Archive for October, 2014

Join Definiens at SITC 2014, November 7-8 in National Harbor, MD

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Visit Definiens at booth #213 at the SITC Annual Meeting  to learn how Definiens’ image analysis solutions are being used in the SITC-led effort to validate The Immunoscore™ as a prognostic biomarker for colon cancer. At the conference we will be showcasing the latest image analysis technologies which are revolutionizing immunotherapy research, leading to breakthroughs in […]

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FREE SPECIAL EDITION WHITE PAPER: Augmenting an Enterprise-Wide HIT System with a Best-of-Breed Anatomic Pathology LIS

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Your AP Lab’s Information System Commute: When is ‘Taking the Bus’ More Flexible than ‘Driving Your Car’? The Dark Report is pleased to offer this FREE White Paper providing you with a detailed discussion on the considerations of investing in a best-of-breed anatomic pathology-specific laboratory information system, and the reasons why even a solid enterprise-wide EHR […]

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Every cancer tells a story if you have the tools to read it

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Announcing the NEW Mantra™ workstation with inForm® advanced image analysis Software from PerkinElmer, to quantify, phenotype, and detect spatial relationships among immune cells in situ in FFPE tissue. It’s a semi-automated imaging systemthat complements your research skills, using a workflow you can trust. Best of all, it’s an ideal entry point into our comprehensive Cancer […]

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PathXL Webinar: TissueMark – Bringing Consistency and Confidence to Tumor Analysis

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thursday 30th October 2014 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST / 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM BST Register here PathXL’s award winning product, TissueMark®, assists the pathologist with automated tumor detection and analysis for molecular pathology in solid tumor, helping to reduce the natural variability in human assessment. We invite you to attend this webinar where we will […]

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Indica Labs launch the Hyper-Cluster™ – the world’s fastest tissue image analysis system

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Mexico, USA 10/27/2014 – Today Indica Labs, Inc. announced availability of the Image Analysis Hyper-Cluster™, the world’s fastest tissue image analysis system. The Hyper-Cluster™ is a server-based hardware and software system which achieves unprecedented analysis throughput of whole-slide images. It multiplies analysis throughput for high-volume histology labs and dramatically reduces the compute-time for large-scale […]

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Time For FDA to Act is Now

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Drs. Parwani, Hassell, Glassy and Pantanowitz have an excellent editorial entitled “Regulatory barriers surrounding the use of whole slide imaging in the United States of America” in the most recent edition of the Journal of Pathology Informatics (J Pathol Inform 2014;5:38). I think their summary below sums up very nicely the time for FDA to act […]

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Pathologists Cannot Talk to Patients? Fuggedaboutit

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

There has been an issue that has come to light for the better part of this year that deals with legislation in New York State which does not allow for pathologists to speak directly with patients. For the past several months I have been following the story loosely as I do not practice in New […]

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Did the EMR Open the Door for Ebola’s Spread Within the U.S.?

| October 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

I have written several posts on the value, benefits, risks, issues with “too much” data and the double-edged sword the electronic medical record presents for physicians.  In 2008 I wrote a couple of posts entitled “Stethoscopes, EMRs and EHRs – what is all the data worth? (see: Stethoscopes, EMRs and EHRs – what is all […]

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To advance your research, it’s critical that you see everything the tumor has to show you

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Visualize, Quantify, Analyze and Phenotype Immune Cells In Situ With PerkinElmer’s cancer immunology research solution, you can simultaneously investigate the spatial relationships between multiple types of immune and other cells  within and around solid tumors in situ in FFPE tissue.The resulting data can lead to a better understanding of the complex interaction between immune cells and […]

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Mikroscan Unveils Four New Digital Pathology Applications at Pathology Visions 2014

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Pathology Visions 2014 (Booth #103) — Mikroscan Technologies, a pioneer in desktop whole-slide scanning systems for pathology, biology and research applications, continues its leadership position, unveiling new software solutions for its core instrument, the Mikroscan D2. Mikroscan has added four applications to its Mikroscan D2, a compact desktop whole slide scanning system which […]

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Keith, can you look at my report?

| October 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

It happens from time to time. A family member, friend or friend of a friend calls you and says “Can you read my radiology report?” or “Can you read my pathology report?”. Sometimes they call for themselves, sometimes a family member, or in the case most recently, a friend of a friend called for his […]

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TRIBVN granted ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 13485:2003 CMDCAS certifications

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

TRIBVN, the European leading provider of medical imaging solutions for laboratory, has been granted for the ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 13485:2003 CMDCAS certifications. TRIBVN has demonstrated that its processes – design and development, sales, production and customer service – are fully compliant with the regulations defined by the International and European standardization authorities. […]

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Philips Digital Pathology Solution Receives CE Mark for Diagnosis to Help Advance Oncology Diagnosis

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

CE mark includes diagnosis for routine pathology Best, The Netherlands—Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that it has acquired the CE mark for diagnostic use of its Philips Digital Pathology Solution. European pathologists will now be able to use the full digital solution as an aid in diagnosis for routine pathology, such as primary […]

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Join Applied Spectral Imaging at ASHG 2014 – The American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

October 19 -21 San Diego Convention Center Join ASI in booth # 231 at ASHG 2014! The GenASIsTM Cytogenetics Suite is the most complete and effective solution available today for karyotype and FISH analysis. By integrating the GenASIs solution within the existing workflow, your lab will benefit from a platform tailored to its needs and […]

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