Digital Pathology News

Q&A with Philips Digital Pathology

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

I recently had an opportunity to speak with Esther Abels, Director of Regulatory, Clinical and Medical Affairs for Philips Digital Pathology Solutions about Philips’ recent approval to market their Philips Intellisite Pathology System (PIPS) for primary diagnosis of biopsies and excisions in the United States. My thanks to Esther and Philips’ marketing team for their […]

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HalioDx receives CLIA Compliance for Immunoscore® Colon

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

HalioDx receives CLIA Compliance for its laboratory based in Marseille Immunoscore® Colon, is now available to US patients in selected states with a turnaround time of 10 days Marseille, June 21, 2017 – HalioDx announced today that the company is compliant under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) for its Marseille-based full service […]

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PathPresenter.com – An Innovative Platform For Digital Pathology

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Let me describe a common scenario that plays out every week in a pathology department: You want to teach students, residents, or fellows a particular topic. You spend hours searching for cases and find some (but not enough) for a good teaching session. You know the department has a huge collection of great cases hiding […]

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OptraSCAN Digital Pathology Summer Special

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Customize your own On-Demand Digital Pathology bundle with a WSI OptraSCANTM Brightfield Scanner and IMAGEPathTM Image Management System for $500/month (with no contract requirements) and $1/per slide scanned. Offer expires July 31st. OptraSCANTM OS15 Brightfield scanner 15-slide scanning capability Cloud-enabled with touchscreen Lightweight and portable IMAGEPathTM Image Management Software  Cloud-enabled image management allows for remote viewing Store, share and manage images and […]

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Q&A with Philips Digital Pathology

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

I recently had an opportunity to speak with Esther Abels, Director of Regulatory, Clinical and Medical Affairs for Philips Digital Pathology Solutions about Philips’ recent approval to market their Philips Intellisite Pathology System (PIPS) for primary diagnosis of biopsies and excisions in the United States. My thanks to Esther and Philips’ marketing team for their […]

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HalioDx receives CLIA Compliance for Immunoscore® Colon

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

HalioDx receives CLIA Compliance for its laboratory based in Marseille Immunoscore® Colon, is now available to US patients in selected states with a turnaround time of 10 days Marseille, June 21, 2017 – HalioDx announced today that the company is compliant under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) for its Marseille-based full service […]

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PathPresenter.com – An Innovative Platform For Digital Pathology

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Let me describe a common scenario that plays out every week in a pathology department: You want to teach students, residents, or fellows a particular topic. You spend hours searching for cases and find some (but not enough) for a good teaching session. You know the department has a huge collection of great cases hiding […]

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OptraSCAN Digital Pathology Summer Special

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Customize your own On-Demand Digital Pathology bundle with a WSI OptraSCANTM Brightfield Scanner and IMAGEPathTM Image Management System for $500/month (with no contract requirements) and $1/per slide scanned. Offer expires July 31st. OptraSCANTM OS15 Brightfield scanner 15-slide scanning capability Cloud-enabled with touchscreen Lightweight and portable IMAGEPathTM Image Management Software  Cloud-enabled image management allows for remote viewing Store, share and manage images and […]

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Q&A with Philips Digital Pathology

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

I recently had an opportunity to speak with Esther Abels, Director of Regulatory, Clinical and Medical Affairs for Philips Digital Pathology Solutions about Philips’ recent approval to market their Philips Intellisite Pathology System (PIPS) for primary diagnosis of biopsies and excisions in the United States. My thanks to Esther and Philips’ marketing team for their […]

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HalioDx receives CLIA Compliance for Immunoscore® Colon

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

HalioDx receives CLIA Compliance for its laboratory based in Marseille Immunoscore® Colon, is now available to US patients in selected states with a turnaround time of 10 days Marseille, June 21, 2017 – HalioDx announced today that the company is compliant under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) for its Marseille-based full service […]

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PathPresenter.com – An Innovative Platform For Digital Pathology

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Let me describe a common scenario that plays out every week in a pathology department: You want to teach students, residents, or fellows a particular topic. You spend hours searching for cases and find some (but not enough) for a good teaching session. You know the department has a huge collection of great cases hiding […]

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Getting Fired from The Lab

| June 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The first real job I had was delivering Chicago Tribunes, Chicago Sun-Times and Wall Street Journals to about 100 homes every morning. There were 48 Tribunes, 48 Sun-Times and 4 Wall Street Journals, give or take, week to week, depending on subscription prices and folks away from home for extended periods of time. At some […]

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HalioDx receives CLIA Compliance for Immunoscore® Colon

