Digital Pathology News

Media Release: Roche to acquire Viewics, Inc. to provide data-driven lab business analytics and add further digital capabilities along the laboratory value chain

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Basel, 17 November 2017 • The Viewics solution allows for efficient integration of big data from a variety of IT systems in the laboratory and beyond, pioneering a new way in extracting, cleansing, transforming and augmenting data. • Executive, financial, operational, technical, and laboratory roles gain comprehensive insights, enabling data-driven decisions that improve laboratory processes […]

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OptraSCAN Webinar December 7: International and Domestic Second Opinion Consultation through Digital Pathology

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

OPTRASCAN INVITES YOU TO ITS WEBINAR International and Domestic Second Opinion Consultation through Digital Pathology Thursday, December 7th – 11:00 AM Register here: https://app.livestorm.co/optrascan/international-second-opinion-consultation-through-digital-pathology The increase in cancer rates, shortage of pathologists and limited resources in remote areas, create a global burden on the pathology system. In this webinar, we’ll discuss how the UCLA Health system […]

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Global Good and Motic Introduce Breakthrough AI-Powered Digital Scanning System to Fight Malaria Using Motic EasyScan Techology

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Combining Motic’s digital slide scanner technology with machine learning, EasyScan GO automatically and accurately detects malaria parasites within minutes, providing vital support to microscopists and enabling effective tracking of the mutating disease through standardized diagnoses. The future of quality automated malarial diagnosis begins now.   Xiamen, China and Bellevue, Washington – Nov. 14, 2017 – […]

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ARUP Laboratories and Applied Spectral Imaging Bring Medical Innovation to Pathology

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Collaboratively Develop System Designed to Transform How Pathologists Perform FISH CARLSBAD, California, Nov. 13, 2017 — ARUP Laboratories, a national pathology reference laboratory, and Applied Spectral Imaging (ASI), a global leader in computer-assisted biomedical imaging, announced today they have completed a multi-year collaboration, leading to the launch of ASI’s PathFusion™, a cutting-edge solution that combines Whole […]

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Pathology News

Media Release: Roche to acquire Viewics, Inc. to provide data-driven lab business analytics and add further digital capabilities along the laboratory value chain

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Basel, 17 November 2017 • The Viewics solution allows for efficient integration of big data from a variety of IT systems in the laboratory and beyond, pioneering a new way in extracting, cleansing, transforming and augmenting data. • Executive, financial, operational, technical, and laboratory roles gain comprehensive insights, enabling data-driven decisions that improve laboratory processes […]

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OptraSCAN Webinar December 7: International and Domestic Second Opinion Consultation through Digital Pathology

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

OPTRASCAN INVITES YOU TO ITS WEBINAR International and Domestic Second Opinion Consultation through Digital Pathology Thursday, December 7th – 11:00 AM Register here: https://app.livestorm.co/optrascan/international-second-opinion-consultation-through-digital-pathology The increase in cancer rates, shortage of pathologists and limited resources in remote areas, create a global burden on the pathology system. In this webinar, we’ll discuss how the UCLA Health system […]

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Global Good and Motic Introduce Breakthrough AI-Powered Digital Scanning System to Fight Malaria Using Motic EasyScan Techology

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Combining Motic’s digital slide scanner technology with machine learning, EasyScan GO automatically and accurately detects malaria parasites within minutes, providing vital support to microscopists and enabling effective tracking of the mutating disease through standardized diagnoses. The future of quality automated malarial diagnosis begins now.   Xiamen, China and Bellevue, Washington – Nov. 14, 2017 – […]

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ARUP Laboratories and Applied Spectral Imaging Bring Medical Innovation to Pathology

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Collaboratively Develop System Designed to Transform How Pathologists Perform FISH CARLSBAD, California, Nov. 13, 2017 — ARUP Laboratories, a national pathology reference laboratory, and Applied Spectral Imaging (ASI), a global leader in computer-assisted biomedical imaging, announced today they have completed a multi-year collaboration, leading to the launch of ASI’s PathFusion™, a cutting-edge solution that combines Whole […]

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Education

OptraSCAN Webinar December 7: International and Domestic Second Opinion Consultation through Digital Pathology

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

OPTRASCAN INVITES YOU TO ITS WEBINAR International and Domestic Second Opinion Consultation through Digital Pathology Thursday, December 7th – 11:00 AM Register here: https://app.livestorm.co/optrascan/international-second-opinion-consultation-through-digital-pathology The increase in cancer rates, shortage of pathologists and limited resources in remote areas, create a global burden on the pathology system. In this webinar, we’ll discuss how the UCLA Health system […]

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ContextVision Broadens Digital Pathology Advisory Board

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

STOCKHOLM – November 8, 2017 – ContextVision, a medical technology company specializing in image analysis and artificial intelligence, has added new members to its advisory board for DESUTO, a Eurostar sponsored research program within digital pathology. Professor Junya Fukuoka of the Department of Pathology in Nagasaki and Professor Fredrik Pontén of Uppsala University have both joined the […]

