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Our Founder’s Story: How Aquaro Histology Got Started

February 2018 Featured

Our Founder’s Story: How Aquaro Histology Got Started

In celebration of Histotechnology Professional’s Day, Aquaro Histology wanted to learn more about how histologists found their field. We’ve shared our story below about how Aquaro Histology was founded, and we invite you to follow and share your story on …

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Ergonomics and Repetitive Motion Injuries in Microtomy

January 2018 Whitepapers

The histology laboratory is often ranked as one of the workplaces that are “most damaging to your health”. Much of this reputation is due to the presence of xylene exposure, but repetitive motion injuries and other issues in ergonomics related to …

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Automate Control Slide Preparation: Free Up Your Day

November 2017 General histology automation, histology control slides

Automate Control Slide Preparation: Free Up Your Day

Cutting control blocks for control slides can take up a significant portion of a histologist’s day, but the task is necessary for labs performing immunohistochemistry (IHC). In fact, the use of IHC is expected to expand as fields like immuno-oncology …

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The Future of Automation in the Histology Laboratory

November 2017 General histology, histology automation

The Future of Automation in the Histology Laboratory

How do you plan to keep your histology lab running at top efficiency, despite lower reimbursement rates, new stains and methods to develop, and fewer trained histologists available to fill the vacancies? One answer is automating more steps in the …

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3 Better Ways to Get More Out of Your Histology Lab Budget

November 2017 General budgeting, histology automation, Lean histology, Six Sigma histology

Pathology labs have seen reimbursement rates decreasing for years, and 2018 will probably be no different. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released their 2018 draft reimbursement rates, and 75% of lab test codes are expected to get …

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Our Top Highlights from the 43rd Annual NSH Symposium/Convention

October 2017 General NSH Symposium

There’s a wave of new technologies and innovations in histology that are happening at a rapid pace. From techniques at the bench to imaging, the 43rd Annual NSH Symposium/Convention highlighted the latest trends and changes affecting the field. The Annual …

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In Case You Missed It…Latest News in Histology – October 2, 2017

October 2017 General histology

Aquaro Histology was founded to help histologists to do their best work, get access to the best resources, and enjoy the best tools in the industry. So we keep our eyes on the latest histology news, trends, and developments. Here’s …

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Why Automation Is a Histologist’s Best Ally

September 2017 General histology automation

Histology is one of the few remaining areas in science that isn’t fully automated. But some trend watchers say it’s only a matter of time before the “last art form in medicine” uses fully automated processes—from embedding and staining tissues …

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Increase Your Histology Lab Production Without Decreasing Your Sanity

September 2017 General efficient histology labs, histology automation, histology process improvements, histology workflow, Six Sigma histology

The pressure for histology lab production to become more efficient is growing every year. Budgets are decreasing, reimbursement is changing, and finding qualified histologists is becoming more difficult as their numbers decrease. These are trends that are likely to continue …

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How to Get the Most Out of the Annual NSH Symposium 2017

September 2017 General histology, NSH Symposium

The Annual NSH Symposium/Convention (NSH 2017) is the largest educational event working to advance and promote the histology profession. It’s the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for histotechnicians and histotechnologists. Attendees get access to world-class resources, education, …

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