Archive for April, 2011

Futurescape Report: CAP Leaders Say Embrace Innovation’s Challenges, Opportunities

| April 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of CAP STATLINEThe breakneck emergence of innovative technologies and the shift away from traditional reimbursement models is creating new challenges—and opportunities—for pathologists, said CAP leaders at the recent Futurescape Conference.Go to full story

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2011 ASCP Annual Meeting/WASPaLM XXVI World Congress – Abstract Deadline Near

| April 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Submissions cannot have been presented, published, or submitted for presentation or publication elsewhere. All abstracts must be submitted electronically by April 29, 2011. Late abstracts, or those received by any means other than the ASCP abstract submission website will not be reviewed by ASCP. Abstracts must be submitted in English. Submitting an abstract does NOT […]

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Exhibitors Sought for the Pathology Informatics 2011 Conference in Pittsburgh

| April 28, 2011 | 1 Comment

We are seeking exhibitors for the Pathology Informatics 2011 conference that will take place at the Wyndham Hotel in Pittsburgh on October 4-7, 2011. This conference resulted from a merger of two previous pathology informatics conferences, Lab Infotech Summit and APIII. The inaugural merged conference was held in Boston last September. A total of 41 […]

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Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Uses Aperio’s Digital Pathology System to Provide Anatomic Pathology Consulting Services to China

| April 27, 2011 | 1 Comment

30 UCLA Sub-Specialty Pathologists Available to Second Affiliated Hospital Zhejiang University Vista, CA – April 26, 2011 - Aperio, the global leader in providing digital pathology solutions that improve patient care, today announced that its digital pathology system is being used to support subspecialty pathology consultations between Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (UCLA) in Los Angeles, […]

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Regional Healthcare Event Series by Aperio — Atlanta, Philadelphia & Baltimore this May

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Join us for the 2011 “Discover Your Path to Improved Patient Care” Regional Healthcare Event Series featuring Jared N. Schwartz, M.D., Ph.D.,  Aperio technical experts, and leading innovators who will discuss how they are using digital pathology. May 17 ~ Atlanta, GA Seminar Event   May 18 ~ Philadelphia, PA User Group*   May 19 ~ Baltimore, MD […]

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Dr. David Eberhard joins Flagship Biosciences as Chief Medical Pathologist

| April 26, 2011 | 1 Comment

Flagship Biosciences adds veteran pharmaceutical anatomic pathologist as chief medical pathologist

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Philips and NEC Team Up in Digital Pathology

| April 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

This sounds interesting — combination of high-end imaging system from Philips with added quantitation tools provided by NEC.  According to the press release, look for results of this partnership by years' end. Eindhoven, the Netherlands and Tokyo, Japan – Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced the signing […]

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Ben Smith game 6 OT goal. Canucks at Blackhawks. Pat Foley call.

| April 25, 2011 | 2 Comments

In case you missed it — Pat Foley call for Game 6 Blackhawks vs. Canucks.  No better announcer in hockey.  Best thing I have heard all year — "Game 7 will be played on Tuesday night."

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Proposed Accountable Care Organization Regulations

| April 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

On April 7, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") issued its proposed regulations covering Accountable Care Organizations ("ACOs"). When adopted in final form, this rule will implement Section 3022 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which requires CMS to establish a Shared Savings Program by January 1, 2012. These proposed […]

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Aperio Awarded Patent for Innovation that Improves Digital Pathology Workflow

| April 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Aperio continues to add to its IP portfolio with streamlined workflow patented technology. Creation of complete digital slide image file – during scanning – results in fastest scanners, streamlines workflow and simplifies IT VISTA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aperio, the global leader in providing digital pathology solutions that improve patient care, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark […]

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VA awards $1.38 billion in telehealth contracts

| April 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of FierceMobileHealthcare: The Department of Veterans Affairs this week awarded contracts to six IT vendors to run its massive (and growing) telehealth program for the next five years. The winners: Authentidate, American Telecare, Cardiocom, HealthHero Network, Visual Telecommunication Network/ViTelCare, and Viterion TeleHealthcare. The prize: About $1.38 billion in VA telehealth contracts. The individual vendor contracts […]

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The Essential Guide to Achieving the Perfect Pathology Fellowship: Useful Advice and “Must-Do’s” for First-, Second- and Third-Year Residents

| April 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

How to build teamwork, boost productivity, and enhance harmony in your lab’s multi-generational workforce YOUR PRESENTERS: Jerad M Gardner, M.D., Chair, CAP Resident Forum and Fellow, Soft Tissue Robert E. Petras, M.D., FCAP, FACG, Managing Director, Ameripath, Inc. Justin M. Clark (Moderator), Director of Operations, THE DARK REPORT LIVE Webinar April 28 – Register Now! […]

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The Daily Scan on iPhone

| April 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Daily Scan – Aperio's daily news and views about Digital Pathology and many other services has an iPhone App that keeps you connected to the site.  Click on image below for larger size.  App free of charge from iTunes store.

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iPhone 5 Rumor Mill

| April 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

When Apple announced that it would be holding its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in June, the rumor mill started to heat up. From every corner of the world, so-called sources were saying what Apple will and won’t announce at the show. Many of those rumors surrounded the iPhone 5. Historically, Apple has announced details about […]

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