Archive for September, 2011

Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. Unveils High-throughput Slide Scanner for Digital Pathology

| September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

In case you missed this at CAP — Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, unveiled the VENTANA iScan HT slide scanner prototype before a packed audience at the 2011 College of American Pathologists (CAP) annual meeting. The VENTANA iScan HT slide scanner holds up to 360 slides and offers unprecedented […]

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CAP’s PHC Committee Webinar on WSI: Validating Whole Slide Imaging Systems for Diagnostic Use in Pathology

| September 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webinar offered by CAP PHC Wednesday, October 12, 2011 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT Link to register https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/605418625 There is increasing interest in using whole slide imaging (WSI) for diagnostic purposes in pathology. An important question is whether WSI can replace conventional light microscopy as the method by which pathologists review histologic sections and/or […]

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Virchow pathology collection may soon be closed to public

| September 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Pathologists across the globe will be interested to learn that the pathological-anatomical collection of the famous Doctor Rudolph Virchow, housed for almost 100 years in Berlin, may soon be closed to public viewing. Administrators at Berlin’s Charité Hospital are threatening to shut down what is often recognized as the world’s first pathology museum. Read entire […]

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DigiPath is Looking for to Hire Sales Representatives

| September 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

DigiPath is seeking independent thinking, self motivated, and successful sales resources to lead the adoption of digital pathology worldwide.  With a base salary, customary benefits, and substantial stock grant, this position’s earnings will exceed $250,000 at 100% sales quota attainment.  15 positions are available today. DigiPath, Inc. provides the next generation of affordable, innovative, and […]

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Indica Labs Release Advanced Software for Metabolic Research

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

    Albuquerque, New Mexico   09/21/2011 – Indica Labs, Inc. announces the official release of its advanced histology analysis software for metabolic research.   Developed in collaboration with two major pharmaceutical companies, the computer software algorithms provide diabetes and metabolic researchers with quantitative data relating to pancreatic islets, alpha cells, beta cells, delta cells, and other islet […]

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Dr. Bernd Scheithauer Passes Away

| September 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dr. Scheithauer was a mentor and friend to all who knew him.  He was one of the preeminent neuropathologists in the world and is responsible for educating thousands during the course of his career at Mayo Clinic and through his more than 400 publications, books, lectures and WHO classification of brain tumor contributions.  He was […]

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Pathology 2.0 – Introduction to the UPMC Digital Pathology Consultation Service

| September 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

A couple of loyal readers and friends passed along this mailer they received from UPMC.  As the opening line says, this should not come as a surprise to anyone. What I like is their willigness to support both static and whole slide images and other formats.  Gather they are not vendor specific on whole slide platform […]

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Chicago Bears Refuse To Go Digital

| September 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Chicago Bears refuse to go digital, sound familiar?

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One Week Left to Register for APF’s September Webinar Program

| September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

2011 Distance Learning Leadership Science Series    One Week Left to Register for APF's September Webinar Program   "Developing a Successful (and Compliant) Sales & Marketing Program"   With Speakers, Rick Cooper, Esq. and Jane Pine Wood, Esq.  This webinar program will aid participants in understanding the legal and regulatory issues related to sales and marketing practices for the laboratory.  Rick Cooper and Jane […]

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Aperio Webinar: Implementation Considerations for Digital Pathology – September 28

| September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

  Wednesday, September 28, 2011 8:00 am Pacific Time, 11:00 am Eastern Time(4:00 pm London GMT / 10:00 am Mexico City Standard Time) and4:00 pm Pacific Time, 7:00 pm Eastern Time(8:00 am Japan / 9:00 am Australia EST September 29)   Presenters:Stefan Tunev, Senior Scientific Program Manager, Medtronic CardioVascularKent Rarick, Senior Manager of Product Services, Aperio In this 60-minute complimentary webinar, you will […]

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New Leica DFC365 FX Fluorescence Camera for Live Cell Imaging

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Acquire Brilliant Fluorescence Images at Ultra-high Speed   Wetzlar, Germany. To successfully document live cells and rapidly fading fluorescence specimens, a camera technology particularly designed for the purpose is indispensable. The new Leica DFC365 FX digital microscope camera from Leica Microsystems combines exceptional image quality with very high temporal resolution for rapid time-lapse recordings. The […]

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What are the main benefits of medical software?

| September 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

What are the main benefits of medical software? Software Advice conducted a poll on the benefits of EMRs, and has recently published the results.

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Aperio looking for a Healthcare Product Analyst

| September 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Product Analyst, Healthcare works with customers to understand, analyze and document product requirements to meet customer needs in the market to enable Aperio to keep and grow current business and obtain new business. You will work closely with Aperio Software Developers to translate these market requirements to produce functional specifications and be able to […]

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Definiens Symposium 2011 Approaching

| September 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

The program for the 2011 the 2011 Definiens Symposium is approaching completion and it provides an interesting mixture of insights into the deployment of image analysis solutions in both industry and academia. Key note lectures will be given by Prof Dr Manfred Dietel (Director of the Institute of Pathology, Charité, Berlin, Germany; talk title: ‘Virtual Microscopy on the Stony Way to […]

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