Archive for July, 2014

GTCR Acquires XIFIN

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chicago, IL and San Diego, CA — July 30, 2014 — GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced that it has acquired XIFIN, Inc. (“XIFIN” or “the Company”). XIFIN, headquartered in San Diego, California, is a leading provider of cloud-based software and services to diagnostic service providers. XIFIN’s technology platform enables end-to-end connectivity from patient to payor, […]

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Digital Pathology Insights: Imaging Technologies, Expert Perspectives, Standardization, and Current Outlooks Overview

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

New to Insight Pharma Reports is Digital Pathology Insights:  Imaging Technologies, Expert Perspectives, Standardization, and Current Outlooks. This report delves into the rapidly evolving field of digital pathology, briefly reviewing the underlying scientific and technological concepts and providing an insightful perspective on various factors thought to be of significance to the development and future of this space. […]

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Of mesh networks and wars

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guest author, Dr. Dan Cruser, a practicing pathologist in New York and colleague of mine from residency provides a counterpoint to the use of telepathology networks in cases of extreme disruption to societies (i.e. war) and the control of Internet and flow of information.  It is a bit Orwellian but I appreciate the context of […]

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Unknown Case Video (Humor) Starring Dr. Jared Gardner

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dr. Jared Gardner, an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas who I mentioned in a recent post about the use of social media in pathology has released a musical video related to his subspecialty interests in dermatopathology and soft tissue pathology set to Basket Case by Green Day with the infamous DRdoubleB of Sequence of […]

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Advanced Cancer Diagnostics Market Worth $3,924.01 Million by 2018 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

PRWEB – July 29, 2014 The “Tissue Diagnostics Market by Technology (Immunohistochemistry, in Situ Hybridization, Digital pathology & Workflow, Special Staining), Disease (Breast Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer, Non Small Cell Lung Cancer and Others), Product (Instruments and Consumables), End-Users (Hospitals, Pharmaceutical companies, Research Laboratories, Contract Research Organizations and Others) & by Region (TheAmericas, Europe, […]

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Digital Pathology Solutions Firm DigiPath Nabs USD8.2m

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just a short paragraph on this from one source I could find courtesy of Strategy Eye Digital Media: DigiPath, a digital pathology solution provider, has nabbed USD 8.2 million. The California-based company will use USD 1 million of the new funding for general working capital to create and market digital pathology solutions and advise healthcare clients. […]

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ASI’s Webinar – July 29, 2014 – Register Now – Digital Pathology On Your Microscope

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

ASI’s Webinar – July 29, 2014 – Register Now – Digital Pathology On Your Microscope A complete solution for FISH, CISH and IHC Applied Spectral Imaging Inc. develops computer aided image analysis & diagnostic tools for clinical and research applications. The GenASIs platform integrates within the existing workflow of the microscope, pathologist and LIS framework, […]

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FREE SPECIAL EDITION WHITE PAPER Optimizing Your Laboratory Information Management System’s Ability to Deliver Clinical Laboratory Results: How to Save Time and Increase Profitability by Using Modular Technology to Improve Access Features, Automate Reporting & Expand Efficiencies Read more: LIMS: Delivering secure patient-friendly access

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Dark Report is pleased to offer this FREE White Paper regarding the optimization of your Laboratory Information System’s (LIMS) ability to deliver clinical laboratory results, and how using modular technology can improve access features, automate reporting, and expand efficiencies. This paper covers: Changes in health policy that require healthcare institutions and laboratories to provide test […]

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microDimensions Voloom with New Features

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

3D Histology Made Simple microDimensions Voloom is the fastest and most versatile software for the 3D reconstruction and analysis of serially sectioned histology specimens. Voloom 2.1 has just been released with exciting new features, especially for users that are also working with Imaris® (from Bitplane) or with fluorescence data. Register now for a free webinar […]

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Fox in the henhouse

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

At my home we keep about twenty chickens, and we lost a couple of them to predators a couple of weeks ago. As my wife and I were discussing the incident and possible causes for the demise of our egg-producers, one item on the differential diagnosis was “fox”. I’m told that coyotes might leave a […]

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Pathology Cloud Atlas – From ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory Perspectives in Pathology

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Source: ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboraotory Perspectives in Pathology by Dr. Greg Henderson Editor’s note: This is the first in a four-part series My interest in what is now called “cloud computing” was sparked from my 2005 encounter with a very destructive cloud named Hurricane Katrina. A week after arriving in New Orleans to […]

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Obstacles hindering the mainstream practice of teledermatopathology

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

While the authors mention similar diagnostic accuracy for this technology compared with conventional microscopy, regulatory, licensing and reimbursement issues remain a concern, echoing the needs highlighted by Dr. Tim Allen on Digital Pathology and Federalism (PDF download) expressed earlier this year in Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (HTML full text to article). Obstacles hindering the […]

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BCC Research Publishes New Report on Global Market For Digital Pathology and Telepathology

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to a new technical market research report Digital Pathology: Technologies and Global Markets, from BCC Research, the global market for digital pathology and telepathology was valued at $2 billion in 2012 and was estimated at nearly $2.2 billion for 2013.  BCC Research expects the market to grow to nearly $4.5 billion by 2018, and register […]

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Director of Pathology Informatics Sought by University Health Network & University of Toronto

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor – Director of Pathology Informatics – University Health Network and the University of Toronto Date to Apply By: Aug 01 2014 Estimated Start Date: To be determined The Department of Pathology in the Laboratory Medicine Program at the University Health Network and the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time Academic […]

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