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Revised: 2 June 2014
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List of advertisersAntibodiesBillingBook publishersComputer systems and softwareConsultingConsumable Laboratory ProductsCryostatsCytology processingDiagnostic testingDigital / Imaging / PhotographyEducationGrossing equipment/workstationsJournalsLaboratoriesLaboratory accreditationMicroscopesMicrotomesMicrowavesMolecular biology / testingOncologyReagents and InstrumentationReference standardsSpeech-recognitionTissue ArraysTissue Processors

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Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Inc.

AdvantEDGE Healthcare Solutions (AHS)

ARUP Laboratories

bioTheranostics

Cleveland Clinic Laboratories

College of American Pathologists (CAP)

EXAKT Technologies, Inc.

Leica Biosystems

McKesson Business Performance Services

Milestone Medical

MOPEC

OPTRONICS

PathView Systems
  • Computer Systems-AP/LIS Survey

Photodyne Technologies

Physicians Independent Management Services (PIMS)
  • Computer Systems-AP/LIS Survey

University of Michigan Fellowship Programs

Vachette Pathology

Ventana Medical

Voicebrook


Antibodies
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Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. Leica Biosystems provides anatomical pathology laboratories and researchers a comprehensive product range for each step in the pathology process, from sample preparation and staining to imaging and reporting. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 7 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit www.LeicaBiosystems.com for more information.

Ventana Medical is one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturers of medical diagnostic instrument and reagent systems providing leading-edge automation technology for use in slide-based diagnosis of cancer and infectious disease. Our products are found in hospital-based histology laboratories, independent reference laboratories, and the drug discovery laboratories of some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, government labs, and medical research centers. For more information please visit our website at www.ventanamed.com or call us at 800.227.2155.


Billing
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AdvantEDGE Healthcare Solutions (AHS). Powerful pathology coding, billing and practice management services. We use incredible technology to maximize revenue and decrease costs, frequently in dramatic ways. AHS pathology clients see net collections increase 10 to 30%—with better control and understanding of their practice. Billing expertise in both anatomic and clinical pathology. The AHS promise to each pathology client is: More money, faster; Practice financial data anytime, anywhere; Regulatory compliance, built-in; and Client First service. Call toll-free now 877-501-1611 or email info@ahsrcm.com.

McKesson Business Performance Services. McKesson, processing over 54 million procedures annually for over 2,000 pathologists, is uniquely qualified to take your financial performance to the next level. Reimbursement cuts, coding changes and tougher compliance rules significantly undermine revenue. McKesson has been addressing these issues for more than 25 years with our market - leading medical billing and practice management solutions for pathologists and laboratories. Pathologists understand that McKesson's solutions can help them improve financial performance, successfully manage complex payer models, increase referrals, improve coding and documentation and minimize regulatory risks. Accelerate the flow of funds and strategize for future growth opportunities with McKesson. For more information contact Leigh Polk at 1.800.832.5270x2941 or leigh.polk@mckesson.com.

Physicians Independent Management Services (PIMS). PIMS is the nation's leading provider of pathology practice and medical billing services. Headquartered in a state-of-the-art 23,000 square-foot facility located in Tampa, Florida, PIMS is a full-service medical billing and practice management services company. Led by a highly experienced team of senior healthcare professionals specializing in anatomic and clinical pathology, PIMS developed PathX - a highly customizable and robust laboratory information system designed specifically for anatomic pathology labs. Healthcare providers and pathology labs across the country are leveraging the power and innovation of PIMS' products to increase productivity, efficiency and profitability. Visit our website or call today and find out what PIMS can do for you. For more information, visit www.pims-inc.com or contact Daniela Cojita at (813) 490-7206 or cojitad@pims-inc.com.


Book Publishers
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See also our Books pages


Computer systems and software
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See also our Computer Systems - AP/LIS survey page

Milestone Medical provides a portfolio of standardization and documentation products for the grossing workstation. From our MacroPATH D digital imaging, annotation and storage system to the CheckLITE non-contact specimen thickness measurement device and CutMATE grossing forceps, Milestone is building tools to ensure standardization of tissue thicknesses with great processing and results in mind! For more information call 866-995-5300, email info@milestonemed.com or visit us at http://www.milestonemed.com.

