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Several Recent Developments in Digital Pathology from Around the Globe

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many recent several news items to come across the wires in the past few days, including from England, Ireland, Netherlands and China.  See below for several deals related to R&D, molecular pathology, clinical diagnostics, education and brief market analysis of digital pathology in China.   Pathology Diagnostics Ltd Contributes As Expert Advisor to Groundbreaking MRC […]

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IDEXX Laboratories announces agreement to utilize Philips Digital Pathology Solution VET

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

WESTBROOK, Maine, August 26, 2014—IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), under which the company will use the Philips Digital Pathology Solution VET in IDEXX Reference Laboratories to digitize veterinary histopathology images. Creating a virtual digital pathology network will reduce turnaround […]

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Bye Bye 88305 Sung to American Pie

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Somehow in the excitement of greater than 52% cuts to the technical component of the biopsy code and an overall 30% reduction in reimbursement I missed this humorous song about pathology fee codes and decreasing reimbursement. A parody of American Pie uploaded in March of this year. Produced and sung by Dr. Joel Greenson from the […]

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microDimensions Voloom: 3D Histology Made Simple

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

microDimensions Voloom is the fastest and most versatile software for the 3D reconstruction and analysis of serially sectioned histology specimens. The latest version contains several improvements when loading certain Leica and Aperio files. Please download the new version and register for a free webinar on microDimensions Voloom. If you do not have a recent version […]

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Several Recent Developments in Digital Pathology from Around the Globe

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many recent several news items to come across the wires in the past few days, including from England, Ireland, Netherlands and China.  See below for several deals related to R&D, molecular pathology, clinical diagnostics, education and brief market analysis of digital pathology in China.   Pathology Diagnostics Ltd Contributes As Expert Advisor to Groundbreaking MRC […]

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IDEXX Laboratories announces agreement to utilize Philips Digital Pathology Solution VET

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

WESTBROOK, Maine, August 26, 2014—IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), under which the company will use the Philips Digital Pathology Solution VET in IDEXX Reference Laboratories to digitize veterinary histopathology images. Creating a virtual digital pathology network will reduce turnaround […]

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College of American Pathologist CEO Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, The PathologyBlawg shared College of American Pathologists 2013 financial information which highlighted several parts of the book of business of the college including revenue sources and amounts, expenses, donations & salaries of the president and board members from some public filings. There is some lively commentary on the post over at The PathologyBlawg if you […]

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Bye Bye 88305 Sung to American Pie

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Somehow in the excitement of greater than 52% cuts to the technical component of the biopsy code and an overall 30% reduction in reimbursement I missed this humorous song about pathology fee codes and decreasing reimbursement. A parody of American Pie uploaded in March of this year. Produced and sung by Dr. Joel Greenson from the […]

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Education

Several Recent Developments in Digital Pathology from Around the Globe

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many recent several news items to come across the wires in the past few days, including from England, Ireland, Netherlands and China.  See below for several deals related to R&D, molecular pathology, clinical diagnostics, education and brief market analysis of digital pathology in China.   Pathology Diagnostics Ltd Contributes As Expert Advisor to Groundbreaking MRC […]

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College of American Pathologist CEO Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, The PathologyBlawg shared College of American Pathologists 2013 financial information which highlighted several parts of the book of business of the college including revenue sources and amounts, expenses, donations & salaries of the president and board members from some public filings. There is some lively commentary on the post over at The PathologyBlawg if you […]

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Bye Bye 88305 Sung to American Pie

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Somehow in the excitement of greater than 52% cuts to the technical component of the biopsy code and an overall 30% reduction in reimbursement I missed this humorous song about pathology fee codes and decreasing reimbursement. A parody of American Pie uploaded in March of this year. Produced and sung by Dr. Joel Greenson from the […]

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Meet Visiopharm at ECP 2014 in London, UK

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Come meet Visiopharm August 30th – September 3rd in London, UK at the 26th European Congress of Pathology. Learn about our leading image analysis Quantitative Digital Pathology solutions for research and cancer diagnostics; utilizing our new Virtual Double Staining (VDS) methods with our TISSUEalign module. See a demonstration of our CE-IVD APPs for the breast […]

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Medical Research

Several Recent Developments in Digital Pathology from Around the Globe

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many recent several news items to come across the wires in the past few days, including from England, Ireland, Netherlands and China.  See below for several deals related to R&D, molecular pathology, clinical diagnostics, education and brief market analysis of digital pathology in China.   Pathology Diagnostics Ltd Contributes As Expert Advisor to Groundbreaking MRC […]

