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Did the EMR Open the Door for Ebola’s Spread Within the U.S.?

| October 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

I have written several posts on the value, benefits, risks, issues with “too much” data and the double-edged sword the electronic medical record presents for physicians.  In 2008 I wrote a couple of posts entitled “Stethoscopes, EMRs and EHRs – what is all the data worth? (see: Stethoscopes, EMRs and EHRs – what is all […]

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To advance your research, it’s critical that you see everything the tumor has to show you

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Visualize, Quantify, Analyze and Phenotype Immune Cells In Situ With PerkinElmer’s cancer immunology research solution, you can simultaneously investigate the spatial relationships between multiple types of immune and other cells  within and around solid tumors in situ in FFPE tissue.The resulting data can lead to a better understanding of the complex interaction between immune cells and […]

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Mikroscan Unveils Four New Digital Pathology Applications at Pathology Visions 2014

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Pathology Visions 2014 (Booth #103) – Mikroscan Technologies, a pioneer in desktop whole-slide scanning systems for pathology, biology and research applications, continues its leadership position, unveiling new software solutions for its core instrument, the Mikroscan D2. Mikroscan has added four applications to its Mikroscan D2, a compact desktop whole slide scanning system which […]

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TRIBVN granted ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 13485:2003 CMDCAS certifications

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

TRIBVN, the European leading provider of medical imaging solutions for laboratory, has been granted for the ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 13485:2003 CMDCAS certifications. TRIBVN has demonstrated that its processes – design and development, sales, production and customer service – are fully compliant with the regulations defined by the International and European standardization authorities. […]

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Pathology News

Did the EMR Open the Door for Ebola’s Spread Within the U.S.?

| October 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

I have written several posts on the value, benefits, risks, issues with “too much” data and the double-edged sword the electronic medical record presents for physicians.  In 2008 I wrote a couple of posts entitled “Stethoscopes, EMRs and EHRs – what is all the data worth? (see: Stethoscopes, EMRs and EHRs – what is all […]

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To advance your research, it’s critical that you see everything the tumor has to show you

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Visualize, Quantify, Analyze and Phenotype Immune Cells In Situ With PerkinElmer’s cancer immunology research solution, you can simultaneously investigate the spatial relationships between multiple types of immune and other cells  within and around solid tumors in situ in FFPE tissue.The resulting data can lead to a better understanding of the complex interaction between immune cells and […]

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Mikroscan Unveils Four New Digital Pathology Applications at Pathology Visions 2014

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Pathology Visions 2014 (Booth #103) – Mikroscan Technologies, a pioneer in desktop whole-slide scanning systems for pathology, biology and research applications, continues its leadership position, unveiling new software solutions for its core instrument, the Mikroscan D2. Mikroscan has added four applications to its Mikroscan D2, a compact desktop whole slide scanning system which […]

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Keith, can you look at my report?

| October 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

It happens from time to time. A family member, friend or friend of a friend calls you and says “Can you read my radiology report?” or “Can you read my pathology report?”. Sometimes they call for themselves, sometimes a family member, or in the case most recently, a friend of a friend called for his […]

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Did the EMR Open the Door for Ebola’s Spread Within the U.S.?

| October 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

I have written several posts on the value, benefits, risks, issues with “too much” data and the double-edged sword the electronic medical record presents for physicians.  In 2008 I wrote a couple of posts entitled “Stethoscopes, EMRs and EHRs – what is all the data worth? (see: Stethoscopes, EMRs and EHRs – what is all […]

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Mikroscan Unveils Four New Digital Pathology Applications at Pathology Visions 2014

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Pathology Visions 2014 (Booth #103) – Mikroscan Technologies, a pioneer in desktop whole-slide scanning systems for pathology, biology and research applications, continues its leadership position, unveiling new software solutions for its core instrument, the Mikroscan D2. Mikroscan has added four applications to its Mikroscan D2, a compact desktop whole slide scanning system which […]

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Keith, can you look at my report?

| October 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

It happens from time to time. A family member, friend or friend of a friend calls you and says “Can you read my radiology report?” or “Can you read my pathology report?”. Sometimes they call for themselves, sometimes a family member, or in the case most recently, a friend of a friend called for his […]

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TRIBVN granted ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 13485:2003 CMDCAS certifications

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

TRIBVN, the European leading provider of medical imaging solutions for laboratory, has been granted for the ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 13485:2003 CMDCAS certifications. TRIBVN has demonstrated that its processes – design and development, sales, production and customer service – are fully compliant with the regulations defined by the International and European standardization authorities. […]

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Medical Research

To advance your research, it’s critical that you see everything the tumor has to show you

