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Matt Moss

Matt Moss

Husband, Father, Dog Owner, Depressed NY Jets fan and a really good/terrible golfer. Enjoyer of all things Marketing (seriously).

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Why We Built That : CAP eCC

The College of American Pathologists Cancer Protocols have become the standard in cancer reporting. According to their website, “For more than 20 years, the CAP cancer protocols have served as a resource and reference for complete reporting of malignant tumors, including current American Joint Committee on Cancer staging.” The CAP eCC (electronic Cancer Checklists) is the electronic version of these protocols, allowing pathologists to implement them into their reporting workflow.

Topics: Speech Recognition Voice Commands Pathology Templates Cancer Checklists CAP anatomic pathology

Artificial Intelligence Coming to a Pathology Lab Near You?

The idea of artificial intelligence captured my attention in the early 2000's when Will Smith graced us with the cinematic thriller, I, Robot. The movie is set in 2035 where humans are building smart robots using AI, and Smith's character has to fight them from taking over, and blah blah blah. You've seen it 100 times in a million movies. Enter real life ... artificial intelligence captured the world when the IBM super computer, known as Watson, won the TV show Jeopardy!, beating the reigning Jeopardy! champion, Ken Jennings. Now, the supercomputer, branded for healthcare as WATSON HEALTH AI, is found in at least 16 cancer treatment centers across the United States, helping to diagnose and treat cancer patients.

Topics: Technology Pathology