Archive for April, 2013

Applied Spectral Imaging and WaveSense to Cooperate in Molecular Pathology and Cytogenetic FISH

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Delivering a state-of-the-art integrated computerized analysis instrument and cell enrichment solution Carlsbad, California and Irvine, California – Applied Spectral Imaging Inc. (ASI) and WaveSense Inc. have entered into an agreement in which both companies will engage in combined sales and marketing of the GenASIs imaging and analysis instrument by ASI and the EpiSEP cell recovery […]

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PathCentral Announces that Johns Hopkins Department of Pathology Will Join its New Digital Pathology Network

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

More institutions join PathCentral Pathology Network – latest member is Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s Department of Pathology. Who will be the next institution to join?  IRVINE, Calif. (April 29, 2013) – PathCentral (www.pathcentral.net), a technology-enabled company dedicated to the success of the international pathology community, today announced that the Johns Hopkins University School of […]

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GE Healthcare’s Omnyx Integrated Digital Pathology system awarded Health Canada clearance for routine diagnostic use

| April 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Watch out U.S. Regulators – GE is coming for you next.  Recently GE Healthcare announced their Omnyx Integrated Digital Pathology (IDP) system received the CE Mark in Europe and last week mentioned Health Canada Class II Medical Device License.  The GE Healthcare vision of using technology, as discussed by

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New Diagnostic IHC Antibodies – Save the Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2013

| April 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

SAVE THE DATE: New Diagnostic IHC Antibodies Join Hadi Yaziji, MD Medical Director Vitro Molecular Laboratory Tuesday, May 7, 2013 9:00 am and 12:00 pm CST/3:00 pm and 6:00 pm GMT Attendees will be eligible for one (1) PACE contact hour. Identify recently developed IHC antibodies with applications in clinical, diagnostic immunohistochemistry. Recognize the expression patterns of each […]

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Revolutionizing Global Health Summit (RGHS) – Newton, MA

| April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Come and join PerkinElmer’s FREE Revolutionaries for Global Health Summit (RGHS) in Newton MA, May 8-9, and help us in our vision to eradicate devastating diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart disease. The event will feature six tracks of phenomenal talks from leading researchers, including a track dedicated to disruptive technologies and new thinking in […]

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Leica Microsystems and Leica Biosystems strengthen market position in Brazil

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Long-Standing Leica Distributors Aotec Have Been Acquired Wetzlar, Germany / Sao Paulo, Brazil. Leica Microsystems and Leica Biosystems have cemented ties with their Brazilian Leica distributor: All shares of Aotec Instrumentos Cientificos Ltda of São Paulo, Brazil, have been acquired. Aotec is a provider of microscopy and histopathology solutions and has been a Leica distributor […]

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Hitachi Data Systems Delivers Digital Pathology Solution for ConnectingSpaces

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hitachi Content Platform and Pixcelldata’s Collibio Create an Innovative Platform for Accessing, Reviewing and Collaborating on Digital Pathology Images SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced that ConnectingSpaces has selected and implemented Hitachi Content Platform (HCP) with Pixcelldata’s Collibio software as its digital pathology […]

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EMC Isilon solves the need for speed

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Big Data is a potentially big problem.  But not for EMC Isilon.  There definition for scalable is “75 TB to 15 PB” with a pay as you go model.  15 petabytes (PB)! If this technology can deal with human cancer genome data, it can deal with digital pathology!  75 TB in digital pathology terms, roughly, […]

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ABIM Foundation Grant to ASCP Builds Momentum for Choosing Wisely® Locally

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) was selected to receive funding by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation to help physicians engage patients in conversations aimed at reducing inappropriate tests and procedures that will improve their care and reduce costs. Support for the $50,000 grant comes from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation […]

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Cancer Care of the Future

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The below is a transcript from Dr. Eric Topol video, director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute and Editor-in-Chief of Medscape (subscription required). In a series, The Creative Destruction of Medicine, named for a book he wrote, he is trying to zoom in on critical aspects of how the digital world can create better healthcare. Perhaps […]

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Massachusetts General Hospital Signs On to PathCentral’s New Digital Pathology Network

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

PathCentral (www.pathcentral.net), a technology-enabled company dedicated to the success of the international pathology community, today announced that Massachusetts General Hospital has joined the PathCentral Pathology Network (www.pathcentralpro.net), the specialty’s most comprehensive online information exchange and digital consultation forum. The PathCentral Pathology Network enables physicians to upload case files using digital images for pathologists to review […]

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Why Global Medicine Should Be Our Next Big Export

| April 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of MediaPost Publications: My original post mentioned below on this ran last month (see: http://tissuepathology.com/2013/03/07/leica-biosystems-and-dell-enable-access-to-pathology-images-between-china-and-the-u-s/; 3/7/13) It’s a sad reality that, on a global basis, medical resources aren’t allocated in any kind of organized or equitable fashion. Treatments and tools that are commonplace in many societies are virtually non-existent in others.  Telemedicine – the […]

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Quorum Technologies and Indica Labs bring next generation digital pathology image analysis to Canada

| April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guelph, Ontario April 15, 2013  Quorum Technologies  is pleased to announce a new partnership with Indica Labs to represent their next generation image analysis products in Canada.  HALOTM, Indica Labs’ flagship software platform, is designed to be the fastest, most scalable, user-friendly image analysis software for digital pathology applications.  The platform features Indica’s large portfolio of morphometric and […]

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Volume to Value: The Lab’s Role in the Future of Healthcare

| April 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of Curt Johnson, Chief Operating Officer, Orchard Software Corporation colLABoration: For the last two weeks, we have been reviewing this year’s AMGA conference and our perspective on not only the conference, but also the direction of healthcare in the U.S.  It is clear that we are moving in a new direction at a speed faster than […]

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