Archive for June, 2013

Free Webinar from Indica Labs: ‘Spot On’ Analysis: Cell-by-Cell Quantification of DNA, RNA In-Situ Hybridization or IHC Foci

| June 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Presented by Kate Lillard, PhD, CSO Indica Labs From single probe CISH to multiplexed RNA FISH, in situ hybridization applications are increasingly being employed in mainstream tissue-based research and clinical pathology labs. In this 60-minute webinar,  we will discuss different spot-based quantification applications available to aid in the analysis of these assays.  Image analysis applications […]

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Kanteron and DigiPath Collaboration Expands Digital Pathology into EHR & PACS Markets

| June 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Back in 2009 I wrote a post entitled “Departments of Diagnostic Medicine?” after hearing folks such as Bruce Friedman talk and write about why pathology and radiology should/will merge. My post on the matter years later took questioned the notion of a Department of Diagnostic Medicine, combining imaging and molecular modalities as departments of diagnostic […]

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PathforceDx Pilots Remote Cancer Diagnostics with Russian Oncology Center on Simagis Live Platform

| June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

PathForceDx, an international pathology consultation network has successfully completed a pilot diagnostic project with Ural Oncology Center in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Ural Oncology Center is one of the 4 regional cancer care centers located in the central part of Russia “This project shows that this technology can deliver on the promise of Digital Pathology to enable […]

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Aspect Imaging’s M2™ 3D MR-based Histology System Profiled at Leading Toxicologic Conference

| June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Aspect Imaging’s M2 3D MR-based histology system is a compact, high-performance MRI instrument for high-throughput invivo and ex vivo imaging of pre-clinical samples. The M2 provides all of the benefits of MRI including high-resolution 3D images of anatomical morphology and quantitative information of disease progression and regression. The system and its results is featured in the “Practical Application […]

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The Avatar Will See You Now

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Medical centers are testing new, friendly ways to reduce the need for office visits by extending their reach into patients’ homes. By Jessica Leber on June 10, 2013 at MIT Technology Review Most patients who enter the gym of the San Mateo Medical Center in California are there to work with physical therapists. But a few who […]

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PerkinElmer and Advanced Cell Diagnostics Enter Into Co-Marketing Agreement – Sign up for Live Webinar

| June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

PerkinElmer and Advanced Cell Diagnostics were very excited to announce that they had entered a co-marketing agreement at the recent Revolutionaries for Global Health Summit in Newton Massachusetts on May 8-9. In this agreement both companies announced plans to develop joint applications for the visualization of multiplexed fluorescence RNA biomarkers in situ, in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded […]

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PathCentral’s New Digital Pathology Network Expands with Participation by Penn Medicine

| June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

IRVINE, Calif. (June 17, 2013) – PathCentral (www.pathcentral.net), a technology-enabled company dedicated to the success of the international pathology community, announced today that Penn Medicine will participate in the PathCentral Pathology Network (www.pathcentralpro.net), the specialty’s most comprehensive online information exchange and digital consultation forum. “The PathCentral Pathology Network will provide Penn Medicine pathologists with new […]

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VA and DOD Scrap Plans for Fully Integrated EHR

| June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of DarkDaily.com: After 4 Years and $1 Billion, the VA and DoD Abandon Plans for a Fully Integrated EHR DoD/VA public relations debacle could provide valuable lessons for laboratory organizations looking to implement large-scale IT or operational innovations Even as the federal government is incentivizing hospitals, physicians, and all types of healthcare providers to […]

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Using Digital Pathology for Primary Diagnosis: A Swedish Perspective – Wednesday, June 19th

| June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Live Aperio ePathology Webinar Using Digital Pathology for Primary Diagnosis: A Swedish Perspective    Presented by Michael Dictor, MD, PhD, Medical Director of Digital Pathology at Telemedicine Clinic. Overview: While the adoption of Digital Pathology, and next generation ePathology, continues to grow rapidly around the world, there are ongoing concerns about the use of this emerging technology for […]

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Large-Scale Switch to Digital Pathology Systems

| June 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ability to tackle escalating workloads and reduce costs underlines appeal Evolving technologies and market forces reveal that digital pathology is poised to radically affect the daily workflow and activities of pathologists and diagnostic laboratories Courtesy of European Hospital Attracted by the prospect of improved connectivity and reduced overall healthcare costs, most laboratories are anticipated to […]

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Reserve Your Exhibit Space for Pathology Visions 2013

| June 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Reserve Your Exhibit Space Today The Pathology Visions exhibit program furthers the education of attendees by providing an opportunity for on-site discussions and exchanges on the newest available technologies, as well as an area for exhibitors to present information on products or services pertinent to the attendees’ professional interests. Take advantage of this ideal opportunity […]

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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Association for Molecular Pathology et al vs. Myriad Genetics, Inc.

| June 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) announced their ruling in the case of the Association for Molecular Pathology et al vs Myriad Genetics, Inc. The Supreme Court has found in favor of the Plaintiffs and ruled that patents Myriad holds on the BRCA1 and BRCA2 cancer genes are invalid because they represent patent in-eligible products […]

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Omnyx Assigned Patent for Digital Pathology System

| June 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Omnyx, Pittsburgh, has been assigned a patent (8,463,741) developed by nine co-inventors for a digital pathology system. The co-inventors are Joshua Todd Ehlke, Dallas, Narasimha Rao Khandavilli, Pittsburgh, Timothy Mark McVaugh, Mars, Pa., Anthony J. Melanson, Pittsburgh, Steve Selzer, Pittsburgh, Curtis Stratman, Pittsburgh, Marina Virnik, New York, Joshua Micah Weihnacht, Brooklyn, N.Y., and Zhen Zeng, […]

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New Articles Published in Journal of Pathology Informatics

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

A meta-analysis of telemedicine success in Africa Dan S Wamala, Kaddu Augustine J Pathol Inform 2013, 4:6 (30 May 2013) [ABSTRACT]   [HTML FULL TEXT]   [PDF]   [Mobile HTML Full text ]   [EPub] The history of pathology informatics: A global perspective Seung Park, Anil V Parwani, Raymond D Aller, Lech Banach, Michael J Becich, Stephan Borkenfeld, Alexis B Carter, […]

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