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DPA Companion Meeting to Take Place at 2017 Pathology Informatics Summit

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

SAVE THE DATE! DPA COMPANION MEETING To take place at the 2017 Pathology Informatics Summit Monday, May 22, 2017 | 5:00-7:00 PM Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Hotel | King’s Garden 2/3 Pittsburgh, PA Presentations Include: Quantitative Image Analysis for HER2 Immunohistochemistry for Breast Cancer: Guideline Update and – Review of Draft Recommendations by Dr. Marilyn Bui Primary Diagnosis […]

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What Do Physicians Give Up for Lent?

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

The GomerBlog, a self-proclaimed strictly “satirical and fake news blog site” published a tongue-and-cheek list of what doctors in each specialty have given up for Lent. While GomerBlog discloses “Our articles are not intended to be insensitive, or offensive, or to otherwise belittle those affected with any medical disease, condition, or illness.  We apologize if we have offended you, […]

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Advances in Leica Biosystems Aperio VERSA* Digital Pathology for Cancer Researchers Showcased at AACR 2017

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Leica Biosystems announced that it will demonstrate cutting- edge technology, the Aperio VERSA digital pathology system, at the American Association of Cancer Researchers’ meeting in Washington, DC April 1 – 5, 2017. Designed for the most demanding research facilities, Aperio VERSA incorporates brightfield and fluorescent whole slide imaging within a single system. This state-of the-art […]

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Philips and PathAI Team Up to Improve Breast Cancer Diagnosis Using Artificial Intelligence Technology in ‘Big Data’ Pathology Research

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and PathAI, a company that develops artificial intelligence technology for pathology, are collaborating with the aim to develop solutions that improve the precision and accuracy of routine diagnosis of cancer and other diseases. The partnership aims to build deep learning applications in computational pathology, […]

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Enhance the Learning Experience with Digital Pathology – Dr. Mogens Vyberg Educational Webinar Wednesday, April 5th 2017, 4.00 PM – 6.00 PM BST

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Join Dr. Mogens Vyberg, Clinical Professor, MD, Consultant at Aalborg University Hospital as he shares his experiences in teaching using Philips digital pathology educational software, Tutor and OLT.1 Dr. Mogens will discuss with Dr. Peter Hamilton, Business Lead for Philips Digital Pathology in Belfast what the benefits are in teaching this way. In this webinar, […]

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Inspirata Seeking Senior Vice President, Cancer Diagnostics Software Products

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Sr. Vice President—Cancer Diagnostics Software Products should be a highly-experienced business leader with exceptional deep knowledge and understanding of digital image processing software domain and proven sales and marketing experience. This leader will be responsible for the execution of the company’s business strategy for the cancer diagnostics software algorithm business unit including regulatory and […]

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German Shepherds to Replace Mammograms

| March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last week a loyal reader sent me a link to an article on Yahoo! that headlined “Dogs detect breast cancer from bandage: researchers” from a French news agency. The article goes on to report that specially trained German Shepherds could successfully detect breast cancer 100% of the time, being able to “recognise cancerous rags from […]

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“Academic” Tweeting – Is it “Academic” and Will it Be Recognized as Such?

| March 23, 2017 | 2 Comments

Dr. Bruce Friedman over at Lab Soft News has an interesting post today on “The “Why” and “How” of Academic Tweeting”. Many of you know that Bruce is widely considered the grandfather of pathology informatics, coining the term decades ago, envisioning organizations, societies, fellowships before many. He and Mike Becich are two people I would […]

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The Restaurateur Who Thought Like a Pathologist

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Again, the talk of not healthcare reform but rather healthcare payment reform and the interests of lawmakers, physicians, patients, payers and industry at stake with potential significant cost/reimbursement and research budget cuts proposed has led me to thinking, without politicizing, how bizarre it all really can be. My first year of medical school a friend and I […]

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Adoption of Digital Pathology, Ford Model T and Electric Toothbrushes

| March 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Simon Häger, Product manager Sectra Digital Pathology Many pathology labs are currently switching from glass-based reviews using a microscope, to a computer-based workflow for reviewing digital images. This transition is particularly strong in the Scandinavian countries and the Netherlands. It is highly likely that most labs throughout these regions will be completely digital within […]

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Leica Biosystems and Leeds Hospital Establish Strategic Partnership to Provide Quantifiable Benefits of Digital Pathology

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

United Kingdom – Leica Biosystems and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust/University of Leeds recently announced that they have formalized a collaborative relationship on Digital Pathology (DP). Their collective goal is to demonstrate the substantial clinical and productivity benefits of deploying Digital Pathology on a large scale. To this end, Leeds has begun the full adoption of […]

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Leveraging Technology For Integrated Diagnostic Reporting

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Chrystal Adams, Associate Vice President, XIFIN and Don Rule, CEO, Translational Software There is ongoing effort in healthcare to integrate and expand the use of patient data to improve clinical decision making and support cost-effective, patient-centered care. Much of the needed data resides within the diagnostic specialties of pathology, radiology, laboratory, and molecular diagnostics. […]

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Visiopharm Announces Inaugural North America User Group Meeting

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Visiopharm is proud to announce our inaugural North America User Group Meeting, in collaboration with Pathology Informatics Summit, May 20th – May 21st 2017. The meeting will begin with a fun filled customer appreciation night, watching the Pirates at PNC Park from a World Series Suite, followed by a full day of scientific presentations and […]

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Scan, Store. and Share Your Slides with Ease – ViewsIQ Launches Panoptiq 4 at USCAP 2017

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Having a digital slide is only half the story. With Panoptiq, you can quickly scan your slide with your existing microscope, upload it to our cloud-based portal, and instantly share it with your colleagues. Collaborations are made easy with the ability to include case notes and other modality images to your slide, which can be […]

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