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PathAI Closes $60 Million in Series B Funding

| April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The value proposition of digital pathology is clear — artificial intelligence. This brings a total of $75.2 million raised by PathAI in 3 rounds. PathAI, a global provider of artificial intelligence-powered technology for pathology, announced today that it has raised $60 million in Series B funding. The round was led by new investor General Atlantic, […]

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Inspirata and Ohio State University Continue to Break Digital Pathology Barriers

| March 18, 2019 | 1 Comment

Editor’s Note 26 March 2019: 1 million plus slides and growing daily in Columbus, Ohio is reason to celebrate this milestone. It should also be recognized there are also large repositories outside of the US per reports to us and in the comment below that have 1 million plus slides as well. In particular, Sweden (Linköping) […]

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USCAP 2019 – Philips invites you to booth #801

| March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Be more productive with solutions that help you to work smarter. Digital and computational pathology can streamline your workflow and add intelligence for insightful decision-making. 100% digital case sign-out is possible today with the help of the Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution. Our full portfolio of computational pathology, education, research, and collaboration solutions can bring new […]

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2019 Outlook and Trends in Digital Pathology

| March 1, 2019 | 2 Comments

Digital pathology is evolving ever faster. Attila György, Sales Director at Grundium, a pioneer of personal slide imaging, talks about three key trends and looks into the future of digital pathology. Digital pathology is evolving from an occult ritual of a select few elders to a readily available commodity for all. The speed of development […]

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A Short Questionnaire – Researching a Growing Area of Focus

| January 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sent on behalf of research sponsor Dear Reader, We are a group of healthcare professionals researching the growth and need for digital pathology. We have created two short surveys to understand the adoption of digital pathology for two key use cases – frozen sections and connecting labs in a hub and spoke arrangement. Each survey […]

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Recent Articles Published in Journal of Pathology Informatics

| January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Parathyroid frozen section interpretation via desktop telepathology systems: A validation study Edward Chandraratnam, Leonardo D Santos, Shaun Chou, Jun Dai, Juan Luo, Syeda Liza, Ronald Y Chin J Pathol Inform 2018, 9:41 (3 December 2018) [ABSTRACT]   [HTML FULL TEXT]   [PDF]   [Mobile HTML Full text ]   [EPub] Interactive digital microscopy at the center for a cross-continent undergraduate pathology course in […]

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A Truck Driver, A Pathologist and A Patient Consultation

| November 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

Over the Summer, before a Breast Cancer Tumor Board meeting, the oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons and I were discussing “What if?” “What if you weren’t a surgical pathologist or a surgeon?” the radiation oncologist asked my surgical colleague and I. The surgeon responded he couldn’t imagine doing anything else (as we all said) but if […]

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DeePathology.ai — Bringing the Power of AI to Digital Pathology

| November 13, 2018 | 1 Comment

The folks over at DeePathology.ai were kind enough to reach out to me and share this news with our readers. Applications that solve real world problems for pathologists have, for the most part, been lacking in digital pathology that couldn’t be done in an analog world. Let’s face it. No “killer apps” as they were […]

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Greater Paris University Hospitals AP-HP and TRIBVN Healthcare Partner to Co-Develop a National Telepathology Platform

| November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

During the annual congress of the French Society of Pathology which is held from 5th to 8th November 2018 in Paris, Greater Paris University Hospitals AP-HP and TRIBVN Healthcare are pleased to announce a 5-year strategic partnership to develop and operate a National Telepathology Platform. The signature of this agreement on November 6 is a […]

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Paige.AI and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Relationship Raises Questions

| September 21, 2018 | 1 Comment

Paige.AI, a pathology artificial intelligence (AI) startup made some headlines yesterday in reference to its access to an archive of 25 million pathology slides at Memorial Sloan Kettering. The story was published by ProPublica yesterday. Back in February of this year, we shared a press release mentioning $25 million dollars in Series A funding and […]

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Interoperability Prolonged My Life

| August 31, 2018 | 1 Comment

A year ago tonight I received a phone call from my primary care physician, late on a Friday night, before a long 3-day holiday weekend. Can’t be good news I thought. The conversation went something like this: Dr. Feinberg: Dr. Kaplan, this is Dr. Feinberg. Me: Hello Doctor. Do what do I owe the honor […]

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Pathology 2.0 – Nine Years Later

| June 20, 2018 | 2 Comments

More than 10 years ago, in 2007, the College of American Pathologists Foundation, then being led by Dr. Mary Kass, a former president of the College, started, or essentially brought back “CAP Futurescape”. The idea was to have an intense 2-day meeting close to a major airport where people could fly in and out for […]

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ContextVision to Introduce Upcoming Digital Pathology Product – Exhibiting at ECDP 2018 in Helsinki

| May 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

ContextVision, a medical technology software company specializing in image analysis and artificial intelligence, is making their first appearance in the field of digital pathology at ECDP/NDP, the 14th European Congress on Digital Pathology and the 5th Nordic Symposium on Digital Pathology, May 29 to June 1. Here, they will be introducing their upcoming product INIFY™ […]

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Webinar | Using Whole Slide Imaging for Primary Diagnosis: An Implementation Journey and Future Directions

| May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the 16th century the microscope was first invented; this revolutionized the diagnosis of disease. Since then a lot has changed, most notably increasing use of technology which has transformed our lives and in particular within healthcare. Today pathology services are under mounting pressure to provide efficient and high-quality diagnoses with diagnostic workloads increasing in […]

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