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

HalioDx receives CLIA Compliance for its laboratory based in Marseille Immunoscore® Colon, is now available to US patients in selected states with a turnaround time of 10 days Marseille, June 21, 2017 – HalioDx announced today that the company is compliant under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) for its Marseille-based full service […]

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PathPresenter.com – An Innovative Platform For Digital Pathology

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Let me describe a common scenario that plays out every week in a pathology department: You want to teach students, residents, or fellows a particular topic. You spend hours searching for cases and find some (but not enough) for a good teaching session. You know the department has a huge collection of great cases hiding […]

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Grail’s Billion Dollar Bet for the Perfect Cancer Test

| June 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

Thought this was worth sharing from MIT Technology Review. After attending ASCO last week what I thought might happen a year or two again actually has. Pathologists no longer have to worry about stepping out from behind the paraffin curtain as many of us were fond of saying. Tissue is not the issue anymore. At […]

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VisionGate Hires Dr. David Wilbur as Medical Director

| June 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

VisionGate, Inc. recently announced the appointment of Dr. David Wilbur as Medical Director of its Phoenix-based CLIA laboratory, VisionGate Biosignatures Laboratory (VBL). A world-renowned pathologist, Dr. Wilbur comes to VisionGate from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), where he has been a practicing pathologist since 2001. He headed the Cytopathology Unit until 2011, when he took over the […]

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Q&A with Philips Digital Pathology

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

I recently had an opportunity to speak with Esther Abels, Director of Regulatory, Clinical and Medical Affairs for Philips Digital Pathology Solutions about Philips’ recent approval to market their Philips Intellisite Pathology System (PIPS) for primary diagnosis of biopsies and excisions in the United States. My thanks to Esther and Philips’ marketing team for their […]

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HalioDx receives CLIA Compliance for Immunoscore® Colon

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

HalioDx receives CLIA Compliance for its laboratory based in Marseille Immunoscore® Colon, is now available to US patients in selected states with a turnaround time of 10 days Marseille, June 21, 2017 – HalioDx announced today that the company is compliant under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) for its Marseille-based full service […]

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PathPresenter.com – An Innovative Platform For Digital Pathology

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Let me describe a common scenario that plays out every week in a pathology department: You want to teach students, residents, or fellows a particular topic. You spend hours searching for cases and find some (but not enough) for a good teaching session. You know the department has a huge collection of great cases hiding […]

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OptraSCAN Digital Pathology Summer Special

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Customize your own On-Demand Digital Pathology bundle with a WSI OptraSCANTM Brightfield Scanner and IMAGEPathTM Image Management System for $500/month (with no contract requirements) and $1/per slide scanned. Offer expires July 31st. OptraSCANTM OS15 Brightfield scanner 15-slide scanning capability Cloud-enabled with touchscreen Lightweight and portable IMAGEPathTM Image Management Software  Cloud-enabled image management allows for remote viewing Store, share and manage images and […]

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Q&A with Philips Digital Pathology

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

I recently had an opportunity to speak with Esther Abels, Director of Regulatory, Clinical and Medical Affairs for Philips Digital Pathology Solutions about Philips’ recent approval to market their Philips Intellisite Pathology System (PIPS) for primary diagnosis of biopsies and excisions in the United States. My thanks to Esther and Philips’ marketing team for their […]

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OptraSCAN Digital Pathology Summer Special

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Customize your own On-Demand Digital Pathology bundle with a WSI OptraSCANTM Brightfield Scanner and IMAGEPathTM Image Management System for $500/month (with no contract requirements) and $1/per slide scanned. Offer expires July 31st. OptraSCANTM OS15 Brightfield scanner 15-slide scanning capability Cloud-enabled with touchscreen Lightweight and portable IMAGEPathTM Image Management Software  Cloud-enabled image management allows for remote viewing Store, share and manage images and […]

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Grail’s Billion Dollar Bet for the Perfect Cancer Test

| June 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

Thought this was worth sharing from MIT Technology Review. After attending ASCO last week what I thought might happen a year or two again actually has. Pathologists no longer have to worry about stepping out from behind the paraffin curtain as many of us were fond of saying. Tissue is not the issue anymore. At […]

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VisionGate Hires Dr. David Wilbur as Medical Director

| June 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

VisionGate, Inc. recently announced the appointment of Dr. David Wilbur as Medical Director of its Phoenix-based CLIA laboratory, VisionGate Biosignatures Laboratory (VBL). A world-renowned pathologist, Dr. Wilbur comes to VisionGate from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), where he has been a practicing pathologist since 2001. He headed the Cytopathology Unit until 2011, when he took over the […]

