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United Kingdom Hospital Implements Omnyx Digital Pathology Solution

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of Coventry Telegraph (UK) 18 April 2014: Leading clinicians converged on Coventry this week for the launch of a pioneering diagnosis tool. University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, which runs the city’s University Hospital and St Cross Rugby, has become the first in the country to use a ground-breaking digital system. The Omnyx Integrated […]

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CAP and ASC Collaborate on Advancing Patient Care through Cytopathology

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

NORTHFIELD, ILL. — The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on initiatives to advance the delivery of cytopathology services and improve patient care.   The non-exclusive collaboration will enhance the relationship between the two organizations to advocate excellence […]

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Digital Pathology News Items Elsewhere

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dr. Bruce Friedman @ Lab Soft News has had a couple of interesting posts and recent comments on the digital pathology space from his perspective as a longtime pathology informaticist and observations on digital pathology in early 2014: Cloud Computing in Digital Pathology: Addressing Some Pressing Needs This is a guest blog by Nial Toner of PathXL, […]

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Tissue Diagnostics Market Worth $3,924.01 Million by 2018

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

DALLAS, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The “Tissue Diagnostics Marketby Technology (Immunohistochemistry, in Situ Hybridization, Digital pathology & Workflow, Special Staining), Disease (Breast Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer, Non Small Cell Lung Cancer and Others), Product (Instruments and Consumables), End-Users (Hospitals, Pharmaceutical companies, Research Laboratories, Contract Research Organizations and Others) & by Region (The Americas, Europe, BRIC, Japan & […]

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Pathology News

United Kingdom Hospital Implements Omnyx Digital Pathology Solution

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of Coventry Telegraph (UK) 18 April 2014: Leading clinicians converged on Coventry this week for the launch of a pioneering diagnosis tool. University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, which runs the city’s University Hospital and St Cross Rugby, has become the first in the country to use a ground-breaking digital system. The Omnyx Integrated […]

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CAP and ASC Collaborate on Advancing Patient Care through Cytopathology

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

NORTHFIELD, ILL. — The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on initiatives to advance the delivery of cytopathology services and improve patient care.   The non-exclusive collaboration will enhance the relationship between the two organizations to advocate excellence […]

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Digital Pathology News Items Elsewhere

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dr. Bruce Friedman @ Lab Soft News has had a couple of interesting posts and recent comments on the digital pathology space from his perspective as a longtime pathology informaticist and observations on digital pathology in early 2014: Cloud Computing in Digital Pathology: Addressing Some Pressing Needs This is a guest blog by Nial Toner of PathXL, […]

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Tissue Diagnostics Market Worth $3,924.01 Million by 2018

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

DALLAS, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The “Tissue Diagnostics Marketby Technology (Immunohistochemistry, in Situ Hybridization, Digital pathology & Workflow, Special Staining), Disease (Breast Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer, Non Small Cell Lung Cancer and Others), Product (Instruments and Consumables), End-Users (Hospitals, Pharmaceutical companies, Research Laboratories, Contract Research Organizations and Others) & by Region (The Americas, Europe, BRIC, Japan & […]

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United Kingdom Hospital Implements Omnyx Digital Pathology Solution

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of Coventry Telegraph (UK) 18 April 2014: Leading clinicians converged on Coventry this week for the launch of a pioneering diagnosis tool. University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, which runs the city’s University Hospital and St Cross Rugby, has become the first in the country to use a ground-breaking digital system. The Omnyx Integrated […]

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Digital Pathology News Items Elsewhere

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dr. Bruce Friedman @ Lab Soft News has had a couple of interesting posts and recent comments on the digital pathology space from his perspective as a longtime pathology informaticist and observations on digital pathology in early 2014: Cloud Computing in Digital Pathology: Addressing Some Pressing Needs This is a guest blog by Nial Toner of PathXL, […]

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Tissue Diagnostics Market Worth $3,924.01 Million by 2018

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

DALLAS, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The “Tissue Diagnostics Marketby Technology (Immunohistochemistry, in Situ Hybridization, Digital pathology & Workflow, Special Staining), Disease (Breast Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer, Non Small Cell Lung Cancer and Others), Product (Instruments and Consumables), End-Users (Hospitals, Pharmaceutical companies, Research Laboratories, Contract Research Organizations and Others) & by Region (The Americas, Europe, BRIC, Japan & […]

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Leica Microsystems Opens Experience Lab in Japan

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Laboratory for Microscope Demonstration and Workshops Located in Tokyo “We experience a strong demand from users who want to try out our instruments and see the performance with their own eyes. The Experience Lab is a fantastic opportunity for users to look at a broad range of microscope systems, use them and find out what […]

