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Omnyx Demonstrates Integrated Digital Pathology Solution at USCAP - Solution shown at United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) meeting in San Antonio (NYSE: GE)
Omnyx Demonstrates Integrated Digital Pathology Solution at USCAP


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This week, at the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology meeting in San Antonio, Omnyx is demonstrating its forthcoming Integrated Digital Pathology (IDP) solution in booth 330. Omnyx, a joint venture of GE Healthcare and UPMC, is showing its IDP solution designed by pathologists, for pathologists and built from the ground up with help from a global team of collaborators with the overall goal of digitizing the pathologist’s process with intuitive and efficient solutions.

Omnyx will demonstrate its complete product line, which includes the VL4 and VL120 whole slide scanners, Pathologist Workstation, Histology Workstation, Web Viewer, Algorithms, Workflow Server, and Digital Archive for image storage. These products will be sold initially for research use only. By digitizing the slides and corresponding workflow, the Omnyx technology is intended to do what a traditional microscope cannot -- unite an entire pathology department and improve collaboration, communication and efficiency.

Of note, Omnyx will be demonstrating for the first time the VL120 whole slide scanner, which is capable of holding 120 slides that are automatically loaded and scanned. When launched, this product will be used in environments where continuous scanning is critical to sustain throughput. The VL120 is a complement to the already unveiled Omnyx VL4 scanner, currently for research use, and uses the identical scanning engine, which includes the patented Independent Dual Sensor imaging technology capable of scanning slides automatically at 20x or 40x magnification with speed and quality.

The Omnyx IDP solution integrates what are often stand-alone products into a comprehensive platform. It combines high speed, high quality whole slide scanning with scalable information technology products to create a solution that addresses the reliability and process requirements of pathologists and enables single and multi-site organizations to benefit from increased efficiencies and greater access to peers in the field. It provides pathologists and histologists the tools necessary to work in closer collaboration and efficiently digitize their processes.

About Omnyx
Omnyx, LLC ( is a joint venture of GE Healthcare and UPMC (the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) with locations in Pittsburgh, PA and Piscataway, NJ. The company is developing an Integrated Digital Pathology system allowing pathology departments worldwide to move to an all-digital workflow. Their products include image management, workflow automation, image analysis algorithms and system integration along with a family of high speed whole-slide scanners. Close collaboration with pathologists at UPMC and other institutions along with their relationship with GE Healthcare allows Omnyx to focus its innovation on the needs of anatomic pathologists worldwide. Omnyx products are currently in development and are for research use only. They are not for use in diagnostic procedures.

About UPMC
UPMC ( is an $8 billion global health enterprise with almost 50,000 employees headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., and is transforming health care by integrating 20 hospitals, 400 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, a health insurance services division, and international and commercial services. Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC is redefining health care by using innovative science, technology and medicine to invent new models of accountable, cost-efficient and patient-centered care.

About GE Healthcare
GE Healthcare ( provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. Our broad expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, performance improvement and performance solutions services help our customers to deliver better care to more people around the world at a lower cost. In addition, we partner with healthcare leaders, striving to leverage the global policy change necessary to implement a successful shift to sustainable healthcare systems.

Our “healthymagination” vision for the future invites the world to join us on our journey as we continuously develop innovations focused on reducing costs, increasing access and improving quality around the world. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, GE Healthcare is a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE). Worldwide, GE Healthcare employees are committed to serving healthcare professionals and their patients in more than 100 countries.

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