Archive for September, 2010

Aperio’s CMO wins Pathologist of the Year

| September 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

Jared N. Schwartz, MD, PhD, FCAP, Selected as 2010 Pathologist of the Year by the College of American Pathologists NORTHFIELD, Ill., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Jared N. Schwartz, MD, PhD, FCAP, of Charlotte, N.C., was named the 2010 Pathologist of the Year at a ceremony held on September 26, 2010, in Chicago at CAP '10 […]

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vRad to acquire NightHawk

| September 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – Virtual Radiologic (vRad), a national radiology practice and developer of radiologist workflow technology, will acquire competitor NightHawk Radiology in a $170 million deal. Scottsdale, Ariz.-based NightHawk Radiology (NASDAQ: NHWK), provides radiology solutions to radiology groups across the country. vRad will acquire all of the outstanding common stock of NightHawk Radiology Holdings, […]

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Clinical pathology laboratories will soon archive digital pathology images in their hospitals’ PACS

| September 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

September 27, 2010 Dark Report: New Digital Pathology DICOM Standards Will Expand Pathologists’ Use of Whole Slide Images  Digital pathology moves one step forward toward true “plug and play” with the recent approval of the DICOM supplement 145. These are the technical specifications that support whole-slide digital pathology images. Approval of these standards now makes […]

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Digital Pathology Association to Host Sixth Annual Pathology Visions Conference

| September 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Industry Thought Leaders Gather to Learn About Advances in Digital Pathology The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization committed to the advancement of digital pathology applications in healthcare, invites interested pathology professionals to join them for the sixth annual Pathology Visions conference, to be held October 24-27 in San Diego, CA, at the Sheraton Hotel […]

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Transforming Clinical Lab Middle Managers into Top-Performing Team Contributors!

| September 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Send your lab’s best management talent and most promising young leaders to this two-day intensive!   Laboratory Managers Leadership Workshop Coming this fall to a city near you: Four Great Cities! Four Convenient Dates! October 12-13, 2010 Baltimore Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel October 26-27, 2010 San Francisco Hilton San Francisco Airport Hotel November 2-3, […]

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Aperio to Showcase Digital Pathology Solutions at CAP ’10

| September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Company Offering “What’s Your Path?” Digital Pathology Assessment Aperio, will be demonstrating its digital pathology systems and solutions at the annual College of American Pathologists CAP ‘10 conference to be held September 26-29, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Aperio, the leading technology innovator in digital pathology with a global installed base of more than […]

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A Funny, Free Webinar on Image Analysis In Regulated Pathology

| September 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Sign up today for a free and funny webinar this Thursday, September 23rd at 12 PM EST, provided by www.thedigitalpathologywiki.com and it’s sponsors titled, “Too Early = Too Late = Too Stupid: The right time to use image analysis in regulated pathology”.

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Flagship Biosciences and Visiopharm Announce Joint Partnership in High-Throughput Histoinformatics™

| September 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

European technology leader in histoinformatics™ and American digital pathology services firm announce a partnership for delivering quantitative results faster to pharmaceutical and medical device customers Whole slide stereology is no longer something that scientists delivering quantitative pathology results can afford to ignore. Flagstaff, AZ (PRWEB) September 17, 2010 In recognition of the opportunities in Histoinformatics™, […]

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CBLPath Launches Best Practice™ Partnership Program

| September 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

Back in May I posted a press release from CBLPath announcing their integrated diagnostics services.  This weeks at Pathology Informatics 2010 they have announced their Best Practice Partnership Program. If you are unable to attend the meeting this week in Boston, more details will be showcased next week in Chicago at CAP 2010.   CBLPath's approach to […]

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Aperio’s SecondSlide® Digital Slide Sharing Service Exceeds 3,000 Users

| September 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Rapid Growth Fueled by Improved Turnaround Time, Efficiency and Cost Savings  VISTA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aperio, a global leader in digital pathology for the healthcare and life sciences industries, today announced that its SecondSlide® digital slide sharing service has exceeded 3,000 users. Launched in 2009, the number of SecondSlide users has increased steadily, with adoption accelerating virally […]

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Virtual technology still needs a local pathologist touch – Flagship Biosciences opens digital pathology services office in Boston area

| September 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Who would have expected that the use of a truly virtual service would lead to customers wanting a pathologist nearby? Companies such as Flagship Biosciences provide digital pathology services company where they receive glass slides, scan them, run image analysis with pathologist QA, and then have discussions with their biotech clients about what the results mean. This […]

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Check Out Definiens New Ad for Tissue Studio 2.0

| September 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

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LabCorp to buy Genzyme

| September 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

This has been rumored for some time – LabCorp to buy Genzyme Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (LH) has agreed to buy the genetic testing business Genzyme Corp. (GENZ) for $925 million as the medical-testing giant looks to expand into areas such as reproductive medicine and oncology. Meanwhile, the sale comes as Genzyme has been […]

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Leica Microsystems Extends its Product Portfolio in Virtual Microscopy

| September 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

(Nanowerk News) With its unprecedented scanning speed and top-quality on-screen imaging, the Leica SCN400 Slide Scanner has already set new standards in virtual imaging. Through the acquisition of Genetix Ltd. at the beginning of this year, Leica Microsystems is now able to considerably expand its solutions offering. With the software solutions Ariol and SlidePath, Leica Microsystems now […]

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