Archive for February, 2017

Huron Digital Pathology Announces Major Update to TissueScope™ Whole Slide Imaging Platform

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada – February 28, 2017 – Huron Digital Pathology, a provider of whole slide scanners, announced today a major update to its award-winning TissueScope whole slide imaging platform. The newly re-designed TissueScope LE and high capacity TissueScope LE120 brightfield scanners now offer significantly increased scan speed of less than one minute per slide[1]. […]

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OptraSCAN – USCAP 2017 Immunohistochemistry/Immunofluorescence Case Contest

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

OptraSCAN is inviting you to submit your best immunohistochemistry or immunofluorescence case for a chance to win the newly released “From Magic to Molecules: An Illustrated History of Disease”, as well as a PPT of the best cases submitted for your personal or teaching use. Please visit http://optrascan.com/USCAP-2017-Contest/ to submit case history, diagnosis and image […]

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Alexi Baidoshvili, a Pathologist at LabPON Discusses the Benefits and Challenges of Digitizing Your Workflow

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Webinar date: Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 4.00 PM – 5.00 PM GMT The Laboratory for Pathology East Netherlands Foundation (LabPON) replaced its microscopes with the Philips IntelliSite pathology solution1, becoming the first laboratory in the world to transition to 100% digital diagnosis for all clinical histology cases. As the largest pathology laboratory in the Netherlands, LabPON is […]

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Watches, Wallets and The Wall

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

A few months before finishing my residency, I had an opportunity to spend a few days at the Dover Air Force Base Mortuary in Delaware. It was an opportunity our residency had to witness how to handle mass casualties as part of our training.  Doing so required of course a mass casualty to see first […]

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OptraSCAN Digital Pathology Launches Fluorescent Whole Slide Imaging Scanner at MMTC 2017, as Part of its On-Demand Model

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fluorescent whole slide imaging for pathologists, neuroscientists and cellular biologists SUNNYVALE, CA — OptraSCAN announces today it has launched a Fluorescent Whole Slide Imaging scanner for fluorescence microscopy at Molecular Med Tri Conference (MMTC) in San Francisco, as part of its On-Demand Subscription model for molecular pathologists, neuroscientists and cell biologists. OptraSCAN is exhibiting its […]

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Trevor Heritage Joins Inspirata as Senior Vice President of Cancer Informatics

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dr. Heritage is widely recognized for his work in the development of informatics systems for drug and performance chemical discovery, translational and personalized medicine, and pharmaceutical product development. San Francisco, CA, February 21, 2017  – Cancer diagnostics workflow solution provider Inspirata, Inc., is pleased to announce that Dr. Trevor Heritage has joined its executive team to […]

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Slidematch™ now features Alignment of Brightfield and Fluorescence Whole Slide Images

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Munich, 20 February 2017 — microDimensions launches a new version of its high precision whole slide alignment software Slidematch. With the new version users can align digital whole slide images from consecutive sections in brightfield and fluorescence mode, e.g. for the evaluation of the HER2 status of cancer patients.  While brightfield images (e.g. stained in […]

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‘Crosswalk’ Re-Launched to Make it Easier to Bridge the Gap Between Pathology, Precision Diagnosis and Precision Medicine

| February 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

Inspirata has just released new mobile and Web-based versions of “Crosswalk Insight: Oncology™,” a knowledge visualization platform that enables users to easily navigate through tumor images and the associated molecular pathways, targeted therapies and clinical trials. San Francisco, CA, February 20, 2017 – Cancer diagnostics and pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today the re-launch […]

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XIFIN Executives to Present Sessions on Collaborative Diagnostic Workflows and Novel Diagnostic Technologies at 24th International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

XIFIN Inc., the healthcare information technology company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics, will co-present a session with the University of Chicago on collaborative diagnostic workflows at the Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Fifth Annual Digital Pathology conference, a track at the 24th International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference being held February 20-22 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. David […]

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Inspirata, a Premier Sponsor and Exhibitor at Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, to Host Presentations on Unlocking Precision Medicine Through Digital Pathology

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Stop by booth #120 to learn about Inspirata’s cancer diagnostics workflow solution and attend presentations by founder Dr. Mark Lloyd and precision medicine evangelist Dr. Mark Boguski. Tampa, FL, February 17, 2017/PRWeb – Cancer diagnostics workflow solution provider Inspirata, Inc., is a premier sponsor and exhibitor at Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference February 20 – 22 in […]

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My Visit to Huron Digital Pathology

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Growing up in Chicago, Canada was a place that my father told me provided “virgin” lakes for fishing we would visit before anyone else (supposedly). Canada also supplied the United States with hockey players and acid rain while we provided them baseball players and a lot of people fishing in virgin lakes buying their Canadian […]

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Tom Price Confirmed as HHS Secretary

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Congressman Tom Price, MD (R-GA) was confirmed as the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) by the Senate on February 10, 2017. He was approved by a party-line vote of 52-47. Dr. Price will be the first physician to lead HHS since Dr. Louis W. Sullivan during the George H.W. Bush administration. Dr. Price, […]

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Different Sides of the Pond

| February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Great story in The Pathologist entitled “An Ocean Apart” — How pathology differs on either side of the Atlantic – and how it doesn’t by Michael Schubert What exactly is a boot? Or a biscuit? Or a chip? If you pictured part of a car, a sweet treat, and a French fry, you may be […]

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Trump Says ACA May Not Be Replaced Until Next Year

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Politico (2/5, Palmieri) reports that in an interview with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly which aired before the Super Bowl, President Trump “walked back his recent vow that Obamacare would be replaced in short order,” saying that “the process is ‘complicated’ and ‘maybe it’ll take till sometime into next year.’” Trump said, “It statutorily takes a […]

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