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Mass Validation Study of OptraSCAN Digital Pathology Leads to Approval by Government of India

| February 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Largest digital pathology study to date, analyzing and validating over 6600 FFPE slides, yields an approval for the use of OptraSCAN® whole slide scanners in India medical settings SUNNYVALE, CA–(BUSINESS WIRE)—OptraSCAN today announced it has successfully completed the mass validation of its whole slide digital scanner OptraSCAN® with the support of India’s Biotechnology Industry Research […]

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Digital Pathology Extending Through UK as OptraSCAN Welcomes First On-Demand UK Customer

| January 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

NHS Trust Plymouth Hospitals, Derriford Hospital, implements On-Demand Digital Pathology® for research and training, as the adoption of digital pathology workflows increases OptraSCAN today announced its first UK-based customer NHS Trust Plymouth Hospital, Derriford. Derriford Hospital plans to utilize digital pathology for routine research and training of professionals in the field of pathology and digital […]

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American Association of Anatomists Launches Virtual Microscopy Database Powered by Biolucida®

| January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Free resource for educators and researchers features thousands of downloadable histology slides Educators and researchers around the world now have free access to a database of whole slide images (also known as virtual slides) for histology and pathology. Featuring thousands of virtual slides contributed by 15 universities, The Virtual Microscopy Database, VMD, (http://www.virtualmicroscopydatabase.org) is an […]

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Huron Digital Pathology Receives ISO 13485 Certification for Medical Device Quality Management

| January 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Huron Digital Pathology on this certification! Waterloo, Ontario, Canada – January 17, 2018 – Huron Digital Pathology announced today that it has earned ISO 13485:2003 certification from SAI Global. This certification indicates that the company’s quality management system complies with the requirements of ISO 13485:2003 for the design, manufacture, installation and servicing of […]

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HalioDx closed a Series B round of €18.5 million (US$22.3 million)

| January 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

This funding will accelerate the development of Immunoscore® in selected cancers, and support set up of commercial activities in the US This round was led by PSIM fund managed by Bpifrance in the framework of the program ‘Investing for the Future’ Marseille, France, January 17, 2018 – HalioDx, a diagnostic company expert in the analysis […]

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Flagship Biosciences ActionAssays Deliver Actionable Data to Drive Immuno-Oncology Decisions

| January 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Flagship Biosciences has introduced a new menu of services to help drug developers more confidently define their path to success. ActionAssays is a comprehensive catalog of brightfield immunohistochemistry (IHC) assays that provide actionable data to define and advance biomarker programs. Flagship Biosciences has introduced a new menu of services to help drug developers more confidently […]

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Corista Wins 2017 Award for Most Promising Workflow Solution Provider

| January 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

 Corista, an integrated pathology solutions leader, received the “20 Most Promising Workflow Solution Providers 2017” award from CIOReview, an annual listing of the top solution providers that help organizations manage their complicated business processes. “We are delighted to be on CIOReview’s list of top workflow solution providers,” Corista Founder, President and CEO Elizabeth Wingard said. […]

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Announcement: National Society for Histotechnology Digital Pathology Certificate of Completion Coming Soon

| January 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The NSH Digital Pathology Certificate Program, in collaboration with the Digital Pathology Association, is scheduled to be available for purchase on learn.nsh.org in April 2018. If you have questions about the course please reach out to NSH Director of Meetings & Education, Aubrey Wanner, aubrey@nsh.org. Source: National Society for Histotechnology  

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Inspirata Acquires Toronto-based Artificial Intelligence In Medicine, Inc. (AIM) to Enhance its R&D in Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing

| January 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

The strategic acquisition enhances Inspirata’s R&D capability in Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing, enabling it to offer its clients advanced capabilities to extract cancer data from narrative text in clinical documents for better data analysis and reporting. Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced yesterday that it has acquired Toronto-based […]

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Leica Biosystems to Advance Artificial Intelligence in Pathology as part of UK Life Sciences Sector Deal

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The United Kingdom continues adoption of digital pathology including this latest news between Leica Biosystems and the UK government in Leica’s latest announcement of leveraging artificial intelligence through the UK Office of Life Sciences.  Newcastle, UK, Dec 21, 2017 – A transformative sector deal was announced between companies of the UK life sciences sector and […]

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From Pharmaphorum News: AI Outperforms Experts in Breast Cancer Diagnosis

| December 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

More headlines and news about man versus machine. I think in the end what will be used is a combination of the two – that will improve pathologist efficiency but is still required to supervise these algorithms. Artificial intelligence outperformed a panel of experts in a simulation where they were asked to diagnose breast cancer […]

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From Digitalhealth News: Royal College of Pathologists Appointing Lead for Diagnostic Digital Pathology

| December 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Royal College of Pathologists is recruiting a clinical lead for diagnostic digital pathology, following its publication of a strategy suggesting the technology offers potential efficiency and quality benefits. The document is the first time the College has formally published a strategy on diagnostic digital pathology, which involves scanning glass slides and viewing them via a computer rather than […]

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Webinar: Oncotopix AI Webinar – Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

| December 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Introducing Oncotopix AI Webinar: Oncotopix AI Webinar Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 8 AM CST | 2 PM GMT | 3 PM CET Register Artificial intelligence and deep learning are probably the most popular buzzwords this year within the healthcare research community – strongly driven by amazing state-of-the-art results in computer vision and natural language processing combined […]

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XIFIN Taps FrontRunnerHC for Integrated Insurance Detection Within RPM 9 to Help Labs Maximize Reimbursement

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Best-of-breed solution and real-time integration drives return on investment for XIFIN RPM 9 customers seeking greater revenues and workflow efficiencies; average FrontRunnerHC customers realize nearly 40% increase in coverage discovery XIFIN, Inc., the healthcare information technology company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics, recently announced the company has teamed with FrontRunnerHC and integrated its PatientRemedi insurance discovery […]

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