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Pathology 2.0 Update – 5 Years Later

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

In early 2009, I and many others were part of an organizing committee charged with putting together the program for CAP Futurescape and what later became known as Futurescape of Pathology. The idea for this meeting, was largely a CAP Foundation supported event that would include a weekend of short sessions on where pathology was […]

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The Value of Pathology – Epilogue

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Longtime readers may recall this blog had a facelift last February and the first post on the new site was entitled “The Value of Pathology“, written by Paula Takacs, a sarcoma survivor and founder of a The Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research.  At the time of her post last February, Paula wrote: “Ask a […]

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XIFIN to Participate in Master Class on Digital Pathology, Panel Session on the Value of Lab Diagnostics at Executive War College 2014

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Executives Share Perspective on Addressing Key Business Challenges Facing Laboratories San Diego, CA, April 22, 2014 -XIFIN Inc., the financial cloud computing company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics from patient to payment, today announced that Lâle White, Chief Executive Officer and Chrystal Adams, Associate Vice President, will be speaking at the 19th annual Executive […]

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Visiopharm is Hiring!

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Visiopharm is committed to attracting and retaining talented people. We offer an open and innovative working environment where you, as an important member of the team, will have the opportunity to develop new skills and seek new challenges. Students seeking to gain challenging experiences in image analysis and stereology are welcome. We offer hands-on learning […]

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Pathology 2.0 Update – 5 Years Later

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

In early 2009, I and many others were part of an organizing committee charged with putting together the program for CAP Futurescape and what later became known as Futurescape of Pathology. The idea for this meeting, was largely a CAP Foundation supported event that would include a weekend of short sessions on where pathology was […]

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The Value of Pathology – Epilogue

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Longtime readers may recall this blog had a facelift last February and the first post on the new site was entitled “The Value of Pathology“, written by Paula Takacs, a sarcoma survivor and founder of a The Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research.  At the time of her post last February, Paula wrote: “Ask a […]

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XIFIN to Participate in Master Class on Digital Pathology, Panel Session on the Value of Lab Diagnostics at Executive War College 2014

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Executives Share Perspective on Addressing Key Business Challenges Facing Laboratories San Diego, CA, April 22, 2014 -XIFIN Inc., the financial cloud computing company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics from patient to payment, today announced that Lâle White, Chief Executive Officer and Chrystal Adams, Associate Vice President, will be speaking at the 19th annual Executive […]

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Visiopharm is Hiring!

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Visiopharm is committed to attracting and retaining talented people. We offer an open and innovative working environment where you, as an important member of the team, will have the opportunity to develop new skills and seek new challenges. Students seeking to gain challenging experiences in image analysis and stereology are welcome. We offer hands-on learning […]

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Pathology 2.0 Update – 5 Years Later

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

In early 2009, I and many others were part of an organizing committee charged with putting together the program for CAP Futurescape and what later became known as Futurescape of Pathology. The idea for this meeting, was largely a CAP Foundation supported event that would include a weekend of short sessions on where pathology was […]

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XIFIN to Participate in Master Class on Digital Pathology, Panel Session on the Value of Lab Diagnostics at Executive War College 2014

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Executives Share Perspective on Addressing Key Business Challenges Facing Laboratories San Diego, CA, April 22, 2014 -XIFIN Inc., the financial cloud computing company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics from patient to payment, today announced that Lâle White, Chief Executive Officer and Chrystal Adams, Associate Vice President, will be speaking at the 19th annual Executive […]

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A Guidance Counselor and The Heisman Trophy

| April 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

As a medical student in 1993, a classmate of mine, Joel B. and I started a student-run newspaper for Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine called The Beat, which I understand still exists in some form today, though online references to it are sparse. Joel became the editor and I the publisher.  His interests were […]

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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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Pathology 2.0 Update – 5 Years Later

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

In early 2009, I and many others were part of an organizing committee charged with putting together the program for CAP Futurescape and what later became known as Futurescape of Pathology. The idea for this meeting, was largely a CAP Foundation supported event that would include a weekend of short sessions on where pathology was […]

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The Value of Pathology – Epilogue

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Longtime readers may recall this blog had a facelift last February and the first post on the new site was entitled “The Value of Pathology“, written by Paula Takacs, a sarcoma survivor and founder of a The Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research.  At the time of her post last February, Paula wrote: “Ask a […]

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A Guidance Counselor and The Heisman Trophy

| April 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

As a medical student in 1993, a classmate of mine, Joel B. and I started a student-run newspaper for Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine called The Beat, which I understand still exists in some form today, though online references to it are sparse. Joel became the editor and I the publisher.  His interests were […]

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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 2.0 Update – 5 Years Later

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

In early 2009, I and many others were part of an organizing committee charged with putting together the program for CAP Futurescape and what later became known as Futurescape of Pathology. The idea for this meeting, was largely a CAP Foundation supported event that would include a weekend of short sessions on where pathology was […]

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The Value of Pathology – Epilogue

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Longtime readers may recall this blog had a facelift last February and the first post on the new site was entitled “The Value of Pathology“, written by Paula Takacs, a sarcoma survivor and founder of a The Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research.  At the time of her post last February, Paula wrote: “Ask a […]

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XIFIN to Participate in Master Class on Digital Pathology, Panel Session on the Value of Lab Diagnostics at Executive War College 2014

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Executives Share Perspective on Addressing Key Business Challenges Facing Laboratories San Diego, CA, April 22, 2014 -XIFIN Inc., the financial cloud computing company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics from patient to payment, today announced that Lâle White, Chief Executive Officer and Chrystal Adams, Associate Vice President, will be speaking at the 19th annual Executive […]

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Celebrate National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week 2014

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (MLPW) is currently underway (April 20-26, 2014). MLPW provides the profession with a unique opportunity to increase public understanding of and appreciation for clinical laboratory personnel. Read about fun ideas to celebrate.MLPW, which takes place the last full week in April each year, is coordinated by a collaborative committee with representatives from 14 […]

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XIFIN to Participate in Master Class on Digital Pathology, Panel Session on the Value of Lab Diagnostics at Executive War College 2014

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Executives Share Perspective on Addressing Key Business Challenges Facing Laboratories San Diego, CA, April 22, 2014 -XIFIN Inc., the financial cloud computing company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics from patient to payment, today announced that Lâle White, Chief Executive Officer and Chrystal Adams, Associate Vice President, will be speaking at the 19th annual Executive […]

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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 | 1 Comment

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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