Tag: Radiology

RLI Summit 2017: What Radiology can Learn from Pathology about AI 

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

 Source: HealthImaging.com (Dave Pearson) Healthcare-provider organizations that fail to turn their exponentially expanding troves of clinical data into actionable intelligence are at risk of getting strangled by their own success at generating and capturing said data. And most health systems already have enough clinical data to make more useful primary observations than any group of […]

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Artificial Intelligence May Expedite Breast Cancer Risk Prediction

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Potential new technology here that may limit number of breast biopsies previously deemed “unnecessary” using artificial intelligence to aid screening with mammography with tumor protein expression. Perhaps as many as 20% of breast biopsies would be eliminated based on current figures. Key Points The software scanned patient charts, collected diagnostic features, and correlated mammogram findings […]

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Pathology and Radiology Reports Recommend Correlation With Each Other, Endless Loop Ensues

| August 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of the Gomer Blog, a satirical medical news website created by a bunch of wannabe stand up comedians who ended up in healthcare. They roast every medical speciality, perhaps as an appreciation of what all of us does in our particular areas but I find the pathology ones particularly accurate and therefore funny. Laughter is good medicine. BOSTON, […]

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Pathcore Launches Advanced Web-Based Image Management Solution for Digital Pathology

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The digital pathology company Pathcore announced the launch of Pathcore Web, an advanced web-based image management platform for research teams working with whole slide pathology images. Pathcore Web is a secure, browser-based platform for managing pathology and radiology images. Research teams can create, analyze and share cases anywhere, at any time. It comes with a […]

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The Dark Side of The Moon

With all due respect to Pink Floyd, it seems there is some growing concern the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative is running off course a bit with its recent selection of the “Blue Ribbon Panel” and who is at the table for high level discussions concerning this initiative.  I made some remarks to this in a recent […]

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Pigeons to Replace Pathologists in Diagnosing Benign from Malignant Tumors

| November 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

With all the hype and worry over a pathologist shortage in the coming decade, investigators from California, Iowa and Georgia decided to take action and train pigeons to become pathologists. It turns out that pigeons and pathologists are very similar in many ways but are less expensive to recruit and retain, have a higher reproductive […]

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Pathology Goes Digital – What Can We Learn From Radiology’s Journey? – 5 Tips From UK Radiologists

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of SECTRA Pathology is embarking on a similar digitization journey as radiology has experienced. Despite some obvious differences in how the transition to digital images will occur, it is obvious that questions similar to those once asked by radiologists are now being asked by pathologists. Radiologists have transformed their way of working, from processing […]

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XIFIN and vRad Partner to Integrate Pathology and Radiology Workflows for Consolidated Diagnostic Reports

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

XIFIN and vRad just announced a partnership this morning to integrate pathology and radiology workflows for consolidated diagnostic reports.  The companies intend to create an online clinical workflow to facilitate consolidated diagnostic reports for radiology, pathology, and clinical laboratory results.  The online solution will initially support referring oncologists and their patients.  The full release is below: […]

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Q&A: The State of Digital Pathology, with Paul Chang, MD

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Interesting perspective from Dr. Paul Chang on digital pathology and workflow processes published in Health Imaging and IT.   With vendors inking partnerships and developing new tools to bring pathology out of the dark ages and experts pegging the integration of radiology and pathology as one of the top opportunities for imaging, digital pathology may be imaging’s […]

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