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Tissue Studio® Bundles for Easy Image Analysis

| May 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Definiens is happy to introduce our new Tissue Studio® bundles that provide the accuracy, ease-of-use, and productivity gains researchers need for their discovery and preclinical studies, right out of the box. Experience a level of image analysis flexibility and scalability that only Definiens can provide. Tissue Studio® Bundles Tissue Studio® Standard – a node-locked configuration that supports 1 […]

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Quantitative analysis of tumor content for quality and reliability in molecular pathology

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thurs, 4th June  | UK 4pm BST | EU 5pm CEST | USA 11am EST, 10am CDT |              Register here Join our guest speaker Professor Manuel Salto-Tellez, Clinical Professor at Queen’s University, Belfast as he discusses advances in molecular pathology and the driving technologies behind this. During the webinar, Manuel will be presenting data from a recent mutation analysis comparison study and discussing the benefits TissueMark, […]

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Join Applied Spectral Imaging at AGT’s 40th Annual Meeting

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

June 4-6, 2015 Booth # 2P Hyatt Regency Savannah, Georgia See the new capabilities of the GenASIs Cytogenetics Suite for Karyotyping and FISH Solutions for Any Sized Lab Superior solutions for FISH and Karyotyping Infinite scanning with unattended workflows Increase lab’s efficiency and profitability Configurable for any FISH probe A Complete Solution for Cytogenetic Imaging […]

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Registration Open for Digital Pathology Symposium in United Kingdom

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

REGISTER NOW Thursday 24 September 2015 6 CPD Credits To be held at The Norcroft Centre, University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 1DP To understand where diagnostic digital pathology is in those places that have “embraced” it, and examine how this compares with where we are in the UK and what we may do to […]

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Pathology News

Indica Labs is Hiring!

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Technical Sales Specialist – West Coast Company Indica Labs provides software solutions for fast, quantitative evaluation of digital pathology images using HALO, our flagship image analysis platform. Pharmaceutical, healthcare, and research organizations worldwide are using HALO for high-throughput, whole-slide image quantification in areas such as neuroscience, ophthalmology, metabolism, oncology, respiratory, and toxicological pathology. The Position […]

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Airlines Vs. Healthcare – I Choose Airlines

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

A couple of years ago (it really doesn’t feel that long) I referenced a comical video I came across looking at if the airlines operated like healthcare.  There were references to an outdated paper-based system of getting your documents to the appropriate airline carrier for different flights and coordinating with baggage services to handle those […]

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Memorial Day 2015

| May 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

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Quantitative analysis of tumor content for quality and reliability in molecular pathology

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thurs, 4th June  | UK 4pm BST | EU 5pm CEST | USA 11am EST, 10am CDT |              Register here Join our guest speaker Professor Manuel Salto-Tellez, Clinical Professor at Queen’s University, Belfast as he discusses advances in molecular pathology and the driving technologies behind this. During the webinar, Manuel will be presenting data from a recent mutation analysis comparison study and discussing the benefits TissueMark, […]

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Education

Airlines Vs. Healthcare – I Choose Airlines

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

A couple of years ago (it really doesn’t feel that long) I referenced a comical video I came across looking at if the airlines operated like healthcare.  There were references to an outdated paper-based system of getting your documents to the appropriate airline carrier for different flights and coordinating with baggage services to handle those […]

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Quantitative analysis of tumor content for quality and reliability in molecular pathology

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thurs, 4th June  | UK 4pm BST | EU 5pm CEST | USA 11am EST, 10am CDT |              Register here Join our guest speaker Professor Manuel Salto-Tellez, Clinical Professor at Queen’s University, Belfast as he discusses advances in molecular pathology and the driving technologies behind this. During the webinar, Manuel will be presenting data from a recent mutation analysis comparison study and discussing the benefits TissueMark, […]

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WEBINAR: Responding to Tougher Payer Requirement for Lab Claims: Steps Your Lab Can Take to Boost Collections with Clean Claims

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Dark Report Webinar Thursday, May 28!  This timely forum will afford them the opportunity to provide you with an essential toolkit that will prepare your lab leadership and billing/collection managers with the crucial skills needed to submit claims more efficiently and effectively, and thus effect more timely payments for your lab. Join us May […]

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Join Applied Spectral Imaging at AGT’s 40th Annual Meeting

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

June 4-6, 2015 Booth # 2P Hyatt Regency Savannah, Georgia See the new capabilities of the GenASIs Cytogenetics Suite for Karyotyping and FISH Solutions for Any Sized Lab Superior solutions for FISH and Karyotyping Infinite scanning with unattended workflows Increase lab’s efficiency and profitability Configurable for any FISH probe A Complete Solution for Cytogenetic Imaging […]

