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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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PathVision Helping Pathology

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Faxitron has released a new video highlighting their PathVision in use at Allina Health in Minneapolis. The video discusses how direct imaging of breast pathology specimens in the gross room facilitate coordinated care with radiology and surgery colleagues to identify mass lesions, surgical clips, localization wires and radioactive seeds. This multi-disciplinary approach with real-time specimen […]

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Huron Digital Pathology Breaks Ground on New R&D and Manufacturing Facility

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

As I mentioned in a post earlier this year following a visit to the existing Huron Digital Pathology headquarters in Ontario, Canada, St. Jacobs can now lay claim to not only the best apple fritters in the world but the new home of Huron Digital Pathology! There are a lot of interesting facets to the […]

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Q&A with Philips Digital Pathology

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

I recently had an opportunity to speak with Esther Abels, Director of Regulatory, Clinical and Medical Affairs for Philips Digital Pathology Solutions about Philips’ recent approval to market their Philips Intellisite Pathology System (PIPS) for primary diagnosis of biopsies and excisions in the United States. My thanks to Esther and Philips’ marketing team for their […]

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PathPresenter.com – An Innovative Platform For Digital Pathology

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Let me describe a common scenario that plays out every week in a pathology department: You want to teach students, residents, or fellows a particular topic. You spend hours searching for cases and find some (but not enough) for a good teaching session. You know the department has a huge collection of great cases hiding […]

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Tomorrow’s Webinar from Philips: Unlocking the Full Potential of Digital Pathology

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tuesday, June 13th, Philips Digital Pathology Solutions will host two webinars for: North America: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT Register Asia & Europe: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM SGT Register Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution is now available for primary diagnostic use in the USA; but what does this news mean for the field of pathology? In […]

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Grail’s Billion Dollar Bet for the Perfect Cancer Test

| June 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

Thought this was worth sharing from MIT Technology Review. After attending ASCO last week what I thought might happen a year or two again actually has. Pathologists no longer have to worry about stepping out from behind the paraffin curtain as many of us were fond of saying. Tissue is not the issue anymore. At […]

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Webinar: Unlocking the Full Potential of Digital Pathology

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tuesday, June 13th, Philips Digital Pathology Solutions will host two webinars for: North America: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT Register Asia & Europe: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM SGT Register Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution is now available for primary diagnostic use in the USA; but what does this news mean for the field of […]

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