RE: Pathologist Coverage

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From:"Nocito, Joseph" <>
To:'Mary McCoy' <>,

we have four pathologists.  We perform about 10,000 surgicals, 800 non-gyns,
200 bone marrows, 280 FNAs,  50 autopsies. In addition, they cover the
clinical lab. We have a full service immuno lab.  The doctors generally are
not over worked, and are able to take long vacations.

Joe Nocito, B.S., HT(ASCP)QIHC
Histology Supervisor
Christus Santa Rosa Hospitals
San Antonio, Texas 

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Mary McCoy []
> Sent:	Monday, March 06, 2000 12:02 PM
> To:
> Subject:	Pathologist Coverage
> I've been asked to try and collect benchmark  information on Pathologist
> Coverage.  Specifically, the number of Pathologists it would take to
> service an Anatomic Pathology lab that processes approximately 13000
> Surgical cases, 1200 Non-gyn Cytologies (all PAPs sent out) and 60
> autopssy cases a year, as well as serving the Clinical Lab.  This is
> assuming there are no Pathologists Assistants.  If there are PAs, how
> would this affect the number of Pathologists needed?
> If you don't want to hazard a guess for these figures, could you let me
> know the workload stats and # of Pathologists at your site.
> Thanks in advance for your help.
> Mary McCoy
> Pathology Coordinator
> Lakeland Regional Health Center

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