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Pathology Cloud Atlas – From ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory Perspectives in Pathology

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Source: ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboraotory Perspectives in Pathology by Dr. Greg Henderson Editor’s note: This is the first in a four-part series My interest in what is now called “cloud computing” was sparked from my 2005 encounter with a very destructive cloud named Hurricane Katrina. A week after arriving in New Orleans to […]

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Obstacles hindering the mainstream practice of teledermatopathology

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

While the authors mention similar diagnostic accuracy for this technology compared with conventional microscopy, regulatory, licensing and reimbursement issues remain a concern, echoing the needs highlighted by Dr. Tim Allen on Digital Pathology and Federalism (PDF download) expressed earlier this year in Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (HTML full text to article). Obstacles hindering the […]

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BCC Research Publishes New Report on Global Market For Digital Pathology and Telepathology

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to a new technical market research report Digital Pathology: Technologies and Global Markets, from BCC Research, the global market for digital pathology and telepathology was valued at $2 billion in 2012 and was estimated at nearly $2.2 billion for 2013.  BCC Research expects the market to grow to nearly $4.5 billion by 2018, and register […]

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Director of Pathology Informatics Sought by University Health Network & University of Toronto

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor – Director of Pathology Informatics - University Health Network and the University of Toronto Date to Apply By: Aug 01 2014 Estimated Start Date: To be determined The Department of Pathology in the Laboratory Medicine Program at the University Health Network and the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time Academic […]

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Pathology News

Fox in the henhouse

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

At my home we keep about twenty chickens, and we lost a couple of them to predators a couple of weeks ago. As my wife and I were discussing the incident and possible causes for the demise of our egg-producers, one item on the differential diagnosis was “fox”. I’m told that coyotes might leave a […]

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Pathology Cloud Atlas – From ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory Perspectives in Pathology

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Source: ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboraotory Perspectives in Pathology by Dr. Greg Henderson Editor’s note: This is the first in a four-part series My interest in what is now called “cloud computing” was sparked from my 2005 encounter with a very destructive cloud named Hurricane Katrina. A week after arriving in New Orleans to […]

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Obstacles hindering the mainstream practice of teledermatopathology

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

While the authors mention similar diagnostic accuracy for this technology compared with conventional microscopy, regulatory, licensing and reimbursement issues remain a concern, echoing the needs highlighted by Dr. Tim Allen on Digital Pathology and Federalism (PDF download) expressed earlier this year in Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (HTML full text to article). Obstacles hindering the […]

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BCC Research Publishes New Report on Global Market For Digital Pathology and Telepathology

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to a new technical market research report Digital Pathology: Technologies and Global Markets, from BCC Research, the global market for digital pathology and telepathology was valued at $2 billion in 2012 and was estimated at nearly $2.2 billion for 2013.  BCC Research expects the market to grow to nearly $4.5 billion by 2018, and register […]

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Education

Fox in the henhouse

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

At my home we keep about twenty chickens, and we lost a couple of them to predators a couple of weeks ago. As my wife and I were discussing the incident and possible causes for the demise of our egg-producers, one item on the differential diagnosis was “fox”. I’m told that coyotes might leave a […]

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Obstacles hindering the mainstream practice of teledermatopathology

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

While the authors mention similar diagnostic accuracy for this technology compared with conventional microscopy, regulatory, licensing and reimbursement issues remain a concern, echoing the needs highlighted by Dr. Tim Allen on Digital Pathology and Federalism (PDF download) expressed earlier this year in Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (HTML full text to article). Obstacles hindering the […]

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Register Now! Aperio ePathology Webinar Tomorrow: Use of Automated Image Analysis for Quantification of Novel Prognostic Indicators

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Live Aperio ePathology Webinar Use of Automated Image Analysis for Quantification of Novel Prognostic Indicators Presented by: Helen K. Angell, B.Sc., Ph.D., AstraZeneca Overview: During this webinar, Dr. Angell will present her previously published research, which describes the application of automated Image Analysis to identify regions of interest and subsequently quantify immune infiltrates in colorectal […]

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Residents Receive Complimentary DPA Membership & Discounted Pathology Visions Registration

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pathology Residents & Fellows Can Join the DPA for FREEAnnual DPA membership dues are FREE during individual’s residency and fellowship. Get access to past Pathology Visions recordings, access to the DPA Member Community and discounted registration to Pathology Visions 2014 now by joining the DPA below. Want to Attend Pathology Visions 2014 for Free?Choose one of the […]

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Medical Research

Obstacles hindering the mainstream practice of teledermatopathology

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

While the authors mention similar diagnostic accuracy for this technology compared with conventional microscopy, regulatory, licensing and reimbursement issues remain a concern, echoing the needs highlighted by Dr. Tim Allen on Digital Pathology and Federalism (PDF download) expressed earlier this year in Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (HTML full text to article). Obstacles hindering the […]

