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Digital Pathology Story Appears in Wall Street Journal

| June 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Facebook and a number of folks last night during a bad time for the Chicago Blackhawks made me aware of a piece by Ms. Landro at the Wall Street Journal that touches on a number of issues including mention of use of digital pathology for image analysis as illustrated by work being done at UPMC with […]

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Join Omnyx Today For A Webinar! Digital Pathology: Overcoming Barriers to Adoption

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

May 28th, 2015 12:00 PM EST Dr. Andrew Evans, MD, PhD, FRCPC University Health Network Department of Pathology, Laboratory Medicine Program Toronto, Canada   In order to deliver effective, personalized care to cancer patients, many institutions are looking for new technologies that help improve outcomes and reduce costs. Quality cancer care starts at the cell level […]

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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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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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Omnyx is Hiring!

| March 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times UPMC/GE Healthcare-owned digital pathology firm in growth mode Digital pathology company Omnyx LLC is planning to hire 10 people this year, a 12 percent increase in its workforce, as the Strip District-based company makes the shift from a development to commercial company. “We’re in exciting times,” CEO Mamar Gelaye said. “It’s really a […]

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GE Healthcare Announces Omnyx™ Digital Pathology Collaboration with Caradigm

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

GE Healthcare to offer Caradigm’s Identity and Access Management suite with Omnyx digital pathology solutions to streamline pathology workflows. GE Healthcare, a leader in technology innovation announced it will resell Caradigm’s Single Sign-On and Context Management solutions in the United States, Canada, and specific EU countries to provide connectivity between the Omnyx™ digital pathology platforms […]

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American Diagnostic Pathology Selects Omnyx for Validation Study

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

GE Omnyx scanner and Pathologist workstations are installed American Diagnostic Pathology, based in Spartanburg, South Carolina has selected Omnyx to evaluate “Integration of Whole-Slide Imaging in Workflow of a Community Hospital Pathology Department”. American Diagnostic Pathology (ADP) was founded in 2011 to provide quality pathology services to international hospitals, physicians and patients with a focus […]

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Omnyx Achieves CE Mark in the EU For Primary Diagnosis

| June 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Building on news from last year (see: Omnyx Acquires CE Mark in Europe), Omnyx recently announced more significant news with their approval for their Integrated Digital Pathology (IDP) solution with the new VL120 high volume scanner for primary diagnosis. Great news for getting the right slide on the right patient to the right pathologist at the […]

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Will Digital Pathology Retire the Microscope?

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of GE Reports: Will Digital Pathology Retire the Microscope? Pathologists are doctors and scientists who study tissue, blood and other biological specimens to find the cause of illness and a route to treatment. Many of them still wield a microscope as their main weapon. They load it with a sample slide, analyze the contents […]

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Omnyx Integrated Digital Pathology Solution with New High-Volume Scanner Receives Health Canada License

| June 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Solution helps enable patients’ access to collaborative and subspecialty pathology services Mississauga, ON – June 1, 2014 – GE Healthcare today announced that the OmnyxTM Integrated Digital Pathology (IDP) solution with the new VL120 high volume scanner has obtained a Health Canada Class II Medical Device License for primary diagnostic use. The OmnyxTM IDP with VL4 scanner was licensed in 2013 […]

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United Kingdom Hospital Implements Omnyx Digital Pathology Solution

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of Coventry Telegraph (UK) 18 April 2014: Leading clinicians converged on Coventry this week for the launch of a pioneering diagnosis tool. University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, which runs the city’s University Hospital and St Cross Rugby, has become the first in the country to use a ground-breaking digital system. The Omnyx Integrated […]

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Omnyx Receives FDA Clearance for Digital Manual Read of HER2 Pathology Slides

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

PITTSBURGH – April 14, 2014 – GE Healthcare and UPMC today announced that the Omnyx™ Manual Read of the Digital HER2 Application has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This clearance will allow the OmnyxTM system to be marketed in the U.S. for this intended use. Omnyx, LLC is a joint venture […]

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Indica Labs Unveil Groundbreaking IHC Quantification Algorithm at Pathology Visions

| October 28, 2011

  Very cool — robust image analysis combined with whole slide images with per-cell classification of multiple stains.  Negates region of interest detection & multiple slides for multiple stains. Albuquerque, New Mexico   10/29/2011 – Indica Labs, Inc. will be unveiling a groundbreaking IHC quantification package at the 2011 Pathology Visions conference being held next week […]

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Standardization and Validation of Digital Pathology in Clinical Laboratories

| January 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

The following post was submitted by Dr. Holger Lange, CTO of Flagship Biosciences, who is working with a number of pharmaceutical partners on regulatory companion diagnostics development. Digital Pathology is a new technology, a new industry, where organizations like CLIA, CAP and the FDA provide limited guidance, and the manufacturers still have to learn what […]

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