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Other Recent Articles

XIFIN Partners with PWNHealth to Offer Lab Services for Direct-to-Consumer Testing, Employer-Based Screening and Telegenetic Counseling

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

XIFIN Inc., the healthcare information technology company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics, today announced a partnership agreement with PWNHealth LLC, a virtual care company offering safe and easy access to diagnostic testing services and professional guidance. The agreement allows XIFIN to market PWN’s services as a complementary offering to XIFIN’s suite of connected health solutions – including […]

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FDA Approval of Immunotherapy For MSI-High or Mismatch Repair Deficient Tumors

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last month the FDA approved pembrolizumab (KEYTRUDA) for adult and pediatric patients with with metastatic or unresectable, microsatellite instability-high (MSI-H) or mismatch repair deficient (dMMR) solid tumors that have progressed following prior treatment. KEYTRUDA has also been approved fro MSI-H or dMMR colorectal cancers that have progressed following treatment with conventional chemotherapies. The immunooncology/immunotherapy story is fascinating. […]

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Webinar: Unlocking the Full Potential of Digital Pathology

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tuesday, June 13th, Philips Digital Pathology Solutions will host two webinars for: North America: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT Register Asia & Europe: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM SGT Register Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution is now available for primary diagnostic use in the USA; but what does this news mean for the field of […]

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What is Wrong with the Veterans Administrations Hospitals?

| May 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

This past Memorial Day weekend I gave a lot of thought to those who have passed defending our freedoms and way of life as well as those who have served and survived to be cared for by our society. About 3 years ago stories began to break about a scandal involving a Veterans Administration (VA) […]

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All gave some…Some gave all

| May 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Leica Biosystems Aperio Digital Pathology now Nationwide Standard of Care in Kuwait*

| May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

VISTA, CALIFORNIA – Leica Biosystems announced today that it has struck a key partnership with the Kuwait Ministry of Health, through its distributor, Technical Services Supplies Trading & Contracting Company, W.L.L. The Pathology Council of Kuwait will now adopt Leica Biosystems digital pathology as its standard of care. This initiative will create a nationwide pathology network, […]

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Inspirata to Participate in Thought Leadership for Cancer Information Sharing at the Association for Pathology Informatics Annual Summit in Pittsburgh May 22-25

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Inspirata will showcase its Cancer Diagnostic Cockpit and Consultation Portal as well as present scientific findings on a system that mines relevant information in cancer case reports. Pittsburgh, PA, May 22, 2017 – Cancer diagnostics and pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today that it is exhibiting in booth B2 at the Association for […]

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“Digital Pathology Stands to Reduce Cancer Misdiagnoses”

| May 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

With the ink dry about a month on the recent FDA approval of Philips Intellisite Pathology Solution (PIPS) for primary diagnosis, I came across this headline and others like it last week. Well known, respected pathologists and pathology informaticians at well-known cancer centers provided quotes for the articles. When you contribute to an article, you […]

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How to Use Deep Learning AI for Context-Intelligent Image Analysis – Join Our Webinar on June 1st

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) show great promise in several fields of medicine. In particular, the field of Deep Learning is enabling the development of expert-level automated algorithms. Successful applications include AI-supported diagnosis of melanoma based on pictures of skin lesions and diabetic retinopathy in images of the retina. Human expert judgement augmented by […]

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Webinar: Panoptiq Use Cases in Pathology

| May 16, 2017 | 1 Comment

Matthew G Hanna, M.D., Clinical Instructor of Pathology Informatics, University of Pittsburgh Wed, May 17th, 2017 2:00PM EST Join Dr. Matthew Hanna, MD, Pathologist and Clinical Instructor of Pathology Informatics at the University of Pittsburgh, as he discusses multiple use cases for Panoptiq. Panoptiq takes a software-based approach to digital imaging, and as such integrates […]

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What does FDA Approval Mean for the Digital Pathology Market? Part 1

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Much is being said, written and discussed about the recent FDA clearance for Philips digital pathology solution for primary H&E diagnosis. Of course, this means an advantage for Philips right now in the market as the only FDA approved whole slide imaging system for primary diagnosis. For groups and hospitals that appreciate the two main […]

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ASI’s HiPath™ For Computer-Assisted PD-L1 Interpretation

| May 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

HiPath™ Supports Pathologists with Advanced Image Analysis of PD-L1 Assays CARLSBAD, CA, May 11, 2017 — Applied Spectral Imaging (ASI), a global leader of computer-assisted microscopy, introduces HiPath imaging and analysis of PD-L1 assays. PD-L1 is seen as the current breakthrough therapeutic target in immuno-oncology. Following recent clinical advances, PD-L1 expression has become a key factor in […]

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