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A.I. Versus M.D. – Either Way – Pathologists Do Not Diagnose Cancer – Part 1

| April 3, 2017 | 3 Comments

A loyal reader tipped me off to a recent article in The New Yorker entitled “A.I. Versus M.D.” The article is written by Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, a well known oncologist and author of The Emperor of all Maladies. This article, the book and the documentary are all worth reading/viewing if you are not familiar with […]

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DPA Companion Meeting to Take Place at 2017 Pathology Informatics Summit

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

SAVE THE DATE! DPA COMPANION MEETING To take place at the 2017 Pathology Informatics Summit Monday, May 22, 2017 | 5:00-7:00 PM Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Hotel | King’s Garden 2/3 Pittsburgh, PA Presentations Include: Quantitative Image Analysis for HER2 Immunohistochemistry for Breast Cancer: Guideline Update and – Review of Draft Recommendations by Dr. Marilyn Bui Primary Diagnosis […]

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Enhance the Learning Experience with Digital Pathology – Dr. Mogens Vyberg Educational Webinar Wednesday, April 5th 2017, 4.00 PM – 6.00 PM BST

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Join Dr. Mogens Vyberg, Clinical Professor, MD, Consultant at Aalborg University Hospital as he shares his experiences in teaching using Philips digital pathology educational software, Tutor and OLT.1 Dr. Mogens will discuss with Dr. Peter Hamilton, Business Lead for Philips Digital Pathology in Belfast what the benefits are in teaching this way. In this webinar, […]

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Adoption of Digital Pathology, Ford Model T and Electric Toothbrushes

| March 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Simon Häger, Product manager Sectra Digital Pathology Many pathology labs are currently switching from glass-based reviews using a microscope, to a computer-based workflow for reviewing digital images. This transition is particularly strong in the Scandinavian countries and the Netherlands. It is highly likely that most labs throughout these regions will be completely digital within […]

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Leica Biosystems and Leeds Hospital Establish Strategic Partnership to Provide Quantifiable Benefits of Digital Pathology

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

United Kingdom – Leica Biosystems and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust/University of Leeds recently announced that they have formalized a collaborative relationship on Digital Pathology (DP). Their collective goal is to demonstrate the substantial clinical and productivity benefits of deploying Digital Pathology on a large scale. To this end, Leeds has begun the full adoption of […]

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Visiopharm Announces Inaugural North America User Group Meeting

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Visiopharm is proud to announce our inaugural North America User Group Meeting, in collaboration with Pathology Informatics Summit, May 20th – May 21st 2017. The meeting will begin with a fun filled customer appreciation night, watching the Pirates at PNC Park from a World Series Suite, followed by a full day of scientific presentations and […]

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New Digital Pathology Consultation Portal Launched by Inspirata Facilitates Subspecialty Consultations, Second Opinions and Remote QA

| March 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Available as a standalone portal or in Inspirata’s Diagnostic Cockpit, the highly configurable Consultation Portal enables partner institutions anywhere in the world to log into their custom-branded site to send cases, process payment for services and receive a consult letter. San Antonio, TX, March 7, 2017/PRWeb – Cancer diagnostics workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. has […]

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TRIBVN Healthcare Announces New Website Design

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

TRIBVN Healthcare, a leader software solutions publisher for diagnostic cellular and tissue imaging in the laboratory, presents its new website with a resolutely modern, attention-getting design. The overhaul of the website design reflects TRIBVN Healthcare new visual identity, its values, the technical sophistication as well as the innovative nature of its products. Re-thought and redesigned […]

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OptraSCAN – USCAP 2017 Immunohistochemistry/Immunofluorescence Case Contest

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

OptraSCAN is inviting you to submit your best immunohistochemistry or immunofluorescence case for a chance to win the newly released “From Magic to Molecules: An Illustrated History of Disease”, as well as a PPT of the best cases submitted for your personal or teaching use. Please visit http://optrascan.com/USCAP-2017-Contest/ to submit case history, diagnosis and image […]

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Alexi Baidoshvili, a Pathologist at LabPON Discusses the Benefits and Challenges of Digitizing Your Workflow

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Webinar date: Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 4.00 PM – 5.00 PM GMT The Laboratory for Pathology East Netherlands Foundation (LabPON) replaced its microscopes with the Philips IntelliSite pathology solution1, becoming the first laboratory in the world to transition to 100% digital diagnosis for all clinical histology cases. As the largest pathology laboratory in the Netherlands, LabPON is […]

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‘Crosswalk’ Re-Launched to Make it Easier to Bridge the Gap Between Pathology, Precision Diagnosis and Precision Medicine

| February 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

Inspirata has just released new mobile and Web-based versions of “Crosswalk Insight: Oncology™,” a knowledge visualization platform that enables users to easily navigate through tumor images and the associated molecular pathways, targeted therapies and clinical trials. San Francisco, CA, February 20, 2017 – Cancer diagnostics and pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today the re-launch […]

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Inspirata, a Premier Sponsor and Exhibitor at Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, to Host Presentations on Unlocking Precision Medicine Through Digital Pathology

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Stop by booth #120 to learn about Inspirata’s cancer diagnostics workflow solution and attend presentations by founder Dr. Mark Lloyd and precision medicine evangelist Dr. Mark Boguski. Tampa, FL, February 17, 2017/PRWeb – Cancer diagnostics workflow solution provider Inspirata, Inc., is a premier sponsor and exhibitor at Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference February 20 – 22 in […]

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Different Sides of the Pond

| February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Great story in The Pathologist entitled “An Ocean Apart” — How pathology differs on either side of the Atlantic – and how it doesn’t by Michael Schubert What exactly is a boot? Or a biscuit? Or a chip? If you pictured part of a car, a sweet treat, and a French fry, you may be […]

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Will Not Using Image Analysis in Pathology be Perceived as Irresponsible? 

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Originally published by Simon Häger, Product Manager Sectra Digital Pathology Solution at Sectra.com.  It is hard to argue with any of the points raised here by Simon. No doubt image analysis will enable what we do to do it better. More quantitative analysis. Better, faster, cheaper, more accurate. Image analysis and tele-consultation have been and will […]

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