Sectra gets FDA nod for digital pathology module
April 1, 2020 -- Digital image management developer Sectra has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its digital pathology module.
Waiver allows pathologists to work remotely during pandemic
March 27, 2020 -- The College of American Pathologists announced that its lobbying efforts with the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have been successful in allowing pathologists to work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Clinical diagnostics and the artificial intelligence boom
March 23, 2020 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly common in our everyday lives, but the role of AI in clinical diagnostics is the subject of intense controversy. Shara Rosen, an analyst at market research firm Kalorama Information, examines some of these issues.  Discuss
Inspirata offers free remote pathology viewing amid COVID-19 outbreak
March 23, 2020 -- Inspirata is providing its Dynamyx remote pathology viewing platform for free to healthcare institutions affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Report: Korean firm uses AI to develop coronavirus test
March 12, 2020 -- A South Korean firm used artificial intelligence (AI) to quickly develop a diagnostic test for SARS-CoV-2, according to a news report on CNN.
Invitae acquires AI firm Diploid for $95M
March 11, 2020 -- Medical genetics firm Invitae has acquired artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Diploid for $95 million, $32 million of which is cash and $63 million of which is Invitae stock.
Persivia upgrades test ordering module
March 11, 2020 -- Persivia has released the next generation of its smartLab module to help state health departments manage electronic test ordering and the requirements of large-scale epidemics, such as the spread of the novel coronavirus.
DPA debuts whole slide image educational resource
March 6, 2020 -- The Digital Pathology Association (DPA) has created an online resource for whole slide image pathology for its members.
LabVantage launches lab information system in North America
March 5, 2020 -- Laboratory informatics company LabVantage Solutions has launched a new information system for laboratory professionals in North America.
Sectra secures digital pathology contract in Switzerland
March 2, 2020 -- Digital image management developer Sectra said it signed a contract with Geneva University Hospital for the company's digital pathology software.