Archive for March, 2015

Thoughts on Recent JAMA Breast Biopsy Study

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The accuracy of pathology diagnoses of breast biopsy results was recently called into question in the study published in the March 17, 2015, issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Researchers reported that practicing pathologists incorrectly diagnosed nearly 25% of breast biopsies presented to them in a test study. These findings did […]

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Philips and Mount Sinai Health System Collaborate to Advance Clinical Research Through New Digital Pathology Database and Analytics

| March 25, 2015 | 2 Comments

Eindhoven, The Netherlands and New York, USA – Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHIA) recently announced a joint development agreement with the Mount Sinai Health System, an integrated health system in New York, to create a state-of-the-art digital image repository of patient tissue samples and innovative data analytics to pursue the discovery of new tissue-based tests and unlock pathology data. The […]

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Proscia Introduces First Cloud-Based Software Platform for Digital Pathology 

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Software brings image analysis and big data capabilities to help researchers, clinicians and hospitals collaborate to fight cancer Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 25, 2015  – Proscia, a medical technology start-up that is dedicated to bringing computer intelligence to pathology, today announced the launch of its first-generation software platform. This initial product release provides multi-gigabyte digital biopsy […]

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GE Healthcare Building a Stronger Network in the Fight Against Cancer

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Omnyx-Clarient alliance enables collaboration in the cancer diagnosis process, empowers personalized therapeutics PITTSBURGH and ALISO VIEJO, CA, March 24, 2015 — Amidst an estimated 70 percent increase in cancer diagnosis in the next two decades and an estimated 1.41 million misdiagnoses of cancer, healthcare providers and patients today face significant challenges. [i],[ii],[iii],[iv],[v],[vi]  To help combat this issue, […]

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XIFIN and vRad Partner to Integrate Pathology and Radiology Workflows for Consolidated Diagnostic Reports

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

XIFIN and vRad just announced a partnership this morning to integrate pathology and radiology workflows for consolidated diagnostic reports.  The companies intend to create an online clinical workflow to facilitate consolidated diagnostic reports for radiology, pathology, and clinical laboratory results.  The online solution will initially support referring oncologists and their patients.  The full release is below: […]

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PerkinElmer Webinar: Cancer Immunology – Charting the Course Forward for Immunoprofiling

| March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Register Today! Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Time: 12 noon Eastern, 9 a.m. Pacific, 5 p.m. UK (BST), 6 p.m. Central Europe (CEST) How cells behave in the body depends on numerous factors. Interactions with other cells, through direct contact or via various dissolved factors, are especially important. These interactions not only enable cell survival, […]

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ViewsIQ Exhibiting at USCAP 2015, Booth 328 – Book a Demo with Us to see a New Innovative Scanning Technology

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

ViewsIQ is very excited to be exhibiting at the USCAP 2015 Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, at the Hynes Convention Center. You can find our booth in the interactive floor plan at booth 328, where we will be showcas­­ing new features of our interactive digital pathology imaging system, PanoptiqTM. PanoptiqTM is designed for the dynamic, […]

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VISIT LEICA BIOSYSTEMS AT USCAP 2015 TO LOOK INSIDE EINSTEIN’S BRAIN 

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

VISTA, CALIFORNIA, March 19, 2015 – Leica Biosystems, a global leader in automation and workflow solutions for anatomic pathology, is providing participants of the USCAP meeting in Boston, MA, March 21-27, 2015, with a rare opportunity to look inside Albert Einstein’s brain. Leica Biosystems invites attendees to come to the Best Brains in Pathology exhibit […]

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Join PathXL at USCAP: Official US launch of powerful tumor cell counting add-on for TissueMark

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

In December 2014 PathXL announced a significant upgrade to its award-winning automated tumor annotation and analysis software, TissueMark®. Owing to the overwhelming success of the initial announcement, PathXL plan to unveil and demonstrate this powerful TissueMark add-on for cell counting in the US for the first time, during the 104th United States & Canadian Academy of […]

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GE Healthcare Announces Omnyx Agreement with Argent Global Services to Transform Digital Pathology

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Omnyx, LLC, the digital pathology joint venture between University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and GE Healthcare, today announced a memorandum of understanding with Argent Global Services, a process engineering and management consulting firm, to help revolutionize the pathology laboratory. The agreement is intended to provide hospitals and academic research facilities with operational consulting and […]

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Three Events – One Product Family! Join ASI in March!

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Three Events – One Product Family! Join Applied Spectral Imaging at the following events in March to learn about ASI’s GenASIs Platform. Accurate. Standardized. Immediate USCAP 2015 – United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting March 23-25 | Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA, USA | Booth # 519 ACMG 2015 – Annual Clinical […]

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microDimensions Debuts Free Whole Slide Viewer Zoom

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Munich, 16 March 2015 — microDimensions, global provider of state-of-the-art digital pathology software, today released Zoom, the fastest, most versatile, and free of charge viewer for a plethora of whole slide image file formats. microDimensions Zoom can display an unlimited number of channels of 8 bit and 16 bit data, no matter whether they were acquired […]

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STREAMLINE MULTI-DISCIPLINARY TEAM MEETINGS USING A JOINT RADIOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY PLATFORM 

| March 13, 2015 | 3 Comments

Originally published March 11, 2015 By Simon Häger, Product Manager, Sectra Digital Pathology Solution Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings (MDT) are a cornerstone of cancer care. Several recent studies [1-3] clearly demonstrate that MDTs, or tumor boards, provide significant value in patient diagnosis and treatment [2]. However, there are significant challenges in keeping both the preparations and the actual […]

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Webinar: Image and Data Management for Researchers Made Easy using PathXL Xplore

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webinar: Image and Data Management for Researchers Made Easy using PathXL Xplore Tuesday, March 24th 10 AM CST | 4:00 PM GMT Register Join this webinar and learn why PathXL’s state-of-the-art platform for researchers, Xplore, is fast gaining the reputation of the most powerful system on the market to support digital pathology. During this 60 minute […]

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