Pathology Visions 2014
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Pathology Visions 2014 to Include Regulatory Updates

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, will include a Regulatory Panel at their upcoming annual conference, Pathology Visions. Pathology Visions will be held October 20 – 21, 2014 in San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency. The Regulatory Panel, scheduled to take place near the […]

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Yale University and Leica Microsystems Partner to Establish Microscopy Center of Excellence

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yale Welcomes Scientists to Participate in Core Facility Opening and Super-Resolution Workshops October 20 Through 31 WEST HAVEN, Conn. and WETZLAR, Germany, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — On Monday, October 20, 2014, Yale University West Campus will open the doors to a new microscopy Center of Excellence made possible through a partnership with Leica Microsystems. Housed in a newly created core facility, […]

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NeoGenomics Appoints Robert J. Shovlin as Chief Operating Officer

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

FT. MYERS, Fla., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — NeoGenomics, Inc., a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic testing services, announced today the appointment of Robert Shovlin as Chief Operating Officer. This appointment will be effective as of Mr. Shovlin’s expected start date of October 13, 2014. From 2012 until the present, Mr. Shovlin served as Chief Development Officer […]

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Visiopharm Expands Into the Benelux Region with New Office and Leadership

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hørsholm, DK– Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg) is an important hot-spot for the adoption of Digital Pathology in routine diagnostics in Europe. Over the last few years, Visiopharm has tested, validated, and implemented CE IVD-marked a Laboratory Information System (LIS) driven image analysis software for automating key aspects of the diagnostic workflow in leading Scandinavian […]

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Pathology News

Pathology Visions 2014 to Include Regulatory Updates

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, will include a Regulatory Panel at their upcoming annual conference, Pathology Visions. Pathology Visions will be held October 20 – 21, 2014 in San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency. The Regulatory Panel, scheduled to take place near the […]

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Yale University and Leica Microsystems Partner to Establish Microscopy Center of Excellence

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yale Welcomes Scientists to Participate in Core Facility Opening and Super-Resolution Workshops October 20 Through 31 WEST HAVEN, Conn. and WETZLAR, Germany, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — On Monday, October 20, 2014, Yale University West Campus will open the doors to a new microscopy Center of Excellence made possible through a partnership with Leica Microsystems. Housed in a newly created core facility, […]

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NeoGenomics Appoints Robert J. Shovlin as Chief Operating Officer

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

FT. MYERS, Fla., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — NeoGenomics, Inc., a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic testing services, announced today the appointment of Robert Shovlin as Chief Operating Officer. This appointment will be effective as of Mr. Shovlin’s expected start date of October 13, 2014. From 2012 until the present, Mr. Shovlin served as Chief Development Officer […]

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Pathologists as Gatekeepers For Improved Outcomes?  

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pathologists somewhere along the way became known as “The Doctor’s Doctor”. Not sure who this started with or when but it is an unfortunate term that the specialty has propagated. The implication for the public and healthcare providers alike I think is that the laboratory is a black box of bewildering equipment and microscopes where […]

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Education

Pathology Visions 2014 to Include Regulatory Updates

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, will include a Regulatory Panel at their upcoming annual conference, Pathology Visions. Pathology Visions will be held October 20 – 21, 2014 in San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency. The Regulatory Panel, scheduled to take place near the […]

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PathXL Releases Schedule of Upcoming Webinars – Reserve Your Spot

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

PathXL has released a schedule of upcoming webinars taking place over the next month exploring digital pathology in education, image analysis applications and workflow solutions to support modern biobanks. Don’t miss out – register for the webinar (s) of your choice today! PathXL Education: Enhance classroom learning with digital pathology Tuesday 30th September 2014 | 4:00 […]

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Live Aperio ePathology Webinar – Peer Review Through Digital Pathology: The Future is Now?

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Live Aperio ePathology Webinar Peer Review through Digital Pathology: The future is now? Presented by: Erio Barale-Thomas, Principal Scientist, Johnson & Johnson R&D Overview Peer review is a vital step in pre-clinical drug safety studies. However the overhead of slide shipment and pathologist travel add costs and delays to the process, meaning it takes longer […]

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Free Webinar on microDimensions Voloom: 3D Histology Made Simple

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

microDimensions Voloom is the fastest and most versatile software for the 3D reconstruction and analysis of serially sectioned histology specimens. Its intuitive reconstruction wizard allows for fast and easy reconstructions of histological volumes from serial sections. The reconstructed 3D data set can then be browsed and explored interactively, including looking at arbitrarily angled cut planes […]

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Medical Research

Yale University and Leica Microsystems Partner to Establish Microscopy Center of Excellence

