Archive for April, 2014

Uncover a Masterpiece at the American Association for Immunology (AAI) — Pittsburgh, PA – May 2-6

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Visit the PerkinElmer booth (#215) at the AAI Annual Meeting and learn about our full range of quantitative pathology imaging solutions. Label, image and count multiple phenotypes of immune cells in situ in FFPE tissue. Our technology platform and biomarker reagentsenable you to study the same sorts of complex phenotypes you currently study in flow […]

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Neuropathology Songs

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

You read the title correctly.  Check and neuropathsongs.com and read what happens when a neuro-pathologist plays the guitar: Years ago, during Dr. Arie Perry’s pathology training, one of his attendings challenged the residents to make their conference presentations more “entertaining”. Taking this to heart, he presented a schwannoma (benign tumor of nerve) the following week. Following the traditional […]

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Frost & Sullivan Finds Predictive and Preventive Healthcare Propels Exponential Growth of Digital Pathology Market in China

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The advent of digital pathology is expected to revolutionize the healthcare industry in China and help overcome challenges in medical education, clinical practices and research. Favorable government healthcare reforms, such as initiatives on nationwide telepathology consultation and quality control programs, as well as the growing need for integration of healthcare delivery will usher in a […]

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Remote Medical Technologies to be Exhibiting at Digestive Disease Week in Chicago

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

  RMT to be a part of world’s largest gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Remote Medical Technologies, LLC. will be demonstrating the new iMedHD2™ telepathology system at this years’ Digestive Disease Week in Chicago, IL May 3rd through May 6th.   Remote Medical Technologies (RMT) has […]

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More medical centers say they will suspend use of power morcellators

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pathologists everywhere are rejoicing over this news — not for the risk of spreading hidden cancers but the FDA affirming what many pathologists have been concerned about for years since this procedure became popular.  Intact surgical specimens are better than fragments. The Wall Street Journal (4/24, Subscription Publication) reported two major medical centers have joined […]

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Pathology 2.0 Update – 5 Years Later

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

In early 2009, I and many others were part of an organizing committee charged with putting together the program for CAP Futurescape and what later became known as Futurescape of Pathology. The idea for this meeting, was largely a CAP Foundation supported event that would include a weekend of short sessions on where pathology was […]

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The Value of Pathology – Epilogue

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Longtime readers may recall this blog had a facelift last February and the first post on the new site was entitled “The Value of Pathology“, written by Paula Takacs, a sarcoma survivor and founder of a The Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research.  At the time of her post last February, Paula wrote: “Ask a […]

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XIFIN to Participate in Master Class on Digital Pathology, Panel Session on the Value of Lab Diagnostics at Executive War College 2014

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Executives Share Perspective on Addressing Key Business Challenges Facing Laboratories San Diego, CA, April 22, 2014 –XIFIN Inc., the financial cloud computing company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics from patient to payment, today announced that Lâle White, Chief Executive Officer and Chrystal Adams, Associate Vice President, will be speaking at the 19th annual Executive […]

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Visiopharm is Hiring!

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Visiopharm is committed to attracting and retaining talented people. We offer an open and innovative working environment where you, as an important member of the team, will have the opportunity to develop new skills and seek new challenges. Students seeking to gain challenging experiences in image analysis and stereology are welcome. We offer hands-on learning […]

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Celebrate National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week 2014

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (MLPW) is currently underway (April 20-26, 2014). MLPW provides the profession with a unique opportunity to increase public understanding of and appreciation for clinical laboratory personnel. Read about fun ideas to celebrate.MLPW, which takes place the last full week in April each year, is coordinated by a collaborative committee with representatives from 14 […]

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A Guidance Counselor and The Heisman Trophy

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a medical student in 1993, a classmate of mine, Joel B. and I started a student-run newspaper for Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine called The Beat, which I understand still exists in some form today, though online references to it are sparse. Joel became the editor and I the publisher.  His interests were […]

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United Kingdom Hospital Implements Omnyx Digital Pathology Solution

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of Coventry Telegraph (UK) 18 April 2014: Leading clinicians converged on Coventry this week for the launch of a pioneering diagnosis tool. University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, which runs the city’s University Hospital and St Cross Rugby, has become the first in the country to use a ground-breaking digital system. The Omnyx Integrated […]

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CAP and ASC Collaborate on Advancing Patient Care through Cytopathology

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

NORTHFIELD, ILL. — The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on initiatives to advance the delivery of cytopathology services and improve patient care.   The non-exclusive collaboration will enhance the relationship between the two organizations to advocate excellence […]

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Digital Pathology News Items Elsewhere

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dr. Bruce Friedman @ Lab Soft News has had a couple of interesting posts and recent comments on the digital pathology space from his perspective as a longtime pathology informaticist and observations on digital pathology in early 2014: Cloud Computing in Digital Pathology: Addressing Some Pressing Needs This is a guest blog by Nial Toner of PathXL, […]

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