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microDimensions Voloom: 3D Histology Made Simple

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

microDimensions Voloom is the fastest and most versatile software for the 3D reconstruction and analysis of serially sectioned histology specimens. The latest version contains several improvements when loading certain Leica and Aperio files. Please download the new version and register for a free webinar on microDimensions Voloom. If you do not have a recent version […]

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Meet Visiopharm at ECP 2014 in London, UK

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Come meet Visiopharm August 30th – September 3rd in London, UK at the 26th European Congress of Pathology. Learn about our leading image analysis Quantitative Digital Pathology solutions for research and cancer diagnostics; utilizing our new Virtual Double Staining (VDS) methods with our TISSUEalign module. See a demonstration of our CE-IVD APPs for the breast […]

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Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT), Flagship Biosciences Enter Digital Pathology Agreement to Automate Dystrophin Measurements

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug 20, 2014 — Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc, a developer of innovative RNA-based therapeutics, and Flagship Biosciences LLC, a leading digital pathology firm, today announced a multi-year, multi-product partnership for the development of automated quantitative endpoint measurements in muscular dystrophy to support the advancement Sarepta’s Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) drug pipeline, including its lead […]

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Anatomic Pathology

Several Recent Developments in Digital Pathology from Around the Globe

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many recent several news items to come across the wires in the past few days, including from England, Ireland, Netherlands and China.  See below for several deals related to R&D, molecular pathology, clinical diagnostics, education and brief market analysis of digital pathology in China.   Pathology Diagnostics Ltd Contributes As Expert Advisor to Groundbreaking MRC […]

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microDimensions Voloom: 3D Histology Made Simple

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

microDimensions Voloom is the fastest and most versatile software for the 3D reconstruction and analysis of serially sectioned histology specimens. The latest version contains several improvements when loading certain Leica and Aperio files. Please download the new version and register for a free webinar on microDimensions Voloom. If you do not have a recent version […]

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A simple and effective high-yield plan for digital pathology system validation    

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here it is – a simple, easy to perform, highly reproducible plan for manufacturer pre-market approval or laboratory self-validation for the intended use of endoscopic mucosal gastrointestinal biopsies. These specimens are extremely common in nearly every hospital or community laboratory as well as the large commercial reference laboratories, specialty laboratories that focus their interests on […]

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Meet Visiopharm at ECP 2014 in London, UK

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Come meet Visiopharm August 30th – September 3rd in London, UK at the 26th European Congress of Pathology. Learn about our leading image analysis Quantitative Digital Pathology solutions for research and cancer diagnostics; utilizing our new Virtual Double Staining (VDS) methods with our TISSUEalign module. See a demonstration of our CE-IVD APPs for the breast […]

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Business

Several Recent Developments in Digital Pathology from Around the Globe

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many recent several news items to come across the wires in the past few days, including from England, Ireland, Netherlands and China.  See below for several deals related to R&D, molecular pathology, clinical diagnostics, education and brief market analysis of digital pathology in China.   Pathology Diagnostics Ltd Contributes As Expert Advisor to Groundbreaking MRC […]

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A simple and effective high-yield plan for digital pathology system validation    

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here it is – a simple, easy to perform, highly reproducible plan for manufacturer pre-market approval or laboratory self-validation for the intended use of endoscopic mucosal gastrointestinal biopsies. These specimens are extremely common in nearly every hospital or community laboratory as well as the large commercial reference laboratories, specialty laboratories that focus their interests on […]

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Reverse Auctions for Pathology Near

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

I recently read with interest a post by Dr. Bruce Friedman over at labsoftnews.com about “Online Bidding for Best Price for Orthopedic Surgery with Medibid” and the business model of medical tourism within US facilities through a service called Medibid. Neither of these are actually new ideas in terms of consumers selecting products and services […]

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August Events at Applied Spectral Imaging Prove that Summer’s Not Over Yet…

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Visit Applied Spectral Imaging at two shows this August – come see our latest pathology quantitative diagnostic aid and learn more about ASI’s GenASIs ™ Pathology Suite. NSH 2014, the 40th Annual NSH Convention in Austin, Texas, USA – in our partner’s, Biocare’s booth # 701 ECP 2014, the 26th European Congress of Pathology in […]

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Other Recent Articles

FDA Prepares to Regulate LDTs: What You Must Know, What Your Lab May Need to Do, and Why You Should Prepare Now