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Medical Research

Tissue Diagnostics Market Worth $3,924.01 Million by 2018

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

DALLAS, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The “Tissue Diagnostics Marketby Technology (Immunohistochemistry, in Situ Hybridization, Digital pathology & Workflow, Special Staining), Disease (Breast Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer, Non Small Cell Lung Cancer and Others), Product (Instruments and Consumables), End-Users (Hospitals, Pharmaceutical companies, Research Laboratories, Contract Research Organizations and Others) & by Region (The Americas, Europe, BRIC, Japan & […]

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Save the Date – The American Society of Breast Surgeons 15th Annual Meeting, Virtual Press Conference

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Society Responds to the Canadian National Breast Screening Study - For more details,click here. Certification Written Exams to Be Offered at the 15th Annual Meeting in Las Vegas - For more details, click here. The American Society of Breast Surgeons is pleased to announce that all 16 modules ofBESAP, the Society’s Breast Education and Self-Assessment Program, are now […]

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PathXL at AACR 2014: Register Now

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

via PathXL blog: PathXL’s European team are set to join their US colleagues again this week, this time for the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting in San Diego. This is an excellent opportunity for us to meet some of the most well-known and respected professionals in the digital pathology industry. As usual, PathXL will […]

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Successful Validation of Virtual Microscopy for Surgical Pathology but Not Cytopathology: Application of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Guidelines

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

By any account, this year’s USCAP meeting was a success for anyone who attended – presenter, attendee and/or vendor. One of the single largest pathology-only meetings with a large international contingent attending and high quality educational content at a low price for attendees. Scientific abstracts submitted months ahead of the meeting for research that likely […]

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Anatomic Pathology

United Kingdom Hospital Implements Omnyx Digital Pathology Solution

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of Coventry Telegraph (UK) 18 April 2014: Leading clinicians converged on Coventry this week for the launch of a pioneering diagnosis tool. University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, which runs the city’s University Hospital and St Cross Rugby, has become the first in the country to use a ground-breaking digital system. The Omnyx Integrated […]

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Digital Pathology News Items Elsewhere

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dr. Bruce Friedman @ Lab Soft News has had a couple of interesting posts and recent comments on the digital pathology space from his perspective as a longtime pathology informaticist and observations on digital pathology in early 2014: Cloud Computing in Digital Pathology: Addressing Some Pressing Needs This is a guest blog by Nial Toner of PathXL, […]

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Tissue Diagnostics Market Worth $3,924.01 Million by 2018

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

DALLAS, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The “Tissue Diagnostics Marketby Technology (Immunohistochemistry, in Situ Hybridization, Digital pathology & Workflow, Special Staining), Disease (Breast Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer, Non Small Cell Lung Cancer and Others), Product (Instruments and Consumables), End-Users (Hospitals, Pharmaceutical companies, Research Laboratories, Contract Research Organizations and Others) & by Region (The Americas, Europe, BRIC, Japan & […]

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Omnyx Receives FDA Clearance for Digital Manual Read of HER2 Pathology Slides

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

PITTSBURGH – April 14, 2014 – GE Healthcare and UPMC today announced that the Omnyx™ Manual Read of the Digital HER2 Application has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This clearance will allow the OmnyxTM system to be marketed in the U.S. for this intended use. Omnyx, LLC is a joint venture […]

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Tissue Diagnostics Market Worth $3,924.01 Million by 2018

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

DALLAS, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The “Tissue Diagnostics Marketby Technology (Immunohistochemistry, in Situ Hybridization, Digital pathology & Workflow, Special Staining), Disease (Breast Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer, Non Small Cell Lung Cancer and Others), Product (Instruments and Consumables), End-Users (Hospitals, Pharmaceutical companies, Research Laboratories, Contract Research Organizations and Others) & by Region (The Americas, Europe, BRIC, Japan & […]

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Leica Microsystems Opens Experience Lab in Japan

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Laboratory for Microscope Demonstration and Workshops Located in Tokyo “We experience a strong demand from users who want to try out our instruments and see the performance with their own eyes. The Experience Lab is a fantastic opportunity for users to look at a broad range of microscope systems, use them and find out what […]

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Sounding the Death Knell

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

A physician blogger in the Chicago area who blogs over at In My Humble Opinion is a prolific poet who writes about “A primary care physician’s thoughts on medicine and life”.  Honestly, his daily trials and tribulations with healthcare today make my practice seem ever more rewarding and somewhat insulated from what sounds like a […]

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Leica Biosystems Partners With QualityStar To Provide ePathology-Based Quality Assurance Expertise

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

VISTA, CA – April 2, 2014 — Leica Biosystems, a global leader in ePathology solutions, announced today, a partnership with QualityStar® LLC, a leading independent and external quality assurance service provider. This collaboration will serve to deliver a streamlined, metrics-based anatomical pathology quality assurance program utilizing Aperio ePathology™ solutions, from Leica Biosystems, to provide access […]

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Hands and Eyes on Digital Pathology – 1st AIDPATH Project Workshop

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The organizers of the first of a series of workshops on Digital Pathology were kind enough to refer me to their program offering to be discussed at the end of this month. For more information click on the images for links to their website and considering registering for the upcoming conference. 21 hours of European […]

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Best Cervical Cancer Screen: Roche cobas® HPV or the Pap Smear?

