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Philips and PathAI Team Up to Improve Breast Cancer Diagnosis Using Artificial Intelligence Technology in ‘Big Data’ Pathology Research

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and PathAI, a company that develops artificial intelligence technology for pathology, are collaborating with the aim to develop solutions that improve the precision and accuracy of routine diagnosis of cancer and other diseases. The partnership aims to build deep learning applications in computational pathology, […]

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German Shepherds to Replace Mammograms

| March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last week a loyal reader sent me a link to an article on Yahoo! that headlined “Dogs detect breast cancer from bandage: researchers” from a French news agency. The article goes on to report that specially trained German Shepherds could successfully detect breast cancer 100% of the time, being able to “recognise cancerous rags from […]

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“Academic” Tweeting – Is it “Academic” and Will it Be Recognized as Such?

| March 23, 2017 | 2 Comments

Dr. Bruce Friedman over at Lab Soft News has an interesting post today on “The “Why” and “How” of Academic Tweeting”. Many of you know that Bruce is widely considered the grandfather of pathology informatics, coining the term decades ago, envisioning organizations, societies, fellowships before many. He and Mike Becich are two people I would […]

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Adoption of Digital Pathology, Ford Model T and Electric Toothbrushes

| March 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Simon Häger, Product manager Sectra Digital Pathology Many pathology labs are currently switching from glass-based reviews using a microscope, to a computer-based workflow for reviewing digital images. This transition is particularly strong in the Scandinavian countries and the Netherlands. It is highly likely that most labs throughout these regions will be completely digital within […]

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Leica Biosystems and Leeds Hospital Establish Strategic Partnership to Provide Quantifiable Benefits of Digital Pathology

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

United Kingdom – Leica Biosystems and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust/University of Leeds recently announced that they have formalized a collaborative relationship on Digital Pathology (DP). Their collective goal is to demonstrate the substantial clinical and productivity benefits of deploying Digital Pathology on a large scale. To this end, Leeds has begun the full adoption of […]

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Visiopharm Announces Inaugural North America User Group Meeting

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Visiopharm is proud to announce our inaugural North America User Group Meeting, in collaboration with Pathology Informatics Summit, May 20th – May 21st 2017. The meeting will begin with a fun filled customer appreciation night, watching the Pirates at PNC Park from a World Series Suite, followed by a full day of scientific presentations and […]

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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 Digital Pathology Launches On-Demand Image Analysis Suite at USCAP 2017

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Affordable and scanner agnostic image analysis solutions utilizing artificial intelligence for colorimetric and morphometric analysis for oncology, neuroscience and toxicological pathology SUNNYVALE, CA–(BUSINESS WIRE)—OptraSCAN, Inc. today announced the launch of its next generation, On-Demand suite of image analysis software for digital pathology, which includes OptraASSAYSTM, CARDSTM and OptraPROCESSTM. The image analysis suite supports both individual, […]

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Inspirata Announces the Completion of the Largest Ever Single-Site Deployment of Digital Pathology Imaging Devices

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

The new Scan Facility at James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio is part of a comprehensive and long-term cancer diagnostics workflow solution that Inspirata began implementing this year. San Antonio, TX, March 6, 2017 – Cancer diagnostics workflow solution provider Inspirata, Inc., announced today that it has completed the largest single-site deployment of Whole Slide Image […]

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Philips and LabPON Plan to Create World’s Largest Pathology Database of Annotated Tissue Images for Deep Learning

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Best, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) and LabPON, the first clinical laboratory to  transition to 100% histopathology digital diagnosis, today announced its plans to create a digital database of massive aggregated sets of annotated pathology images and big data utilizing Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution1. The database will provide pathologists with a […]

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Corista Announces Platform Integration and Collaboration with Elsevier to Deliver Enhanced Digital Pathology Workflow

| March 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

DP3 Digital Pathology Platform now offers Instant Access to Elsevier’s ExpertPathTM image library Concord, MA — Corista, a leader in integrated pathology solutions, today announced its collaboration with Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. Corista will offer direct access to Elsevier’s ExpertPath(TM) and ImmunoQuery® from within the Pathology Dashboard(TM) of […]

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Inspirata, a Silver Sponsor and Exhibitor at USCAP 2017 in San Antonio, to Demonstrate its New Digital Pathology Consultation Portal and Cockpit Features

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Stop by booth #310 to learn about Inspirata’s Cancer Diagnostics Workflow Solution, Precision Medicine Platform and International Consultation Portal. Tampa, FL, March 3, 2017/PRWeb – Cancer diagnostics workflow solution provider Inspirata, Inc. is a Silver sponsor and exhibitor at the upcoming USCAP 2017 in San Antonio March 6-8. As part of the expo, Inspirata will […]

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Philips Introduces New Digital Solutions and Services to Advance Pathology at the 2017 USCAP Annual Meeting

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

San Antonio TX, USA – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) recently announced upcoming additions to its portfolio of pathology solutions as part of its presence at the 2017 USCAP Annual Meeting. At the Philips booth (#202), USCAP attendees will experience a broadened portfolio of computational pathology and digital pathology solutions and services that extend […]

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Fimmic Launches Deep Learning AI Analytics on Their Next-Generation WebMicroscope® Cloud Platform

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Helsinki, Finland, 1st March, 2017 – Fimmic, a company developing intelligent, cloud-based software solutions for digital microscopy announces the launch of their next-generation WebMicroscope Deep Learning Platform at USCAP 2017 in March 6-8. Fimmic’s unique cloud platform brings state-of the-art Deep Learning AI based image analysis to the fingertips of every pathologist or researcher, no […]

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