Archive for February, 2016

Prof. Fred Bosman Talks About His #6 Ranking in The Power List and His Passion for Pathology

| February 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

“The Pathologist” Magazine has named Prof. Bosman #6 on The Power List for 2015. Professor Fred T. Bosman obtained both an M.D. and a Ph.D. from the University of Leiden, The Netherlands. This is also where he also trained as a pathologist. He was Director of the University Institute of Pathology at the University Medical […]

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American Osteopathic Association Slams Pathologists and Laboratories

| February 26, 2016 | 12 Comments

According to its website, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), it has launched a new campaign entitled “Brand Awareness Campaign” which it claims is “taking osteopathic medicine to a wider audience with a new brand awareness campaign, launched at OMED 2015 in Orlando on Oct. 17. Our objectives were to sharpen the definition of osteopathic medicine […]

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Starbucks and a Car Door

| February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

I quit drinking coffee almost a year ago. Up to then I was a gold star premium member of the Starbucks club. Morning, noon and night was not unusual. I wouldn’t brew my own but I would pick up gas station coffee or Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts coffee at least once a day. Then one […]

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Mikroscan Releases SL5 Dual Mode Real Time Telepathology and Whole Slide Imaging Solution

| February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The most flexible, compact and affordable precision telepathology system is now available February 24, 2016 (Carlsbad, CA) – Mikroscan Technologies, maker of brightfield live telepathology and whole slide imaging systems, announces the release of the SL5, the most comprehensive real time telepathology and whole slide imaging solution for use in anatomic pathology applications. The telepathology […]

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Scholarship Offered by Digital Pathology Association

| February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The DPA, offers a scholarship intended to support the advancement of knowledge and continuing education in digital pathology. It is presented to a National Society for Histotechnology (NSH) member certified in histology, and currently utilizing Whole Slide Imaging (WSI) in the clinical or research laboratory. The amount of the scholarship is $1,500 and is to be […]

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Leica Biosystems And Cockerell Dermatopathology Partner To Improve The Patient Experience Through Innovation With Aperio Digital Pathology*

| February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

VISTA, CA – February 25, 2016 – Leica Biosystems and Cockerell Dermatopathology, one of the leading providers of consultative dermatopathology services, announced today a collaboration to improve the experience for dermatologists and their patients with the latest digital pathology sharing capabilities. Dr. Clay J. Cockerell, the founder of Cockerell Dermatopathology, has been added to the […]

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Final Weeks to Register for the Fourth Annual Digital Pathology Conference in San Francisco

| February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fourth Annual Digital Pathology Transforming Medicine in a Digital World March 7-9, 2016   |   Moscone North Convention Center   |   San Francisco, CA Triconference.com/Digital-Pathology Final Weeks to Register for the Fourth Annual Digital Pathology Conference in San Francisco Join 3,300+ Informatics, Diagnostics, Clinical, and Oncology Researchers at CHI’s Flagship Event! In partnership with: The Fourth Annual […]

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Scholarship Opportunity for 2016 Executive War College

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

APRIL 26-27, 2016 SHERATON HOTEL, NEW ORLEANS To help advance the skills and effectiveness of your most promising lab managers, directors, and supervisors, we are presenting a unique and valuable opportunity. The Executive War College Conference on Laboratory & Pathology Management, with generous cooperation from McKesson, is pleased to announce the availability of one paid […]

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Philips to Introduce Rapid Cloud-Based Recovery Service for Healthcare Data in Collaboration with Amazon Web Services

| February 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Powered by Philips’ HealthSuite digital platform and Amazon Web Services, new rapid secure data backup service can move the entire data repository for any healthcare organization to the cloud in days instead of months Philips cloud-enabled storage service aims to remove time and cost barriers for healthcare organizations adopting cloud-based data recovery Royal Philips (NYSE:  PHG; […]

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Cynvenio Announces Availability of Concordia, a New Cell-free DNA Purification Upgrade for its LiquidBiopsy Whole Blood Enrichment Platform

| February 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cynvenio Biosystems, Inc., a diagnostics company dedicated to enabling the new era of individualized medicine for all cancer patients, recently announced the availability of the ConcordiaT cell-free DNA (cfDNA) purification sample preparation upgrade for its multi-template analysis LiquidBiopsyR platform. When coupled with Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Ion TorrentT next-generation sequencing (NGS) systems, Cynvenio’s workflow provides a comprehensive molecular characterization of tumor cell […]

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Mikroscan Webinar: Latest Advances in Telepathology & Slide Scanning to Address Challenges in Your Practice

| February 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The latest advancement in anatomic pathology is here. Learn how the newest dual-mode technology for real-time telepathology combined with the smallest desktop WSI scanner addresses some of your greatest challenges and provides solutions for: Remote and intraoperative consultations Rapid onsite evaluation for adequacy (ROSE) Second opinions Sharing / Tumor boards Whole slide imaging / Image […]

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Digital Pathology Association Acknowledges Collaborative Efforts with FDA for Whole Slide Imaging

| February 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA) recently announced its suggestion that digital pathology manufacturers currently interested in marketing Whole Slide Imaging (WSI) devices for primary diagnosis in the United States submit de novo applications to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) based on clarity and guidance provided to the DPA from the FDA. WSI technology is critical to advancement […]

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Adopting NGS for tumor profiling: Accessible sequencing. Flexible solutions.

| February 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Date: Wednesday, February 24 Time: 9:00 AM (PT) Speaker: Claire Ray Associate Product Manager Oncology, Illumina Abstract: Next-generation sequencing (NGS) can help you avoid costly and time-consuming iterative testing while simultaneously helping to preserve precious samples. In this webinar, you will learn more about the advantages that NGS offers over traditional methods, and be introduced to the newest, cost effective […]

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Fishing in Minnesota

| February 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Growing up in Chicago, one of many summer pastimes was to go fishing in Canada. We made Red Lake, Ontario our preferred destination and stayed at the Black Bear Lodge which was aptly named. Our fathers would take several dozen of us in vans on the 17-hour ride. We eventually organized a “fishing club” where […]

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