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Adoption of Digital Pathology, Ford Model T and Electric Toothbrushes

| March 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Simon Häger, Product manager Sectra Digital Pathology Many pathology labs are currently switching from glass-based reviews using a microscope, to a computer-based workflow for reviewing digital images. This transition is particularly strong in the Scandinavian countries and the Netherlands. It is highly likely that most labs throughout these regions will be completely digital within […]

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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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Dutch Pathology Department Among the First in the World to go Digital

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently heard Dr. Paul van Diest speak about their experience with digital pathology in a respectable-size department with 30,000 surgical pathology cases. In his talk he claimed “Just Do It” with regards to digital pathology implementation in a busy surgical pathology practice. Albeit, the regulatory issues and constraints in places such as the Netherlands provide […]

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: CPW2016 – Bioinformatics and Computational Pathology Summit

When? Saturday, September 3, 2016. Where? Den Hague, Netherlands (during ECCB2016) Website? http://cpw.pathomation.com Digital pathology is increasingly used to study biological processes and diseases as novel molecular probing and imaging techniques allow the measurement of single molecules in whole tissue sections. Resulting multi-gigapixel images can be viewed on a computer screen via dedicated software. However, automated analysis of such large-scale datasets […]

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LabPON Achieves 100 Percent Digital Diagnosis for Clinical Cases with Philips

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Largest pathology laboratory in the Netherlands becomes first in the world to complete transition to digital pathology Eindhoven, The Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) recently announced that the Netherlands-based LabPON has become the first clinical pathology laboratory in the world to have transitioned completely to digital diagnosis. With this shift, all clinical histology cases are now […]

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Dutch University Hospital Pioneer in Digital Pathology with Solution from Sectra

| June 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

University Hospital Utrecht (UMCU) in the Netherlands has invested in a solution from Sectra (STO: SECT B) for storing, viewing and sharing digital pathology images. The solution enables pathologists to review cases for primary diagnostics digitally. This new opportunity significantly increases workflow efficiency and offers enhanced collaboration between pathologists and radiologists at the hospital enabling more […]

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Visiopharm Expands Into the Benelux Region with New Office and Leadership

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hørsholm, DK– Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg) is an important hot-spot for the adoption of Digital Pathology in routine diagnostics in Europe. Over the last few years, Visiopharm has tested, validated, and implemented CE IVD-marked a Laboratory Information System (LIS) driven image analysis software for automating key aspects of the diagnostic workflow in leading Scandinavian […]

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Several Recent Developments in Digital Pathology from Around the Globe

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many recent several news items to come across the wires in the past few days, including from England, Ireland, Netherlands and China.  See below for several deals related to R&D, molecular pathology, clinical diagnostics, education and brief market analysis of digital pathology in China.   Pathology Diagnostics Ltd Contributes As Expert Advisor to Groundbreaking MRC […]

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