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Register Now! Aperio ePathology Webinar Tomorrow: Use of Automated Image Analysis for Quantification of Novel Prognostic Indicators

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Live Aperio ePathology Webinar Use of Automated Image Analysis for Quantification of Novel Prognostic Indicators Presented by: Helen K. Angell, B.Sc., Ph.D., AstraZeneca Overview: During this webinar, Dr. Angell will present her previously published research, which describes the application of automated Image Analysis to identify regions of interest and subsequently quantify immune infiltrates in colorectal […]

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Residents Receive Complimentary DPA Membership & Discounted Pathology Visions Registration

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pathology Residents & Fellows Can Join the DPA for FREEAnnual DPA membership dues are FREE during individual’s residency and fellowship. Get access to past Pathology Visions recordings, access to the DPA Member Community and discounted registration to Pathology Visions 2014 now by joining the DPA below. Want to Attend Pathology Visions 2014 for Free?Choose one of the […]

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Register Today for The International Symposium for Tissue Phenomics™

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Definiens invites you to attend The International Symposium for Tissue Phenomics™, happening October 17-18 in San Francisco, California. Enjoy expert presentations on immuno-oncology and big data, valuable panel discussions, and a unique biomarker and diagnostics workshop, all while networking with your peers and other industry experts. Hear speakers from cutting edge organizations such as Providence […]

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Anatomic Pathology

Fox in the henhouse

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

At my home we keep about twenty chickens, and we lost a couple of them to predators a couple of weeks ago. As my wife and I were discussing the incident and possible causes for the demise of our egg-producers, one item on the differential diagnosis was “fox”. I’m told that coyotes might leave a […]

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Pathology Cloud Atlas – From ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory Perspectives in Pathology

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Source: ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboraotory Perspectives in Pathology by Dr. Greg Henderson Editor’s note: This is the first in a four-part series My interest in what is now called “cloud computing” was sparked from my 2005 encounter with a very destructive cloud named Hurricane Katrina. A week after arriving in New Orleans to […]

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Obstacles hindering the mainstream practice of teledermatopathology

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

While the authors mention similar diagnostic accuracy for this technology compared with conventional microscopy, regulatory, licensing and reimbursement issues remain a concern, echoing the needs highlighted by Dr. Tim Allen on Digital Pathology and Federalism (PDF download) expressed earlier this year in Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (HTML full text to article). Obstacles hindering the […]

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The CAP electronic Cancer Checklist (eCC) has been voice-enabled by Voicebrook!

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Voicebrook Releases New VoiceOver® Structured Results Entry Module, Powered by Dragon Medical 360 Speech Recognition Technology Lake Success, NY – Voicebrook, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of its latest VoiceOver® module providing Structured Results Entry (SRE) for cancer reporting. VoiceOver® SRE, which is now available, helps pathologists comply with the College of American Pathologists’ […]

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Business

Fox in the henhouse

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

At my home we keep about twenty chickens, and we lost a couple of them to predators a couple of weeks ago. As my wife and I were discussing the incident and possible causes for the demise of our egg-producers, one item on the differential diagnosis was “fox”. I’m told that coyotes might leave a […]

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Obstacles hindering the mainstream practice of teledermatopathology

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

While the authors mention similar diagnostic accuracy for this technology compared with conventional microscopy, regulatory, licensing and reimbursement issues remain a concern, echoing the needs highlighted by Dr. Tim Allen on Digital Pathology and Federalism (PDF download) expressed earlier this year in Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (HTML full text to article). Obstacles hindering the […]

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BCC Research Publishes New Report on Global Market For Digital Pathology and Telepathology

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to a new technical market research report Digital Pathology: Technologies and Global Markets, from BCC Research, the global market for digital pathology and telepathology was valued at $2 billion in 2012 and was estimated at nearly $2.2 billion for 2013.  BCC Research expects the market to grow to nearly $4.5 billion by 2018, and register […]

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Special Presentation Hosted by Viewics @ AACC 2014

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

2014 AACC Clinical Lab Expo – Chicago, IL Big Data Solutions that Unleash the Power of Your Lab Data for Patients, Payors and Providers Wednesday, July 30th @ 2pm Central Sonny Varadan, MBA, PMP with Nichols Management Group LTD will be presenting “Big Data Solutions that Unleash the Power of Your Lab Data for Patients, Payors […]

