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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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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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Scan, Store. and Share Your Slides with Ease – ViewsIQ Launches Panoptiq 4 at USCAP 2017

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Having a digital slide is only half the story. With Panoptiq, you can quickly scan your slide with your existing microscope, upload it to our cloud-based portal, and instantly share it with your colleagues. Collaborations are made easy with the ability to include case notes and other modality images to your slide, which can be […]

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OptraSCAN Digital Pathology Launches On-Demand Image Analysis Suite at USCAP 2017

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Affordable and scanner agnostic image analysis solutions utilizing artificial intelligence for colorimetric and morphometric analysis for oncology, neuroscience and toxicological pathology SUNNYVALE, CA–(BUSINESS WIRE)—OptraSCAN, Inc. today announced the launch of its next generation, On-Demand suite of image analysis software for digital pathology, which includes OptraASSAYSTM, CARDSTM and OptraPROCESSTM. The image analysis suite supports both individual, […]

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Inspirata Announces the Completion of the Largest Ever Single-Site Deployment of Digital Pathology Imaging Devices

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

The new Scan Facility at James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio is part of a comprehensive and long-term cancer diagnostics workflow solution that Inspirata began implementing this year. San Antonio, TX, March 6, 2017 – Cancer diagnostics workflow solution provider Inspirata, Inc., announced today that it has completed the largest single-site deployment of Whole Slide Image […]

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Philips and LabPON Plan to Create World’s Largest Pathology Database of Annotated Tissue Images for Deep Learning

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Best, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) and LabPON, the first clinical laboratory to  transition to 100% histopathology digital diagnosis, today announced its plans to create a digital database of massive aggregated sets of annotated pathology images and big data utilizing Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution1. The database will provide pathologists with a […]

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Philips Introduces New Digital Solutions and Services to Advance Pathology at the 2017 USCAP Annual Meeting

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

San Antonio TX, USA – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) recently announced upcoming additions to its portfolio of pathology solutions as part of its presence at the 2017 USCAP Annual Meeting. At the Philips booth (#202), USCAP attendees will experience a broadened portfolio of computational pathology and digital pathology solutions and services that extend […]

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Fimmic Launches Deep Learning AI Analytics on Their Next-Generation WebMicroscope® Cloud Platform

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Helsinki, Finland, 1st March, 2017 – Fimmic, a company developing intelligent, cloud-based software solutions for digital microscopy announces the launch of their next-generation WebMicroscope Deep Learning Platform at USCAP 2017 in March 6-8. Fimmic’s unique cloud platform brings state-of the-art Deep Learning AI based image analysis to the fingertips of every pathologist or researcher, no […]

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Trevor Heritage Joins Inspirata as Senior Vice President of Cancer Informatics

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dr. Heritage is widely recognized for his work in the development of informatics systems for drug and performance chemical discovery, translational and personalized medicine, and pharmaceutical product development. San Francisco, CA, February 21, 2017  – Cancer diagnostics workflow solution provider Inspirata, Inc., is pleased to announce that Dr. Trevor Heritage has joined its executive team to […]

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Slidematch™ now features Alignment of Brightfield and Fluorescence Whole Slide Images

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Munich, 20 February 2017 — microDimensions launches a new version of its high precision whole slide alignment software Slidematch. With the new version users can align digital whole slide images from consecutive sections in brightfield and fluorescence mode, e.g. for the evaluation of the HER2 status of cancer patients.  While brightfield images (e.g. stained in […]

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Join Dr. Bas Hulsken’s Webinar to Discover the Benefits of an Open Pathology Platform

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tuesday, January 24th 2017 4.00 PM – 5.00 PM GMT Since the development of modern anatomical pathology as a medical discipline in the 19th Century it has been uniquely bound to the location of the specimen, requiring direct (microscopic) inspection of the biopsy. Today, digital pathology is breaking those bonds, allowing the practice of anatomical pathology […]

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Applied Spectral Imaging Announces Its GenASIs Applications Comply with CE-IVD Requirements with the IQFISH Lung Cancer Panel on Dako Omnis of Agilent Technologies Inc

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Carlsbad, CA – January 11, 2017 – Applied Spectral Imaging (ASI) announced today that its GenASIsTM  applications comply with CE-IVD requirements under the European Directive on In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices, for automated analysis with the IQFISH lung cancer panel on Dako Omnis (comprising of ALK, ROS1, RET and MET IQFISH probes) of Agilent Technologies […]

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You’re Invited to Indica Labs’ West Coast Quantitative Pathology and User Group Meeting

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Indica Labs would like to formally invite you to our West Coast Quantitative Pathology and User Meeting which will be held on Wednesday January 25th, 2017 at the Bentley Reserves in San Francisco, California from 1 – 5 PM. Customer presenters representing diverse organizations,including biotech, and academic medical centers across the United States will discuss […]

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The Seven Pitfalls of Whole Slide Scanning

| January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Introduction The practice of pathology is entering a period of broad adoption of digital workflows, as near real-time access to “digital slides” offers opportunities to greatly improve clinical outcomes and accelerate research. As Liron Pantanowitz, Professor of Pathology and Biomedical Informatics at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center recently described, digital pathology offers benefits with respect […]

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