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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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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, […]

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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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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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Media Release: Roche to acquire Viewics, Inc. to provide data-driven lab business analytics and add further digital capabilities along the laboratory value chain

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Basel, 17 November 2017 • The Viewics solution allows for efficient integration of big data from a variety of IT systems in the laboratory and beyond, pioneering a new way in extracting, cleansing, transforming and augmenting data. • Executive, financial, operational, technical, and laboratory roles gain comprehensive insights, enabling data-driven decisions that improve laboratory processes […]

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Global Good and Motic Introduce Breakthrough AI-Powered Digital Scanning System to Fight Malaria Using Motic EasyScan Techology

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Combining Motic’s digital slide scanner technology with machine learning, EasyScan GO automatically and accurately detects malaria parasites within minutes, providing vital support to microscopists and enabling effective tracking of the mutating disease through standardized diagnoses. The future of quality automated malarial diagnosis begins now.   Xiamen, China and Bellevue, Washington – Nov. 14, 2017 – […]

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Remote Medical Technologies Participating at ASC 65th Annual Scientific Meeting

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Remote Medical Technologies (RMT) will be exhibiting new advancements in their telecytology solution at the American Society of Cytopathology’s (ASC) 2017 65th Annual Scientific Meeting being held in Phoenix, Arizona on November 11th and 12th. The most mobile telecytology technology on the market, RMT will be demonstrating the recently unveiled RMTConnect™ application for iOS. This […]

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ContextVision Broadens Digital Pathology Advisory Board

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

STOCKHOLM – November 8, 2017 – ContextVision, a medical technology company specializing in image analysis and artificial intelligence, has added new members to its advisory board for DESUTO, a Eurostar sponsored research program within digital pathology. Professor Junya Fukuoka of the Department of Pathology in Nagasaki and Professor Fredrik Pontén of Uppsala University have both joined the […]

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Treasure Maps of Tissues – Navigating Multi-channel Fluorescence Images

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Imagine navigating yourself in a city not familiar to you using a map that shows only terrain features without any other important layers of information on the urban environment. If you are extremely lucky, you might end up finding the restaurant you had booked for a dinner. Similarly, a histological section could be considered as […]

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Inspirata’s Digital Pathology Cockpit Goes Live at The Ohio State University’s James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thirteen pathologists who volunteered to be “early adopters” are now using the new digital pathology cockpit to manage and review whole slide images of anatomic pathology slides. Columbus, Ohio, November 7, 2017 – Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today that it has deployed the first group of its digital pathology […]

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Cancer ‘Big Data’ and Health Information Technology Expert, Joshua Mann, Joins Inspirata as Vice President for its Cancer Information Data Trust (CIDT) Program

| October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tampa, FL, October 23, 2017/Globe Newswire – Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today that Joshua (Josh) Mann recently joined the company as Vice President, Cancer Information Data Trust (CIDT) Program. In this capacity, he will be responsible for aligning the CIDT business strategy with systems design and data flow, […]

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Inspirata to Present and Exhibit at the Fall Symposium of Cancer Informatics for Cancer Centers (CI4CC)

| October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Inspirata’s SVP of Cancer Informatics, Trevor Heritage, PhD, will present an overview of the company’s big data cancer initiative that has its origin in pathology and diagnostic images. La Jolla, CA, October 23, 2017/Globe Newswire – Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today that it will be exhibiting at the […]

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