Digital Pathology News

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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Webinar from Definiens: Clinical Trial Patient Stratification with Quantitative IHC Assays

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join us for our May 13 webinar on How to Develop Fit-for-Purpose Quantitative IHC Assays to Enable Clinical Trial Patient Stratification. Dr. Sharon Moulis will be presenting how traditional methods of IHC assay design can be modified with the use of quantitative image analysis to develop robust and powerful quantitative IHC assays. These robust assays […]

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Mikroscan Technologies, Inc. Announces New Financing and CEO

| April 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mikroscan Technologies, Inc. Announces New Financing and CEO Mikroscan, maker of advanced tele-microscopy systems, announced today that it closed a private financing in February 2015. The financing was led by Peter Farrell, Chairman and founder of ResMed, Inc (NYSE:RMD). He joins Gary Pace, a serial entrepreneur in life sciences, on the Board of Directors. Concurrent […]

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Pathology News

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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Webinar from Definiens: Clinical Trial Patient Stratification with Quantitative IHC Assays

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join us for our May 13 webinar on How to Develop Fit-for-Purpose Quantitative IHC Assays to Enable Clinical Trial Patient Stratification. Dr. Sharon Moulis will be presenting how traditional methods of IHC assay design can be modified with the use of quantitative image analysis to develop robust and powerful quantitative IHC assays. These robust assays […]

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Who is Reading Your Breast Biopsy? Or Liver Biopsy?

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

This is the first of a multi-part series on continuing issues as I see them with trying to find a balance in surgical pathology between “general” practice and “sub-specialization” that I think affects a lot of groups and departments of pathology in some way, shape or form and what it means for pathology of the […]

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Education

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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Webinar from Definiens: Clinical Trial Patient Stratification with Quantitative IHC Assays

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join us for our May 13 webinar on How to Develop Fit-for-Purpose Quantitative IHC Assays to Enable Clinical Trial Patient Stratification. Dr. Sharon Moulis will be presenting how traditional methods of IHC assay design can be modified with the use of quantitative image analysis to develop robust and powerful quantitative IHC assays. These robust assays […]

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CAP and NSH Release New Guideline to Improve Patient Safety

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pathologists and histotechnologists team to provide recommendations to standardize block and slide labeling practices Recently the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the National Society for Histotechnology (NSH) released the first evidence-based guideline to ensure patient safety through the uniform labeling of paraffin blocks and slides. The guideline, “Uniform Labeling of Blocks and Slides in Surgical […]

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Medical Research

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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Webinar from Definiens: Clinical Trial Patient Stratification with Quantitative IHC Assays

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join us for our May 13 webinar on How to Develop Fit-for-Purpose Quantitative IHC Assays to Enable Clinical Trial Patient Stratification. Dr. Sharon Moulis will be presenting how traditional methods of IHC assay design can be modified with the use of quantitative image analysis to develop robust and powerful quantitative IHC assays. These robust assays […]

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CAP and NSH Release New Guideline to Improve Patient Safety

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pathologists and histotechnologists team to provide recommendations to standardize block and slide labeling practices Recently the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the National Society for Histotechnology (NSH) released the first evidence-based guideline to ensure patient safety through the uniform labeling of paraffin blocks and slides. The guideline, “Uniform Labeling of Blocks and Slides in Surgical […]

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Leica Biosystems Introduces the Aperio VERSA Scanner at AACR 2015

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Leica Biosystems recently announced the introduction of the Aperio VERSA, a combination digital pathology research scanner for brightfield, fluorescence and FISH imaging at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting in Philadelphia that opened on April 18th. The Aperio VERSA is the latest addition to the Aperio scanner family, with an optimized optical […]

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Anatomic Pathology

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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Webinar from Definiens: Clinical Trial Patient Stratification with Quantitative IHC Assays

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join us for our May 13 webinar on How to Develop Fit-for-Purpose Quantitative IHC Assays to Enable Clinical Trial Patient Stratification. Dr. Sharon Moulis will be presenting how traditional methods of IHC assay design can be modified with the use of quantitative image analysis to develop robust and powerful quantitative IHC assays. These robust assays […]

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Who is Reading Your Breast Biopsy? Or Liver Biopsy?

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

This is the first of a multi-part series on continuing issues as I see them with trying to find a balance in surgical pathology between “general” practice and “sub-specialization” that I think affects a lot of groups and departments of pathology in some way, shape or form and what it means for pathology of the […]

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Business

Who is Reading Your Breast Biopsy? Or Liver Biopsy?

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

This is the first of a multi-part series on continuing issues as I see them with trying to find a balance in surgical pathology between “general” practice and “sub-specialization” that I think affects a lot of groups and departments of pathology in some way, shape or form and what it means for pathology of the […]

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Mikroscan Technologies, Inc. Announces New Financing and CEO

| April 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mikroscan Technologies, Inc. Announces New Financing and CEO Mikroscan, maker of advanced tele-microscopy systems, announced today that it closed a private financing in February 2015. The financing was led by Peter Farrell, Chairman and founder of ResMed, Inc (NYSE:RMD). He joins Gary Pace, a serial entrepreneur in life sciences, on the Board of Directors. Concurrent […]

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Free Whole Slide Viewer Zoom Gets Requested Features

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

microDimensions, global provider of state-of-the-art digital pathology software, today released Zoom 1.1. Zoom is microDimensions’ free of charge viewer for whole slide images from all major hardware vendors and supports an unlimited number of 8 and 16 bit channels. This update adds more intuitive navigation as well as snapshot capabilities to the fastest digital pathology […]

