Archive for February, 2012

Teleradiology Solutions Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

| February 29, 2012

Headquartered in Bangalore, Teleradiology Solutions (www.telradsol.com/) provides quality diagnosis to the world and much more. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) February 24, 2012 Teleradiology Solutions, the #1 national teleradiology company in the United States, is happy to be celebrating the tenth anniversary of providing Teleradiology services to hospitals around the world. In a decade when a number […]

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Virtual Microscopy – Real Regulations

| February 28, 2012

  Nice read by Dr. Stacey Mills over at Pathology Network (Pn Blog). A recognized expert in surgical pathology and director of such at the University of Virginia, he writes, "It seems somewhat surprising, at least to me, that a technique based on standard light microscopy, with microscopes being essentially unregulated, Class I devices, should be […]

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Ventana Obtains FDA Clearance for Ki-67 Image Analysis

| February 28, 2012

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the VENTANA Companion Algorithm Ki-67 (30-9) image analysis application used with the VENTANA iScan Coreo Au scanner running VIRTUOSO software. Ventana is currently the only company offering an FDA cleared Ki-67 […]

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Web applications and cloud hosting bring new affordable options to Digital Pathology

| February 28, 2012

Web applications and cloud hosting bring new affordable options to Digital Pathology Tissue Imaging is ready to go digital. In the last decade technology advances in hardware, computing, networking as well as declining storage prices have made storing and handling Whole Slide Images technically viable. The advantages of digital imaging are apparent and market size […]

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Webinar: PathXL Tutor – Build a Microscopy Course

| February 27, 2012

PathXLTM Tutor: Digital Pathology Software for Education and Training 7th March 2012, 4.15pmGMT / 11.15amEST / 8.15amPST / 5.15pmCET PathXLTM Tutor allows users to create and manage digital slides and other content, publish online, share and view from anywhere in the world.  Customers include The London Deanery, The Pathological Society of Great Britain & Ireland, […]

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Digital Health NOW Spotlight Report: The Evolving Field of Digital Pathology

| February 26, 2012

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Digital Health NOW Spotlight Report: The Evolving Field of Digital Pathology" report to their offering. "Digital pathology is a disruptive technology; however, the consensus is that digital pathology is clearly our future. This iteration of Branham's Digital Health NOW Spotlight report takes a look at the emerging […]

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Visiopharm Introduces APPsolute Digital Pathology

| February 24, 2012

Cloud computing and models using software as a service are increasingly being used on a "per use" or "per case" basis as similar stories related to cloud computing on this blog have appeared.  It is getting increasingly harder to talk about software with folks without being asked "Is there an app for that?"  The reasons […]

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Attend APF’s Spring Conference Next Week

| February 23, 2012

American Pathology Foundation's  2012 Spring Conference    "Charting a New Course for Pathology;  Navigation and Leadership In Turbulent Times"  February 29 – March 2, 2012, Marriott Marquis, San Diego LAST WEEK TO REGISTER!    Make plans to join the American Pathology Foundation next week in San Diego, CA for our 2012 Spring Conference.  Attendees can look forward to three full […]

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Corista inks deal with MGH and Partners Healthcare

| February 23, 2012

Corista to provide platform for Massachusetts General Hospital's Pathology Network The Massachusetts General Hospital Pathology Service has chosen Corista's Digital Image Management Platform (DP3) to support its goal of providing clinical review of pathology cases with a digital platform. This new capability will allow MGH clinical experts to extend their reach to remote patients and […]

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Aurora to DICOMize Digital Pathology Images for Inclusion in PACS

| February 22, 2012

Exciting news from Aurora Interactive mentioning inclusion of a DICOMizer within their functionality adding another needed piece to integration of pathology images into the PACS and electronic health record (EHR). Aurora Interactive is including this new functionality in its mScope suite of products to allow a better integration of digital pathology images with radiology images and […]

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AMA and AT&T Combine Care Management Platforms to Improve Collaboration Among Caregivers Nationwide

| February 22, 2012

Perhaps in the end this "strategic alliance" aka acquisition of AMA's physician portal by AT&T could be a good thing but commercial ventures by the AMA in the past of this sort have not ended well.  Not sure this impacts pathology to a great degree, perhaps laboratory medicine in the general sense but AMA, in […]

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Hopkins Pancreas App

| February 20, 2012

The pancreas folks over at Johns Hopkins recently updated their already fantastic pancreas pathology app within the past week.  Search for "pancreas" in the app store and you would be hard pressed to find more than a couple of apps.   If you have any interests in pancreatic pathology, be it student or practioner, this […]

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CBLPath Offers Only FDA-Approved BRAF Companion Diagnostic In-House After Approval From New York State Department of Health

| February 17, 2012

Test Determines Which Melanoma Patients Are Candidates for Zelboraf(R)   RYE BROOK, NY, Feb 16, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — CBLPath announced that it received approval from the New York State Department of Health to perform in-house the cobas(R) 4800 BRAF V600 Mutation Test for metastatic melanoma. The laboratory is one of a few in the […]

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Back to the Future: Video Telepathology

| February 17, 2012

  The following non-bolded text that appears are excerpts from an upcoming book chapter to be published shortly.   Preparation for the book chapter pre-dated now a couple of looks at Remote Meeting Technologies "Anytime, anywhere, anything!" technology that makes the claim "No specimen is too big or too small for iMedHD™ and our Be There Anywhere™ […]

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