Archive for May, 2014

Journal of Medical Imaging Now Live

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Journal of Medical Imaging (JMI) began publication in April 2014. All articles will be freely available through 2015. Read JMI online. JMI covers fundamental and translational research and applications focused on medical imaging, which continue to yield physical and biomedical advancements in the early detection, diagnostics, and therapy of disease as well as in the […]

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See Visiopharm’s New TMAworkflow™ Module Live Next Week

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

 Join Visiopharm as we introduce our new module for TMAs in our webinar, “TMAworkflow™ – The New Visiopharm Tissue Microarray Software for Whole Slide Images on Tuesday, June 3rd at 4:00 PM CET/10 AM EST/7 AM PST.  The webinar will be presented by Lars Pedersen, PhD.  Register here. About Webinar Tissue microarrays (TMAs) provide an […]

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Visiopharm Expands Leadership Team in the United States

| May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hørsholm, Denmark – Visiopharm is pleased to announce the appointment of Benjamin Freiberg, PhD as Director of Sales for the Americas. In his new role Ben will be responsible for sales growth and the expansion of Visiopharm sales team through both direct and indirect channels. Ben will also have an active role in Visiopharm’s sales […]

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Webinar on microDimensions Voloom – 3D Histology Made Simple

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Register now for the free webinar on Voloom, the fastest and most versatile software for the 3D reconstruction and analysis of serially sectioned histology specimens. For more information and to obtain a fully functional trial version please visit micro-dimensions.com/voloom. Topics covered: 3D histology reconstruction of bright field and fluorescence slides Navigation through 3D histology data […]

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Recent Digital Pathology Articles – Pocket Pathologist & Canadian Guidelines for Telepathology Services

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

J Pathol Inform 2014; 5: 10. Pocket pathologist: A mobile application for rapid diagnostic surgical pathology consultation. Hartman DJ, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Parwani AV, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Cable B, Information Services Div Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, […]

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iMedHD2™ Tele-Ultrasound System Making Great Strides in Radiology

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Live, browser-based, interactive ultrasound allows doctors and technicians to confer with colleagues with high definition imaging to ensure a timely diagnosis.   May 21, 2014- Melville, NY– Remote Medical Technologies’ iMedHD2™ Tele-Ultrasound System gives doctors and technicians alike the advanced capabilities to collaborate with primary care physicians and other healthcare personnel for improved patient care.  […]

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API 2014 Meeting Winners Announced

| May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many reports say this years’ API meeting was one of the best in recent years.  The level of scholarly activity further helps to highlight the important work and role of pathology informatics in pathology and laboratory medicine.  Congratulations to all the winners.  For additional information, links included for primary author’s email. Imaging InformaticsTexture Analysis and […]

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Cervical Cancer Screening: Docs Unconvinced on HPV DNA Test

| May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The US Food and Drug Administration recently approved the use of a human papillomavirus (HPV) test as a primary cervical cancer screening test in women as young as 25 years, yet physicians are unlikely to ditch the Papanicolaou (Pap) test soon, experts say. Roche’s cobas test is 1 of 4 HPV tests on the market, […]

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Register for Definiens Webinar: The Immunoscore and Immunoprofile: Assessing Anti-Cancer Immunity as a Biomarker to Stratify Patients for Clinical Trials

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Presenters: Dr. Bernard Fox, Endowed Chair and Chief, Laboratory of Molecular and Tumor Immunology Providence Cancer Center Dr. Carlo Bifulco, Director of Molecular Pathology and Pathology Informatics Providence Regional Laboratory Broadcast #1: Thursday, May 29, 2014 10am PDT (NA) / 1pm EDT (NA) / 6pm BST (UK) / 7pm CEST (EU-Central)          […]

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Laboratory Industry Changes: White Papers That Keep you Informed

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Unprecedented Healthcare Change Healthcare is currently undergoing more change than we have seen in decades. With the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), Meaningful Use, ICD-10, and numerous other regulatory changes bombarding our healthcare system, it is judicious to remain informed and up-to-date.  These changes generate a lot of discussion throughout the healthcare industry […]

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Roche Diagnostics recognizes Pathology, Inc as Roche Molecular Center of Excellence

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Formation of strategic alliance designed to help accelerate advancement of new methods in molecular diagnostics testing and personalized predictive treatment INDIANAPOLIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Roche (six:RO)(six:ROG)(otcqx:RHHBY) announced (yesterday) the establishment of a strategic alliance with Pathology, Inc. in Torrance, Calif., that designates the company as a Roche Molecular Center of Excellence (MCOE) for the next […]

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Third Clinical and Translational Science Ontology Workshop, Amherst, NY, June 24-25, 2014

| May 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Thanks to a loyal reader for sharing news of the Third Clinical and Translational Ontology Workshop from The National Center for Ontological Research (NCOR). Details about the meeting later next month are available on the NCOR Ontology and Informatics Workshop Wiki. My first experience with seeing a meeting program in the form of a Wiki […]

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The Market Development Fund Supports Visiopharm to Improve Cancer Diagnostics Across Europe

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hørsholm, Denmark — Today, the Market Development Fund, announced that it will support Visiopharm’s validation of its novel solutions for cancer diagnostics at seven Danish Hospitals and three international Hospitals. Visiopharm’s diagnostic solution Oncotopix Dx™, planned for release this fall, is based on automated image analysis of tumor biopsies. Today, such biopsies are analyzed by […]

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Kudos to CAP and Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

| May 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

This month’s issue of Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine has an article entitled “Pulmonary Large Cell Carcinoma Lacking Sqaumous Differentiation Is Clinicopathologically Indistinguishable From Solid-Subtype Adenocarcinoma” with an accompanying editorial by Drs. Cagle and Glassy on the use of whole slide images incorporated through links and QR codes in the paper. The images are viewed […]

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