Financial Experts Predict Sales of Digital Pathology Systems Will Nearly Triple in the United States by 2019

Pathology groups and clinical laboratories gain the benefits of increased connectivity, greater productivity, and a tool to reduce costs Acceptance of digital pathology systems is growing steadily in both North America and Europe. One sign of this acceptance is the rapid increase in the purchase of digital pathology systems by anatomic pathology laboratories in these regions. In fact, one consulting company says that the digital pathology market is poised to explode over the next seven to...

New Digital Pathology DICOM Standards Will Expand Pathologists’ Use of Whole Slide Images

Clinical pathology laboratories will soon archive digital pathology images in their hospitals’ PACS Digital pathology moves one step forward toward true “plug and play” with the recent approval of the DICOM supplement 145. These are the technical specifications that support whole-slide digital pathology images. Approval of these standards now makes it possible for clinical laboratories and pathology groups to store digital pathology images in a form that is compatible with the same DICOM...

Pathology’s Most Intrepid Computer Nerds Are Busy and Innovative

Helping pathologists go “all digital” is the vision of these informaticians DATELINE: PITTSBURGH—Lots of news and exciting developments have been showcased at this week’s gathering of pathology informatics gurus and innovators here in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The occasion is the 14th annual Advancing Practice, Instruction, and Innovation in Informatics (APIII) and your Dark Daily editor is here to participate and make a presentation. This high-energy meeting showcases a wide range of...
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