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Applied Spectral Imaging received South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) Clearance for GenASIs™ HiPath IHC Family for HER2, ER, PR and Ki67

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Carlsbad, CA. – April 16, 2015 – Applied Spectral Imaging (ASI, www.spectral-imaging.com) announced today that it has received clearance from the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) for its GenASIs HiPath image capture and analysis platform. The South Korean market is a key market for ASI’s computer-aided imaging solutions for pathology, which […]

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Other Recent Articles

The Zaladonis Brothers

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

During medical school I played on a roller hockey team for a couple of years. Most of the team was centered in the Bridgeport neighborhood of the city and we would practice in a church gym when we could get it. Getting their involved trying to get rides from a teammate in Lincoln Park or […]

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Join the Webinar to Learn About Leica Biosystems’ End-to-End Solution for Brightfield ISH

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Live Webinar: Total ISH Solutions from Leica Biosystems Presented by Catherine Conway, B.Sc., Ph.D., Senior Product Manager, ePathology Image Analysis, Leica Biosystems Learn how end-to-end solutions from Leica Biosystems can improve your ISH workflow. We invite you to attend this live webinar, where we will discuss the benefits of the solution, including: * Fast and flexible […]

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Analysis of Immune Cell Populations in Tumours and Whole Tissue Sections Using HALO

| April 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

ADAM SMITH | SALES APPLICATION SCIENTIST, INDICA LABS Tumour cells are able to escape host immunosurveillance using various molecular mechanisms. Therapies designed to overcome inhibitory mechansims and boost the host anti-cancer immune cell response are available for a growing number of different cancer types.  In this 30-minute webinar, Mr. Smith will discuss how HALOs new […]

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Flagship Biosciences Customizes Assay Development and Tissue Image Analysis for Advanced Cell Diagnostics RNAscope Platform

| April 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

April 16, 2015, Westminster CO — Flagship Biosciences, the leading service provider of digital pathology solutions, announced today the utilization of its wet assay development and image analysis quantification capabilities for RNAscope® RNA in situ hybridization (ISH) from Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Inc. (ACD), a technology and market leader in the field of molecularpathology and developer of […]

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Achieving The Inspection-Ready Lab

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

NEW Webinar by The Dark Report Thursday, April 23 at 1PM EDT Today’s labs should focus on the goal of being “inspection ready” at all times. Our expert team will prepare you to meet today’s accrediting standards, and help you anticipate what you must do to meet future requirements! Join our presenters, Anne Daley and […]

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Sectra Launches Solution for Digital Primary Diagnostics in Pathology – Enabling More Efficient Cancer Care

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sectra (STO: SECT B) is launching a solution for storing, viewing and sharing digital pathology images. The solution enables more efficient cancer care by enhancing collaboration and sharing of images between pathologists and radiologists. It will be showcased on HIMSS in Chicago, April 13-16, one of the largest congresses for medical IT. With Sectra’s solution, pathologists […]

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Rita Wilson Opens Up About Breast Cancer, Encourages Second Opinions

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Perhaps the general public took little notice of the recent issues raised in a published JAMA study discussed here previously despite its mentions in the popular press and on PBS. Despite its limitations, I think the study raised the issue of subjectivity in breast biopsies that is well-known as it is in other organ systems for […]

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Growing Like a Weed: DigiPath is Building a Cannabis Conglomerate

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

There has been more recent news including this press release from DigiPath in the past couple of weeks and this article back in March entitled “Growing Like a Weed: DigiPath is Building a Cannabis Conglomerate” from MarketWatch. In addition to their growth in the cannabis industry, DigiPath Corp., the digital pathology subsidiary, is reporting expansion within Asia, the […]

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CAP eFRM named MEDITECH’s Recommended Solution for Synoptic Reporting in Pathology

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Boston, MA – After cementing interface protocols for a seamless integration, the College of American Pathologists’ electronic Forms and Reporting Module (CAP eFRM) is MEDITECH’s recommended synoptic reporting solution for pathology. CAP eFRM ensures that pathologists will remain compliant with American College of Surgeons (ACoS) and CAP requirements for synoptic cancer reporting. Developed in partnership between […]

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Webinar from Xifin: Rainmaking with a Cloud-Based LIS – A Pathologist’s Perspective

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

REGISTER HERE Hear how Dr. Gregory S. Henderson migrated his pathology practice to the cloud, when faced with a quarter of a million dollar upgrade to keep the LIS system current to handle cost containment and the desire to reduce management and maintenance of an on-premise laboratory information system (LIS). What Dr. Henderson discovered was that he […]

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Grandma

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

This is a piece I wrote for The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) “A Piece of My Mind” section I actually hand delivered to the AMA building downtown on my bike from Northwestern that was probably rejected about as soon as it was filed for review as many of my short stories were […]

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The Key Players in The Global Digital Pathology Market 2014-2018

| April 8, 2015 | 2 Comments

A new report from ASDReports recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Digital Pathology Market: 3DHistech Inc., Hamamatsu Photonics Inc., Leica Biosystems Ltd. and Ventana Medical Systems. Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Apollo Pacs, Aurora Interactive, Corista, Definiens AG, Digipath, Huron Digital Pathology, Indica Labs, Kanteron Systems, Ligolab, Mikroscan Technologies, […]

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