pathology diagnosis

UK’s NHS to Build Five New Digital Path and Imaging Centers

TO SHORTEN THE TIME FOR CANCER DIAGNOSES, the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) will open five new digital pathology and imaging centers that will use artificial intelligence. The digital pathology and imaging centers will open in Coventry, Glasgow, Leeds, London, and Ox…

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New Business Helps Reduce Pathology Specimen ID Errors

CEO SUMMARY: Prevention of diagnostic testing errors is getting more attention by both physicians and pathology labs because patients are less tolerant of potentially life-changing errors. Strand Diagnostics’ Know Error system is designed to reduce or eliminate errors involving tissue s…

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“Frankenstein the Tumor” is No More

HOW MANY OF YOU HEARD ABOUT THE TUMOR NAMED “FRANKENSTEIN”? This is a story which made national news in mid-January and again in early February. The story line is simple. A nine-year old boy in Richmond, Virginia was diagnosed in May 2003 with embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma. A grapefruit-sized tumor…

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IMPATH Buys Tamtron In Surprise Decision

CEO SUMMARY: In an unexpected announcement, IMPATH, Inc. announced it would purchase Tamtron Corp., the largest remaining independent vendor of anatomic pathology systems. It was just months earlier that Cerner Corporation acquired Dynamic Healthcare Technologies, Inc. and its CoPath™ p…

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