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Technology has a critical role to play in helping patients, and the clinicians and institutions they trust, make every moment matter in the fight against cancer.

This blog represents an ideas exchange on how exciting new innovation could be applied to assist at each step in the patient pathway.

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Improving Diversity by Automating Clinical Trial Matching

At Inspirata, we believe that using technology such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) to...

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Topics: clinical trials, clinical studies, DI&E,

Dynamyx Efficiencies for Pathologists

Pathology remains to be one of the last few practices of medicine that is only just recently beginning to evolve into a digital...

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Topics: pathology, digital pathology, business case,

'No Decision About Me, Without Me' - Involving the Public and Patient in AI Research

In a prior post, I endeavoured to introduce the importance of patient and public involvement (PPI) in the delivery of cancer...

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Topics: ai, cancer informatics, clinical studies,

The Secret to a Successful Implementation of an Inspirata Solution

People often ask me: "What does it take to implement Digital Pathology?"

My immediate reaction: "It takes vision. Buy-in....

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Topics: digital pathology, implementation, customer success

The Importance of Patient Advocacy in the Cancer Pathway

The instant my haematologist mentioned the word cancer, I stopped listening. Not purposely of course, I was in shock. Rather than...

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Topics: cancer informatics, clinical studies, patient advocacy,

Not Just Digital, Knowledge

Fifty years into the “Computational Age” and digitization has advanced nearly every aspect of our lives. Furthermore, society’s...

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Topics: digital pathology, artificial intelligence, NLP

Plenteous AI, Exiguous Medical Data

The astonishing success of artificial intelligence (AI) over the past few years in solving complex recognition problems has...

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Topics: pathology, digital pathology, ai,

FDA's Response to the Proposed Exemption of Section 510(k) Requirements

On January 15, 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a Notice in the Federal Register that, among other...

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Topics: digital pathology, regulation, FDA,

Two Million Slides: OSU's Digital Journey

The Digital Pathology Scan Center at Ohio State University just crossed the monumental threshold of 2 million slides scanned.


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Topics: digital pathology, wsi, whole slide image,

Celebrating the Vital Role of Cancer Registrars

This week, April 5th – 9th, 2021, marks the 25th annual National Cancer Registrars Week (NCRW). This year’s theme, “Cancer...

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Topics: cancer informatics, national cancer registrars week, cancer registry

100 Days & Nights: My E-Path to Inspirata Enlightenment

At the end of 2020, I was delighted to take up the opportunity to join Inspirata as its business unit lead for cancer...

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Topics: cancer informatics, cancer research, national cancer registrars week,

The Community Has Spoken in Favor of Digital Pathology: Survey Results

A proposal in the January 15 2021 Federal Register took the Pathology community by surprise and created quite the excitement in...

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Topics: digital pathology, regulation, FDA,

New FDA Pronouncement Paves the Way for Digital Pathology's Rise

When COVID-19 surprised us in early 2020, digital pathology providers had few FDA-cleared options to leverage their solutions,...

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Topics: digital pathology, regulation, FDA,

If You Think Digital Pathology Is Too Expensive, Think Twice

The human impact of delaying the cancer patient's journey

Catching cancer early saves lives. This is the adage that at-risk...

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Topics: pathology, digital pathology, business case,

Digital Pathology Adoption for Underdeveloped Countries in the COVID-19 Era

This guest post has been contributed by Dr. Talat Zehra, M.B.B.S, F.C.P.S. Dr. Zehra is a consultant Histopathologist in...

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Topics: digital pathology, underdeveloped countries

Making the Case for Automating Cancer Trial Matching

During a recent virtual fireside chat, I met with industry experts Courtney Hudson, President and Founder of Carebox; and Cyntha...

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Topics: NLP, clinical trials, cancer research,

The Direction of Digital: A Pathology Visions 2020 Recap

Is the virtual conference format reaching the maturity stage?

For more than a decade, hundreds of thought leaders have come...

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Topics: digital pathology, ai, pv2020

Introducing Inspirata Blog 2.0

Back in May 2020, at the early stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Inspirata team was very much focused on supporting the...

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Topics: ai, cancer informatics, NLP

Pandemic Diaries: Pathology, the Pandemic and the Future of Testing

Before the pandemic, our focus was to support the formation and delivery of pathology networks across NHS England as part of the ...

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Topics: pathology, testing, covid-19

Stronger Together, Enabled Through Technology.

As businesses grow, diverse groups come together. They pool resources and collaborate to become more efficient and effective.


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Topics: digital pathology, load balancer, images,

Building YOUR Business Case for Digital Pathology: Recap from APC 2020

"How do I justify the investment in digital pathology? I see the digital transformation taking shape at my organization but am...

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Topics: digital pathology, business case, ROI

All-Time High Support of Digital Pathology Driven by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on healthcare systems across the world as we have struggled to contain the spread of the...

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Topics: Post-COVID-19, digital pathology, regulation,

Closing the Knowledge Gap in Medicine Through Digitization

Passing information to the next generation is critically important.

Ten years ago, when my son was born, I had an epiphany.  The...

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Topics: digital pathology, knowledge, training,

Let's Prepare for the Post-COVID-19 Cancer Patient Wave

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a major disruption to the flow of patients through the primary care system, raising fears that...

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Topics: Post-COVID-19, backlog, digital pathology,