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Swedish Healthcare Provider Adopts Digital Pathology

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Linköping, Sweden, December 19, 2016 – International medical imaging IT company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that the Swedish regional healthcare provider, Västerbotten County Council, will digitize the storage, viewing, and sharing of its pathology images. Sectra’s digital pathology solution allows for a greater percentage of studies to be reviewed digitally at any of the […]

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Whose Image Is It?

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Earlier this week, Simon Häger, Product Manager, Sectra Digital Pathology Solution wrote a nice reflection/opinion piece on Sectra’s website entitled “Who Can Claim Ownership of a Pathology Image?” Simon reflects on “single vendor” or “end-to-end” versus “best of breed” approach. I find the arguments to be compelling for looking at one approach compared to the other […]

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Inspirata Receives 2016 Award for Best Practices in Technology Innovation in the Digital Pathology and Cancer Diagnostics Industry from Frost & Sullivan

| December 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Global research organization, Frost & Sullivan, names Inspirata the leader in innovation in the digital pathology and cancer diagnostics arena for its end-to-end pathology workflow solution. Tampa, FL, December 13, 2016 – Cancer diagnostics and pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. has been recognized by Frost & Sullivan as the innovation leader in the digital pathology […]

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Digital Pathology Storage – Leveraging a Cloud Infrastructure

| November 4, 2016 | 1 Comment

Despite the advantages digital pathology brings to the patients and pathologists alike, there are a number of challenges that hinder efficiency and create an overburdened workforce. First there is the deficit of pathologists. According to the College of American Pathologists, in 2010, there were 17,986 active pathologists in the US but by 2025 the College […]

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Mikroscan and QualityStar® Partner To Address Subspecialty Case Review In Community Pathology Practices

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Enabling Economical Digital Pathology Transformation for Next-gen Diagnostic Accuracy in AP San Diego, CA — October 25, 2016 — Mikroscan Technologies, Inc. Mikroscan announced today it has entered into an agreement with QualityStar, LLC., a quality analytics and case review subscription service for Anatomic Pathology, to market its cloud-based and confidential case review to help […]

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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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