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Register Now for API Digital Pathology Workshop at Henry Ford Hospital

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

API Digital Pathology Workshop – Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 12/8/17 – 12/9/17 Workshop Summary This workshop is the first in a planned continuing series of hospital-based, practical workshops focused on digital pathology. Short, didactic lectures by national experts will be punctuated by round-table discussions including vendor representatives. Topics covered will include the development of […]

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Register Now for Philips Digital Pathology US Roadshow – Orlando and San Diego Coming Soon

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Recognizing the need for further education on the topic of digital pathology, specifically with the recent approval of Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution for primary diagnostics, Philips is organizing a US roadshow, visiting 7 cities in 2017, to educate pathologists on digital pathology. Register now for the Orlando or San Diego locations! Learn all about Digital Transformation in […]

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Whole Slide Imaging: The importance of image quality in moving from qualitative to quantitative results

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 10AM EDT | 3PM BST | 4PM CEST Duration: 30 minutes Whole slide imaging technology produces images that simultaneously provide high resolution, wide field observation, and can encompass the entire sample, extending high resolution imaging far beyond any single field of view.  This webcast will review the technology methods available as […]

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Pathology and Our Societies Need to Evolve

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Over the past 20+ years I have had the good fortune of attending dozens of national meetings hosted by organizations and societies outside of the pathology field. Going to medical school in Chicago offered medical students in the city the opportunity to attend large gynecology, pediatric, surgery and internal medicine meetings, not to mention their […]

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Artificial Intelligence is Aiding Pathologists

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Several artificial intelligence systems are appearing within the laboratory marketplace aimed at aiding the pathologist in making faster and more accurate decisions in relation to disease diagnosis. One area where artificial intelligence and machine learning are set to make an impact is with the detection of cancer. This is a big step-change, considering that for […]

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Philips Digital Pathology Introduces US Roadshow

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Recognizing the need for further education on the topic of digital pathology, specifically with the recent approval of Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution for primary diagnostics, Philips is organizing a US roadshow, visiting 7 cities in 2017, to educate pathologists on digital pathology. The first stop on the roadshow is Houston on August 29th followed by Chicago […]

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Looking Back, Looking Forward

| August 2, 2017 | 2 Comments

On June 22, 2007 I wrote my first post on this blog. Over 3,100 posts later, a lot has changed. That post contained an image of pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) highlighted by a special stain (GMS) and my idea was to have a pathology image per post with a clinical vignette along with it. It […]

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A.I Versus M.D. – Part 2

| July 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

In April I wrote a post entitled A.I. Versus M.D. – Either Way – Pathologists Do Not Diagnose Cancer – Part 1. This was followed by a guest post by David West, CEO, Proscia, entitled AI vs MD – What it Means for Pathology in May where David, among many issues points out the use […]

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Calling all Speakers for the Digital Pathology Conference in San Francisco

| July 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Only two speaking opportunities are left at CHI’s 6th Annual Digital Pathology conference, February 12-14, 2018 in San Francisco. While most speakers have been invited, you can still be considered for a podium presentation. Submit your proposal soon: http://www.triconference.com/speaker-proposal/ Topics to be covered include: – Pathology images for enterprise use – Whole slide imaging in […]

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Cancer Center at Illinois Set to Coordinate UI’s Effort in Fight

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Dr. Rohit Bhargava. Dr. Bhargava is a professor in the UIUC Department of Bioengineering and a full-time faculty member in the Beckman Institute Bioimaging Science and Technology group.  Instruments developed in his laboratory have been used to provide new means to characterize and define cancer using chemical imaging that are leading to the emergence of the field of […]

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Will Robot Surgeons Provide Better Clinical Histories?

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Berci Mesko, MD, PhD, The Medical Futurist, a self-proclaimed “geek physician with a PhD in genomics and Amazon Top 100 author” who envisions “the impact of digital health technologies on the future of healthcare, and helps patients, doctors, government regulators and companies make it a reality” recently shared this infographic on Twitter. Berci has a lot […]

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Digital Pathology Association Session to Take Place at 29th European Congress of Pathology

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

SAVE THE DATE! DIGITAL PATHOLOGY ASSOCIATION SESSION To take place at the 29th European Congress of Pathology Sunday, September 3, 2017 | 2:45-5:15 PM Amsterdam, The Netherlands Presentations Include: Computational Pathology and Interoperability to advance Digital Pathology Esther Abels, MSc Philips Digital Pathology Solutions   Automated IA of Immunohistochemistry as a Biomarker for Immuno-oncology Michael Montalto, PhD Bristol-Myers Squibb […]

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Pathology Horizons 2017 – The Countdown is On!

| July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

It is now just six weeks until the Pathology Horizons 2017 conference in Cairns. Places are filling fast, so if you haven’t registered yet, make sure you sign up today. About the conference Pathology Horizons focuses on new technologies, developments and lines of research that will drive the future of pathology. Organised annually by Cirdan, it is a unique […]

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Frost & Sullivan Identifies Proscia as a Game-changing Company in Cloud-based Digital Pathology

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Proscia receives the 2017 Best Practices in Enabling Technology Leadership Award in Digital Pathology Proscia Inc., a software solutions provider for digital pathology, announced recently that Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, had named Proscia as the recipient of its 2017 Best Practices in Enabling Technology Leadership Award in Digital Pathology. Frost & Sullivan […]

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