Archive for March, 2013

TRIBVN CaloPix Workstation CE Marked as a software for medical imaging management and display

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

TRIBVN, the leading provider of medical imaging solutions recently announced that its solution CaloPix Workstation has been CE marked, in accordance with essential requirements of the European Directive 93/42/CEE as a software for the management and the display of medical imaging including digital slides. “Our products are part of a strict quality approach; the CE […]

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Automated high speed, high quality imaging of H&E, IHC, IF and FISH-labeled tissues

| March 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Join PerkinElmer at the AACR Annual conference – April 6 – 10 – Washington, DC Come and see us at Booth #1424 to learn how we can help you with automated high speed, high quality imaging of H&E, IHC, IF and FISH-labeled tissues, and quantitative analysis of multiplexed biomarkers in FFPE tissue sections.  See the award […]

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May I see a Doctor, please?

| March 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

In the past 10 years I have been to a physician three times. Twice for my every 5-year “annual” and “routine physical” and once for a minor outpatient surgery after years of neglect and laziness to schedule the surgery. Since the ice fishing was slow a few Januaries ago, I took care of it. All […]

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MLabs, Department of Pathology at University of Michigan Health System, to Participate in PathCentral’s New Digital Pathology Network

| March 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

University of Michigan added to the PathCentral Pathology Network with hopes of increasing volume related to pathology consults from a global market.  ANN ARBOR, Mich. & IRVINE, Calif. — PathCentral (www.pathcentral.net), a technology-enabled company dedicated to the success of the international pathology community, and MLabs, Department of Pathology at University of Michigan Health System, today […]

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All New Summer CME Courses from Scientific Symposiums International

| March 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Looking to fufill your 2013 CME, SAMS/MOCS accreditation?  Join us this summer and fall for five NEW outstanding Dermatopathology and Surgical Pathology courses in South Carolina and the Big Island of Hawaii. Scientific Symposiums International is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Scientific Symposiums International is approved by the ABP and ABD […]

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Omnyx Acquires CE Mark in Europe

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Significant news published about Omnyx, the joint venture of GE Healthcare and the University of Pittsburgh Medical  Center acquiring the CE Mark in the European Union. Simply stated, what is being coined the “Omnyx Integrated Digital Pathology System” allows for conversion of whole slide images from specific third party scanners with the Omnyx digital pathology […]

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Pathology Network Offers Global Remote Diagnostic Services

| March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of InformationWeek Healthcare: A new telemedicine network purports to be the first cloud-based, open platform for pathologists to consult with each other and share images in a secure environment. The PathCentral Pathology Network, a product of pathology software vendor PathCentral, Irvine, Calif., launched this month. The network combines digital imaging, a remotely hosted laboratory information […]

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RTIS and Telecytopathology

| March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Increasingly pathologists and laboratories are recognizing the value of remote real-time video for certain applications, namely immediate fine needle aspiration (FNA) interpretations, where increasingly, the patient, imaging device and radiologist are some distance (i.e. another building, across campus or across town) from a cytopathologist to appropriately triage the specimen for adequacy, processing and any additional […]

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Why Do IT Teams Love Viewics?

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Why Do IT Teams Love Viewics? With Electronic Health Records (EHR), Health Information Exchange (HIE), ICD-10 and the myriad of other initiatives in the healthcare industry, IT teams are severely resource constrained. However, they are still relied on heavily to extract data from cumbersome information systems and create reports for the functional users. In addition, […]

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ARUP Laboratories Announces Availability of Natera’s Non-Invasive Prenatal Test, Panorama™

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY & SAN CARLOS, CALIF. — ARUP Laboratories, a leading national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory, and Natera, a leading innovator in reproductive and prenatal genetic testing, today announced that Natera’s non-invasive prenatal screening test, Panorama™, is available to ARUP clients nationwide. The test is available for the detection of trisomy 21 (Down […]

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Pathology and Clinical Trials

| March 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The following post is written by Mrs. Paula Takacs who previously posted a note about The Value of Pathology from the perspective of a cancer patient.  For more information on Paula, her story and a race to support her foundation in April, please visit The Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research and The Sarcoma Stomp. My personal thanks to […]

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The XXL iPad App for Digital Pathology – MultiTouch Microscope

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

There are a couple interesting discussions ongoing on LinkedIn group bulletin boards discussing the use of digital pathology for clinical purposes, regulatory issues and self-validation or use of the technology.  Part of the discussions bring to bear the use of handheld mobile devices for clinical use, skipping ahead of the requisite 24″ monitor or larger […]

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Inviting you to Orchard’s 2013 Symposium in Portland, Oregon!

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Orchard’s 2013 symposium will be held in Portland, Oregon, on June 13, 2013, at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel.This symposium is designed for current users and prospective users alike, providing each with an opportunity to learn more in-depth information about Orchard Software and Orchard’s various lab information system products. The symposium also offers an opportunity to meet Orchard employees and other users […]

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Tennessee Joins List of States Forbidding Laboratory EHR Donations

| March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nice post over at The Pathology Blawg on EHR donations in Tennessee and recent comments from that state’s attorney general regarding labs making EHR donations to clients: The questions is “…[M]ay a clinical laboratory licensed by the State of Tennessee lawfully make a monetary donation to a physician to cover up to 85% of the […]

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