Next-generation technologies. Impact on the work load of the pathologist.

  title={Next-generation technologies. Impact on the work load of the pathologist.},
  author={J. K. N. Linder},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  volume={116 6},
  • J. K. N. Linder
  • Published 1992 in Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine
Technologies emerging and evolving in the 1990s, particularly in molecular biology, therapeutics, computerization, and information management, will alter the type of work and work load of the pathologist. In general, new technologies will increase the work load of pathologists. However, the extent to which new medical technologies affect pathology will be modulated by socioeconomic factors, given the relationship between new technology and increased medical costs. Pathologists may choose to… CONTINUE READING