Archive for May, 2012

Smart Imaging Technologies adds archiving and storage of digital slides in Aperio SVS format

| May 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

With the latest version of Simagis Live server, administrators have an option to archive and store digital slides in a version of TIFF format also known as BigTiff or Aperio SVS file format.  Advantage of this slide format, introduced to Digital Pathology by Aperio, is that it is open and supported by the latest version […]

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X-rays, digital pathology and iPads: The network healthcare evolution

| May 30, 2012 | 1 Comment

 It is just a matter of time that pathologists too will recognize the value of wireless connectivity, coordinating care, analytical tools for diagnosis and management and closer follow up, all enabled through mobile computing and digital pathology. At the rate technology has changed everything else in our lives, by now we should have the equivalent […]

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AccelPath, Inc. Letter to Shareholders

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

05/29/2012 | 08:35am  AccelPath, Inc. (OTCBB: ACLP) ("AccelPath" or the "Company") issued the following Letter to Shareholders today outlining the Company's overall business strategy and operational highlights and achievements since the beginning of calendar year 2011. The Company's overall business strategy is to expand its core business of providing a unique, viable and efficient solution […]

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Annoucing MikroScan Qumulus, New Cloud-based Digital Pathology Communications Service for Viewing, Management, Sharing, and Analysis of Whole Slide Images

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

MikroScan Qumulus service offers the fastest, easiest, and most affordable path to step into the future with cloud-based digital pathology communications. Vista, CA:  Whole slide imaging (WSI) systems manufacturer, MikroScan Technologies, adds a product to its digital pathology communications toolset. MikroScan Qumulus is a monthly service that provides an easy means for hospitals, researchers, or […]

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2012 Pathology Visions Keynote Speaker Announcement

| May 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

PIONEER, EDUCATOR, AUTHOR & LEADER Dr. John Tomaszewski announced as Pathology Visions 2012 Keynote Presenter Dr. John Tomaszewski, a pioneer, educator, author and leader in the pathology field, has been announced as the Keynote Presenter for Pathology Visions 2012. Pathology Visions is the annual conference of the Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization that […]

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New Microscope System Leica DM4000 B LED for Biomedical Routine & Research Applications

| May 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Superior Image Quality with LED Illumination and Intelligent Automation Wetzlar, Germany. Leica Microsystems launches the new Leica DM4000 B LED – a microscope system with innovative LED illumination optimally suited for biomedical applications. The specially designed LED transmitted light illumination solution is perfectly integrated in the microscope automation covering a wide range of microscopy applications. […]

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New Microscope System Leica DM4000 B LED for Biomedical Routine & Research Applications

| May 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Superior Image Quality with LED Illumination and Intelligent Automation Wetzlar, Germany. Leica Microsystems launches the new Leica DM4000 B LED – a microscope system with innovative LED illumination optimally suited for biomedical applications. The specially designed LED transmitted light illumination solution is perfectly integrated in the microscope automation covering a wide range of microscopy applications. […]

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Interesting Case of the Week from PathXchange

| May 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of PathXchange This week's Case of the Week is a case by Shaza, a pathologist from King Saud University Hospital in Qateef, Saudi Arabia.  Title: Axillary Mass in a 32 Year old Man Case Information: Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma shows a biphasic pattern which consists of island of cytologically benign hyaline cartilage surrounded by celluar area containing small, primitive-appearing mesenchymal cells arranged […]

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GE’s Healthymagination names CEO

| May 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of Modern Healthcare: GE has named Sue Siegel a corporate vice president and CEO of Healthymagination, the company's $6 billion initiative to address global healthcare costs and access. Siegel, 52, joined the Fairfield, Conn.-based company from Mohr Davidow Ventures, where she most recently served as a general partner, according to a GE news release. She […]

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MD247 Invites Local and National Media to Learn More

| May 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

MD247 launched an “open door” policy regarding its social media operations, allowing local and national media an all access pass to information regarding thetelemedicine provider. The MD247 invitation to local and national media was issued in response to an evolving customer care program, which initially was modified to provide consumers a behind the scenes view of […]

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Ventana seeks Senior Product Manager for Digital Pathology

| May 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

At Roche, 80,000 people across 150 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity, and on seeing each other’s differences as an advantage. To innovate healthcare, Roche has ambitious plans to keep learning and […]

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Agfa HealthCare opens state-of-the-art, worldwide R&D facility for clinical imaging IT solutions development

| May 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of News-Medical.net (published May 17, 2012) Delivering Insight through Innovation Agfa HealthCare announces today the official opening of its brand new research and development (R&D) facility and global data center in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Under the theme of "Delivering Insight through Innovation," Agfa HealthCare was joined by more than 100 guests from the Ontario region, […]

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Aperio raises $5.5 million

| May 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Story courtesy of a North San Diego newspaper (by BRADLEY J. FIKES bfikes@nctimes.com) 5/17/12 VISTA (CA) –  Aperio Technologies Inc. has raised $5.5 million in debt and security options, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Aperio's digital pathology products convert patient tissue samples on standard glass slides into digital slides that can be shared over the […]

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The 2012 ASCP Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts deadline is extended to May 30, 2012!

| May 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2012 Call for Abstracts deadline is extended to May 30, 2012! Join us in Boston at the 2012 ASCP Annual Meeting and present your abstract to showcase your achievements … Three abstract categories – Scientific Abstract Lab Practice Abstract NEW! Educational Practice Abstract Best poster competition categories, including "Best Poster by a Resident," "Best […]

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