Dr. Eric Glassy

Dr. Glassy is a community pathologist in Southern California and director of pathology at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center, San Pedro. He is a member of Affiliated Pathologists Medical Group, a 40 person independent pathology group covering 18 hospitals and laboratories in California, Portland and Phoenix.

Dr. Glassy has served as medical director for several laboratories. He has won a number of pathology awards, including the Distinguished Service Award and Excellence in Education Award from the College of American Pathologists (CAP). He has chaired hospital and national committees for the CAP. He served as chairman of the Hematology and Clinical Microscopy Resource, Publications, and Curriculum Committees. He is past-chair of the Digital Pathology Committee and a past-Board Member of the CAP Foundation.  He is a graduate of the Engaged Leadership Academy. He is past-president of the Digital Pathology Association. He edited, wrote and illustrated several pathology color atlases and developed software programs for pathology reporting, outreach, and practice management. He holds a green belt in Six Sigma. He is a trustee of the American Board of Pathology as well as a board member of the College of American Pathologists.

Title: “Extreme Makeover: Creating Pathology Reports That Make a Difference”


 The centre of the pathology universe is the pathology report, but creating value from a Courier-font, paper-based document can be challenging. Pathologists now have the opportunity to integrate new technologies and design-minded thinking into what has previously been a static, unbending, and sometimes-misinterpreted showcase of their talent. Whole slide imaging, new static imagery, video, treatment algorithms, headlines, targeted summaries, and enhanced e-signatures can all provide opportunities to revive, enhance, and enrich pathology reports. This presentation will focus on creating value for patients by understanding disease processes, for clinicians by providing treatment road maps, and for pathologists by increasing marketability and practice enhancement. If you are in the business of generating diagnostic reports, this presentation will help you make a difference.

Major developments in pathology raise many questions. Be part of the discussion on the way forward.

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