PathView Systems presents Progeny, a comprehensive, intuitive and easy to use APLIS designed to meet the needs of Anatomic Pathology, Cytology, Autopsy, and Molecular Laboratories. Progeny features integrated asset tracking, all inclusive query screens, and a natural workflow feeling that comes from 20 years experience with how laboratories work. Progeny LIS incorporates a unique workflow engine that ensures quality control and maximizes efficiencies throughout the laboratory. Synoptics, organ maps, photomicrographs, and diagnostic text convey more meaning when they can be tailored to a targeted audience. EMR interfaces, internet, print, fax and email distribution models meet the needs of your clients no matter where they may be located.

Physicians Independent Management Services (PIMS). PIMS is the nation's leading provider of pathology practice and medical billing services. Headquartered in a state-of-the-art 23,000 square-foot facility located in Tampa, Florida, PIMS is a full-service medical billing and practice management services company. Led by a highly experienced team of senior healthcare professionals specializing in anatomic and clinical pathology, PIMS developed PathX - a highly customizable and robust laboratory information system designed specifically for anatomic pathology labs. Healthcare providers and pathology labs across the country are leveraging the power and innovation of PIMS' products to increase productivity, efficiency and profitability. Visit our website or call today and find out what PIMS can do for you. For more information, visit www.pims-inc.com or contact Daniela Cojita at (813) 490-7206 or cojitad@pims-inc.com.


Consulting on pathology practices
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AdvantEDGE Healthcare Solutions (AHS). Powerful pathology coding, billing and practice management services. We use incredible technology to maximize revenue and decrease costs, frequently in dramatic ways. AHS pathology clients see net collections increase 10 to 30%—with better control and understanding of their practice. Billing expertise in both anatomic and clinical pathology. The AHS promise to each pathology client is: More money, faster; Practice financial data anytime, anywhere; Regulatory compliance, built-in; and Client First service. Call toll-free now 877-501-1611 or email info@ahsrcm.com.

McKesson Business Performance Services. McKesson, processing over 54 million procedures annually for over 2,000 pathologists, is uniquely qualified to take your financial performance to the next level. Reimbursement cuts, coding changes and tougher compliance rules significantly undermine revenue. McKesson has been addressing these issues for more than 25 years with our market - leading medical billing and practice management solutions for pathologists and laboratories. Pathologists understand that McKesson's solutions can help them improve financial performance, successfully manage complex payer models, increase referrals, improve coding and documentation and minimize regulatory risks. Accelerate the flow of funds and strategize for future growth opportunities with McKesson. For more information contact Leigh Polk at 1.800.832.5270x2941 or leigh.polk@mckesson.com.

Physicians Independent Management Services (PIMS). PIMS is the nation's leading provider of pathology practice and medical billing services. Headquartered in a state-of-the-art 23,000 square-foot facility located in Tampa, Florida, PIMS is a full-service medical billing and practice management services company. Led by a highly experienced team of senior healthcare professionals specializing in anatomic and clinical pathology, PIMS developed PathX - a highly customizable and robust laboratory information system designed specifically for anatomic pathology labs. Healthcare providers and pathology labs across the country are leveraging the power and innovation of PIMS' products to increase productivity, efficiency and profitability. Visit our website or call today and find out what PIMS can do for you. For more information, visit www.pims-inc.com or contact Daniela Cojita at (813) 490-7206 or cojitad@pims-inc.com.

Vachette Pathology. Are you content with your current income? Can you afford to lose more money? Do not settle for less. More than 600 individual pathologists nationwide trust us with their financial oversight and practice management. Imagine: someone who has a successful track record negotiating with managed care, someone that solves your billing and payment problems and guarantees to help you put more money back into your pocket. Vachette Pathology is a pathology practice management firm that specializes in revenue enhancement. WE ARE NOT A BILLING COMPANY. You do not have to change billing agents to increase your income. You simply have to manage the process. Pick up the phone and call me and let’s start increasing your income today, contact Mick Raich toll free at 866-407-0763 or at mraich@vachettepathology.com.


Consumable Laboratory Products
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Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. Leica Biosystems provides anatomical pathology laboratories and researchers a comprehensive product range for each step in the pathology process, from sample preparation and staining to imaging and reporting. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 7 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit www.LeicaBiosystems.com for more information.