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Medical Research

Tissue Studio® Bundles for Easy Image Analysis

| May 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Definiens is happy to introduce our new Tissue Studio® bundles that provide the accuracy, ease-of-use, and productivity gains researchers need for their discovery and preclinical studies, right out of the box. Experience a level of image analysis flexibility and scalability that only Definiens can provide. Tissue Studio® Bundles Tissue Studio® Standard – a node-locked configuration that supports 1 […]

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Quantitative analysis of tumor content for quality and reliability in molecular pathology

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thurs, 4th June  | UK 4pm BST | EU 5pm CEST | USA 11am EST, 10am CDT |              Register here Join our guest speaker Professor Manuel Salto-Tellez, Clinical Professor at Queen’s University, Belfast as he discusses advances in molecular pathology and the driving technologies behind this. During the webinar, Manuel will be presenting data from a recent mutation analysis comparison study and discussing the benefits TissueMark, […]

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Registration Open for Digital Pathology Symposium in United Kingdom

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

REGISTER NOW Thursday 24 September 2015 6 CPD Credits To be held at The Norcroft Centre, University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 1DP To understand where diagnostic digital pathology is in those places that have “embraced” it, and examine how this compares with where we are in the UK and what we may do to […]

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Aperio VERSA – Digital Pathology in Dynamic Research Environment

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Overview Digital slides are now an integral part of most tissue based biomarker research projects. They provide the base for complex image analysis allowing projects to be driven by quantitative data rather than subjective observations. They also greatly improve the ease of collaboration through internet sharing and provide a readily accessible database of archived slides […]

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Anatomic Pathology

WEBINAR: Responding to Tougher Payer Requirement for Lab Claims: Steps Your Lab Can Take to Boost Collections with Clean Claims

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Dark Report Webinar Thursday, May 28!  This timely forum will afford them the opportunity to provide you with an essential toolkit that will prepare your lab leadership and billing/collection managers with the crucial skills needed to submit claims more efficiently and effectively, and thus effect more timely payments for your lab. Join us May […]

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Join Applied Spectral Imaging at AGT’s 40th Annual Meeting

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

June 4-6, 2015 Booth # 2P Hyatt Regency Savannah, Georgia See the new capabilities of the GenASIs Cytogenetics Suite for Karyotyping and FISH Solutions for Any Sized Lab Superior solutions for FISH and Karyotyping Infinite scanning with unattended workflows Increase lab’s efficiency and profitability Configurable for any FISH probe A Complete Solution for Cytogenetic Imaging […]

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Register Now for Introduction to IVM Interpretation for the Practicing Pathologist

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

            Introduction to In Vivo Microscopy (IVM) Interpretation for the Practicing Pathologist July 11, 2015 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Main Building, Hickey Auditorium, Floor 11 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030  An IVM interpretation course designed specifically for pathologists—offered by the College of American Pathologists and […]

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Huron Digital Pathology’s TissueScope™ for Breast Cancer Validation

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Introduction Breast cancer is the leading cancer affecting women globally. In 2013, the number of new cases and deaths in the US alone was 232,340 and 39,620 respectively. Treatment usually involves full or partial surgical removal of the breast, followed by chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy. Although early detection techniques have improved recently, a large proportion of […]

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Business

WEBINAR: Responding to Tougher Payer Requirement for Lab Claims: Steps Your Lab Can Take to Boost Collections with Clean Claims

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Dark Report Webinar Thursday, May 28!  This timely forum will afford them the opportunity to provide you with an essential toolkit that will prepare your lab leadership and billing/collection managers with the crucial skills needed to submit claims more efficiently and effectively, and thus effect more timely payments for your lab. Join us May […]

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Abcodia secures funding of £5.25 million ($8m) to launch the ROCA® test for the early detection of ovarian cancer

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two new investors, Cambridge Innovative Capital and Scottish Equity Partners join existing investors Albion Ventures and UCLB   The investment enables the launch of the ROCA® test in US and UK in 2015, as well as the establishment of a US presence Abcodia today announced that it has raised £5.25 million funding from existing and new investors […]

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White Paper from SECTRA: Evaluating a Solution for Digital Pathology

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The adoption of digital pathology is evolving and is often divided into procurement of equipment for image acquisition (scanners) and software for image review (digital pathology solutions). This article will aim to provide guidance on important aspects to consider in the evaluation process for digital pathology solutions. Download White Paper here.  

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Huron Digital Pathology Partners with Visiopharm to Provide Industry Leading Image Analysis Software to Customers

Huron Digital Pathology, an innovative provider of whole slide scanners, and Visiopharm, the industry leader of Quantitative Digital Pathology solutions, announce today a non-exclusive distribution agreement in North America for Huron to provide their customers with Visiopharm’s ONCOtopix™ and BIOtopix™ software, along with image analysis algorithms from Visiopharm’s APPCenter. Visiopharm’s ONCOtopix™ solutions provide efficient, high-throughput […]

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Other Recent Articles

Inspirata is Hiring!

| May 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Software Architect Location: Tampa, FL Together with our partners, Inspirata is delivering on the promise and value afforded by digital pathology…not through incremental advances, but with transformative, intelligent solutions that leverage computer vision and big data to revolutionize how pathologists work and contribute to precision medicine. Our goal is to remove the challenges associated […]

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$100 Whole Slide Scanner Coming To Pathology Market!

