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Digitizing Pathology? Don’t Create Another Silo

| September 26, 2016 | 1 Comment

Post courtesy of Simon Häger, Product Manager Sectra Digital Pathology Solution Pathology departments play a key role in cancer care, but are currently under enormous pressure and face great challenges. Over the past decade, pathology departments have not only been subject to increasing demands as a result of the growing number of cases, but have […]

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Inspirata Acquires Precision Medicine Network, Inc. and the ‘Crosswalk’ Platform to Bridge the Gap Between Digital Pathology and Molecular Oncology

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Crosswalk Insight™: Oncology” enhances Inspirata’s Digital Pathology Cockpit by providing access to Genomic Profiles, FDA-Approved Targeted Therapies, Immunotherapies and Clinical Trials to enable pathologists to make more precise diagnostic and therapeutic decisions. Tampa, FL, September 13, 2016 – Cancer diagnostics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata, Inc. announced today that it has acquired the assets […]

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QualityStar, Diagnostic Quality Assurance® PSO, First Anatomic Pathology QA Program To Attain Patient Safety Organization (PSO) Listing by HHS

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

DIAGNOSTIC QUALITY ASSURANCE® The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Assurance (AHRQ) has approved the Diagnostic Quality Assurance ® (DQA) listing as a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Diagnostic Quality Assurance® PSO is a component entity of QualityStar, LLC (www.qualitystar.net), and is the first […]

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Is Big Data Volume in Digital Pathology a Big Problem?

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Digital pathology comes with the promise of many advantages for the pathologists and fostering innovation in how pathology practices are transforming patient care. However, it will also contribute significantly to the healthcare data explosion within hospitals or pathology laboratories. To add a Whole Slide Imaging (WSI) scanner that can process 500 – 1000 slides a […]

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Pathology and Radiology Reports Recommend Correlation With Each Other, Endless Loop Ensues

| August 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of the Gomer Blog, a satirical medical news website created by a bunch of wannabe stand up comedians who ended up in healthcare. They roast every medical speciality, perhaps as an appreciation of what all of us does in our particular areas but I find the pathology ones particularly accurate and therefore funny. Laughter is good medicine. BOSTON, […]

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Inspirata, a Diamond Sponsor and Exhibitor at APC 2016, to Host a Panel of Industry Experts Discussing Overcoming the Barriers to Adopting Digital Pathology

| July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Showcasing its digital pathology cockpit and workflow solution in booth #4 at the Association of Pathology Chairs (APC) Annual Meeting in San Diego July 12th -15th, Inspirata also will be hosting a 2-hour expert panel on overcoming the barriers to digital pathology adoption. Tampa, FL, July 8, 2016/PRWeb – Cancer diagnostics and digital pathology workflow […]

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Inspirata Announces Digital Pathology Workflow Deployment at The Ohio State University

| July 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Big news today from Inspirata and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (OSUCCC) – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute laying out their goals for a comprehensive digital pathology solution to support clinical workflow operations.   Dr. Anil Parwani, Professor of Pathology, Vice Chair and Director of Anatomical Pathology and Director […]

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Protect Patients and Improve Productivity with CEREBRO Sample Tracking via WindoPath and NucleoLIS Integration

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Vista, CA – June 30, 2016 — Leica Biosystems, a global leader in automation and workflow solutions for anatomic pathology, announced the integration of Leica Biosystems CEREBRO Sample Tracking System with Psyche Systems’s WindoPath and NucleoLIS products. The aim of this collaboration is to increase the efficiency and quality of laboratory pathology services by reducing […]

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Unleash the Power of Digital Pathology

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Expand your knowledge & Make Connections Pathology Visions, the Digital Pathology Association’s annual conference, delivers education, best practice purveyance, while influencing industry standards and contributing to the advancement in the standards of patient care. Attendees at Pathology Visions will have access the wealth of knowledge from thought leaders and pioneers in digital pathology. Attendees also participate in […]

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Vice President Biden Addresses Attendees at ASCO 2016

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

“This is good news in the fight against cancer. With the launch of this new national resource, anyone can freely access raw genomic and clinical data for 12,000 patients – with more records to follow. Increasing the pool of researchers who can access data and decreasing the time it takes for them to review and […]

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VP Joe Biden to Speak at ASCO 2016 Special Session

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Curious to see how 30,000 practicing oncologists react to this and what the level of interest will be in what the VP has to say.  My general sense over these past few months among oncologists is a fair amount of skepticism to the initiative with specific regards to how data is shared and exchanged in […]

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A Pathology Meeting Focused on the Future – Pathology Horizons 2016

| May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

  This year the Pathology Horizons conference will be in Galway, Ireland 15-17 September 2016 The West of Ireland is abuzz with news that Star Wars is using filming locations along the Irish West coast. The area has also attracted the forward looking annual conference, Pathology Horizons, which will also land on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic […]

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Dutch Pathology Department Among the First in the World to go Digital

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently heard Dr. Paul van Diest speak about their experience with digital pathology in a respectable-size department with 30,000 surgical pathology cases. In his talk he claimed “Just Do It” with regards to digital pathology implementation in a busy surgical pathology practice. Albeit, the regulatory issues and constraints in places such as the Netherlands provide […]

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