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of colLABoration: A Sharing of Insights for Enhancing Laboratories and Laboratory Informatics Advisory Panel Recommends HPV as First-line Screen An advisory panel for the Medical Devices Committee of the FDA voted unanimously to approve Roche’s cobas® HPV test as a first-line screening for cervical cancer in women age 25 and older. While the FDA […]

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MikroScan offers Trestle Trade-in Program

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Have an old Trestle system that you have been looking to replace? If so, check out this offer for your laboratory – To The Trestle-User Family: Here’s an offer you just can’t refuse. There is a natural successor to the Trestle microscope – one with faster response, better image quality, more intuitive, smaller (about the […]

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Definiens Wins 2013 Global Tissue Diagnostics and Pathology Imaging Solutions Company of the Year Award

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Frost & Sullivan have awarded Definiens the, 2013 Global Tissue Diagnostics and Pathology Imaging Solutions Company of the Year Award. Recognising the company’s proprietary solutions, such as Definiens Tissue Studio® and Definiens Image Miner™, as well as setting industry benchmarks with their unique capabilities to deliver the best-in-class image interpretation and data mining. Definiens’ success […]

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Leica Biosystems teams with Beckman Coulter and Molecular Devices at AACR 2014 in San Diego – April 6-9

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Take a Closer Look – See How We Can Accelerate Your Research Visit Leica Biosystems Booth #2313, Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Booth #2307, and Molecular Devices Booth #2412 Short Feature Presentations on Digital Pathology will be given on Monday, April 7th and Tuesday, April 8th in the Beckman Coulter Booth (#2307) Monday, April 7th, 2014 […]

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Cedars-Sinai Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Named 2014 Lab of the Year

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (March 26, 2014) – The Cedars-Sinai Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine was named the 2014 Lab of the Year by the prominent magazine Medical Laboratory Observer for its commitment to quality patient care — from new technologies to creative opportunities that better serve the local community. “When done best, pathology comprises more than simply making a […]

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Leica Biosystems Signs Agreement with GNYHA Services

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

BUFFALO GROVE, IL, March 24, 2014 – Leica Biosystems announced that it has signed an agreement with GNYHA Services, an acute care group purchasing and supply chain management organization. Effective March 1, 2014, Leica Biosystems’ comprehensive Anatomical Pathology product portfolio of instruments and consumables was made available to GYNHA Services: over 300 acute care and […]

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Where do Retail Clinics Fit in the New Healthcare Model?

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Meeting Unmet Patient Needs  Timed well with millions of Americans becoming insured under the ACA’s new healthcare coverage, the number of retail clinics is rapidly growing to meet patient needs. With an anticipated shortage of primary care providers, these clinics are geared up to fill in the care gaps, including offering limited laboratory testing. While […]

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Remote Medical Technologies Releases iMedHD2™ With DisplayMapper™ Technology

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Updated features and enhancements to the newly developed iMedHD2™ provide pathologists with the latest innovative telepathology technology. March 25, 2014- Melville, NY – Remote Medical Technologies, LLC. has released its iMedHD2™ telepathology system, an improvement from the existing iMedHD™ telemedicine system platform.   Remote Medical Technologies (RMT) has continued to improve upon their existing technological advancements in […]

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ZEISS Exhibiting Axio Scan.Z1 at AACR – Visit Booth #2426

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carl Zeiss Microscopy is pleased to announce they will be attending this year’s annual meeting for the American Association for Cancer Research in San Diego.  Stop by booth # 2426 to try out the newest products from ZEISS and for a chance to win a pair of ZEISS binoculars, receive a special offer for class-leading […]

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Join Definiens at the AACR Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA

| March 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Join Definiens at the AACR Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA Genomics has made great strides in advancing cancer diagnostics, but alone it cannot write the future of patient care. It will be Tissue Phenomics™ and the correlation of big data from tissue and genomics that will be the real game changer in improving patient […]

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microDimensions Launches Voloom 2.0 With Unrivaled Performance in 3D Histology Reconstruction

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Voloom is microDimensions‘ highly automated digital pathology software for histology reconstruction from serial sections. With Voloom, 3D histology is becoming real, in particular the visualization, segmentation, volumetric measurement, and analysis in 3D stacks reconstructed from series of histological sections. Voloom 2.0 features a free 3D viewer for 3D histology volumes, new whole slide file formats […]

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