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Visualize, Quantify, Analyze and Phenotype Immune Cells In Situ With PerkinElmer’s cancer immunology research solution, you can simultaneously investigate the spatial relationships between multiple types of immune and other cells  within and around solid tumors in situ in FFPE tissue.The resulting data can lead to a better understanding of the complex interaction between immune cells and […]

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Join Indica Labs for New Product Launch at Pathology Visions Pre-Conference Workshop on Sunday 19th October

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Indica Labs invites you to our pre-conference workshop at Pathology Visions on Sunday 19th October from 4-5 PM Hyatt Regency San Francisco (Pacific N & O meeting rooms) where we will introduce our exciting new Hyper-ClusterTM Technology. Complimentary snacks and refreshments will be provided. It’s about time – from digital slide to image analysis results […]

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Exploring New Methods & Imaging Technologies for Cancer Immunotherapy

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Exploring New Methods & Imaging Technologies for Cancer Immunotherapy Research Pathology Imaging User Group Meeting October 22-23, 2014 Erasmus University Medical Centre Bldg Ae, Rm 406 Rotterdam, The Netherlands   Reserve your seat at the Research Pathology Imaging and In vivo User Group Meeting. The meeting takes place at Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam where […]

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Richard Levenson, MD to Kick Off Day Two of Pathology Visions 2014

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, is featuring Dr. Richard Levenson as the opening presenter for day two of their upcoming annual conference, Pathology Visions. Pathology Visions will be held October 20 – 21, 2014 in San Francisco, CA at the Hyatt Regency. Dr. […]

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Anatomic Pathology

To advance your research, it’s critical that you see everything the tumor has to show you

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Visualize, Quantify, Analyze and Phenotype Immune Cells In Situ With PerkinElmer’s cancer immunology research solution, you can simultaneously investigate the spatial relationships between multiple types of immune and other cells  within and around solid tumors in situ in FFPE tissue.The resulting data can lead to a better understanding of the complex interaction between immune cells and […]

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Mikroscan Unveils Four New Digital Pathology Applications at Pathology Visions 2014

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Pathology Visions 2014 (Booth #103) – Mikroscan Technologies, a pioneer in desktop whole-slide scanning systems for pathology, biology and research applications, continues its leadership position, unveiling new software solutions for its core instrument, the Mikroscan D2. Mikroscan has added four applications to its Mikroscan D2, a compact desktop whole slide scanning system which […]

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Keith, can you look at my report?

| October 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

It happens from time to time. A family member, friend or friend of a friend calls you and says “Can you read my radiology report?” or “Can you read my pathology report?”. Sometimes they call for themselves, sometimes a family member, or in the case most recently, a friend of a friend called for his […]

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TRIBVN granted ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 13485:2003 CMDCAS certifications

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

TRIBVN, the European leading provider of medical imaging solutions for laboratory, has been granted for the ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 13485:2003 CMDCAS certifications. TRIBVN has demonstrated that its processes – design and development, sales, production and customer service – are fully compliant with the regulations defined by the International and European standardization authorities. […]

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Mikroscan Unveils Four New Digital Pathology Applications at Pathology Visions 2014

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Pathology Visions 2014 (Booth #103) – Mikroscan Technologies, a pioneer in desktop whole-slide scanning systems for pathology, biology and research applications, continues its leadership position, unveiling new software solutions for its core instrument, the Mikroscan D2. Mikroscan has added four applications to its Mikroscan D2, a compact desktop whole slide scanning system which […]

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TRIBVN granted ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 13485:2003 CMDCAS certifications

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

TRIBVN, the European leading provider of medical imaging solutions for laboratory, has been granted for the ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 13485:2003 CMDCAS certifications. TRIBVN has demonstrated that its processes – design and development, sales, production and customer service – are fully compliant with the regulations defined by the International and European standardization authorities. […]

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Philips Digital Pathology Solution Receives CE Mark for Diagnosis to Help Advance Oncology Diagnosis

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

CE mark includes diagnosis for routine pathology Best, The Netherlands—Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that it has acquired the CE mark for diagnostic use of its Philips Digital Pathology Solution. European pathologists will now be able to use the full digital solution as an aid in diagnosis for routine pathology, such as primary […]

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PathXL Wins Three Major Cancer Centers in the US

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic and UCLA are three of the latest organizations to join the PathXL customer base in North America. Investing heavily in the North American market, PathXL has gained substantial recognition by winning three of the 15 Top Cancer Centers in the USA – Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic and UCLA. These three institutions will benefit […]