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Webinar from The Dark Report — Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Our distinguished panel explains how the FDA’s draft guidance is a road map that labs can follow immediately to optimize how the FDA treats their most important LDTs There’s big news ahead if your lab performs laboratory-developed tests (LDTs)! On July 31, the Food and […]

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Clinical Informatics Fellowship at Stanford

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

In September of 2011, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) approved Clinical Informatics (CI) as a board-eligible subspecialty through sponsorship by the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM). For more information about the clinical informatics subspecialty, please visit the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) website. For the first five years, it is possible to become […]

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DPA Announces Dr. Jennifer Hunt to Give 2014 Keynote @ Visions

| August 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jennifer L. Hunt, MD, MEd Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Aubrey J. Hough Endowed Professor of Pathology University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Presenting: #SelfieSunday #TransformationTuesday #ThrowbackThursday Biography: Dr. Jennifer Hunt is the Chair of Pathology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where she holds the endowed Aubrey J. Hough Endowed Professorship.  Dr. […]

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5 CME Credits to Be Offered at Pathology Visions 2014

| August 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

5 CME Credits to Be Offered at Pathology Visions 2014 Pathology Visions 2014 will cover a broad range of topics relevant to digital pathology. Digital pathology is growing rapidly as a method of viewing microscopic glass slides virtually. It encompasses the steps of scanning, interpretation, manipulation, analysis, distribution and management. Digital images can be used […]

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Leica Biosystems Recruiting for Product Manager, Image Viewing & Apps Solutions

| August 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Product Manager, Image Viewing and Apps Solutions Job ID PAT100130 Vista, CA The Product Manager, Image Viewing and Apps Solutions will be responsible for Leica’s BioSystems software image viewing portfolio. In addition this role will be the driver for new software applications. This global position reports to the Senior Director of ePathology Marketing. As Product […]

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Charging Mobile Devices Stimulates Personal Connections

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dr. Stephen Ruby over at Entrepreneurial Practice has an interesting read on Charging Station Epiphany. Perhaps most of us have been in a similar situation – you get to the airport and realize you did not charge your laptop from last night, your iPhone charge is close to 20% and the iPad is no better and […]

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Leica Biosystems Seeking Product Manager, Healthcare Applications

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Product Manager, Healthcare Applications Job ID:  PAT000145 Location:  Melbourne Australia OR Vista, CA OR Buffalo Grove, IL We have an exciting new role for an entrepreneurial individual with a software mindset to drive new product strategy launching new business within business across Leica Biosystems. This will be a very cross-functional role, working with internal employees […]

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Full digitization of the anatomic pathology lab is here with the VENTANA System for Primary Diagnosis

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

More positive news coming from Ventana with its CE Mark in the EU for routine pathology, including primary diagnosis.   New CE mark in the European Union extends application to routine pathology including primary diagnosis with human tissue specimens TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, today announced that its VENTANA […]

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PerkinElmer Announces Quantitative Pathology and Preclinical Imaging User Group Meeting

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Quantitative Pathology and Preclinical Imaging User Group Meeting Exploring New Methods, Imaging Technologies and Applications September 9-10, 2014 PerkinElmer Center for Innovation Hopkinton, MA 01748 Reserve your seat at the Quantitative Pathology Imaging and In vivo User Group Meeting. The meeting takes place at PerkinElmer’s Center for Innovation in Hopkinton, MA where you will have […]

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Objective Pathology Services Announces Two New Distribution Agreements

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Objective Pathology Services, which develops digital pathology infrastructure and software solutions, has announced two new distribution agreements. The company has formed a partnership with Microscopes International to introduce their new uSCOPE Digital Microscope, which it says is the world’s first low-cost wavelength limited digital microscope, to the Canadian market. “With the introduction of low-cost fully-automated […]

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ATA Publishes Clinical Guidelines for Telepathology

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The American Telemedicine Association recently published an update to the original ATA guideline on telepathology and provides new and updated guidance on specific applications, practice, benefits, limitations, and regulatory issues that may arise in the practice of telepathology.  This guideline covers clinical applications of telepathology to include primary diagnosis, intraoperative consultations, secondary consultations, and quality […]

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Dr. Google

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

I recently wrote about the dangers of not having internet connectivity in light of the ability of governments to control or limit access. I’m now wondering about the opposite end of that spectrum. What if we have too much interaction with the internet? I’m not talking about the allure of “facebooking” in between cases in […]

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