Archive for November, 2012

NEW inForm Advanced Image Analysis Software Released!

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Announcing the launch of the latest version of PerkinElmer’s inForm® Advanced Image Analysis Software, including inForm Tissue Finder™ and inForm Cell Analysis™ for accurately quantifying biomarkers in tissue sections. New features include: Quantitation of multiplex biomarkers in tissue sections and tissue microarrays Quantitative per-cell analysis of immunohistochemistry (IHC) and immunofluorescence (IF) Tissue segmentation tools for […]

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A Leapfrog Opportunity for Pathology

| November 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Radiology is digital at the beginning; Pathology is digital at the end” In a previous post last month entitled “Digital Pathology Debate Continues: Hope or Hype?” I made mention of a Dark Daily story talking about a talk that Dr. Paul Chang, Co-Founder of Stentor and Vice-Chair of Radiology and former Director of Pathology Informatics […]

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Yankee Alliance Partners with Lifepoint Informatics to Provide Healthcare Connectivity Services

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Glen Rock, NJ – November 27, 2012 – Lifepoint Informatics, a leader in health IT, announced a new purchasing agreement with Yankee Alliance, a supply chain focused GPO, for Lifepoint’s technology solutions to meet their members healthcare connectivity needs and improve access to laboratory and patient data. Lifepoint Informatics offers both the connectivity solutions and […]

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Philips unveils latest innovations at RSNA 2012

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Philips unveils latest innovations at RSNA 2012 Radiology solutions to facilitate the transformation of care across clinical disciplines Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Chicago, Ill., USA – At the 98th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is unveiling the company’s next chapter of its unique […]

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Black Friday Repost

| November 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Stumbled upon In My Humble Opinion by way of a repost of KevinMD.com a few months ago. The blog is authored by an internist outside of Chicago.  Nearly all of his posts are worth resposting or reading for yourself at In My Humble Opinion.  Great stories and topics with poignant writing.   This one entitled Black Friday Repost […]

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Survey: How to Balance Patient/Physician Interactions with EMRs

| November 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

As more doctors deploy electronic medical record (EMR) systems in their practices, some physicians have reported difficulty balancing “bedside manners” with inputting information into their EMRs. What’s is your best strategy for balancing EMR use and excellent physician/patient interactions? The SoftwareAdvice.com (website) blog is hosting a survey to discover just how EMR systems have impacted […]

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Happy Thanksgiving 2012

| November 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

 

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PathXL a Winner in Deloitte Technology Fast 50

| November 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

PathXL attributes its growth to its ground breaking software that has the potential to revolutionise cancer analysis and diagnosis. Belfast, 21st November 2012 — PathXL today announced that it ranked number 13 in the 2012 Deloitte Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Ireland.   Rankings are based on average […]

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Game Planning for the New Reimbursement Reality Teleconference

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Please join Laboratory Economics for a 75-minute conference call on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. EST to discuss Game Planning for the New Reimbursement Reality.   Featured Speakers:   Mick Raich, President of Vachette Pathology James Richard, DO, Medical Director at CAP-Lab Donna Beasley, Vice President at McKesson Revenue Management Solutions   This 100% independent […]

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Telemedicine Leader Climbs into the Top 100 Fastest Growing Technology Companies

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

GlobalMed Moves up to No. 58 on the 2012 Deloitte Fast 500 List SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov 19, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — GlobalMed(R), the worldwide leader in the development and integration of the new generation of healthcare delivery systems, jumped 64 places in the 2012 Deloitte Technology Fast 500(TM), the pre-eminent technology awards program in North […]

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Digital Pathology: Benefits for Today and into the Future

| November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Digital Pathology extends the limits of microscopy, enabling students, educators, researchers, and clinicians to share tissue samples. Images sent or shared over the Internet or through specific analysis software open the path to a new and exciting microscopy tool. Who Benefits? Anyone who uses a microscope potentially benefits from digitized pathology images. Until the advent of this technology, histological slides […]

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Agfa, TRIBVN team up to integrate digital pathology and radiology images

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Have heard from a few sources the scanning platform for this is Hamamatsu but the TRIBVN also shows images of Aperio and 3DHISTECH with mention to those platforms as well.   Either way, discussion about pathology PACS, seamless integration with clinical and radiology is cool. Departments of Diagnostic Medicine or siloed departments with shared information? Either […]

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DrFirst and Halfpenny Technologies Announce Partnership to Provide CPOE and Results Delivery Capabilities

| November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

  ROCKVILLE, Md. & BLUE BELL, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DrFirst, the nation’s leading e-prescribing and solutions platform provider, and Halfpenny Technologies, the nation’s leading CPOE technology provider for labs and radiology today announced a partnership to embed Halfpenny’s ITF (Integrated Technology Framework) within DrFirst’s Rcopia e-prescribing platform. The ITF Platform for CPOE and Results Delivery is part […]

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On Virchow’s Eightieth Birthday Party and the Mainstreaming of Digital Pathology – Kim Solez, M.D.

| November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Technology is the easy part to change. The difficult aspects are social, organizational, and cultural. —Donald Norman, The Invisible Computer, Cambridge, 1988.  Digital pathology, whole slide imaging, has been promoted well within the pathology community but adoption is limited. What is needed now for it to become ubiquitous is broader promotion in the world at large using […]

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