Archive for September, 2013

ACA exchanges set to open Tuesday whether there is a shutdown or not

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Politico (9/29, Cunningham, Nather) reports that President Obama “has made clear that even if the government closes, the health care show will go on.” On Friday, the President said, “On Tuesday, about 40 million more Americans will be able to finally buy quality, affordable health care, just like anybody else,” and the new ACA exchanges […]

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Don’t Miss the Pre-Conference Workshops Sunday at Pathology Visions 2013

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Indica Labs Pre-Conference Workshop HALO™ – Next Generation Image Analysis for Digital Pathology 4:00 – 4:30 PM | Texas Ballroom, Salon C Presented by Kate Lillard, PhD, CSO at Indica Labs Uncompromising ease-of-use and powerful analytic capabilities packaged within the most affordable and scalable platform in the industry, Indica Labs introduces HALO Next Generation Image […]

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Robots vs. Anesthesiologists

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of The Wall Street Journal (9/27) Perhaps a lot that could be said here regarding machines over men.  The bottom line is that – the bottom line – cost savings without compromising patient safety or quality.  Improved care at a lower cost.  That remains the fight song for medicine.  Of course, improving care at […]

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Register Now for CAP 2013 in Orlando

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Learning CAP ’13 CME/CE Accreditation Statement The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Learn more about the CME/CE credits available at CAP ’13. Maintenance of Certification Maintenance of Certification (MOC) is the board certification program for assessment of continuing competence of […]

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USCAP Abstract Deadline Approaching

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The USCAP is soliciting abstracts for consideration for presentation at  the 2014 USCAP Annual Meeting.  We invite you to submit your research after carefully reviewing the instructions below. Rules for Abstract Submission *  Submission deadlines-Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Please  click here to submit your abstract today!  Electronic submissions must be received by October 4, […]

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Learn about XIFIN’s Technology for Global Pathology

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Are you headed to DPA Pathology Visions conference in San Antonio at the end of September? Stop by booth 25 to see XIFIN’s state-of-the-art digital consultation forum, Pro.Net, in action. XIFIN Pro.Net (formerly PathCentral Pro.Net) delivers Technology for Global Pathology.  Pro.Net’s cloud-based platform has easy to use consulting and collaboration tools, including scanner- and viewer-agnostic digital pathology viewing. See how easy it […]

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Learn More About Image Analysis & Implementation of Digital Pathology in a Clinical Environment

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Stil Not Registered for Pathology Visions 2013? Register Today | Click here When you become a member of the DPA prior to registering for Pathology Visions, you will save $200 on your Pathology Visions 2013 registration. Annual membership is only $100 per individual. Click HERE to join the DPA. To learn more about Pathology Visions 2013 and to […]

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The Meaning in “Meaningful Use” of EHRs – an Update for Laboratories and Pathologists

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Association for Pathology Informatics (API) and Sunquest Information Systems are pleased to continue their monthly educational webinar series on pathology informatics.  Please join us for our next webinar on Thursday, September 26 at 1 PM EDT/10 AM PDT, presented by Walter H. Henricks, MD of Cleveland Clinic. EHRs are transforming the practice of medicine and […]

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Simagis Live Digital Pathology – Interactive Web Reports

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Smart Imaging Technologies has introduced Interactive Web Reports for its Simagis Live Digital Pathology servers. Pathologists can now easily complete and sign-off digital cases, create professional media-rich reports from digital slides in just a few clicks and share them instantly with clients, colleagues or patients – all from a single web interface.  See product video […]

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Some Health Apps to be Regulated by the FDA

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The New York Times (9/24, A12, Tavernise, Subscription Publication) reports that the Food and Drug Administration announced on Monday that “a small portion of the rapidly expanding universe of mobile health applications” would be regulated by the agency. FDA officials said the “goal is to oversee apps that function like medical devices, performing ultrasounds, for example, and that could […]

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So Much Depends on Image Analysis at Pathology Visions 2013

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Definiens is excited to be an exhibitor at the upcoming Pathology Visions conference, being held in San Antonio, Texas, September 29 – October 1, 2013.  The activities at this year’s meeting are focused on expanding knowledge and making connections, while also enabling attendees direct access to industry leaders. Come and meet the Definiens team at […]

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Chicago Public High School Students to Rub Shoulders with Scientists from Around the World

| September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nearly 200 ninth grade Chicago Public Schools students will be immersed in real-life scientific learning at a gathering of 1,500 pathologists and laboratory professionals during theAmerican Society for Clinical Pathology’s (ASCP) Annual Meeting, Sept. 18-21, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. ASCP will host students from Perspectives/IIT Math and Science Academy, a CPS charter school at […]

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Christiaan Neeleman Appointed COO of Definiens

| September 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

MUNICH–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Definiens, the leader in image analysis for digital pathology and diagnostics, announced today that it has appointed Christiaan Neeleman Chief Operating Officer and member of the Executive Board. As COO, he will be responsible for leadership of Research, Development, and Professional Services activities. Neeleman brings 25 years of General Management experience with a focus on […]

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Digital Pathology Association Expands Educational Offerings at Pathology Visions, ASCP and NSH

| September 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization comprised of pathologists, scientists, technologists and representatives from the industry that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, is offering more educational opportunities in 2013. In the coming weeks, the DPA will host a seminar at the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s (ASCP’s) annual conference, a […]

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