Cryostats
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Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. Leica Biosystems provides anatomical pathology laboratories and researchers a comprehensive product range for each step in the pathology process, from sample preparation and staining to imaging and reporting. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 7 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit www.LeicaBiosystems.com for more information.


Cytology Processing
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Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. Leica Biosystems provides anatomical pathology laboratories and researchers a comprehensive product range for each step in the pathology process, from sample preparation and staining to imaging and reporting. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 7 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit www.LeicaBiosystems.com for more information.


Diagnostic Testing
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Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Inc. (ACD) is a leader in the emerging field of molecular pathology. The company’s products and services are based on its proprietary RNAscope® technology, the first multiplex fluorescent and chromogenic in situ hybridization platform capable of detecting and quantifying RNA biomarkers in situ at single-molecule sensitivity. ACD partners with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to validate biomarkers and to develop companion diagnostic tests for targeted therapeutic development in cancer and other diseases. ACD also pursues internal programs to develop proprietary diagnostic tests in cancer management. For more information please contact info@acdbio.com or call 1-877-576-3636. Learn more at www.acdbio.com.

bioTheranostics discovers and develops innovative diagnostic technologies for oncology, designed to improve patient care from the time of diagnosis through selection of appropriate treatment. The company's initial diagnostic test offerings are: (1) CancerTYPE ID®, which improves cancer classification, especially in patients with metastatic cancer and an unknown primary. It is based on a 92-gene qRT-PCR panel and capable of identifying up to 39 tumor types with 86% accuracy. (2) THEROS Breast Cancer IndexSM - This provides a more complete picture of recurrence risk and therapeutic options for patients by combining the results of the THEROS H/I and THEROS MGI tests, to better stratify ER-positive, node-negative breast cancer patients. bioTheranostics is also working on prostate cancer prognosis and drug-response profiling. Email Brittany.Rothnem@biotheranostics.com or call 858 587 5883 for more information.

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. Leica Biosystems provides anatomical pathology laboratories and researchers a comprehensive product range for each step in the pathology process, from sample preparation and staining to imaging and reporting. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 7 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit www.LeicaBiosystems.com for more information.

Ventana Medical is one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturers of medical diagnostic instrument and reagent systems providing leading-edge automation technology for use in slide-based diagnosis of cancer and infectious disease. Our products are found in hospital-based histology laboratories, independent reference laboratories, and the drug discovery laboratories of some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, government labs, and medical research centers. For more information please visit our website at www.ventanamed.com or call us at 800.227.2155.


Digital / Imaging / Photography
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Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. Leica Biosystems provides anatomical pathology laboratories and researchers a comprehensive product range for each step in the pathology process, from sample preparation and staining to imaging and reporting. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 7 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit www.LeicaBiosystems.com for more information.

Milestone Medical provides a portfolio of standardization and documentation products for the grossing workstation. From our MacroPATH D digital imaging, annotation and storage system to the CheckLITE non-contact specimen thickness measurement device and CutMATE grossing forceps, Milestone is building tools to ensure standardization of tissue thicknesses with great processing and results in mind! For more information call 866-995-5300, email info@milestonemed.com or visit us at http://www.milestonemed.com.

OPTRONICS® Microcast® HD clinical microscope cameras deliver instantaneous, real-time HD co-observation performance reducing the need for multi-headed microscopes in conference room settings and enhancing the overall viewing experience in clinical environments such as tumor review boards, pathology labs and teaching applications. The Microcast HD 1080p digital progressive scan video is created using 3CCD medical grade RGB imaging technology for precise real-time color reproduction of microscope images without interpolation. The camera's ultra-high speed automatic camera shutter instantaneously compensates for higher magnification objectives and decreases in illumination. Optional full 1080p HD image capture of HD microscope images without a computer is available for reports and publications. Microcast HD systems are compatible with all popular teleconferencing solutions. For more information, please visit http://www.optronics.com.

