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Impac Software and BioImagene Develop Workflow Solution for Digital Pathology and the Laboratory Information Systems
Date:3/6/2009

Impac's PowerPath(R) AP LIS to Interface with BioImagene's Virtuoso(TM) Digital Pathology Solution

SUNNYVALE and CUPERTINO, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Impac Software, part of the Elekta Group and leading provider of software solutions for anatomic pathology (AP) laboratories, and BioImagene, provider of innovative digital pathology solutions, today announced the development of an interface between PowerPath(R), Impac Software's AP laboratory information system (LIS), and Virtuoso(TM), BioImagene's digital pathology solution. The new interface provides an optimized workflow for digital slide imaging and analysis, case management and reporting.

Dr. Ajit Singh, BioImagene CEO comments, "Virtuoso is a role-based system that enables the various roles - pathologist, histo-technologist, lab administrator, clinician - to improve the efficiency and quality of the various steps in the anatomic pathology workflow. The Virtuoso PowerPath integration will benefit our laboratory customers further as they now have access to complete case history in a digital format improving the quality of results reported to the clinician.

"Digital pathology is a great application of digital imaging science, and is, indeed, defining new capabilities, efficiencies, workflows and boundaries in the anatomic pathology laboratory," says George Rugg, SVP and General Manager of Impac's LIS business unit. "The work BioImagene is doing contributes significantly to those advancements."

"We are pleased to be working with BioImagene to interface their Virtuoso solution to PowerPath," says Rugg. "Our relationship with companies such as BioImagene shows our continuing commitment to integrate proven technologies with PowerPath to bring data together from multiple systems."

Demonstrations of the new PowerPath and Virtuoso interface will be available at March 9-11 at the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. PowerPath demonstrations also will be available at the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) Pathology Update 2009 conference, March 13-15, in Sydney, Australia and the Lab InfoTech Summit March 16-18 in Las Vegas, Nevada. For additional information, visit Impac booth 726 and BioImagene booth 802 at USCAP, Impac booth 26 at RCPA, and Impac booth 19 at Lab InfoTech Summit, or visit us online at www.impac.com/pathology and www.bioimagene.com.

About Impac Software

Impac Software is part of the Elekta Group, a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. Impac's open integration to multiple healthcare data and imaging systems offers oncology-specific patient charting and practice management, as well as best-of-breed systems for anatomic pathology, clinical laboratory and cancer registry.

Today, Elekta solutions are used in over 5,000 hospitals globally, and every day more than 100,000 patients receive diagnosis, treatment or follow-up with the help of a solution from the Elekta Group. Elekta employs around 2,500 employees globally. The corporate headquarter is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on the Nordic Exchange under the ticker EKTAb. For more information, visit www.impac.com or www.elekta.com.

About BioImagene

BioImagene is a leading provider of innovative and scalable digital pathology solutions - one of the key enabling technologies for Personalized Medicine. The company develops and sells fully integrated hardware and software systems to acquire, view, share, manage, archive and analyze tissue images in a pathology laboratory. BioImagene products are FDA cleared for specific clinical applications and are intended for research use for other applications. www.bioimagene.com.


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