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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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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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Histoindex’s Stain-Free Digital Pathology System Receives HSA Approval for Liver Diagnosis

| January 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Designed to aid pathologists in the clinical diagnosis of liver fibrosis and other chronic liver diseases, the stain-free Laennec® digital pathology imaging system by MedTech innovator Histoindex Pte. Ltd. has achieved its first regulated in vitro diagnostics (IVD) product status with the issuance of a Health Sciences Authority (HSA) Class A licence. This is a world’s first achievement for a […]

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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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SPOT CytoXpress™ Makes ROSE Consults Cost Effective

| December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The CAP Cytopathology Committee found telepathology was the only cost effective method for ROSE (Rapid On-Site Evaluation) support of FNA/EBUS procedures:  http://www.captodayonline.com/fna-cytology-rapid-on-site-evaluation-how-practice-varies/ You can use your own microscope! Consult with your Pathologist remotely and get reimbursed! SPOT Imaging’s CytoXpress™ lets your clinician or technologist transmit a live interactive image stream directly to your computer eliminating the […]

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Fimmic Raises $6M Series A Round to Accelerate Scaling of its Deep Learning AI Cloud for Tissue Diagnostics

| December 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Investments in the millions of dollars for Series A funding continue to interest investors for AI in digital pathology. The most recent news coming from Fimmic out of Finland and their $6M raise most recently bringing their total to $11M. Congratulations to Fimmic! Fimmic, a Finnish medtech company developing Deep Learning AI solutions for digital […]

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OptraSCAN On-Demand Digital Pathology® Announces Next Generation System

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Next generation system includes whole slide imaging automation enhancements, auto-detection for tissue AOI’s and intelligent user features for local and remote viewing OptraSCAN recently announced its next generation system at the Digital Pathology Congress meeting in London. The next wave of OptraSCAN WSI scanners will include smart features to enable walk-away automation, automatic detection of […]

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Visiopharm Broadens its Diagnostic Digital Pathology Solution with Oncotopix® Scan

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Visiopharm has entered an agreement with Hamamatsu to sell their portfolio of slide scanners, co-branded as Oncotopix® Scan, for clinical customers in Europe. For many diagnostic pathology labs, implementing Digital Pathology is a major and often disruptive step. They are looking for a partner that can provide complete solutions in a way that is incremental, […]

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How a Community Based Cancer Center Took the Leap Into the 21st Century Through Technology Backed Tumor Boards

| December 4, 2017 | 2 Comments

Multi-disciplinary tumor boards (MDT) have been the highlight of cancer programs for years and enable the delivery of well-coordinated care and bring the expertise of numerous specialties to each patient case. Previous studies have shown that 40% of the time, the primary oncologist or provider’s plan changes as a result of this multi-disciplinary discussion. There […]

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XIFIN Announces Next-Generation Revenue Cycle Management with RPM 9 to Help Laboratories Improve Revenue, Patient Engagement and Reporting During Unprecedented Market Disruption

| December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

RPM 9 extends XIFIN leadership over laboratory billing solutions for both in-house and outsource clients with new automated workflows to maximize cash collection, real-time and mobile business intelligence, built-in reporting packages for PAMA and FASB requirements, enhanced patient and physician portals and industry’s best-in-class high-availability environment.  XIFIN, Inc., the healthcare information technology company revolutionizing the […]

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Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution Among 12 Most Important Health Innovations of the Year

| November 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

It is that time of year again to celebrate the scientific discoveries and innovations as reviewed by different organizations and publications. Among this year’s Popular Science top health innovations of 2017 is Philips’ IntelliSite Pathology Solution (PIPS) for collaborative diagnostics. The publication wrote: “Pathology is a frustratingly analog branch of medicine. Pathologists must slice, stain, and […]

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United States Patent and Trademark Office Awards ‘On-Demand Digital Pathology’ Trademark Registration to OptraSCAN

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

OptraSCAN is proud to announce its trademark award of ‘On-Demand Digital Pathology’ as it disrupts the market with solutions to accelerate the adoption of digital pathology. OptraSCAN is working to eliminate the barriers of adopting digital pathology no matter the size of the pathology lab, the lab’s throughput or global location. By introducing an affordable […]

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