RESOLUTION ON PRACTICE OF PATHOLOGY BY HOSPITALS
To be Introduced at Interim Session of House of Delegates at Cleveland by Delegate from IndianaWhereas, The House of Delegates has adopted the Vest resolution designed to curb the encroachments of hospitals and institutions on the practice of medicine; andWhereas, Hospitals frequently consider the pathology department as a source of income for the hospital; andWhereas, The practice of pathology has been repeatedly defined by the House of Delegates as the practice of medicine; andWhereas, The American Medical Association's "essentials of a registered hospital" specifically states that the Radiology Department should not be operated for a profit; therefore be itResolved, That the American Medical Association's "essentials of a registered hospital" be changed to state that the pathology department should
ORGANIZATION SECTION. JAMA. 1947;135(16):1077–1081. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02890160035013
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