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Inspirata’s Digital Pathology Cockpit Goes Live at The Ohio State University’s James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thirteen pathologists who volunteered to be “early adopters” are now using the new digital pathology cockpit to manage and review whole slide images of anatomic pathology slides. Columbus, Ohio, November 7, 2017 – Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today that it has deployed the first group of its digital pathology […]

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Dark Daily Webinar: Tougher Lab Regulations and New Legal Issues in 2018: More Frequent Payer Audits, Problems with Contract Sales Reps, Increased Liability for CLIA Lab Directors, Proficiency Testing Violations, and More

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Join the webinar, Wednesday Nov. 8th – Register Now Attention clinical laboratory and pathology group execs: learn the steps you and your management team need to take NOW to mitigate risk and keep your lab organization financially strong! Looking forward into 2018, Medicare Part B clinical laboratory price cuts are not the only big story. […]

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Medical Research

Inspirata’s Digital Pathology Cockpit Goes Live at The Ohio State University’s James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thirteen pathologists who volunteered to be “early adopters” are now using the new digital pathology cockpit to manage and review whole slide images of anatomic pathology slides. Columbus, Ohio, November 7, 2017 – Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today that it has deployed the first group of its digital pathology […]

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PathAI Lands $11M for Artificial Intelligence in Pathology

| November 3, 2017 | 1 Comment

Congratulations to Andy Beck and his team at PathAI. Investors continue to be very active at funding artificial intelligence (AI), particularly within healthcare applications and given the image intense nature of pathology, a perfect target for commercial applications. It is always exciting to watch when a physician can commercialize their ideas in companies, particularly if […]

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Japanese Researchers Say AI Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

New software built in Japan can detect bowel cancer in less than a second. The AI-powered system, built in Japan, was found to have a 94 percent accuracy rate, researchers claim. Who needs endoscopic skills or microscopy skills now for colorectal cancer screening? The system analysed more than 300 colorectal adenomas in 250 patients, taking less […]

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Physician Burnout: Is it Real and What is the Cause? Part 1

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

I don’t recall where I read it but I do recall when. In a page of a book written by a physician, he lamented there are three things that can change a person’s life forever (perhaps not in this order but as I recall it): Going to medical school, joining the Army and giving birth […]

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Anatomic Pathology

OptraSCAN Webinar December 7: International and Domestic Second Opinion Consultation through Digital Pathology

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

OPTRASCAN INVITES YOU TO ITS WEBINAR International and Domestic Second Opinion Consultation through Digital Pathology Thursday, December 7th – 11:00 AM Register here: https://app.livestorm.co/optrascan/international-second-opinion-consultation-through-digital-pathology The increase in cancer rates, shortage of pathologists and limited resources in remote areas, create a global burden on the pathology system. In this webinar, we’ll discuss how the UCLA Health system […]

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ContextVision Broadens Digital Pathology Advisory Board

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

STOCKHOLM – November 8, 2017 – ContextVision, a medical technology company specializing in image analysis and artificial intelligence, has added new members to its advisory board for DESUTO, a Eurostar sponsored research program within digital pathology. Professor Junya Fukuoka of the Department of Pathology in Nagasaki and Professor Fredrik Pontén of Uppsala University have both joined the […]

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Inspirata’s Digital Pathology Cockpit Goes Live at The Ohio State University’s James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thirteen pathologists who volunteered to be “early adopters” are now using the new digital pathology cockpit to manage and review whole slide images of anatomic pathology slides. Columbus, Ohio, November 7, 2017 – Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today that it has deployed the first group of its digital pathology […]

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PathAI Lands $11M for Artificial Intelligence in Pathology

| November 3, 2017 | 1 Comment

Congratulations to Andy Beck and his team at PathAI. Investors continue to be very active at funding artificial intelligence (AI), particularly within healthcare applications and given the image intense nature of pathology, a perfect target for commercial applications. It is always exciting to watch when a physician can commercialize their ideas in companies, particularly if […]

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Business

ContextVision Broadens Digital Pathology Advisory Board

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

STOCKHOLM – November 8, 2017 – ContextVision, a medical technology company specializing in image analysis and artificial intelligence, has added new members to its advisory board for DESUTO, a Eurostar sponsored research program within digital pathology. Professor Junya Fukuoka of the Department of Pathology in Nagasaki and Professor Fredrik Pontén of Uppsala University have both joined the […]

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Inspirata’s Digital Pathology Cockpit Goes Live at The Ohio State University’s James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thirteen pathologists who volunteered to be “early adopters” are now using the new digital pathology cockpit to manage and review whole slide images of anatomic pathology slides. Columbus, Ohio, November 7, 2017 – Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today that it has deployed the first group of its digital pathology […]

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PathAI Lands $11M for Artificial Intelligence in Pathology

| November 3, 2017 | 1 Comment

Congratulations to Andy Beck and his team at PathAI. Investors continue to be very active at funding artificial intelligence (AI), particularly within healthcare applications and given the image intense nature of pathology, a perfect target for commercial applications. It is always exciting to watch when a physician can commercialize their ideas in companies, particularly if […]