Photodyne Technologies manufactures top of the line computerized macro photography systems for grossing, pathology, histology and other scientific applications, using high resolution digital cameras. Various models are available, and the company specializes in custom designs, usually at no extra charge. These state of the art macroscopic (gross) imaging units revolutionize the picture taking process in the laboratory. The systems enable even non-photographers to take professional quality photos in seconds.  The patented, state-of-the-art systems are used by hundreds of leading hospitals, universities, medical examiner offices and research institutes worldwide.  The included proprietary software allows one to take pictures directly from the computer.  All attributes of the camera are controllable from the computer as well, and the image is viewable in real time on the screen, allowing adjustments before the picture is taken.  The picture is then transferred directly to the computer and is stored on the computer’s hard drive for editing, archiving, or email as an attachment like any other image file via the internet.  Visit us online at www.photodyne.com or contact us at 800-660-2147 or info@photodyne.com


Education
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College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP is the leading organization of board-certified pathologists serving patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide.


Grossing equipment and workstations
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EXAKT Technologies, Inc., the Exclusive US Distributor for EXAKT Advanced Technologies of Germany, is a leading provider of cutting and grinding equipment for use in sample preparation. EXAKT’s NEW Pathology Saw was designed specifically for pathology lab use. This bone saw offers the SAFEST alternative for grossing samples. Unlike butcher saws used in many labs, the diamond band of the EXAKT saw does not cut, but grinds the bone precisely. There is no immediate risk of injury to the technician if the band is touched unintentionally. The EXAKT saw easily cuts metal implants or screws encountered during the grossing process. For more information call 1-800-866-7172 or visit www.exaktusa.com/pathology-saw to watch the EXAKT Pathology Saw Video.

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. Leica Biosystems provides anatomical pathology laboratories and researchers a comprehensive product range for each step in the pathology process, from sample preparation and staining to imaging and reporting. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 7 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit www.LeicaBiosystems.com for more information.

Milestone Medical provides a portfolio of standardization and documentation products for the grossing workstation. From our MacroPATH D digital imaging, annotation and storage system to the CheckLITE non-contact specimen thickness measurement device and CutMATE grossing forceps, Milestone is building tools to ensure standardization of tissue thicknesses with great processing and results in mind! For more information call 866-995-5300, email info@milestonemed.com or visit us at http://www.milestonemed.com.

MOPEC is known world-wide for the innovative functionally of their products. MOPEC designs, engineers, manufacturers and installs custom Pathology Laboratory Equipment, delivering full service solutions for all your facility needs. We feature fume handling equipment, stainless steel cabinets, refrigeration, dissecting instruments, transport carts, stationary/elevating pedestal downdraft workstations, rotating pedestal tables, short pedestal tables, L-Shaped downdraft workstations, backdraft/dualdraft workstations and elevating backdraft workstations. Everything carrying the MOPEC name is ergonomically designed and engineered for the pathology environment. All of our workstations and tables can be customized and fabricated to meet the specific requirements of your facility. For more information, visit us at http://www.mopec.com/ or call us at 800.362.8491.

Photodyne Technologies manufactures top of the line computerized macro photography systems for grossing, pathology, histology and other scientific applications, using high resolution digital cameras. Various models are available, and the company specializes in custom designs, usually at no extra charge. These state of the art macroscopic (gross) imaging units revolutionize the picture taking process in the laboratory. The systems enable even non-photographers to take professional quality photos in seconds.  The patented, state-of-the-art systems are used by hundreds of leading hospitals, universities, medical examiner offices and research institutes worldwide.  The included proprietary software allows one to take pictures directly from the computer.  All attributes of the camera are controllable from the computer as well, and the image is viewable in real time on the screen, allowing adjustments before the picture is taken.  The picture is then transferred directly to the computer and is stored on the computer’s hard drive for editing, archiving, or email as an attachment like any other image file via the internet.  Visit us online at www.photodyne.com or contact us at 800-660-2147 or info@photodyne.com


Journals
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Laboratories
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See also our Laboratories survey page

ARUP Laboratories. Founded in 1984, ARUP Laboratories is a leading national reference laboratory and an enterprise of the University of Utah and its Department of Pathology. ARUP offers more than 3,000 tests and test combinations, ranging from routine screening tests to esoteric molecular and genetic assays. ARUP serves clients across the United States, including many of the nation’s top university teaching hospitals and children’s hospitals, as well as multihospital groups, major commercial laboratories, military and other government facilities, and major clinics. In addition, ARUP is a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. For more information, visit www.aruplab.com.

