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New Articles Published in Journal of Pathology Informatics

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pathology informatics essentials for residents: A flexible informatics curriculum linked to accreditation council for graduate medical education milestones Walter H Henricks, Donald S Karcher, James H Harrison, John H Sinard, Michael W Riben, Philip J Boyer, Sue Plath, Arlene Thompson, Liron Pantanowitz J Pathol Inform 2016, 7:27 (6 July 2016) [ABSTRACT]   [HTML FULL TEXT]   [PDF]   […]

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Pathologists Often Disagree on Biopsy Findings

I thought we covered this more than a year ago but a recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine with an accompanying editorial and an article written by Troy Brown, RN on Medscape, there has been some additional dissection of the data from what is being called the “B-path (Breast Pathology) Study”. Many readers […]

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Whole Slide Imaging Safe for Kidney Biopsy Reads

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

A group of authors, including several of a multi-center collaboration called Nephrotic Syndrome Study Network (NEPTUNE) recently published a concordance study looking at inter- and intraobserver concordance for interpretation of kidney biopsies. The study was recently published in Modern Pathology. Their findings highlighted in the abstract below show high concordance with standardization of reporting in kidney […]

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Faxitron Makes A Splash at USCAP

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Some time has passed since the learning and social marathon that is USCAP has concluded and more time will pass before I can do a full review of the commercial activities from the exhibit floor in Seattle. That being said, one of the companies that stands out in my mind as having a strong presence […]

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PathXL Reports Record Financial Year Results

| March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Results such as these and growth in users of digital pathology with software continue to highlight the digital pathology market landscape that makes a couple of points: The value proposition is about software and continues to highlight the value of what is done with a digital pathology image once a slide is digitized. A scanner […]

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Moonshot Hits A Wall

| February 17, 2016 | 3 Comments

I saw an article late last month before the ink was dry on the Executive Order and budget increase requests citing “the Vice President’s call for a cancer moonshot has struck a deep nerve in the research community as scientists blame the entrenched medical establishment for hoarding the data needed to make breakthroughs”. Apparently, earlier […]

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New Articles in Journal of Pathology Informatics

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Quantitative nucleic features are effective for discrimination of intraductal proliferative lesions of the breast Masatoshi Yamada, Akira Saito, Yoichiro Yamamoto, Eric Cosatto, Atsushi Kurata, Toshitaka Nagao, Ayako Tateishi, Masahiko Kuroda J Pathol Inform 2016, 7:1 (29 January 2016) ABSTRACT HTML FULL TEXT PDF Mobile HTML Full text EPub How can we improve Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education to […]

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Further Rejection of Null Hypothesis: Digital Pathology Equal to Glass Slides

| December 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Since the inception of commercially available whole slide imaging systems more than 15 years ago, a necessary requirement has been to prove that diagnoses made using DP alone are equal to or better than conventional glass slides (GS) that have been used for at 10 times longer to care for patients. That is to say, […]

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WSJ: The Doctor the NFL Tried to Silence

| November 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jeanne Marie Laskas of The Wall Street Journal recently published an excellent story about Dr. Bennet Omalu, the neuropathologist who published “Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in a National Football League Player” and the NFL’s response to his publication and his conclusions.  His humble beginnings, hard work, dedication and subsequently his fight for what he believed in following […]

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Pigeons to Replace Pathologists in Diagnosing Benign from Malignant Tumors

| November 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

With all the hype and worry over a pathologist shortage in the coming decade, investigators from California, Iowa and Georgia decided to take action and train pigeons to become pathologists. It turns out that pigeons and pathologists are very similar in many ways but are less expensive to recruit and retain, have a higher reproductive […]

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Register Now for Digital Pathology Conference in San Francisco and Save

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fourth Annual Digital Pathology Transforming Medicine in a Digital World March 7-9, 2016   |   Moscone North Convention Center   |   San Francisco, CA Part of the 23rd Annual Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference Triconference.com/Digital-Pathology Early Bird Deadline this Friday for CHI’s Fourth Annual Digital Pathology Conference Join 3,000+ Informatics, Diagnostics, Clinical and Oncology Researchers in San Francisco  The Fourth […]

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Update on Telecytopathology

| September 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Re-posted from CAP TODAY: There is a growing body of literature referencing the uses of telecytopathology in clinical care. Telecytopathology (TCP) is the interpretation of cytopathology material at a distance using digital images. Although there is a long history of attempts at implementing TCP for broad clinical use, it still has limited, but important applications […]

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Recent Articles Published in Journal of Pathology Informatics

| September 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

A conceptual model for translating omic data into clinical action Timothy M Herr, Suzette J Bielinski, Erwin Bottinger, Ariel Brautbar, Murray Brilliant, Christopher G Chute, Joshua Denny, Robert R Freimuth, Andrea Hartzler, Joseph Kannry, Isaac S Kohane, Iftikhar J Kullo, Simon Lin, Jyotishman Pathak, Peggy Peissig, Jill Pulley, James Ralston, Luke Rasmussen, Dan Roden, Gerard […]

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Webinar from PathXL: New Study on NSCLC Published – Register Now!

| August 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webinar: New Study on NSCLC published – Join the discussion The discovery and clinical application of molecular biomarkers in solid tumors, increasingly relies on nucleic acid extraction from FFPE tissue sections and subsequent molecular profiling. This, in turn, requires the pathological review of H&E stained slides, to ensure sample quality, tumor DNA sufficiency by visually estimating the […]

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