Pathology Practice

Less is More. Solutions to the shortage of pathologists in America

Pathologists—Why Your Strategic Plan May Not Be Working 

Talking to Our Customers

Pathology Outlines: Strategic Planning for Pathology Practices and Laboratory Directors

Pathology Outlines: Creating a Business Plan

 Pathology Reports, a Second Look. Reducing errors in anatomic pathology. Novis, D.Pathol Lab Med, April 2016, Vol 150, No. 4, Page 300.

The Pathologist Workforce in the United States. II. An Interactive Modeling Tool for Analyzing Future Qualitative and Quantitative Staffing Demands for Services. Robboy J…Novis DA. et alPathol Lab Med. 2015; 139(11):1413-1430.

Pathology Practice Management. Novis Networks. Outsourcing to reduce the need for manpower.   D.Novis MLO October 1, 2015. 

Requisites to Strategic Planning. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine., D. Mudge-Riley M, Raich M.  March 2015, Vol. 139, No. 3, pp. 305-6.

Corporate Culture in Decision Making. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine: Novis, D. 2014, Vol. 138, No. 8, p. 999.

Providing value: the key to job security.  Novis, D.  Laboratory Observer, Volume 42 November 2010 Page 20.

 The Quality of Customer Service in Anatomic Pathology. D. Novis. Diagnostic Histopathology 2008; 14: 308-315.

Best Practices: Passing the Test.  D Novis Health Executive. 4; April 20,2008; 14-17.

Novis, David. LAB WORK Advice to hospital administrators: Maximizing the Value of Your Laboratory Medical Director. Health Executive. August 2006.

Routine review of surgical pathology cases as a method by which to reduce diagnostic errors in a community hospital. D Novis. Pathology Case Reviews 2005; 10:63-67.

 Current state of malpractice litigation. Novis, DA. Cytol. 1998; 42:1302-4.

College of American Pathologists CAP connect blog 
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Workforce Strategy: Aiming for the Wrong Target?
Now is the Time to Re-arm Ourselves: Requisites to Strategic Planning
Suggestions for Sharpening Your Competitive Razor

CAP Cancer Protocols and Checklists Upper Aerodigestive Tract (Including Salivary Glands) Pilch, Gillies, Houck,  Kyung-Whan Min,  Novis, Shah, Zarbo, Wenig.  November 16, 2006

. Follow-up of abnormal gynecologic cytology: a College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of 16,132 cases from 306 laboratories. Jones BA, Novis DA Pathol Lab Med. 2000; 124:665-71. See Editorial: Austin RM. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2000; 124:1113-4.

 Inter-institutional comparison of frozen section consultation in small hospitals. A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of 18532 frozen section consultation diagnoses in 233 small hospitals. Novis DA, Gebhardt GN, Zarbo RJ. Pathol Lab Med. 1996;120:1087-1093 (abstract: Yearbook of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 1998, 344-346. abstract JAMA 1997; 277:1179).

 Cervical biopsy-cytology correlation. A College of American Pathologists Q- Probes study of 22,439 correlations in 348 laboratories. Jones BA, Novis DA. Pathol Lab Med. 1996;120:523-53.

 Inter-institutional comparison of frozen section turnaround time. A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of 32868 frozen sections in 700 hospitals. Novis DA, Zarbo RJ. Pathol Lab Med. 1996;121:559-567.