bioTheranostics discovers and develops innovative diagnostic technologies for oncology, designed to improve patient care from the time of diagnosis through selection of appropriate treatment. The company's initial diagnostic test offerings are: (1) CancerTYPE ID®, which improves cancer classification, especially in patients with metastatic cancer and an unknown primary. It is based on a 92-gene qRT-PCR panel and capable of identifying up to 39 tumor types with 86% accuracy. (2) THEROS Breast Cancer IndexSM - This provides a more complete picture of recurrence risk and therapeutic options for patients by combining the results of the THEROS H/I and THEROS MGI tests, to better stratify ER-positive, node-negative breast cancer patients. bioTheranostics is also working on prostate cancer prognosis and drug-response profiling. Email Brittany.Rothnem@biotheranostics.com or call 858 587 5883 for more information.

Cleveland Clinic Laboratories has been providing the highest quality reference laboratory testing for more than 25 years. Today, our staff of board-certified anatomic and clinical pathologists, medical technologists and laboratory technicians provide crucial pathology and laboratory testing services to clients around the corner and across the country. Cleveland Clinic Laboratories operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Clients may select from a menu of more than 2,400 routine and esoteric tests. Through the application of leading-edge technology, Cleveland Clinic Laboratories prides itself on providing rapid turnaround time, affordable testing and superior customer service. To find out more about Cleveland Clinic Laboratories please visit us at www.clevelandcliniclabs.com.


Laboratory Accreditation
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College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP is the leading organization of board-certified pathologists serving patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide.


Microscopes
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Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. Leica Biosystems provides anatomical pathology laboratories and researchers a comprehensive product range for each step in the pathology process, from sample preparation and staining to imaging and reporting. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 7 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit www.LeicaBiosystems.com for more information.

OPTRONICS® Microcast® HD clinical microscope cameras deliver instantaneous, real-time HD co-observation performance reducing the need for multi-headed microscopes in conference room settings and enhancing the overall viewing experience in clinical environments such as tumor review boards, pathology labs and teaching applications. The Microcast HD 1080p digital progressive scan video is created using 3CCD medical grade RGB imaging technology for precise real-time color reproduction of microscope images without interpolation. The camera's ultra-high speed automatic camera shutter instantaneously compensates for higher magnification objectives and decreases in illumination. Optional full 1080p HD image capture of HD microscope images without a computer is available for reports and publications. Microcast HD systems are compatible with all popular teleconferencing solutions. For more information, please visit http://www.optronics.com.


Microtomes
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Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. Leica Biosystems provides anatomical pathology laboratories and researchers a comprehensive product range for each step in the pathology process, from sample preparation and staining to imaging and reporting. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 7 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit www.LeicaBiosystems.com for more information.


Microwaves
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Milestone Medical provides a portfolio of standardization and documentation products for the grossing workstation. From our MacroPATH D digital imaging, annotation and storage system to the CheckLITE non-contact specimen thickness measurement device and CutMATE grossing forceps, Milestone is building tools to ensure standardization of tissue thicknesses with great processing and results in mind! For more information call 866-995-5300, email info@milestonemed.com or visit us at http://www.milestonemed.com.


Molecular biology / testing
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Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Inc. (ACD) is a leader in the emerging field of molecular pathology. The company’s products and services are based on its proprietary RNAscope® technology, the first multiplex fluorescent and chromogenic in situ hybridization platform capable of detecting and quantifying RNA biomarkers in situ at single-molecule sensitivity. ACD partners with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to validate biomarkers and to develop companion diagnostic tests for targeted therapeutic development in cancer and other diseases. ACD also pursues internal programs to develop proprietary diagnostic tests in cancer management. For more information please contact info@acdbio.com or call 1-877-576-3636. Learn more at www.acdbio.com.

bioTheranostics discovers and develops innovative diagnostic technologies for oncology, designed to improve patient care from the time of diagnosis through selection of appropriate treatment. The company's initial diagnostic test offerings are: (1) CancerTYPE ID®, which improves cancer classification, especially in patients with metastatic cancer and an unknown primary. It is based on a 92-gene qRT-PCR panel and capable of identifying up to 39 tumor types with 86% accuracy. (2) THEROS Breast Cancer IndexSM - This provides a more complete picture of recurrence risk and therapeutic options for patients by combining the results of the THEROS H/I and THEROS MGI tests, to better stratify ER-positive, node-negative breast cancer patients. bioTheranostics is also working on prostate cancer prognosis and drug-response profiling. Email Brittany.Rothnem@biotheranostics.com or call 858 587 5883 for more information.

