RSSCategory: Informatics

Huron Digital Pathology Receives ISO 13485 Certification for Medical Device Quality Management

| January 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Huron Digital Pathology on this certification! Waterloo, Ontario, Canada – January 17, 2018 – Huron Digital Pathology announced today that it has earned ISO 13485:2003 certification from SAI Global. This certification indicates that the company’s quality management system complies with the requirements of ISO 13485:2003 for the design, manufacture, installation and servicing of […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Inspirata Acquires Toronto-based Artificial Intelligence In Medicine, Inc. (AIM) to Enhance its R&D in Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing

| January 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

The strategic acquisition enhances Inspirata’s R&D capability in Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing, enabling it to offer its clients advanced capabilities to extract cancer data from narrative text in clinical documents for better data analysis and reporting. Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced yesterday that it has acquired Toronto-based […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

XIFIN Taps FrontRunnerHC for Integrated Insurance Detection Within RPM 9 to Help Labs Maximize Reimbursement

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Best-of-breed solution and real-time integration drives return on investment for XIFIN RPM 9 customers seeking greater revenues and workflow efficiencies; average FrontRunnerHC customers realize nearly 40% increase in coverage discovery XIFIN, Inc., the healthcare information technology company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics, recently announced the company has teamed with FrontRunnerHC and integrated its PatientRemedi insurance discovery […]

Continue Reading

How AI and Deep Learning Will Address the Challenges of Pathologists

| December 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

According to the National Cancer Institute, approximately 40% of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetimes (reference below). Luckily, we are getting better and better at treating cancer and, in many instances, cancer is now regarded more as a chronic disease than deadly, resulting in regular check-ups and […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Digital Pathology Advancing Medicine to the Digital Age – Part of the 25th Annual Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference

| December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

February 12-14, 2018   |   Moscone South Convention Center   |   San Francisco, CA Triconference.com/Digital-Pathology Bristol-Myers Squibb and Genentech to Present on Benefits of Multiplex Immunohistochemistry at CHI’s Digital Pathology Conference in San Francisco Multiplexes IHC and Image Analysis in Immuno-Oncology Drug Development and Companion Diagnostics Michael C. Montalto, Ph.D., Executive Director, Translational Medicine, Bristol-Myers Squibb Conventional immunohistochemistry, […]

Continue Reading

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, […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading