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XIFIN Highlights Flaws in CMS 2018 Draft PAMA Pricing

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rate Setting Not Market-based and Circumvents Legislative Intent SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — XIFIN, Inc., the healthcare information technology company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics, has conducted an initial review of the draft laboratory rates published on Sept. 22 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for 2018 clinical laboratory tests under the Protecting Access […]

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Register Now for API Digital Pathology Workshop at Henry Ford Hospital

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

API Digital Pathology Workshop – Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 12/8/17 – 12/9/17 Workshop Summary This workshop is the first in a planned continuing series of hospital-based, practical workshops focused on digital pathology. Short, didactic lectures by national experts will be punctuated by round-table discussions including vendor representatives. Topics covered will include the development of […]

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Is the Pen Mightier Than the Scalpel?

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Although a surgeon’s goal is to remove cancer in its entirety during excision surgery, achieving negative margins (absence of cancer cells at the outer edge of the excised tumor specimen) can be challenging. To facilitate intraoperative diagnosis, Zhang et al. from multiple institutions in Texas developed a handheld pen-like device that rapidly identifies the molecular profile of […]

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Register Now for Philips Digital Pathology US Roadshow – Orlando and San Diego Coming Soon

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Recognizing the need for further education on the topic of digital pathology, specifically with the recent approval of Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution for primary diagnostics, Philips is organizing a US roadshow, visiting 7 cities in 2017, to educate pathologists on digital pathology. Register now for the Orlando or San Diego locations! Learn all about Digital Transformation in […]

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Neagen and Visiopharm Announce New Technical Integration Between Image Analysis and PACS to Meet Demands from Pathologists

| September 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Workflow, workflow, workflow has been a laboratory mantra for decades. Lean engineering principles, risk reduction, patient safety and efficiencies in every step. And for almost as long it has been recognized in digital pathology that workflow would need to be improved, particularly in “open” systems where best-of-breed may be implemented rather than “closed” systems. One […]

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Where Have all the Informaticists Gone?

| September 6, 2017 | 1 Comment

On a boat on one or more likely all three of the rivers that course through Pittsburgh, circa 1997, as a medical intern I met several folks who were the recognized leaders in pathology informatics. In the years that followed, between other “APIII” meetings as they were then called – “Anatomic Pathology Informatics, Imaging and […]

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Whole Slide Imaging: The importance of image quality in moving from qualitative to quantitative results

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 10AM EDT | 3PM BST | 4PM CEST Duration: 30 minutes Whole slide imaging technology produces images that simultaneously provide high resolution, wide field observation, and can encompass the entire sample, extending high resolution imaging far beyond any single field of view.  This webcast will review the technology methods available as […]

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Pathology and Our Societies Need to Evolve

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Over the past 20+ years I have had the good fortune of attending dozens of national meetings hosted by organizations and societies outside of the pathology field. Going to medical school in Chicago offered medical students in the city the opportunity to attend large gynecology, pediatric, surgery and internal medicine meetings, not to mention their […]

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Artificial Intelligence is Aiding Pathologists

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Several artificial intelligence systems are appearing within the laboratory marketplace aimed at aiding the pathologist in making faster and more accurate decisions in relation to disease diagnosis. One area where artificial intelligence and machine learning are set to make an impact is with the detection of cancer. This is a big step-change, considering that for […]

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Proscia Provides Agilent Technologies with Digital Pathology Platform for Interactive Version of the Dako Atlas of Stains

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

BALTIMORE, MD — AUGUST 30, 2017 — Proscia Inc, a data solutions provider for digital pathology, today announced that Agilent Pathology Solutions, a division of Agilent Technologies (NYSE: A), has released a new online interactive version of its Dako Atlas of Stains powered by Proscia’s digital pathology platform. Pathologists around the world have depended on the printed and PDF version […]

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New Image Sharing Platform Anyslide Opens up Digital Pathology to Everyone

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Munich, August 31 st , 2017 — microDimensions launches new cloud-based image sharing and collaboration platform, helping to overcome some of the major hurdles on the way to digital pathology. Digital Pathology is happening. While the advantages are evident and experts already predict a new generation of pathologists, only few laboratories and institutes have started planning and investing in […]

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Philips Successfully Digitizes Two Pathology Labs in Austria

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Philips supports global transformation of pathology with two new fully digitized labs in Austria With availability for primary diagnostic use in North-America, Europe and Asia, Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution is helping labs worldwide to improve the efficiency and quality of cancer diagnostics Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, […]

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Explore the Use of Advanced VirtualMultiplexing™ in Our Upcoming Live Webinar!

| August 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

This September we are offering the choice of two dates to attend our sought-after webinar, learn more and register for your preferred slot below! Advanced VirtualMultiplexing™                                                                                                     Presenter: Dr. Regan Baird Session 1: 14th September 2017 16:30 CET | 10:30 AM EDT | 7:30 AM PDT Session 2: 26 September 2017 20:00 CET | 2:00 PM […]

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Philips Digital Pathology Introduces US Roadshow

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Recognizing the need for further education on the topic of digital pathology, specifically with the recent approval of Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution for primary diagnostics, Philips is organizing a US roadshow, visiting 7 cities in 2017, to educate pathologists on digital pathology. The first stop on the roadshow is Houston on August 29th followed by Chicago […]

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