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Other Recent Articles

How Pathologists Can Improve a Patient’s Journey from Diagnosis to Treatment

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Honored to be mentioned in this CAP podcast at soundcloud.com. It is time for pathologists to stand up and become patient advocates. Digital pathology will be required to respond to patient/consumer driven services for timely, rapid, accurate and reliable transmission and transfer of pathology data across healthcare systems as patient’s seek second and third opinions. […]

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Digital Pathology Association Offers Five Continuing Medical Education Credits at Pathology Visions 2014

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization comprised of pathologists, scientists, technologists and representatives from the industry that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, is offering 5 continuing medical education (CME) credits at the annual conference, Pathology Visions, to take place October 20 – 21, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Pathology Visions […]

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Pathology Visions 2014 Mobile App Available for Download

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Still not registered for Pathology Visions 2014? Click here to register now. Stay connected and download the Pathology Visions 2014 mobile app today. Download the mobile app and have a chance to win an Apple gift card by being in the Top 20 on the Leaderboard. The mobile app also includes: –    Live activity feed […]

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CAP Today Webinar – Digital Pathology Solutions: Benefits, Considerations and Future Promise

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

CAP Today Webinar Digital Pathology Solutions: Benefits, Considerations and Future Promise Friday, October 10, 2014 1pm–2pm EDT Why should you register now for this webinar? Hear national thought leaders in whole slide imaging and AP workflow Brought to you by: CAP TODAY Moderated by: Bob McGonnagle Presenters: David Smith, MD, Lynn Onesty, Rod Slyter, HTL(ASCP), PA(AAPA) […]

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NEW Webinar: Effective Lab Cost-Cutting and Budget Strategies for 2015

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Effective Lab Cost-Cutting and Budget Strategies for 2015 Webinar — Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Keep your lab ahead of declining reimbursement and shrinking lab budgets by mastering proven ways to cut costs while sustaining high quality in your lab organization Patrick Maul Across the nation, laboratories are facing the toughest financial squeeze of recent times! Simply said, […]

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Join Merck, OncoMed, MedImmune, Boston Healthcare, Kimmel Cancer Center, and Other Thought Leaders at The International Symposium for Tissue Phenomics™

| October 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

Alongside genomics, Tissue Phenomics™ is a key driver in the growth of personalized medicine and the improvement of patient lives. The unique ability of Tissue Phenomics’ to extract detailed quantitative data from tissue images and correlate that data with genomic signatures and patient demographics uniquely positions Tissue Phenomics™ to impact how novel cancer treatments and […]

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The Difference Between a Good Pathologist and an Excellent Pathologist

| October 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The response to Kimberly’s Story a couple of weeks ago was overwhelmingly positive.  The story.  The need. My own feelings on missed opportunities and a call to action by physicians in general and pathologists in particular.  The comments, emails, phone calls, text, tweets and other social media discussion on the post are perhaps best summed […]

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The Patient at The Tumor Board

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tumor boards, or cancer conference or multi-disciplinary oncology patient management conferences have been mentioned here (see: Second Opinion). All joking aside about the premise of my previous post, tumor boards, or oncology management conferences, as we call them are some of the best 2 hours of my week. My colleagues from medical oncology, radiation oncology, […]

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Pathology Visions 2014 to Include Regulatory Updates

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, will include a Regulatory Panel at their upcoming annual conference, Pathology Visions. Pathology Visions will be held October 20 – 21, 2014 in San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency. The Regulatory Panel, scheduled to take place near the […]

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Yale University and Leica Microsystems Partner to Establish Microscopy Center of Excellence

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yale Welcomes Scientists to Participate in Core Facility Opening and Super-Resolution Workshops October 20 Through 31 WEST HAVEN, Conn. and WETZLAR, Germany, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — On Monday, October 20, 2014, Yale University West Campus will open the doors to a new microscopy Center of Excellence made possible through a partnership with Leica Microsystems. Housed in a newly created core facility, […]

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NeoGenomics Appoints Robert J. Shovlin as Chief Operating Officer

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

FT. MYERS, Fla., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — NeoGenomics, Inc., a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic testing services, announced today the appointment of Robert Shovlin as Chief Operating Officer. This appointment will be effective as of Mr. Shovlin’s expected start date of October 13, 2014. From 2012 until the present, Mr. Shovlin served as Chief Development Officer […]

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Pathologists as Gatekeepers For Improved Outcomes?  

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pathologists somewhere along the way became known as “The Doctor’s Doctor”. Not sure who this started with or when but it is an unfortunate term that the specialty has propagated. The implication for the public and healthcare providers alike I think is that the laboratory is a black box of bewildering equipment and microscopes where […]

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