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OptraSCAN Digital Pathology Launches Fluorescent Whole Slide Imaging Scanner at MMTC 2017, as Part of its On-Demand Model

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fluorescent whole slide imaging for pathologists, neuroscientists and cellular biologists SUNNYVALE, CA — OptraSCAN announces today it has launched a Fluorescent Whole Slide Imaging scanner for fluorescence microscopy at Molecular Med Tri Conference (MMTC) in San Francisco, as part of its On-Demand Subscription model for molecular pathologists, neuroscientists and cell biologists. OptraSCAN is exhibiting its […]

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Trevor Heritage Joins Inspirata as Senior Vice President of Cancer Informatics

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dr. Heritage is widely recognized for his work in the development of informatics systems for drug and performance chemical discovery, translational and personalized medicine, and pharmaceutical product development. San Francisco, CA, February 21, 2017  – Cancer diagnostics workflow solution provider Inspirata, Inc., is pleased to announce that Dr. Trevor Heritage has joined its executive team to […]

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XIFIN Executives to Present Sessions on Collaborative Diagnostic Workflows and Novel Diagnostic Technologies at 24th International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

XIFIN Inc., the healthcare information technology company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics, will co-present a session with the University of Chicago on collaborative diagnostic workflows at the Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Fifth Annual Digital Pathology conference, a track at the 24th International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference being held February 20-22 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. David […]

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Proscia Partners with Samsung Medical Center to Research Predictive Medicine in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Baltimore, MD — Proscia Inc., a data solutions provider for digital pathology, and Samsung Medical Center, South Korea’s preeminent clinical and biomedical research institute, today announced a partnership focused on developing tools that enable predictive medicine in the fight against cancer. The goal of the collaboration is to leverage mathematical oncology and novel deep-learning approaches to provide […]

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Different Sides of the Pond

| February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Great story in The Pathologist entitled “An Ocean Apart” — How pathology differs on either side of the Atlantic – and how it doesn’t by Michael Schubert What exactly is a boot? Or a biscuit? Or a chip? If you pictured part of a car, a sweet treat, and a French fry, you may be […]

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Trump Says ACA May Not Be Replaced Until Next Year

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Politico (2/5, Palmieri) reports that in an interview with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly which aired before the Super Bowl, President Trump “walked back his recent vow that Obamacare would be replaced in short order,” saying that “the process is ‘complicated’ and ‘maybe it’ll take till sometime into next year.’” Trump said, “It statutorily takes a […]

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Breast Imaging Company MammoLink℠ Rings in the New Year with Bold Predictions

| January 31, 2017 | 1 Comment

This looks interesting.  Wonder if this will generate more mammograms, more abnormal mammograms and more breast biopsies with potential to detect disease at an earlier stage. Does sound like a bold prediction putting the technology at point of care in primary care and ob-gyn offices.  Startup breast imaging company, MammoLink℠, is improving breast cancer screening by […]

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Understanding Reimbursement Changes in the U.S. and What They Mean to Your Anatomic Pathology (AP) Laboratory

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Save your spot to learn more about the effects of reimbursement changes in the US on the anatomic pathology market and in your laboratory You are invited to our next complimentary webinar – January 24, 2017 Understanding Reimbursement Changes in the U.S. and What They Mean to Your Anatomic Pathology (AP) Laboratory The United States […]

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Liquid Biopsies About to Get a Billion Dollar Boost

| January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Grail, a company that aims to use a blood test to spot cancer, has announced a massive round of funding for its experimental approach. A billion dollars sounds like a lot of money. But when your ambitions are as big as the cancer-detection startup Grail Bio’s are, it might not be enough. As CEO and […]

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Join Dr. Bas Hulsken’s Webinar to Discover the Benefits of an Open Pathology Platform

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tuesday, January 24th 2017 4.00 PM – 5.00 PM GMT Since the development of modern anatomical pathology as a medical discipline in the 19th Century it has been uniquely bound to the location of the specimen, requiring direct (microscopic) inspection of the biopsy. Today, digital pathology is breaking those bonds, allowing the practice of anatomical pathology […]

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Applied Spectral Imaging Announces Its GenASIs Applications Comply with CE-IVD Requirements with the IQFISH Lung Cancer Panel on Dako Omnis of Agilent Technologies Inc

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Carlsbad, CA – January 11, 2017 – Applied Spectral Imaging (ASI) announced today that its GenASIsTM  applications comply with CE-IVD requirements under the European Directive on In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices, for automated analysis with the IQFISH lung cancer panel on Dako Omnis (comprising of ALK, ROS1, RET and MET IQFISH probes) of Agilent Technologies […]

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Patients Protest at Medical Conference

| December 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

It has been said there are only two certainties in life – death and taxes. Actually, there are a few more. The annual ASCO meeting always takes place during the first week of June, the annual RSNA meeting happens the week after Thanksgiving. The annual ASH meeting and the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) […]

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OptraSCAN Announces CLOUDPath LIMS as Part of its On-Demand Digital Pathology Solutions Suite on the Salesforce App Exchange the World’s Leading Enterprise Apps Marketplace

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

SUNNYVALE, CA — OptraSCAN, Inc. today announced the availability of CLOUDPathTM, a part of the On-Demand Digital Pathology Solutions Suite, to be launched on the Salesforce AppExchange, providing a highly affordable, secure, cloud-enabled LIMS app for customers using the Salesforce Health Cloud. Built on the Salesforce App Cloud, CLOUDPathTM is currently available on the App […]

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Cancer Moonshot Initiative Grounded

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Previous posts on this matter referenced that even with the funding proposed in the hundreds of millions dollars (estimated $750 million proposal) a lot more would be required. I believe one critic I referenced said that even with that amount of funding, if approved, wouldn’t “get us off the ground” when it came to this […]

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