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A Short Questionnaire – Researching a Growing Area of Focus

| January 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sent on behalf of research sponsor Dear Reader, We are a group of healthcare professionals researching the growth and need for digital pathology. We have created two short surveys to understand the adoption of digital pathology for two key use cases – frozen sections and connecting labs in a hub and spoke arrangement. Each survey […]

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Recent Articles Published in Journal of Pathology Informatics

| January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Parathyroid frozen section interpretation via desktop telepathology systems: A validation study Edward Chandraratnam, Leonardo D Santos, Shaun Chou, Jun Dai, Juan Luo, Syeda Liza, Ronald Y Chin J Pathol Inform 2018, 9:41 (3 December 2018) [ABSTRACT]   [HTML FULL TEXT]   [PDF]   [Mobile HTML Full text ]   [EPub] Interactive digital microscopy at the center for a cross-continent undergraduate pathology course in […]

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ASI’s New Website – Check it Out!

| December 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Applied Spectral Imaging has a new and dynamic website. Check it out at

Continue Reading — Bringing the Power of AI to Digital Pathology

| November 13, 2018 | 1 Comment

The folks over at were kind enough to reach out to me and share this news with our readers. Applications that solve real world problems for pathologists have, for the most part, been lacking in digital pathology that couldn’t be done in an analog world. Let’s face it. No “killer apps” as they were […]

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Webinar | AI Deep Learning – Easy Workflow, Automated Annotations, Powerful Use Cases

| November 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Webinar | AI Deep Learning – Easy Workflow, Automated Annotations, Powerful Use Cases Do you want to learn how easy it is to use AI in digital image analysis? In this webinar you’ll experience how you can use Visiopharm’s AI platform to perform for nuclei quantification in IHC images, accurate tumor separation in H&E, or […]

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Greater Paris University Hospitals AP-HP and TRIBVN Healthcare Partner to Co-Develop a National Telepathology Platform

| November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

During the annual congress of the French Society of Pathology which is held from 5th to 8th November 2018 in Paris, Greater Paris University Hospitals AP-HP and TRIBVN Healthcare are pleased to announce a 5-year strategic partnership to develop and operate a National Telepathology Platform. The signature of this agreement on November 6 is a […]

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Paige.AI and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Relationship Raises Questions

| September 21, 2018 | 1 Comment

Paige.AI, a pathology artificial intelligence (AI) startup made some headlines yesterday in reference to its access to an archive of 25 million pathology slides at Memorial Sloan Kettering. The story was published by ProPublica yesterday. Back in February of this year, we shared a press release mentioning $25 million dollars in Series A funding and […]

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Greetings from Columbus and The Ohio State University Digital Pathology Core

| August 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

    As a Michigan State Spartan and a Northwestern Wildcat it pains me a little this is happening at Ohio State but at least it is in The Big Ten and not at Michigan! I first met Dr. Anil Parwani 14 years ago at a whiskey bar in Vancouver 3 USCAPs in Vancouver ago. […]

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Deciphex and GI Partners of Illinois Enter Strategic Alliance to Develop World’s Largest GI Pathology Content Database for Deep Learning

| August 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Deciphex and GI Partners of Illinois, LLC (a large merger of several gastroenterology practices in Illinois) have established a strategic alliance to co-develop the world’s largest database of annotated, gastrointestinal (GI), digital pathology content for deep learning purposes. Pathologists are at the heart of the diagnostic process, in particular, cancer and inflammatory diagnostics. Growing pressure on […]

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What About China?

| July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield – Warren Buffett Since the inception of whole slide imaging pathologists have been concerned about two things. First, that our work would be done overseas. Professional pathology opinions derived from glass slides, now digitized, could and would be viewed overseas by pathologists […]

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British Government Announces £50m Competition for Digital Pathology and Imaging

| June 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The government will provide funding for up to six specialist centres focusing on digital pathology or medical imaging, as part of the drive to make the UK a world leader in the field The government has launched a £50m competition, aiming to build a network of digital pathology and medical imaging centres. The competition, run […]

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Thoughts on USCAP 2018 – Academic Pathology Needs to Evolve

| June 15, 2018 | 2 Comments

This past March, as in years past, the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) held its annual meeting in the beautiful city of Vancouver. I think this was my third USCAP in Vancouver and at least 20th  USCAP meeting in the past 25 years. USCAP remains the largest gathering of surgical pathologists on […]

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Short Survey on AI in Digital Pathology – A Pathologist’s Perspective

| June 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Please consider taking the below survey sponsored by Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick, UK. On behalf of the researchers thank you spending a few minutes on this.  

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Don’t Miss the 2018 Pathology Informatics Summit in Pittsburgh, May 21-24

Courtesy of Lab Soft News: It’s not too late to register for the 2018 Pathology Informatics Summit that will be held in Pittsburgh on May 21-24, 2018. Early bird pricing has been extended. The PI Summit can boast of a 35-year history as the only national conference devoted solely to the field of pathology informatics. It’s sponsored […]

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