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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 – 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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The Future of Anatomic Pathology – 2 Possible Outcomes and More

| January 31, 2017 | 2 Comments

allthingspath.com had a recent interesting post on 2 possible outcomes for anatomic pathology at some point in the future of anatomic pathology.  One scenario is related to whole slide imaging and the other one is related to in vivo microscopy.  We are asked – Which one of these prevails? In my opinion, both.  There will […]

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Digital Pathology Enhances Cancer Diagnostics

| January 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nice article by Dr. Anil Parwani, Professor of Pathology and Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, where he also serves as the Vice Chair of Anatomic Pathology as well as Director of Pathology Informatics and Digital Pathology Shared Resources. He also serves on the USCAP Education Committee and on the board of […]

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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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Whose Image Is It?

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Earlier this week, Simon Häger, Product Manager, Sectra Digital Pathology Solution wrote a nice reflection/opinion piece on Sectra’s website entitled “Who Can Claim Ownership of a Pathology Image?” Simon reflects on “single vendor” or “end-to-end” versus “best of breed” approach. I find the arguments to be compelling for looking at one approach compared to the other […]

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Mikroscan Collaborates With Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to Develop Next-Generation Image Analysis Tools

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Research agreement creates academic collaboration to develop deep learning tools for rapid onsite evaluation of adequacy (ROSEA) December 1, 2016 Mikroscan Technologies, maker of affordable desktop real-time telemicroscopy solutions, announces a research agreement with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to develop automated cytology analysis tools for ROSEA. The research will be led by Johns […]

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ARUP Laboratories and Applied Spectral Imaging Announce a Multi-Year Strategic Collaboration to Standardize Image Analysis for Digital Pathology Workflows

| November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Carlsbad, CA. – November 22, 2016 – Applied Spectral Imaging (ASI) announced today that they have entered into a collaboration with ARUP Laboratories to facilitate the development and commercialization of advanced digital pathology solutions enhancing workflow efficiencies and simplifying the management and accessibility of clinical data. This collaboration will bring to pathology, cytogenetics, and research […]

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Multi-Center Clinical Validation Study by Philips to be Submitted to FDA in Support of Expanded Indications for Use for Philips IntelliSite Digital Pathology Solution in the U.S.

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Great news from Philips who announced on October 21st their completion of a glass versus digital concordance study to be submitted to FDA.  The press release mentions 2,000 cases with approximately 16,000 reads. The press release goes on to say that the final discordance rate was 1%. Philips will submit the results of the study along […]

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Remote Medical Technologies Proves Real-Time, Dynamic Telecytology is the Way of the Future

| October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The iMedHD2™ Mobile Cart-Based Telepathology Solution provides distinct live, dynamic, imaging performance, and cost-effective sustainability for decision-making confidence. Melville, New York (PRWEB) October 11, 2016 — Remote Medical Technologies (RMT), the leader in state–of-the-art, high definition dynamic telemedicine solutions, is pleased to announce its participation in the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) 2016 Annual Scientific […]

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Telepathology at University College London Hospitals

| October 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Pathologist has a recent article discussing the use of telepathology for remote neuropathology cases provided from a central site with 2 other hospitals.  The article is written by Dr. Sebastian Brandner who is a Professor of Neuropathology at the University College London Institute of Neurology and Head of the Division of Neuropathology and honorary consultant neuropathologist […]

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OptraSCAN Digital Pathology Launches 120-Slide Whole Slide Imaging Scanner as Part of its On-Demand Subscription-Based Model

| August 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

High throughput whole slide imaging for Digital Pathology via an affordable monthly subscription without a capital expense SUNNYVALE, CA — OptraSCAN announces it has launched its 120-slide Whole Slide Imaging scanner as part of its On-Demand Subscription model to affordably automate Digital Pathology. High-throughput users of Digital Pathology can now access On-Demand Digital Pathology using […]

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Computers Trounce Pathologists in Predicting Lung Cancer Type, Severity

| August 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

I love headlines such as these. First it was “Pigeons to Replace Pathologists in Diagnosing Benign from Malignant Tumors” now it is actual computer algorithms that get it right more times than and more so than ordinary surgical pathologists! Actually, I hope the pigeons do not get any more accurate but I do think that […]

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Pathology 2.0 Comes of Age: Recommendations for Protecting Privacy While Motivating Education

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

There is an interesting article in this month’s AMA Journal of Ethics by Drs. Crane and Gardner on the use of pathology images in social media. The authors introduce the article in their abstract as “There is a rising interest in the use of social media by pathologists. However, the use of pathology images on […]

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