Archive for January, 2013

Alone Together

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

The title sounded encouraging. Maybe it would be a seminar on going to the driving range, oneness of golf ball and man, in a neat symmetric row of men, clubs and white golf balls, slightly used and marked “Practice” just in case anyone thought those shots really count toward some score, the ball tells you […]

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Validation of Whole Slide Imaging for Primary Diagnosis in Surgical Pathology

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Thomas Bauer and colleagues from the Cleveland Clinic previously reported in part on their experience with validation of whole slide imaging for primary diagnosis in surgical pathology at the Digital Pathology Association meeting in October of 2011. The study authors determined, based on an a prior power study that estimated 450 cases would be needed to demonstrate […]

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Free Webinar from Media Cybernetics – Jan 31 at 1 PM (EST)

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Register here Media Cybernetics invites you to attend the free webinar, “Digital Pathology Image Analysis with Image-Pro Premier Software”.  This webinar takes place Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 1pm EST.  Anyone can register.  Image-Pro Premier software is routinely used by research laboratories worldwide to analyze IHC stained tissue, cells and nuclei in Digital Pathology. Using the […]

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Pathology Leaders Webinar: Why the E in ePathology is so Exciting for Histology’s Future

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

SAVE THE DATE: Leica Biosystems invites you to attend “Why the E in ePathology is so Exciting for Histology’s Future” the 13th webinar in the Pathology Leaders Webinar Series presented by Jared Schwartz, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Medical Officer, LBS and Consulting Professor of Pathology, Stanford University Medical Center. REGISTER HERE WHEN: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 […]

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Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML) Selects XIFIN for Accounts Receivable Management Technology Framework

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

XIFIN Inc., the financial cloud computing company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics from patient to payment, today announced that Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, LLC (PAML), one of the largest clinical reference laboratories in the nation, has selected its accounts receivable and financial management platform to optimize billing and claims management and improve interoperability to […]

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CAP TODAY Recommends Digital Pathology Blog Post

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Many thanks to the College of American Pathologists for the nod and recommendation on recent posting regarding pathologists and clinicians attitudes and behaviors towards digital pathology I recently witnessed. As an update to the post, it is my hope that this further illustrates the need for a new, updated and improved scanners as the current one has […]

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Leading Diagnostics Company Kindstar Global First to Tap PathCentral’s New Digital Pathology Network

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

PathCentral (, a technology-enabled company dedicated to the success of the international pathology community, and China-based Kindstar Globalgene Technology, Inc., today announced the roll-out of the PathCentral Pathology Network, an online professional pathology network that will enable Kindstar to access US pathologists and facilitate pathology consultations for more than 3,300 hospitals throughout China. Kindstar and […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of SEO Copywriting

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

It is important for copywriters to understand and apply good SEO techniques in their copywriting as the two are very closely related. While the value of well-written content is unparalleled, there is also a way in which you can combine quality content writing techniques and SEO copywriting techniques to get maximum reader engagement and visibility […]

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‘Dolly the Sheep’ Business Mastermind Joins Digital Pathology Company

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

PathXL welcomes one of UK’s leading medtech minds onto their Board One of the leading names in the UK’s healthcare technology sector, Professor Simon Best, has joined the Board of PathXL. The Northern Ireland Science-Park based company, a Queen’s University Belfast spin-out, is a pioneer in the use of web-based solutions for digital pathology. Chief Executive Des Speed […]

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Recent Interesting Cases

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Couple of interesting cases as seen through a Nikon DS-Fi2 camera (select image to enlarge):  

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SPOT Pursuit™ USB Fluorescence Camera Makes Live Cell Imaging Easier

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sterling Heights, MI, January 15, 2013 –SPOT Imaging Solutions, a leading manufacturer of scientific digital cameras for microscopy, has released the ultra-sensitive SPOT Pursuit USB digital camera. The SPOT Pursuit camera combines superb image quality with excellent temporal resolution for rapid time-lapse recordings, allowing researchers to document live cells and photobleaching fluorescence specimens with ease. […]

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CMS Announces Over 100 New ACOs Launched Jan. 1

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

CMS announced on Jan. 10 that 106 new accountable care organizations (ACOs) began operating on Jan. 1 as part of the agency’s Shared Savings Program. This total includes 15 Advanced Payment Model ACOs. The CAP ACO Resource Center features recent news and resources on pathologists’ important role in coordinated care models. This latest launch nearly doubles the size of […]

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Are you a Nuance® User and not using our new inForm® advanced imaging analysis software?

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

PerkinElmer recently announced the launch of the latest version of our inForm Advanced Image Analysis Software, for accurately quantifying biomarkers in tissue sections. Within cancer research, the presence, absence, location and measurement of biomarker expression levels in tumors and surrounding tissues helps assess disease risk, the presence or progression of disease in addition to providing potentially powerful diagnostic […]

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Integrating Image Analysis with Data Mining to Accelerate Dx and CDx Biomarker Development from Discovery to Clinical Trials

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Martin Baatz, Vice President of Marketing at Definiens, will present Accelerating and Advancing Dx and CDx Biomarker Development from Discovery to Clinical Trials by Seamlessly Integrating Image Analysis with Data Mining at Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Digital Pathology conference next month in San Francisco. Featured Abstract: Automating the analysis of histological slides for biomarker development supports comprehensive biomarker expression […]

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