2017 Workshop Presentations



Friday, December 8, 2017
All meetings are in 2101 Benson Ford Education and Research Building unless otherwise noted
9:00                        Coffee and light breakfast
                                Location: 2038c Benson Ford Education and Research Building
10:00                     Welcome and workshop goals
                               Mark Tuthill, M.D., and Richard Zarbo, M.D.
10:10                     Overview of Digital Pathology at Henry Ford Health Systems and A Detailed Critique of a Whole Slide Imaging Solution
                              Mark Tuthill, M.D.
11:00                     Implementing High-Throughput, Whole Slide Imaging: Value Proposition and Lessons Learned
                              Anil Parwani, M.D., Ph.D., MBA
11:50                     Q and A
                              Morning speakers

12:15                     Luncheon
1:00                        Deploying a Digital Pathology Solution in Dermatopathology Reference Lab
                               Michael Kent, M.S., Ph.D.
1:50                       Use of LEAN to Plan and Optimize AP Automation and Digital Pathology
                              Richard Zarbo, M.D.
2:40                        Recent Insights on Whole Slide Imaging Non-Inferiority Diagnostic Performance
                               Michael Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.
3:20                        Coffee and afternoon break
3:40                        Survey of the Commercial Digital Pathology Market: Prices, Features, and Solutions
                               Ulysses Balis, M.D.
4:30                        Faculty and industry panel
                               Day’s speakers plus Roche, Mikroscan, and OptraScan representatives
5:00                        Adjournment
7:00                        Workshop dinner with after-dinner speaker
                               Pathology Informatics Musings Over the Decades
                               Bruce Friedman, M.D.
                               Location: The Dearborn Inn, A Marriott Hotel, Fairlaine Room
                               20301 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn, MI 48124

 Saturday, December 9, 2017
All meetings are in 2101 Benson Ford Education and Research Building unless otherwise noted
8:00                        Coffee and light breakfast
8:20                        Preparing an RFP for a Digital Pathology System
                               Liron Pantanowitz, M.D.
9:10                        Introduction to the laboratory tour
                               Mark Tuthill, M.D.
9:15                        Laboratory tour
10:15                     Corporate introductions from supporting vendors @ 15 minutes each
                              Roche, Philips, Mikroscan, OptraScan, and Sunquest
11:30                     Faculty and industry panel
                              Day’s speakers plus Philips, Sunquest, Leica, and Visiopharm representatives
12:00                     Adjournment