Got an iPhone? Need a pathology consult? Check out UPMC’s Pocket Pathologist App

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

With a mobile phone you can obtain a pathology consult from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Pathology.   According the the App store – the UPMC Pocket Pathologist App “is a handy Expert Pathologist in your pocket whenever you need one. Pocket Pathologist offers an easy-to-use, convenient and cost-effective way to acquire digital pathology images […]

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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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Recent Digital Pathology Articles – Pocket Pathologist & Canadian Guidelines for Telepathology Services

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

J Pathol Inform 2014; 5: 10. Pocket pathologist: A mobile application for rapid diagnostic surgical pathology consultation. Hartman DJ, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Parwani AV, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Cable B, Information Services Div Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, […]

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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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ZEISS Axio Scan.Z1 Advanced Digital Imaging System Improves Pathology Research

| March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

At the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Transplant Pathology, scientists use advanced digital imaging systems to enhance their research into the immunobiological mechanisms of tolerance and chronic rejection in solid organ transplantation. A pivotal innovative tool is the ZEISS Axio Scan.Z1, which is an automated microscope developed by Carl Zeiss Microscopy. This tool enables researchers […]

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Visit the DPA at USCAP

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The DPA will be hosting an Exhibitor Seminar & Exhibit Booth at USCAP’s Annual Conference   Applications of Digital Pathology in 2014 Monday, March 3, 2014 7 – 8 AM PST San Diego Convention Center | Room 29D Presenters Image Analysis & Beyond: How Digital Pathology Can Improve Breast Cancer Care David J. Dabbs, M.D. […]

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