Archive for April, 2016

Indica Labs Webinar: Launch of Biomarker Discovery Platform – May 3

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Register Here Indica Labs invites the digital pathology user community to the following webinar launch of its new biomarker discover platform, STRATATM Introducing STRATATM| Mining tissue-based analysis data to identify predictive and/or prognostic factors using STRATA, an integrated tissue informatics platform  3rd May, 2016 | 8 AM PDT| 4 PM GMT +1 Combining multiplexed, spatially-resolved analysis capabilities with the fastest […]

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PathXL’s Interview with the Organisers of Pathological Society’s Winter School

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland, affectionately known as ‘PathSoc’, has been in existence for more than a century, dedicated to enhancing high quality research and education in pathology in its broadest sense. The Pathological Society annual Winter School is a long-standing and renowned course which is aimed at Specialist Trainees in Histopathology from […]

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$40 Pathology Report Reads and Understanding Your Pathology Report

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Every once in awhile something hits my Facebook feed that makes me wonder how it got there and who means what by it. Beyond the family updates, births, deaths, marriages, divorces, Cubs and Blackhawk updates most recently, I saw one for “Find Out What All Those Numbers Mean – Pathology Reports”. The post (and the […]

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Worldwide Collaboration for the Galileo Tissue Microarray – 100% Traceable TMA Workflow

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

ISENET and Visiopharm announce a non-exclusive world-wide distribution agreement to provide Visiopharm image analysis with the Galileo TMA instrument, along with the Visiopharm Tissuearray™ imaging module, a part of ONCOTOPIX®, for tissue based research and diagnostics.  Cost effective and improved laboratory work flow in routine diagnostics ”The application of the Galileo Platform for TMA preparation […]

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Webinar from Glencoe Software – OMERO Plus for High Content Screening & Analysis: The Gold Standard in Data Management & Integration

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

May 17, 2016 at 4:30pm UK / 8:30am PDT Join the Glencoe Team and some very special guests to see and hear why OMERO Plus is the preferred solution when it comes to the Data Management and Integration of High Content Screening and Analysis Data. This Webinar has something for everyone so whether you are […]

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Whole Slide Imaging Safe for Kidney Biopsy Reads

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

A group of authors, including several of a multi-center collaboration called Nephrotic Syndrome Study Network (NEPTUNE) recently published a concordance study looking at inter- and intraobserver concordance for interpretation of kidney biopsies. The study was recently published in Modern Pathology. Their findings highlighted in the abstract below show high concordance with standardization of reporting in kidney […]

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Cancer News in the News Summary

| April 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Lot going on in cancer care, data mining, cancer immunotherapy funding last week I thought worth sharing.  Clinical pathways, moonshot, data warehousing/mining, IT, immunotherapy to be key words in cancer care, treatment and research for the foreseeable future.  Is all of this activity helping or hurting large scale collaborations? Are ACS and ASCO talking with each other […]

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Cancer Moonshot Program Seeks Input Through Online Platform

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Vice-President Biden is taking the administration’s last year push to “double the rate of progress towards a cancer cure” to the Vatican and now, the public.  I am beginning to have my doubts as of nearly the month of May…”The community involvement that the initiative garners will allow us to consider novel, creative ideas that might […]

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Register Now for Webinar: Pathology Drives Cancer Moonshot Initiative

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

REGISTER NOW! Since the Moonshot hit Congress, how can pathologists and other clinicians play a more significant role in the war on cancer? Changes in the way healthcare is delivered are driving the industry aggressively toward more cost effective, value-based care models. Technology that enables the delivery of medicine in this new paradigm connects healthcare […]

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How to Increase Reimbursements and Avoid PQRS Penalties That Could Significantly Reduce Your Medicare Part B Income

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Alternative Payment Models for Labs and Pathologists: How to Increase Reimbursements and Avoid PQRS Penalties That Could Significantly Reduce Your Medicare Part B Income   Thursday, May 5, 2016 @ 2 p.m. EDT; 1 p.m. CDT; 12 p.m. MDT; 11 a.m. PDT Register Now! YOUR PRESENTERS: Mick Raich, President and CEO, Vachette Pathology Joe Beham, CFO, Toledo […]

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CEO Profile: Applied Spectral Imaging’s Limor Shiposh

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

This is the fourth in a series of CEO short interviews about their views on their company, the digital pathology market, lessons learned and perhaps a little insight into their business principles.  My personal thanks to Ms. Shiposh and the ASI’s team for their time and efforts to complete this interview and provide some insights into their company’s […]

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The Art of Writing a Pathology Report: What We Say and What We Mean

| April 17, 2016 | 1 Comment

Over the weekend I shared an image on Facebook that garnered a lot of interest so I thought I would share it with readers here and add to the content.  The image I believe comes from a book edited and largely authored by Natasha Rekhtman and Justin Bishop along with Diana Molavi in Quick Reference Handbook […]

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Use of Aperio Image Analysis in Peer Reviewed Breast Cancer Research

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Leica Biosystems was kind enough to share with me a recent white paper on “Use of Aperio Image Analysis in Peer Reviewed Breast Cancer Research” This is a lengthy review of 30 articles published in peer-reviewed scientific journals, which use Aperio Image Analysis for research into aspects of breast cancer, including disease development, prognostic markers, and clinical […]

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