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yale Welcomes Scientists to Participate in Core Facility Opening and Super-Resolution Workshops October 20 Through 31 WEST HAVEN, Conn. and WETZLAR, Germany, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — On Monday, October 20, 2014, Yale University West Campus will open the doors to a new microscopy Center of Excellence made possible through a partnership with Leica Microsystems. Housed in a newly created core facility, […]

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Visiopharm Expands Into the Benelux Region with New Office and Leadership

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hørsholm, DK– Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg) is an important hot-spot for the adoption of Digital Pathology in routine diagnostics in Europe. Over the last few years, Visiopharm has tested, validated, and implemented CE IVD-marked a Laboratory Information System (LIS) driven image analysis software for automating key aspects of the diagnostic workflow in leading Scandinavian […]

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PathXL Releases Schedule of Upcoming Webinars – Reserve Your Spot

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

PathXL has released a schedule of upcoming webinars taking place over the next month exploring digital pathology in education, image analysis applications and workflow solutions to support modern biobanks. Don’t miss out – register for the webinar (s) of your choice today! PathXL Education: Enhance classroom learning with digital pathology Tuesday 30th September 2014 | 4:00 […]

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Live Aperio ePathology Webinar – Peer Review Through Digital Pathology: The Future is Now?

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Live Aperio ePathology Webinar Peer Review through Digital Pathology: The future is now? Presented by: Erio Barale-Thomas, Principal Scientist, Johnson & Johnson R&D Overview Peer review is a vital step in pre-clinical drug safety studies. However the overhead of slide shipment and pathologist travel add costs and delays to the process, meaning it takes longer […]

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Anatomic Pathology

Pathology Visions 2014 to Include Regulatory Updates

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, will include a Regulatory Panel at their upcoming annual conference, Pathology Visions. Pathology Visions will be held October 20 – 21, 2014 in San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency. The Regulatory Panel, scheduled to take place near the […]

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Yale University and Leica Microsystems Partner to Establish Microscopy Center of Excellence

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yale Welcomes Scientists to Participate in Core Facility Opening and Super-Resolution Workshops October 20 Through 31 WEST HAVEN, Conn. and WETZLAR, Germany, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — On Monday, October 20, 2014, Yale University West Campus will open the doors to a new microscopy Center of Excellence made possible through a partnership with Leica Microsystems. Housed in a newly created core facility, […]

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NeoGenomics Appoints Robert J. Shovlin as Chief Operating Officer

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

FT. MYERS, Fla., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — NeoGenomics, Inc., a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic testing services, announced today the appointment of Robert Shovlin as Chief Operating Officer. This appointment will be effective as of Mr. Shovlin’s expected start date of October 13, 2014. From 2012 until the present, Mr. Shovlin served as Chief Development Officer […]

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Pathologists as Gatekeepers For Improved Outcomes?  

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pathologists somewhere along the way became known as “The Doctor’s Doctor”. Not sure who this started with or when but it is an unfortunate term that the specialty has propagated. The implication for the public and healthcare providers alike I think is that the laboratory is a black box of bewildering equipment and microscopes where […]

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Business

Pathology Visions 2014 to Include Regulatory Updates

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, will include a Regulatory Panel at their upcoming annual conference, Pathology Visions. Pathology Visions will be held October 20 – 21, 2014 in San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency. The Regulatory Panel, scheduled to take place near the […]

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NeoGenomics Appoints Robert J. Shovlin as Chief Operating Officer

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

FT. MYERS, Fla., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — NeoGenomics, Inc., a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic testing services, announced today the appointment of Robert Shovlin as Chief Operating Officer. This appointment will be effective as of Mr. Shovlin’s expected start date of October 13, 2014. From 2012 until the present, Mr. Shovlin served as Chief Development Officer […]

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Pathologists as Gatekeepers For Improved Outcomes?  

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pathologists somewhere along the way became known as “The Doctor’s Doctor”. Not sure who this started with or when but it is an unfortunate term that the specialty has propagated. The implication for the public and healthcare providers alike I think is that the laboratory is a black box of bewildering equipment and microscopes where […]

Continue Reading

Visiopharm Expands Into the Benelux Region with New Office and Leadership

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hørsholm, DK– Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg) is an important hot-spot for the adoption of Digital Pathology in routine diagnostics in Europe. Over the last few years, Visiopharm has tested, validated, and implemented CE IVD-marked a Laboratory Information System (LIS) driven image analysis software for automating key aspects of the diagnostic workflow in leading Scandinavian […]

