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Not Just Digital, Knowledge

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


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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. ...


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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...


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

The Over-Regulation of Digital Pathology Systems

Why does it take a pandemic to reset overly burdensome medical device regulations?Whole slide imaging (WSI) system technology...


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Topics: digital pathology, regulation, FDA,

Have We Reached the Tipping Point for Digitisation in the NHS?

Simply put, social distancing restrictions and self-isolation requirements have made even more compelling what was already a...


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Topics: digital pathology, tipping point

The Future According to Pathologists Themselves

“It takes humility to seek feedback. It takes wisdom to understand it, analyze it, and appropriately act on it.”

--- Stephen...


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

Tele-Medicine, Tele-Health... Tele-Life

Next year is now. COVID-19's accelerant to the Digital Pathology Market


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

Fireside Chat Recap: The Power of the Panel

"Innovation comes ultimately from a diversity of perspectives."

--- Frans Johansson

Inspirata welcomed subject matter...


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