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CEO Profile: OptraSCAN’s Abhi Gholap

| October 17, 2017 | 1 Comment

This is the fifth in a series of CEO short interviews about their views on their company, the digital pathology market, lessons learned and perhaps a little insight into their business principles.  My personal thanks to Mr. Gholap and OptraSCAN’s team for their time and efforts to complete this interview and provide some insights into their […]

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Other Recent Articles

The Clinic Door – Chapter 2: The Emergency Room

| November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

In my previous post (see The Clinic Door – Chapter 1: The Beginning) I mentioned becoming ill in August and my introduction to the healthcare system from the perspective of consumer rather than provider.  About a month down from the road from that post, I have had other experiences I hope to talk about but […]

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The Netherlands Cancer Institute Selects the HALO Image Analysis Platform to Expand its Immuno-oncology Research Capabilities

| October 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Indica Labs, the leading provider of software for quantitative evaluation of digital pathology images, is pleased to announce selection of the HALO image analysis platform by the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) for in situ analysis of multiplexed biomarkers in tumor tissues. NKI will be using the HALO platform to analyze images captured from their Perkin […]

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Cancer ‘Big Data’ and Health Information Technology Expert, Joshua Mann, Joins Inspirata as Vice President for its Cancer Information Data Trust (CIDT) Program

| October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tampa, FL, October 23, 2017/Globe Newswire – Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today that Joshua (Josh) Mann recently joined the company as Vice President, Cancer Information Data Trust (CIDT) Program. In this capacity, he will be responsible for aligning the CIDT business strategy with systems design and data flow, […]

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Inspirata to Present and Exhibit at the Fall Symposium of Cancer Informatics for Cancer Centers (CI4CC)

| October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Inspirata’s SVP of Cancer Informatics, Trevor Heritage, PhD, will present an overview of the company’s big data cancer initiative that has its origin in pathology and diagnostic images. La Jolla, CA, October 23, 2017/Globe Newswire – Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today that it will be exhibiting at the […]

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Philips All In on Digital Pathology

| October 18, 2017 | 1 Comment

It will come as no surprise to anyone in the digital pathology space that Philips has been transforming the digital pathology market from several directions. Of course, the company completed a non-inferiority study which has been published in The American Journal of Surgical Pathology, the results of which were included in their submission to the […]

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Introducing HALO-AI: Moving Deep Learning Out of the Computer Lab and into the Hands of the Pathologist

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wednesday 25th October | 8:00 AM PDT | 11:00 AM EDT | 4:00 PM BST Vlado Ovtcharov, Lead Algorithm Engineer, Indica Labs, Inc Dr. Kate Lillard Tunstall, CSO, Indica Labs, Inc   If you’ve attended any digital pathology or medical imaging meetings over the past couple of years, you have heard artificial intelligence or deep learning mentioned at least once.  If […]

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Understanding the Social Network Pathologist – The Drive to Share, Discuss and Mingle

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

microDimensions, a provider of software solutions and services for the processing, visualization, and analysis of microscopic image data, has an interesting article on their blog discussing the use, merits issues and deliverables of social media in pathology. The article is written by Antje Reich and I think touches on key issues of using social media […]

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Inspirata and Leica Biosystems Sign Agreement to Add Aperio Digital Pathology Scanners to Inspirata’s End-to-End Workflow Solution Portfolio

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Leica Biosystems suite of anatomic pathology whole slide scanners will be available as best-of-breed options for the diverse needs of the complex pathology departments served by Inspirata. Washington, DC, October 10, 2017 – Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today that it has finalized an agreement with Leica Biosystems to expand […]

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Inspirata Collaborates with Elsevier to Offer ExpertPath and ImmunoQuery in its Diagnostic Cockpit and Consultation Portal

| October 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Inspirata has established a real-time interface to Elsevier’s pathology decision support tools. Washington, DC, October 9, 2017 – Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today that it has collaborated with Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, to integrate Elsevier’s ExpertPath™ and ImmunoQuery® diagnostic decision support tools into […]

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First Bi-Directional Interface Between a Lab Information System (LIS) and a Digital Pathology Cockpit Creates a Single Immersive Environment for Pathologists to Review Cases and Report Diagnostic Findings

| October 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

There is no doubt for anyone in the pathology business who wants to get into the digital pathology business that LIS integration (and dare I say interoperability between systems) with digital pathology systems is critical for adoption. Historically, this has been a challenge both for digital pathology software/hardware manufacturers and LIS companies to complete. In […]

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Applied Spectral Imaging Launches Two New Products for the Digital Pathology Market

| October 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Had a chance to see get a sneak peek of this back in April when I visited with the company in Israel.  ASI, a global leader in the development and sale of computer aided imaging solutions for cytogenetics, pathology and the life sciences offers advanced end-to-end automated solutions for the detection, capture and analysis of […]

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Inspirata to Exhibit at CAP 2017

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Visit Inspirata at CAP, ‘The Pathologists’ Meeting,’ Next Week Inspirata will be demonstrating its bi-directionally integrated digital pathology cockpit that provides a fully immersive environment where pathologists can easily access all the information they need to comprehensively review and diagnose cancer cases. Tampa, FL, October 6, 2017/Globe Newswire – Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution […]

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