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American Association of Anatomists Launches Virtual Microscopy Database Powered by Biolucida®

| January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Free resource for educators and researchers features thousands of downloadable histology slides Educators and researchers around the world now have free access to a database of whole slide images (also known as virtual slides) for histology and pathology. Featuring thousands of virtual slides contributed by 15 universities, The Virtual Microscopy Database, VMD, (http://www.virtualmicroscopydatabase.org) is an […]

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Huron Digital Pathology Receives ISO 13485 Certification for Medical Device Quality Management

| January 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Huron Digital Pathology on this certification! Waterloo, Ontario, Canada – January 17, 2018 – Huron Digital Pathology announced today that it has earned ISO 13485:2003 certification from SAI Global. This certification indicates that the company’s quality management system complies with the requirements of ISO 13485:2003 for the design, manufacture, installation and servicing of […]

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NovoPath™ Anatomic Pathology Software System Integrates with Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution and Wholeslide Imaging System

| January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

NovoPath, Inc. announces the integration of the NovoPathTM Anatomic Pathology Software Platform with Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution and Wholeslide Imaging System. This announcement follows a thorough process of development and testing to integrate anatomic pathology (AP) workflows between Philips IntelliSite Image Management System and NovoPath’s Anatomic Pathology LIS software at a major client that employs both technologies. “Using […]

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Inspirata Acquires Toronto-based Artificial Intelligence In Medicine, Inc. (AIM) to Enhance its R&D in Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing

| January 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

The strategic acquisition enhances Inspirata’s R&D capability in Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing, enabling it to offer its clients advanced capabilities to extract cancer data from narrative text in clinical documents for better data analysis and reporting. Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced yesterday that it has acquired Toronto-based […]

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Leica Biosystems to Advance Artificial Intelligence in Pathology as part of UK Life Sciences Sector Deal

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The United Kingdom continues adoption of digital pathology including this latest news between Leica Biosystems and the UK government in Leica’s latest announcement of leveraging artificial intelligence through the UK Office of Life Sciences.  Newcastle, UK, Dec 21, 2017 – A transformative sector deal was announced between companies of the UK life sciences sector and […]

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From Pharmaphorum News: AI Outperforms Experts in Breast Cancer Diagnosis

| December 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

More headlines and news about man versus machine. I think in the end what will be used is a combination of the two – that will improve pathologist efficiency but is still required to supervise these algorithms. Artificial intelligence outperformed a panel of experts in a simulation where they were asked to diagnose breast cancer […]

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From Digitalhealth News: Royal College of Pathologists Appointing Lead for Diagnostic Digital Pathology

| December 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Royal College of Pathologists is recruiting a clinical lead for diagnostic digital pathology, following its publication of a strategy suggesting the technology offers potential efficiency and quality benefits. The document is the first time the College has formally published a strategy on diagnostic digital pathology, which involves scanning glass slides and viewing them via a computer rather than […]

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Webinar: Oncotopix AI Webinar – Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

| December 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Introducing Oncotopix AI Webinar: Oncotopix AI Webinar Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 8 AM CST | 2 PM GMT | 3 PM CET Register Artificial intelligence and deep learning are probably the most popular buzzwords this year within the healthcare research community – strongly driven by amazing state-of-the-art results in computer vision and natural language processing combined […]

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XIFIN Taps FrontRunnerHC for Integrated Insurance Detection Within RPM 9 to Help Labs Maximize Reimbursement

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Best-of-breed solution and real-time integration drives return on investment for XIFIN RPM 9 customers seeking greater revenues and workflow efficiencies; average FrontRunnerHC customers realize nearly 40% increase in coverage discovery XIFIN, Inc., the healthcare information technology company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics, recently announced the company has teamed with FrontRunnerHC and integrated its PatientRemedi insurance discovery […]

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ACLA Files Lawsuit Challenging CMS Implementation of PAMA

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

As reported by GenomeWeb among many media outlets, in an anticipated move, the American Clinical Laboratory Association filed a lawsuit last Monday against Acting Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services Eric Hargan, challenging the process by which the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services set prices for laboratory tests under the Protecting Access to […]

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How AI and Deep Learning Will Address the Challenges of Pathologists

| December 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

According to the National Cancer Institute, approximately 40% of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetimes (reference below). Luckily, we are getting better and better at treating cancer and, in many instances, cancer is now regarded more as a chronic disease than deadly, resulting in regular check-ups and […]

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SPOT CytoXpress™ Makes ROSE Consults Cost Effective

| December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The CAP Cytopathology Committee found telepathology was the only cost effective method for ROSE (Rapid On-Site Evaluation) support of FNA/EBUS procedures:  http://www.captodayonline.com/fna-cytology-rapid-on-site-evaluation-how-practice-varies/ You can use your own microscope! Consult with your Pathologist remotely and get reimbursed! SPOT Imaging’s CytoXpress™ lets your clinician or technologist transmit a live interactive image stream directly to your computer eliminating the […]

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Fimmic Raises $6M Series A Round to Accelerate Scaling of its Deep Learning AI Cloud for Tissue Diagnostics

| December 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Investments in the millions of dollars for Series A funding continue to interest investors for AI in digital pathology. The most recent news coming from Fimmic out of Finland and their $6M raise most recently bringing their total to $11M. Congratulations to Fimmic! Fimmic, a Finnish medtech company developing Deep Learning AI solutions for digital […]

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From DarkDaily News: Breast Cancer Surgery May Soon Be Completed Successfully Without Requiring Clinical Laboratory Testing and Pathology Reports

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Proof-of-concept research investigates whether photoacoustic imaging can be used in place of traditional tissue staining procedures during cancer surgery to determine if all of the tumor has been removed Determining where breast cancer ends and healthy tissue begins is a critical part of breast cancer surgery. Surgeons are used to working closely during surgery with anatomic […]

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