Clinical pathology laboratories will soon archive digital pathology images in their hospitals’ PACS

| September 27, 2010

September 27, 2010 Dark Report:

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

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 archive systems used by hospitals and other providers to store radiology images.

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