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Came across this video on YouTube and the company’s Twitter channel @syntheslide. The first pathologist in the video mentions a low cost — $100!! whole slide scanner the company is producing to be used by pathologists for clinical purposes to help patients worldwide.  Their Twitter page mentions website live by tomorrow and product coming to […]

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More Thoughts on JAMA Breast Biopsy Study

| May 12, 2015 | 2 Comments

Over the weekend I saw an article published in Clinical Lab Products online entitled “Pathology Under Fire”. In the article, there is a roundtable discussion moderated by Steve Halasey who interviews Drs. Ken Bloom (Clarient Diagnostic Services), Eric Walk (Roche Diagnostics) and David Dabbs (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center), three very well-known respected pathologists in […]

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PathXL Announce Highly Successful Inaugural User Group Meeting

PathXL, a global pioneer in the use of web-based solutions for digital pathology, announced the success of their first user group meeting. Approved by The Royal College of Pathologists for CPD credits, the main focus of the 2 day conference was to get PathXL users interacting, sharing and networking with one another, and the PathXL […]

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XIFIN Acquires Imaging Informatics Company VisualShare

Acquisition Advances Diagnostic Information and Image Exchange, Further Expands Health Economics Optimization Platform San Diego, Calif., — May 5, 2015 — XIFIN, Inc., the healthcare cloud computing company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics from patient to payment, today announced the acquisition of VisualShare, a Salt Lake City-based medical informatics company specializing in diagnostic image […]

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Visiopharm Closes Investment Round to Grow Diagnostic Digital Pathology Business

Hørsholm, Denmark, May 5, 2015: Visiopharm, the leader in image analysis for diagnostic digital pathology, announces today the closing of a private round of financing with NorthCap Partners. The investment amount is undisclosed. This investment will assist Visiopharm to further accelerate business growth and strengthen their position as a market leader for image analysis driven […]

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Visiopharm Unveils a Whole New Look

Visiopharm releases today an updated, easier to navigate website and rebranding of our popular software solutions. The website introduces three main product sections – BIOtopix™, STEREOtopix™, and the new cancer focused ONCOtopix™. Over the past few years, Visiopharm has seen tremendous business growth with high demands for quantitative digital pathology in cancer research. In addition, […]

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Live Webinar from Leica:  Leveraging the Cloud to Improve Pathology TAT

Presented by Ramu Sheshadri, Product Manager, SaaS Solutions Leica Biosystems Date: 07 May 2015 – Time: 9:00 AM CST Register Now! Learn how Aperio ePathAccess from Leica Biosystems can improve pathology secondary case review. We invite you to attend this live webinar, where we will discuss the benefits of the solution, including: * Faster total turnaround time (TAT) […]

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Demonstrating Quality in Anatomic Pathology: Where Is It Headed?

Register now for a QualityStar Webinar by Dr. Jared Schwartz Date:                                   Thursday June 4 Time:                                   11:00 am Eastern Duration: 60 Minutes Presenter:                          Jared N. Schwartz, M.D., Ph.D., F.C.A.P. Registration Link:             http://bit.ly/1zpJ9M9 Webinar Content: In this era of consumerism and pay-for-performance, pathologists are compelled to measure outcomes, reduce costs and improve diagnostic proficiency.  The ability to document and demonstrate quality will soon […]

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Group releases guidelines that seek to reduce unnecessary cervical cancer screening

The NPR (5/1, Haelle) “Shots” blog reports that yesterday, the American College of Physicians released guidelines “that aim to reduce unnecessary” cervical cancer “screening. They say that no women should be getting annual Pap tests, at any age.” The blog adds that “the ACP also has a preference for co-testing — Pap plus HPV test — for women age 30 […]

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2nd Workshop AIDPATH Project, May 26, Madrid, Spain Meeting Announcement

Information Technology in Digital Pathology The future paradigm of Pathology will be Digital. Instead of conventional microscopy, a pathologist will perform diagnosis through interaction with images on computer screens and performing quantitative analysis. Advances in digital pathology are generating huge volumes of whole slide images which are providing opportunities for developing and evaluating new and […]

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PIS 2015 – ViewsIQ exhibiting at booth 17 with official launch of Panoptiq™ M

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Revolutionizing Imaging Capabilities – learn more at PIS 2015, May 5-8 ViewsIQ will be exhibiting at the Pathology Informatics Summit (PIS) 2015, booth 17, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to demonstrate the Panoptiq™ system. ViewsIQ will officially be launching the Panoptiq M Module that allows users to capture only the relevant regions at high-power and toggle between […]

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