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Other Recent Articles

DigiPath Launches Vocational Cannabis Education and Training Division

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Late last month Laboratory Economics (content reused with permission from Laboratory Economics) reported that DigiPath, Inc. had hired a “turnaround expert” by the name of Joe Tanner, age 67, to serve as Executive Chairman. It was reported Tanner has received shares of DigiPath valued at approximately as well as monthly compensation. Laboratory Economics went on to […]

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Ventana Looking for a Senior Scientist Imaging (Digital Pathology) in San Francisco Bay Area

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Apply here Job description The Senior Imaging Scientist will utilize expertise in image processing and computer vision and contribute as a member of a highly collaborative team of senior engineers and scientists on initiatives pertaining to the development of imaging technology for Digital Pathology. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Research and design new and robust algorithms for image […]

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Leica Looking for a VP – Global SaaS Sales in Pathology Imaging Business Unit in Greater San Diego Area

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Job description The VP – Global SaaS Sales is responsible for organizing, managing and motivating a global sales team to sell a variety of innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings, working with the Pathology Imaging Business Unit and the LBS Global Selling Units, as well as collaborating with other adjacent operating companies and business units. The VP […]

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New Clinical Informatics Curriculum Prepares Future Pathologists

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading pathology organizations address education need in residency training in data-driven health care JULY 09, 2014 – NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The widespread adoption of the electronic health record (EHR), spurred in large part by meaningful use and related federal programs, is changing the way health care providers interact with laboratory information. Now, more than […]

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Integrating Clinical Laboratories into Healthcare Networks

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Dark Report is pleased to offer this FREE White Paper providing you with a detailed discussion on the complexities of integrated healthcare networks, and how clinical diagnostic laboratories can utilize a clinical exchange solution to cut costs and improve workflow. Clinical laboratories and pathology groups have a unique opportunity to deliver value to ACOs, medical […]

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PathXL becomes global reseller of Indica Labs’ image analysis software

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

PathXL today announced a global partnership with Indica Labs to resell HALO™, their next generation image analysis platform. HALO was designed by Indica Labs to be the fastest, most scalable, user-friendly image analysis software for digital pathology applications. By reselling HALO suite, PathXL will further extend its ability to serve the broadest needs of the […]

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Got an iPhone? Need a pathology consult? Check out UPMC’s Pocket Pathologist App

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

With a mobile phone you can obtain a pathology consult from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Pathology.   According the the App store – the UPMC Pocket Pathologist App “is a handy Expert Pathologist in your pocket whenever you need one. Pocket Pathologist offers an easy-to-use, convenient and cost-effective way to acquire digital pathology images […]

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iMEDHD2™ Telepathology system validated for fine and transbronchial needle aspirations

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fostering a true team approach with discussions between pathologists, gastroenterologists, and surgeons taking place in live, real-time to collaborate on diagnoses. June 25, 2014- Melville, NY –Remote Medical Technologies, LLC. (RMT) has advanced the iMedHD2™ Telepathology and Ultrasound Systems for use with fine needle aspirations (FNA) and transbronchial needle aspirations (TBNA).  The stages in which biopsies […]

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Indica Labs Webinar – July 8, 2014 – Register Now: TMA Segmentation,Management, and Analysis using HALO

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

TMA Segmentation,Management, and Analysis using HALO PRESENTER: KATE LILLARD, PHD | INDICA LABS Indica Labs offers dedicated analysis tools for cancer research using the HALO Image Analysis Platform.  In this 30-minute webinar, we will discuss the new HALO Tissue Microarray (TMA) Module designed for easy TMA segmentation, spot management, analysis, and export of analysis data. The […]

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Building 5 and The Gypsy King: The Den of Thieves – Part 2

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the fictional novel Saigon, Illinois, the main character, Holder, describes his experience working at a Chicago hospital during the Vietnam War as a conscientious objector beginning in the Summer of 1968. Holder describes the hospital as “Metropolitan Hospital is located on Chicago’s Gold Coast, a few blocks from Lake Michigan. It has 900 beds, […]

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Definiens Case Study: Comprehensive Assessment of the Inflammatory Tumor Microenvironment

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Combat or Surveillance? Why morphology and spatial relationships are key to describe the functional state of the immune system. Understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms of the inflammatory tumor microenvironment is becoming increasingly important as cancer immunotherapies are the focus of almost all pharmaceutical companies. This study presents a novel way of comprehensively characterizing the […]

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Leica Biosystems Receives CE Marking on the Aperio AT2 Scanner for On-Screen Diagnosis

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Significant news from Leica today — CE Mark in Europe for in-vitro diagnostics. With recent news from other manufacturers as well (see: Visiopharm and Omnyx) this news is significant for the digital pathology market and clearances in the US will soon be forthcoming! VISTA, California, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Leica Biosystems, a global leader in automation and workflow […]

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