Archive for December, 2014

Register Now for Michigan State’s Clinical Mass Spec Online Course

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

About this program This certificate program is designed for anyone in the clinical laboratory field who wants to learn about mass spectrometry and utilize this technology in the clinical laboratory. Medical laboratory scientists with training in mass spectrometry are in demand in the clinical laboratory.  No background knowledge in mass spectrometry is needed as we will cover […]

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CAP and ASCO Sign MOU to Advance Patient Care

| December 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recently announced a new partnership to optimize patient care and foster excellence in the practices of pathology and oncology through inter-professional education, advocacy, quality improvement, international outreach, and practice guideline development. As diagnosing cancer becomes more complex, communication between pathologists and clinical […]

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LEICA BIOSYSTEMS EXPANDS INTEGRATION FOR CEREBRO WITH NOVOPATH LABORATORY INFORMATION SYSTEM

| December 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

VISTA, CALIFORNIA, (December 18, 2014) – Leica Biosystems, a global leader in automation and workflow solutions for anatomic pathology, announced that it will partner with NovoPathTM, to seamlessly integrate Cerebro® Specimen Tracking from Leica Biosystems with the NovoPath Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information System (APLIS). This integration builds on NovoPath’s support of Leica Biosystems labelers, stainers, […]

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Free Webinar: Significance and Practical Applications of ATA Clinical Guidelines for Telepathology

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Register Here The Association for Pathology Informatics (API) is please to invite you to API’s joint webinar with the American Telemedicine Association (ATA)   Date: Tuesday, January 20, 2014 Time: 12:00-1:00 pm EST Speakers: Liron Pantanowitz, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology & Biomedical Informatics, Director of Cytology University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Shadyside, Director Pathology […]

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Smart Imaging Technologies and InvitroCue Team Up to Bring Digital Pathology to Asia

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Smart Imaging Technologies Co and InvitroCue launch strategic partnership to offer Digital Pathology services in Singapore and other Asian countries. Smart Imaging Technologies Co and InvitroCue launch strategic partnership to offer Digital Pathology services in Singapore and other Asian countries. Services include digital slide scanning, archival, advanced tissue image analytics and remote pathology consultation network. […]

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Portable Lens-Free Hollographic Microscopy Brings Pathology Lab Anywhere

| December 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The lab of Dr. Aydogan Ozcan at UCLA seems like an ever-flowing wellspring of new optical gadgets that can be used in biomedical applications. Yesterday we reported on a new fluorescence imaging smartphone attachment developed by Ozcan et. al. that can be used to spot and measure DNA strands, and in the past we’ve covered other technologies the team developed to […]

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New Dark Report Webinar: Medicare’s New IQCP Requirements: What You Need to Know, What Your Lab Must Do

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

NEW WEBINAR — JANUARY 22, 2015 Labs have until January 1, 2016 to establish the principals of IQCP in their labs. After that, CMS will no longer allow EQC methods. IQCP introduces many new elements into the QC process. Are you and your lab staff ready for what is new, what is different, and what […]

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Save The Date — Pathology Informatics Summit 2015 — May 5-8

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Stony Brook Medicine Pathology Informatics Fellowship Announcement

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Departments of Biomedical Informatics and Pathology at Stony Brook Medicine have launched a new 12 month fellowship training opportunity in multi-scale imaging, ranging from H&E histology to super-resolution 3D microscopy, of human tissue and cytologic specimens. Training will be provided in quantitative approaches to tissue, cellular and subcellular morphometry, with the underlying aims of […]

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Medical Directors as Pawnbrokers

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of my favorite shows on television is History Channel’s Pawn Stars. I appreciate the nature of what they do – having to know a little bit about a lot, knowing when they don’t know enough to assess the value of something or even know if it is “real” or “authentic”. The pawn dealers know […]

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ViewsIQ’s Digital Pathology Slide Imaging System Validated for Telepathology at Vancouver General Hospital in Recent Publication

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

ViewsIQ, a healthcare technology company, is pleased to announce the successful validation study of their interactive digital pathology imaging system, PanoptiqTM. The study, recently published in the International Journal of Laboratory Hematology, was conducted by the VGH hematopathology department to evaluate PanoptiqTM as a potential telehematopathology solution. The goal of the study was to determine […]

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PATHXL EXPANDS ITS WORKFORCE IN THE US

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Don Ariyakumar and Timothy Baradet, Ph.D, join PathXL after major breakthrough into the US market. BEL AIR, MD, USA (December 10, 2014) /EINPresswire.com/ — PathXL announced today that Don Ariyakumar and Timothy Baradet, Ph.D., have joined the US Division of the company to support and further develop their growing portfolio of customers in the US market. Having recently gained […]

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Win a Free License for microDimensions Voloom! 3D Histology for Digital Pathology Slides

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Munich, 12 December 2014 — Have you ever felt limited by looking at histology sections in 2D? By generating a 3D reconstruction from serial sections, users of microDimensions Voloom® gain new structural insights, improve the statistical significance of their pathology readouts, and speed up their workflows by up to 40%! With microDimensions Voloom you can […]

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LEICA BIOSYSTEMS AND MAYO CLINIC COLLABORATE ON FUTURE OF CYTOGENETICS IMAGING

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

NUSSLOCH, GERMANY, December 1st, 2014 – Leica Biosystems and Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology announced today a collaboration to develop the next generation of cytogenetics imaging software. The new tool will optimize software workflow and improve the overall user experience for cytogenetics imaging technicians. The two organizations intend to help cytogenetics laboratories […]

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