Proscia Appoints Dr. Monica Santamaria-Fries as Digital Transformation Officer to Guide Laboratories Amid Surge in Digital Pathology Adoption

Former Chief of Pathology at Kaiser Permanente brings 30+ years of pathology and laboratory management experience to company’s executive team

Proscia®, a leading provider of digital and computational pathology solutions, has named pathology and laboratory management veteran Dr. Monica Santamaria-Fries to its executive team. In her role as Digital Transformation Officer, Dr. Santamaria-Fries will draw on her experience to guide diagnostic laboratories in the transition to digital pathology amid a rising demand for adoption.

Dr. Santamaria-Fries joins Proscia following a 30+ year career with The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG), which serves more than 4.5 million patients in Northern California. She was the Chief of Pathology at the Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Santa Clara, CA, where she supervised clinical and business operations for over 15 years. In addition to working as a practicing pathologist, Dr. Santamaria-Fries held appointments as Clinical Laboratory Director and, most recently, as Assistant Chair for

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Invacare Corporation’s Adaptive Switch Laboratories Receives RESNA Leadership Award

Adaptive Switch Laboratories (ASL), a division of Invacare Corporation (“Invacare”)(NYSE: IVC), a leading manufacturer and distributor of medical equipment used in non-acute care settings, has been awarded the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Leadership Award.

The RESNA Leadership Award recognizes an agency, company, association, or university for its significant contributions to the advancement of the field of assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering. ASL designs products – including driver controls, electronic switches, headrests, and other products for daily living – specifically for those who cannot access their environment through conventional means.

Commenting on the acceptance of the award, Lisa Rotelli, director at ASL, stated, “It is truly an honor to receive this recognition from RESNA, an organization that at its core shares our ideology. At Adaptive Switch Laboratories, our mission is to make everyday life easier through technology. The award reinforces our staff’s important work and

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Trump announces plan to deploy 150 million Abbott Laboratories tests previously touted

President Donald Trump formally announced a plan on Monday to disperse the 150 million rapid coronavirus tests first promoted by the White House in August.



Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Briefing Room of the White House on September 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump is preparing for the first presidential debate with former Vice President and Democratic Nominee Joe Biden on September 29th in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Joshua Roberts/Getty Images)


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WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Briefing Room of the White House on September 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump is preparing for the first presidential debate with former Vice President and Democratic Nominee Joe Biden on September 29th in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Joshua Roberts/Getty Images)

The White House originally billed the deal to obtain tests, which are made by Abbott Laboratories, as a potential game-changer to battle the coronavirus pandemic. But without detailed federal guidance on how to distribute the tests, states and cities remained divided, and some of them stifled, on how to best to use those types of rapid tests and others for the

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