, Canada
Adherence to ASCO/CAP HER2 Testing Guidelines: Equivocal Rates and Impact on Management within a Single Institution.
BP Portier, E Downs-Kelly, C Lanigan, C Cotta, D Patil, G Procop, JR Cook, H Moore, GT Budd, RR Tubbs - Cleveland Clinic, OH; Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland, OH
Image Analysis of the HER2 Immunohistochemical (IHC) Stain . A Study Comparing a Lab Validated Scoring Method and the Manual Assessment Method.
DM Minot, JS Voss, SB Rademacher, TY Lwin, JL Orsulak, A Nassar, B Chen, AC Clayton - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Lean Preanalytic Process Improvement of Lymphoma Workup.
R D'Angelo, K Inamdar, R Varney, D Lubensky, G Sharma, J Crane, J Pimentel, ON Kryvenko, RJ Zarbo - Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI
Application of Lean Principles To Improve Turn Around Time in Gynecologic Cytology Laboratory.
RJ Wong, M Harigopal, K Schofield, D Chhieng, A Levi - Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
A 383% Increase in Testing Efficiency in a Diagnostics Molecular Lab: LEAN Work Design and Continuous Process Improvements Are Critical for Maintaining Steady Expansion of Services and Short Turn-Around Times.
M Cankovic, L Whiteley, J Beher, D Lubensky, RJ Zarbo, D Chitale - Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
An Audit of Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology Amended Reports over a 5 Year Period in a Tertiary Care Hospital.
C Rowsell, M Sidiropoulos, Z Ghorab, MA Khalifa - Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
Documentation of Quality Assurance Activities in Surgical Pathology: 5-Year Experience Post Introduction of a Comprehensive Quality Assurance Program.
M Sidiropoulos, MA Khalifa, C Rowsell - Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
Immunofluorescent (IF) Slides for Renal Biopsies Can Be Safely Used for Review after One and Half Years of Storage in Room Temperature.
TR Fennell, MT Rooney, PL Zhang - William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI
How Adequate Are Head and Neck Fine-Needle Aspiration Specimens for HPV Molecular Analysis? An Institutional Experience.
MO Nakashima, D Nielsen, VM van Deerlin, GS Weinstein, KT Montone, VA LiVolsi, ZW Baloch - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Making a Case for Rapid Prescreening of Pap Tests in Quality Assurance/Quality Control and Systems Based Approach to Reducing Errors.
V Padmanabhan, SQ Armstrong, DM Green, FM Quinlisk, SL Augustinowicz, VE Johncox - Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
Template Reporting of Colorectal Carcinoma Resections: 5-Year Follow-Up Shows a Stable, High Adherence Rate to the Implemented Guideline.
B Casati, R Bjugn - Akershus University Hospital, Lorenskog, Norway; Oslo University Hospital, Norway
Standarized Synoptic Cancer Pathology Reporting: Implementation Strategies for a Population-Based Change Management Initiaitve Involving 400 Pathologists across 86 Hospitals.
J Srigley, D Divaris, T McGowan, M Yurcan, C Sawka, J Ross, MJ King, T Yardley, K Milnes, J Mazuryk, J Irish, R McLeod - Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Canada; McMaster Univ, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Univ. of Toronto, ON, Canada
High Frequency of Instability in Penta D in Microsatellite Instability High Colorectal Cancer: Potential Pitfall in Tumor DNA Identity Interpretation.
MA Grilliot, M Bronner, D Patil, T Plesec, X Liu - Cleveland Clinic
EGFR Mutation Analysis: What's Being Tested? The Experience of a Single Academic Medical Center.
LJ Tafe, MC Schwab, JA Lefferts, C Hart, CC Black, VA Memoli, V Padmanabhan, GJ Tsongalis - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
Solid Tumor Molecular Diagnostics: Workflow Challenges for Anatomic Pathology and Molecular Testing.
R Ochs, C Deshpande, C Watt, K Montone, V VanDeerlin, A Sepulveda - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia