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Inspirata’s Digital Pathology Solution Supports 1st Digital Primary Diagnosis in U.S.

| March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

This historic accomplishment marks the first time digital pathology has gone beyond Research Use Only (RUO) in the U.S. Vancouver, BC, March 19, 2018/Globe Newswire – Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today that its workflow solution-as-a-service supported the first-ever 100 percent digital read used to render a primary diagnosis […]

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Special Book Discount! Tissue Phenomics: Profiling Cancer Patients for Treatment Decisions

| March 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Just announced, we would like to offer an exclusive 20% discount to Tissue Pathology readers, which would include free international shipping as well! Use this Tissue Pathology reader link to order the Tissue Phenomics book and use this special code at checkout: “PAN01” For more information on the book, please visit Just another perk to reading […]

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Israeli AI Cancer Startup Lands $5 Million

| March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the latest round of AI funding, Israeli startup, Nucleai raised $5 million in seed round led by Vertex Ventures Israel and Grove Ventures Capital (GP) Ltd. Nucleai, a Tel Aviv-based startup, is developing an AI pathology system to help pathologists in the job. Tel Aviv-based Nucleai Ltd. announced on Monday it completed a $5 […]

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AI Can Diagnose Heart Disease and Lung Cancer More Accurately Than Doctors

| February 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

A pair of recently developed AI systems can diagnose lung cancer and heart disease more accurately than human doctors. These AIs have the potential to save billions of dollars and countless lives if widely adopted. Improved Diagnosis Artificial intelligence (AI) has already proven useful in the healthcare industry, and now, two newly developed AI diagnostics systems […]

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Daily Biopsy Diagnosis in Surgical Pathology: Concordance Between Light Microscopy and Whole-Slide Imaging in Real-Life Conditions

| February 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Irène Villa PhD, Marie-Christine Mathieu MD, Jacques Bosq MD, Anne Auperin PhD, Jean-François Pomerol PhD, Magali Lacroix-Triki MD PhD, Jean-Yves Scoazec MD PhD, Peggy Dartigues MD American Journal of Clinical Pathology, aqx161, Published: 14 February 2018 Abstract The current challenge for the various digital whole-slide imaging (WSI) systems is to be definitively validated for diagnostic purposes. We […]

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Paige.AI Lands $25 Million Series A Financing and 25 Million Slides from Memorial Sloan Kettering

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

25 million slides in an exclusive relationship with MSK and 25 million dollars in funding are some big numbers.  Paige.AI, a new company focused on revolutionizing clinical diagnosis and treatment in oncology through use of artificial intelligence (AI), recently announced two major milestones: Paige.AI signed a comprehensive license agreement with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) to gain […]

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ACLA Files Lawsuit Challenging CMS Implementation of PAMA

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

As reported by GenomeWeb among many media outlets, in an anticipated move, the American Clinical Laboratory Association filed a lawsuit last Monday against Acting Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services Eric Hargan, challenging the process by which the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services set prices for laboratory tests under the Protecting Access to […]

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SPOT CytoXpress™ Makes ROSE Consults Cost Effective

| December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The CAP Cytopathology Committee found telepathology was the only cost effective method for ROSE (Rapid On-Site Evaluation) support of FNA/EBUS procedures: You can use your own microscope! Consult with your Pathologist remotely and get reimbursed! SPOT Imaging’s CytoXpress™ lets your clinician or technologist transmit a live interactive image stream directly to your computer eliminating the […]

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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 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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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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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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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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