Archive for May, 2013

Free Leica Webinar – Fluorescent Probes and Digital Imaging: Where We Are and Where We’re Going

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Free Leica Webinar – Fluorescent Probes and Digital Imaging: Where We Are and Where We’re Going   Event Date: June 12, 2013 Event Time: 12:00pm EST, 9:00am PST The discovery of green fluorescent protein a half century ago heralded a new and explosive era in microscopy, forever changing the landscape for biology imaging. The ability to fuse a genetically […]

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Registration for Pathology Visions 2013 is Now Open

| May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Upcoming Events Registration for Pathology Visions 2013 is now open. Early Bird Registration Available Until August 1, 2013 When you register by August 1, 2013, you’ll save $100 on your all-inclusive registration. Join the DPA today to save $200 on your registration. Click here to join and learn more about DPA membership. Click here for more information about the keynote presenter,abstract […]

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10 simple rules for doctors on social media

| May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

While I don’t usually write about specific cases, such as, I had a really neat case of pinworm in an appendix or a lymphoma involving the GI tract, I have used many of the others below that are good practice before putting something “out there” for physicians and others in the social media space.  Common […]

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Webinar Announcement: HALO Next Generation Image Analysis Platform for Digital Pathology

| May 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Uncompromising ease-of-use and powerful analytic capabilities packaged within the most affordable platform in the industry, Indica Labs is proud to introduce HALO Next Generation Image Analysis Platform designed and optimized for digital pathology.  We invite you to join us for this 60-minute webinar where we will discuss and demonstrate HALO’s * Brightfield and fluorescent image […]

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PathXL: Defining Guidelines in Tissue Microarray Research

| May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tissue microarrays (TMAs) are extremely important in today’s research laboratory and as biobank resource for researchers. PathXL has contributed to the current issue of the Histopathology Journal which leads with an article titled ‘Guidelines and considerations for conducting experiments using tissue microarrays’ which features input from Prof. Peter Hamilton. The paper defines the standards for TMA research […]

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Roche Unveils the cobas® 6800 and cobas® 8800 Systems at International Congresses

| May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Roche is proud to unveil the fully integrated, highly automated cobas® 6800 and cobas® 8800 Systems, the next generation of molecular diagnostic platforms that will revolutionize the way laboratories operate. The cobas® 6800 System, which is being previewed right now for the first time at EuroMedLab in Milan – May 19th, and the higher throughput […]

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Anatomic Pathology Technology Leader PathCentral Introduces AP Anywhere® Web-Based LIS Platform

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

IRVINE, Calif. (May 20, 2013) – PathCentral (www.pathcentral.net), a technology-enabled company dedicated to the success of the pathology community, today introduced AP Anywhere® its bundled Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information System (APLIS) technology offering.  AP Anywhere is a web-based anatomic pathology LIS technology solution that integrates all of the critical components of a pathologist’s day-to-day operation, including […]

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Why is giving patients control of their medical images a good practice?

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Hamid Tabatabaie, Founder and CEO, lifeIMAGE.  Courtesy of HealthImaging.com Short and to the point piece from Founder and CEO on value proposition for giving patients control of their images.  In short, as the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words.  With the medical history in conjunction with medical images, better decisions can […]

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Medical Laboratory Department Adopts Novel Interactive Digital Slide Imaging System

| May 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

BCIT champions Canada’s first interactive digital slide imaging system Two instructors from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) Medical Laboratory Sciences department are introducing a new approach to teaching. This coming winter, Diane Van Paridon and Tom Wells will be the first educators in Canada to use Panoptiq, the world’s first interactive digital slide imaging system, to […]

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CAP Whole Slide Imaging Validation Guideline: Overview and Discussion – Free Webinar

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Late getting this news out but College of American Pathologists continues to take an active role in educating digital pathology community about validation and use through a free webinar offering May 17, 2013. Thanks to a longtime faithful reader for letting me know about this.   Free Webinar from CAP – Friday May, 17, 2013 […]

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UW Health Uses Telepathology to Extend Pathology Services, Quality and Efficiencies

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin is committed to advancing the health and well-being of the people of Wisconsin and beyond. Telehealth services allow for appropriate and timely medical care from specialist at UW Health. Patients who receive telehealth interventions receive comprehensive management resulting in rapid stabilization and improved patient outcomes. What is telepathology? Telepathology allows […]

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Airlines Vs. Healthcare

| May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

I have been working in hospitals in some capacity since the Fall of 1988 so my Silver Anniversary is soon approaching and thought I would reflect on many discussions and comparisons I have heard related to how healthcare is compared or should be compared to other industries. Since first being an orderly, then an emergency […]

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Definiens Extends Functionality of Leading Image and Data Analysis Solutions for Digital Pathology

| May 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

New Product Portfolio Release Significantly Reduces Hands-on Time for Tissue-based Research Munich, Germany, May 13, 2013 / B3C newswire / –Definiens, the global leader of image and data analysis solutions for quantitative digital pathology, today announced at the 4th International Definiens Symposium on Harvard Medical School campus the launch of new software that improves productivity in tissue-based research and […]

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Mahul B. Amin, MD, Named Editor-In-Chief of AJCC Cancer Staging Manual’s 8th Edition

| May 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

I wanted to pass along exciting news from the American College of Surgeons American Joint Committee on Cancer. Mahul B Amin, MD, FCAP has been named Editor-In-Chief of the upcoming eigth edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. Dr. Amin is currently Chairman and Professor of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center […]

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