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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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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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Health Insurers Making It Tougher for Clinical Lab and Pathology Test Claims to Get Paid: Steps to Help Labs with Patient Billing, Out-of-Network Claims, Brutal Audits, and Use of Contract Sales Reps

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pathology Webinars, LLC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Chris Garcia chris@pathologywebinars.com   AUSTIN, Texas (November 28, 2017) Getting paid for lab test claims is becoming the #1 issue for the nation’s clinical laboratories and pathology groups. Private health insurers and Medicare contractors are enacting harsh requirements, causing a growing proportion of lab test claims to […]

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Pathology Webinars Presents: How to Prepare Your Lab for 2018: Essential Insights into New Payer Challenges with Lab Audits, Patient Billing, Out-of-Network Claims, and Heightened Scrutiny of Lab Sales Practices

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Join the webinar, Wednesday Dec. 6th, 2017 – Register Now Early bird ends Tuesday, Nov. 28! This webinar will give you the right strategies to save your lab thousands in penalties, compliance costs, and other revenue hits, and sets you on the right path to a profitable 2018! Government and private health plans are taking a […]

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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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At the Corner of Happy and Healthy

| November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

I started writing about my brush with sudden cardiac death this Summer. Since then, modern medicine has kept me reading (pathology slides) and writing (a pathology blog). See: The Clinic Door (http://tissuepathology.com/2017/09/26/the-clinic-door-chapter-1-the-beginning/#axzz4z8CAySi4) and the subsequent part for a quick review of the start of things. One of the major facets of my treatment has been […]

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OptraSCAN Webinar December 7: International and Domestic Second Opinion Consultation through Digital Pathology

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

OPTRASCAN INVITES YOU TO ITS WEBINAR International and Domestic Second Opinion Consultation through Digital Pathology Thursday, December 7th – 11:00 AM Register here: https://app.livestorm.co/optrascan/international-second-opinion-consultation-through-digital-pathology The increase in cancer rates, shortage of pathologists and limited resources in remote areas, create a global burden on the pathology system. In this webinar, we’ll discuss how the UCLA Health system […]

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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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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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Dark Daily Webinar: Tougher Lab Regulations and New Legal Issues in 2018: More Frequent Payer Audits, Problems with Contract Sales Reps, Increased Liability for CLIA Lab Directors, Proficiency Testing Violations, and More

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Join the webinar, Wednesday Nov. 8th – Register Now Attention clinical laboratory and pathology group execs: learn the steps you and your management team need to take NOW to mitigate risk and keep your lab organization financially strong! Looking forward into 2018, Medicare Part B clinical laboratory price cuts are not the only big story. […]

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The Clinic Door – Chapter 2: The Emergency Room

| November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

In my previous post (see The Clinic Door – Chapter 1: The Beginning) I mentioned becoming ill in August and my introduction to the healthcare system from the perspective of consumer rather than provider.  About a month down from the road from that post, I have had other experiences I hope to talk about but […]

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PathAI Lands $11M for Artificial Intelligence in Pathology

| November 3, 2017 | 1 Comment

Congratulations to Andy Beck and his team at PathAI. Investors continue to be very active at funding artificial intelligence (AI), particularly within healthcare applications and given the image intense nature of pathology, a perfect target for commercial applications. It is always exciting to watch when a physician can commercialize their ideas in companies, particularly if […]

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Japanese Researchers Say AI Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

New software built in Japan can detect bowel cancer in less than a second. The AI-powered system, built in Japan, was found to have a 94 percent accuracy rate, researchers claim. Who needs endoscopic skills or microscopy skills now for colorectal cancer screening? The system analysed more than 300 colorectal adenomas in 250 patients, taking less […]

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Physician Burnout: Is it Real and What is the Cause? Part 1

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

I don’t recall where I read it but I do recall when. In a page of a book written by a physician, he lamented there are three things that can change a person’s life forever (perhaps not in this order but as I recall it): Going to medical school, joining the Army and giving birth […]

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