Archive for December, 2010

Shoveling Slides

| December 31, 2010 | 1 Comment

Why digital pathology is like shoveling slides

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Year in Review

| December 30, 2010 | 3 Comments

2010, in a word, was about change.  Personally, my family and I moved from Mayo Clinic in cold and snowy Rochester, MN to private practice in slight less cold and snowy Charlotte, NC. So far the move and new opportunities have exceeded our personal and professional expectations.  My many thanks to the readers and sponsors for […]

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Tissue-based proteomics meets digital pathology

| December 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

Expression Pathology and Flagship Biosciences recently announced a services alliance in tissue-based proteomics, combining digital pathology with mass-spec FFPE tissue proteomics. While this collaboration is oriented towards research and companion diagnostics development, mass spec is making rapid inroads in all areas of clinical applications, including tissue. The ability to run protein expression in FFPE instead of […]

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Radiology versus pathology: Not more quantitative, just more digital

| December 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Radiology, like pathology is also a qualitative science based on the expert opinion of medical experts. However, because it is a completely digital medium, it can appear more quantitative than microscope-based pathology.

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Tissue-based Companion Diagnostics Alliance Formed to Address Quantitative IHC Needs in Europe

| December 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Flagstaff, AZ (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 Flagship Biosciences LLC, a quantitative pathology company and HistologiX, a GLP accredited CRO today announced a joint partnership to provide histology services and tissue-based companion diagnostics development to European pharmaceutical clients. Tissue-based diagnostics is a major component in most oncology portfolios for companion diagnostics, and depends on tissue procurement, […]

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Webinar Reminder For Definiens Developer XD

| December 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

Image Analysis Strategies for Challenging Biomedical Images using Definiens Developer XD™ Join us for a webinar:  Image Analysis Strategies for Challenging Biomedical Images using Definiens Developer XD™ Learn image analysis strategies from the pros at Definiens using Definiens Developer XD on the following examples: • The Rolling Ball Method for Correcting Heterogeneous Backgrounds in Fluorescently Stained […]

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Simple answer to Send My Slides Back Now!

| December 20, 2010 | 1 Comment

Dr. Thomas Wheeler entered the following blog (below) on Medscape about a week ago.  There is a simple solution to all of this that negates time, cost and risk for both referring and consulting pathologist/institution.  The answer of course in two words is digital pathology. Particularly with the ever increasing power of cloud computing.  Simply, […]

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New! FREE White Paper on Vaginitis Diagnosis: An Opportunity to Improve Patient Care

| December 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

FREE Special Edition White Paper   Download Your FREE Special Report Today! Simply Complete the Form Published statistics indicate that, each year, there are more than 10 million visits to ob-gyn and primary care physicians because of vaginitis. Since this health condition could be caused by a number of different infectious agents, physicians—and their clinical […]

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Image Analysis Strategies for Challenging Biomedical Images using Definiens Developer XD™

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Join us for a webinar: Image Analysis Strategies for Challenging Biomedical Images using Definiens Developer XD™ Register Here: Learn image analysis strategies from the pros at Definiens using Definiens Developer XD on the following examples: • The Rolling Ball Method for Correcting Heterogeneous Backgrounds in Fluorescently Stained Golgi Cells• Three Dimensional Analysis of Dendritic Spines• […]

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The Transformation of Pathology

| December 15, 2010 | 2 Comments

The College of American Pathologists has been active with several ideas concerning the transformation of our specialty with rapid growth of new technologies, disruptive technologies and changes in the healthcare system that will impact medicine.  One of the initiatives being discussed from CAP is increased direct dialogue by pathologists with patients.  True one-on-one meetings with patient's […]

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Clarient Launches Insight® Dx Mammostrat® Breast Cancer Recurrence

| December 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

Test Novel Test Designed to Help Classify Risk of Recurrence of Breast Cancer, and Aid in Management of Therapy ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Clarient, Inc. (Nasdaq: CLRT), a premier technology and services resource for pathologists, oncologists and the pharmaceutical industry, today announced the commercial launch of Mammostrat, a patented, novel test […]

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Caliper Life Sciences to Acquire Cambridge Research & Intrumentation

| December 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

The acquistions continue with companies involved with digital pathology. Adds Proprietary Multiplexed In Vivo and Tissue Imaging Technology to Caliper’s Leading Portfolio of Drug Discovery, Imaging and Diagnostics Solutions HOPKINTON, Mass. & WOBURN, Mass, December 9, 2010 — Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP), a leading provider of products and services for drug discovery research, […]

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Via Lab Soft News — Major Increases in Pathology RVUs for 2011

| December 11, 2010 | 1 Comment

Major Increases in Pathology RVUs for 2011 Editor's note: Joe Plandowski sent me the following good news about increased reimbursement for pathology for 2011. We are hearing news on a daily basis about a 25% SGR (Sustainable Growth Rate) cut for 2011 and continual cuts in third party payer reimbursements. However, when pathologists and anatomic […]

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Digital Image Hub Webinar from SlidePath

| December 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

Webinar Series From SlidePath Online software demonstrations are on: Tuesday 14th December 2010 9:00 AM (PDT) Thursday 16th December 2010 12:00 PM (EDT) Click here to register for your preferred time with your contact details. If the above times are not suitable, please suggest an alternative time for a demonstration. Visit our website www.slidepath.com       Digital […]

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