Search Tag: pathology

IMAGING Management

Dutch pathology labs can now communicate through nationwide telepathology solution

2018 12 Apr

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra announces that the nationwide telepathology solution in the Netherlands is now ready for use by the country’s pathology labs. The solution aims to make images and reports digitally available for consultations, revisions and expert panels. This allows for faster diagnosis to be made by... Read more

Health Management

Women in radiology

2018 25 Jan

The American experience and perspective Professor Stephen Baker gives an overview of women’s place in radiology and how times are changing. When I write this, and no doubt months later if and when you read it, the matter of women’s place in society will remain centre stage. In the west, at least, there has been an insistent awareness of their collective... Read more

IT Management

Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE)-Europe Connectathon 2017

2016 16 Sep

IHE Connectathons provide a unique opportunity for vendors to test the interoperability of their products in a structured environment with peer vendors. Participants test against multiple vendors using real world clinical scenarios following IHE Integration Profiles specifications.  Read more

IT Management

Efficiency Gains in Cancer Care:Dutch Pathology Department is The First in The World to Go Digital

2016 27 May

Pathologists at University Hospital Utrecht (UMC Utrecht) in the Netherlands have become among the first in the world to review histology cases for primary diagnostics digitally. The completely paper- and glass slide-free pathology review workflow, enabled by Sectra Pathology PACS, provides the pathologists with access to both digital pathology and... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic MyoSure® REACH Device Help Physicians Access the Upper Third of the Uterine Cavity

2016 11 May

Company Also Will Feature Full Range of Women's Health Topics at 2016 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Annual Clinical and Scientific MeetingHologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that the MyoSure® suite of gynecologic surgical products is expanding to include the MyoSure REACH device. The MyoSure REACH device confronts... Read more

IMAGING Management

Improved cancer care between Sectra’s digital pathology solution & Dutch LIMS provider Finalist

2016 21 Mar

International medical imaging IT company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has announced that its digital pathology solution now has an interface with Finalist LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System). The interface facilitates a more efficient, completely paper-free pathology review workflow in which pathologists have access to both digital images and patient... Read more

IMAGING Management

The Role of a Protocol Management Feature in Improving Ultrasound Lab Efficiency

2016 20 Jan

Objectives: To demonstrate a reduction in keystrokes and ultrasound exam time by utilizing the Mindray DC-8 iWorksTM and iWorksOBTM  protocol manager with the iNSertTM feature for documenting  pathology. Methods:  Three sonographers performed carotid exams, abdominal exams and thyroid exams using manual annotations and measurements and following a scripted... Read more

IT Management

Brain Mystery Solved with IT Approach

2016 08 Jan

Discontinuity of topographic maps in the brain — not signal reduction — reflects sensory impairment, according to new research from Hebrew University. The findings, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), shed light on a longstanding mystery of a fundamental property of the brain. It has long been known that... Read more

IMAGING Management

Sectra Demonstrates Integrated Diagnostics Solution at RSNA 2015

2015 27 Nov

A common backbone for Radiology and Pathology IT enabling improved cancer care At RSNA, the global radiology show in Chicago, Sectra (STO: SECT B) will demonstrate how a common solution for integrated diagnostics improves collaboration between radiology and pathology, thereby increasing efficiency in cancer care. In addition, the solution saves money... Read more

IMAGING Management

One for the Birds? Pigeons Can Discern Cancerous Images

2015 20 Nov

Pigeons are known to share many visual system properties with humans. Their visual memory is also outstanding, as they can recall more than 1,800 images. Now a new study demonstrates that the birds also have the ability to distinguish between benign and malignant breast histology and radiology. The animal behavioural study is published in the open-access... Read more