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Other Recent Articles

Empowering Patients With Digital Pathology

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

This post originally appeared last October.  The intent was to write it for patients in a way that would briefly define pathology to the lay public and explain how digital pathology could empower them in their own care.  The post was print syndicated to patient advocacy and health/wellness sites.  Since and before the post, it […]

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Orchard Software Offers Increasing Clinical Effectiveness Initiative

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

TO PARTICIPATE, YOUR ABSTRACT IS DUE BEFORE NOVEMBER 17th! Increasing Clinical Effectiveness Orchard Software would like to make you aware of the Increasing Clinical Effectiveness (ICE) Initiative. The ICE Initiative is a collaborative effort from CLMA, Orchard Software, and The Dark Group to shine a light on the positive impact laboratories have on patient outcomes. Participation in ICE requires the […]

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Jennifer L. Hunt, MD to Provide Opening Keynote Presentation at Pathology Visions 2014

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, is featuring Dr. Jennifer L. Hunt as the keynote presenter for their upcoming annual conference, Pathology Visions. Pathology Visions will be held October 20 – 21, 2014 in San Francisco, CA at the Hyatt Regency. Dr. Hunt’s keynote […]

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SPOT’s PathScope™ 2 Imaging and Telepathology Workstation Saves Time

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Had a chance to take a look at this and spend some time on the workstation as pictured below a couple of weeks ago at CAP ’14.  Ergonomic controls that allow for seamless movements at the pathologist’s workstation allow for significant time savings on every case.  Hundreds of images can be captured daily with appropriate […]

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American Diagnostic Pathology Selects Omnyx for Validation Study

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

GE Omnyx scanner and Pathologist workstations are installed American Diagnostic Pathology, based in Spartanburg, South Carolina has selected Omnyx to evaluate “Integration of Whole-Slide Imaging in Workflow of a Community Hospital Pathology Department”. American Diagnostic Pathology (ADP) was founded in 2011 to provide quality pathology services to international hospitals, physicians and patients with a focus […]

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Free White Paper Reducing Formalin Usage in the Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Produces Increased Savings and Minimizes Chemical Exposure by Histotechnologists and Pathologists

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Advances in Pathology Tissue Management Reduce Formalin Use, Improve Quality and Cut Costs FREE Special Edition White Paper Formalin has been a linchpin chemical in anatomic pathology for more than 100 years, despite widespread recognition that formalin is a hazardous chemical and dangerous to the health of lab workers and the environment. That’s why it […]

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Is In-Sourcing for Me? — Selection and Implementation of a Digital Pathology Consultation Platform

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Meeting Reminder: The Pathology Visions Room Block at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco closestomorrow! Book your room by Friday, September 19 to receive the discounted rate. Workshop Highlight Is In-Sourcing for Me? — Selection and Implementation of a Digital Pathology Consultation Platform Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 1 – 3 PM Presented by: Lewis A. Hassell, MD Thomas W. […]

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“This is your cancer”

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

This post originally appeared on December 9, 2009.  The post then received some criticism from pathologists about our role and position as healthcare providers.  Many comments directed to me at the time felt I was violating the relationship the patient had with his physician.  The relationship a patient has with his/her physicians should be one […]

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Epic to Lobby Congress with Message of Interoperability

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

So let me see if I have this straight — Epic has hired a lobbying firm to lobby Congress to counter stories they are not interoperable with other systems when in fact they are?  And the people you are going to take this message to is Congress? The same Congress is one of the least productive […]

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Thoughts on CAP ’14 – Part 1: Highlights and Lowlights

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Always good to attend a meeting in Chicago, particularly outside the months of December to February. Hyatt Regency location is great, right along the river close to good restaurants and the lakefront but too many escalators that I think partitions the meeting a bit to allow for a more “open floor plan” for networking. Have […]

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Leica Biosystems Launches Aperio PeerReview for Toxicological Pathology

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

VISTA, California, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Leica Biosystems, a global leader in automation and workflow solutions for anatomic pathology, announced the launch of Aperio PeerReview™, a complete digital pathology software solution for toxicological pathologists conducting peer review studies in pre-clinical trials. With barcode-driven automated integration of LIMS data and images, combined with customized viewing functionality, specific […]

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Automation and Increased Accuracy for Hormone Receptors in Breast Cancer

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Join Visiopharm next week for a webinar titled, “Hormone Receptors in Breast Cancer: Automation and Increased Accuracy” on September 16, 2014 at 4 PM CET / 10 AM EST / 7 AM PST. Estrogen (ER) and progesterone (PR; PgR) evaluation is routinely used for clinical breast cancer assessment. While ER is known to have a […]

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Pathology Visions 2014