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. Leica Biosystems provides anatomical pathology laboratories and researchers a comprehensive product range for each step in the pathology process, from sample preparation and staining to imaging and reporting. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 7 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit www.LeicaBiosystems.com for more information.


Oncology
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bioTheranostics discovers and develops innovative diagnostic technologies for oncology, designed to improve patient care from the time of diagnosis through selection of appropriate treatment. The company's initial diagnostic test offerings are: (1) CancerTYPE ID®, which improves cancer classification, especially in patients with metastatic cancer and an unknown primary. It is based on a 92-gene qRT-PCR panel and capable of identifying up to 39 tumor types with 86% accuracy. (2) THEROS Breast Cancer IndexSM - This provides a more complete picture of recurrence risk and therapeutic options for patients by combining the results of the THEROS H/I and THEROS MGI tests, to better stratify ER-positive, node-negative breast cancer patients. bioTheranostics is also working on prostate cancer prognosis and drug-response profiling. Email Brittany.Rothnem@biotheranostics.com or call 858 587 5883 for more information.


Reagents and Instrumentation
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Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Inc. (ACD) is a leader in the emerging field of molecular pathology. The company’s products and services are based on its proprietary RNAscope® technology, the first multiplex fluorescent and chromogenic in situ hybridization platform capable of detecting and quantifying RNA biomarkers in situ at single-molecule sensitivity. ACD partners with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to validate biomarkers and to develop companion diagnostic tests for targeted therapeutic development in cancer and other diseases. ACD also pursues internal programs to develop proprietary diagnostic tests in cancer management. For more information please contact info@acdbio.com or call 1-877-576-3636. Learn more at www.acdbio.com.

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. Leica Biosystems provides anatomical pathology laboratories and researchers a comprehensive product range for each step in the pathology process, from sample preparation and staining to imaging and reporting. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 7 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit www.LeicaBiosystems.com for more information.

Ventana Medical is one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturers of medical diagnostic instrument and reagent systems providing leading-edge automation technology for use in slide-based diagnosis of cancer and infectious disease. Our products are found in hospital-based histology laboratories, independent reference laboratories, and the drug discovery laboratories of some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, government labs, and medical research centers. For more information please visit our website at www.ventanamed.com or call us at 800.227.2155.


Reference standards
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Speech recognition
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Voicebrook is the leading provider of speech recognition and reporting solutions for Pathology. VoiceOver offers a proven speech recognition solution which is designed to integrate with your Pathology reporting system and has been deployed throughout North America at a wide range of healthcare organizations. Voicebrook’s solutions extend beyond core Dragon and ensure the highest levels of success with speech recognition. VoiceOver also provides the flexibility for users to choose between front-end speech recognition and traditional transcription workflows. Customers who are using VoiceOver have reported average turnaround times that have improved by as many as 1.5 days, a reduction in errors of over 77% compared to transcription, and return on investment in less than 6 months. Read why CAP Today declared Voicebrook the "voice of choice for lab transcriptions", and contact us at Pathology@Voicebrook.com or 866-VOICE-XP for a no-obligation demo.


Tissue arrays / tissue sections
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Tissue processors
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Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. Leica Biosystems provides anatomical pathology laboratories and researchers a comprehensive product range for each step in the pathology process, from sample preparation and staining to imaging and reporting. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 7 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit www.LeicaBiosystems.com for more information.

Milestone Medical provides a portfolio of standardization and documentation products for the grossing workstation. From our MacroPATH D digital imaging, annotation and storage system to the CheckLITE non-contact specimen thickness measurement device and CutMATE grossing forceps, Milestone is building tools to ensure standardization of tissue thicknesses with great processing and results in mind! For more information call 866-995-5300, email info@milestonemed.com or visit us at http://www.milestonemed.com.

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