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Oxford imaging technology promises earlier tumour diagnosis

| October 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

A spinout from Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science has raised £1 million from a high net worth Chinese investor to develop an imaging technology which could help doctors detect cancers, particularly prostate and liver tumours. Early diagnosis of cancer has been shown to save lives, and the Oxford technology will allow for improved visualization of […]

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Quick Guide for a Second Opinion in Cancer Care

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

I would add just one point to this excellent advice from Dr. Tangella, CEO, DoveMed — your digital pathology images as well – these should be as portable as the rest of your medical records! Written by : Krish Tangella MD MBA FCAP  A diagnosis of cancer fills one with dread-whether being diagnosed for the […]

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Dutch University Hospital Pioneer in Digital Pathology with Solution from Sectra

| June 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

University Hospital Utrecht (UMCU) in the Netherlands has invested in a solution from Sectra (STO: SECT B) for storing, viewing and sharing digital pathology images. The solution enables pathologists to review cases for primary diagnostics digitally. This new opportunity significantly increases workflow efficiency and offers enhanced collaboration between pathologists and radiologists at the hospital enabling more […]

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Sectra Digital Pathology Solution CE marked

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sectra’s solution for storing, viewing and sharing digital pathology images has received the CE mark for primary diagnostic use. The solution enables more efficient cancer care by enhancing collaboration and sharing of images between pathologists and radiologists. It will be showcased at the Digital Pathology Congress in San Diego, June 22-23. With Sectra’s solution, pathologists […]

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XIFIN Acquires Imaging Informatics Company VisualShare

Acquisition Advances Diagnostic Information and Image Exchange, Further Expands Health Economics Optimization Platform San Diego, Calif., — May 5, 2015 — XIFIN, Inc., the healthcare cloud computing company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics from patient to payment, today announced the acquisition of VisualShare, a Salt Lake City-based medical informatics company specializing in diagnostic image […]

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Demonstrating Quality in Anatomic Pathology: Where Is It Headed?

Register now for a QualityStar Webinar by Dr. Jared Schwartz Date:                                   Thursday June 4 Time:                                   11:00 am Eastern Duration: 60 Minutes Presenter:                          Jared N. Schwartz, M.D., Ph.D., F.C.A.P. Registration Link:    Webinar Content: In this era of consumerism and pay-for-performance, pathologists are compelled to measure outcomes, reduce costs and improve diagnostic proficiency.  The ability to document and demonstrate quality will soon […]

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Sectra Launches Solution for Digital Primary Diagnostics in Pathology – Enabling More Efficient Cancer Care

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sectra (STO: SECT B) is launching a solution for storing, viewing and sharing digital pathology images. The solution enables more efficient cancer care by enhancing collaboration and sharing of images between pathologists and radiologists. It will be showcased on HIMSS in Chicago, April 13-16, one of the largest congresses for medical IT. With Sectra’s solution, pathologists […]

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XIFIN and vRad Partner to Integrate Pathology and Radiology Workflows for Consolidated Diagnostic Reports

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

XIFIN and vRad just announced a partnership this morning to integrate pathology and radiology workflows for consolidated diagnostic reports.  The companies intend to create an online clinical workflow to facilitate consolidated diagnostic reports for radiology, pathology, and clinical laboratory results.  The online solution will initially support referring oncologists and their patients.  The full release is below: […]

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| March 13, 2015 | 3 Comments

Originally published March 11, 2015 By Simon Häger, Product Manager, Sectra Digital Pathology Solution Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings (MDT) are a cornerstone of cancer care. Several recent studies [1-3] clearly demonstrate that MDTs, or tumor boards, provide significant value in patient diagnosis and treatment [2]. However, there are significant challenges in keeping both the preparations and the actual […]

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What does the PET-CT show?

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Medicine of course over the years has become increasingly technical. Imaging in particular has replaced, in my opinion, much of the art of medicine and replaced it with science.  With advanced imaging techniques old questions get replaced with new ones. I appreciate this phenomenon on a weekly basis during tumor boards.  Specialists from medical oncology, […]

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iMedHD2™ Tele-Ultrasound System Making Great Strides in Radiology

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Live, browser-based, interactive ultrasound allows doctors and technicians to confer with colleagues with high definition imaging to ensure a timely diagnosis.   May 21, 2014- Melville, NY– Remote Medical Technologies’ iMedHD2™ Tele-Ultrasound System gives doctors and technicians alike the advanced capabilities to collaborate with primary care physicians and other healthcare personnel for improved patient care.  […]

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Johns Hopkins University Installs MILabs VECTor+SPECT/PET Molecular Imaging System

| March 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

An MILabs VECTor+ system had been recently installed at the world-renown Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, to further expand their translational molecular imaging research. The VECTor+ became Johns Hopkins’ molecular imaging system of choice because of its superior spatial resolution, quantitative accuracy and scanning speed for single-photon emission computerized tomography (SPECT) and positron emission tomography (PET), […]

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Apollo Selected by Sharp HealthCare for Enterprise Multimedia Management Solution

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Falls Church, VA — Apollo, the leading provider of clinical multimedia management solutions, has announced that Sharp HealthCare of San Diego, CA, has contracted Apollo to implement Sharp’s vision for enterprise clinical multimedia and imaging informatics.  After conducting extensive research to identify a solution to meet their operational needs, Sharp selected Apollo EPMM® (Enterprise Patient Multimedia Manager) as the solution […]

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Philips receives FDA clearance for First-Ever Spectral Breast Density Measurement Application

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Current methodology for breast density assessment can be subjective and is limited to manual and visual inspection of the mammography image. Philips’ Spectral Breast Density Measurement Application available on the MicroDose SI mammography system measures the amount of fibroglandular tissue over the whole breast to objectively determine a volumetric density measurement.    ANDOVER, Mass. – […]

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