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Quality in, quality out: Practical considerations for ‘digital ready’ slides

Oct. 18, 2023
Optimizing lab workflows to produce high-quality ‘digital ready’ slides for whole slide images (WSIs) is essential for organizations using digital pathology. A growing...
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Realizing the promise of digital pathology

Oct. 26, 2021
Shortly after COVID-19 was declared a national emergency in the U.S., the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a memorandum on March 26, 2020, waiving the pre...
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FDA authorizes software that can help identify prostate cancer

Sept. 23, 2021
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of a software product to assist pathologists in the detection of prostate cancer. The software, called Paige Prostate...
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Advancing digital pathology and informatics

Sept. 23, 2021
Why did you decide to move from the University of Chicago Medicine — where you were the medical director of pathology informatics, among other roles — to your current positions...
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Roche launches an open digital pathology workflow

Sept. 17, 2021
Roche launched its Digital Pathology Open Environment that allows software developers to integrate their image analysis tools for tumor tissue with Roche’s uPath enterprise software...

NIH panel proposes standard definition of placental SARS-CoV-2 infection

Aug. 10, 2021
A panel of experts convened by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has recommended standardized criteria to define infection of the placenta with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that...
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Study identifies benefits, risks of treatment for nonviable pregnancy of unknown location

Aug. 4, 2021
Preemptive treatment for a nonviable pregnancy of unknown location — a situation in which there is a positive pregnancy test result, but the location of the pregnancy cannot ...
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Hologic receives FDA approval for cytology processor

May 21, 2021
Hologic announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted premarket approval of the company’s ThinPrep Genesis processor for cytology processing and specimen...

Researcher studies ways to prevent sudden cardiac death

March 22, 2021
A researcher at Florida State University has developed a better understanding of the pathological characteristics behind the disease, as well as promising avenues for prevention...
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Identifying disease pathways for personalized medicine in pediatric rheumatology

March 22, 2021
To date, not much is known about two similar, but different, pediatric rheumatic conditions: juvenile myositis, an autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks its own tissue...
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Molecular pathology time consuming and not adequately reimbursed, survey found

March 17, 2021
Tests in molecular pathology are generally time consuming and not adequately reimbursed, according to a new survey from the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP).More than...