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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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Announcement: National Society for Histotechnology Digital Pathology Certificate of Completion Coming Soon

| January 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The NSH Digital Pathology Certificate Program, in collaboration with the Digital Pathology Association, is scheduled to be available for purchase on learn.nsh.org in April 2018. If you have questions about the course please reach out to NSH Director of Meetings & Education, Aubrey Wanner, aubrey@nsh.org. Source: National Society for Histotechnology  

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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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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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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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XIFIN Announces Next-Generation Revenue Cycle Management with RPM 9 to Help Laboratories Improve Revenue, Patient Engagement and Reporting During Unprecedented Market Disruption

| December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

RPM 9 extends XIFIN leadership over laboratory billing solutions for both in-house and outsource clients with new automated workflows to maximize cash collection, real-time and mobile business intelligence, built-in reporting packages for PAMA and FASB requirements, enhanced patient and physician portals and industry’s best-in-class high-availability environment.  XIFIN, Inc., the healthcare information technology company revolutionizing the […]

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Health Insurers Making It Tougher for Clinical Lab and Pathology Test Claims to Get Paid: Steps to Help Labs with Patient Billing, Out-of-Network Claims, Brutal Audits, and Use of Contract Sales Reps

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pathology Webinars, LLC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Chris Garcia chris@pathologywebinars.com   AUSTIN, Texas (November 28, 2017) Getting paid for lab test claims is becoming the #1 issue for the nation’s clinical laboratories and pathology groups. Private health insurers and Medicare contractors are enacting harsh requirements, causing a growing proportion of lab test claims to […]

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Pathology Webinars Presents: How to Prepare Your Lab for 2018: Essential Insights into New Payer Challenges with Lab Audits, Patient Billing, Out-of-Network Claims, and Heightened Scrutiny of Lab Sales Practices

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Join the webinar, Wednesday Dec. 6th, 2017 – Register Now Early bird ends Tuesday, Nov. 28! This webinar will give you the right strategies to save your lab thousands in penalties, compliance costs, and other revenue hits, and sets you on the right path to a profitable 2018! Government and private health plans are taking a […]

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Register Now for Upcoming Digital Pathology Association Webinar

| January 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

What to Expect for the Future of Regulatory Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 1 – 2 PM EST Presenter: Esther Abels Director Quality & Regulatory and Medical Affairs Philips Presentation Overview: Digital pathology is seen as bringing flexibility in the workflow and facilitating the pathologist to easier share information. DP has the potential to enhance cancer […]

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ARUP Laboratories and Applied Spectral Imaging Announce a Multi-Year Strategic Collaboration to Standardize Image Analysis for Digital Pathology Workflows

| November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Carlsbad, CA. – November 22, 2016 – Applied Spectral Imaging (ASI) announced today that they have entered into a collaboration with ARUP Laboratories to facilitate the development and commercialization of advanced digital pathology solutions enhancing workflow efficiencies and simplifying the management and accessibility of clinical data. This collaboration will bring to pathology, cytogenetics, and research […]

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ASCO, CAP, and ASCP Issue Joint Guideline on HER2 Testing in Gastroesophageal Cancers

| November 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) have issued a joint guideline on HER2 testing for patients with gastroesophageal cancers. Read the full guideline and

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FDA Technical Guidance Document Does Not Go Far Enough

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

As many readers are aware, on April 20th the FDA released its Technical Guidance Document for Digital Pathology Whole Slide Imaging Devices after draft proposal/review from February of last year. Given its title, this is a technical document, obviously. However, in my opinion, the document, beginning with draft to this finished product, I am sure despite comments to […]

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FDA’s Technical Performance Assessment of Digital Pathology Whole Slide Imaging Devices

| May 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO ME? The Digital Pathology Association 2016 Webinar Series – Session 2 Available to Members Only Thursday, May 25, 2016 | 1pm EST Learn more about the newly released FDA Guidance for Technical Performance Assessment of Digital Pathology Whole Slide Imaging Devices. What does it mean to you? Members of the DPA […]

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