| May 7, 2012

DPAsmallWhile the support and understanding of digital pathology is growing, there are still some cultural, financial, technical, and regulation obstacles that are limiting the adoption of digital pathology. All of these obstacles will be addressed in the Digital Pathology Association’s (DPA) upcoming webinar series entitled “Barriers to the Adoption of Digital Pathology”.

The topics addressed in this series of four webinars will act as a bridge to the workshops and discussions that will take place at the DPA’s annual conference, Pathology Visions. Pathology Visions will take place October 28-31, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. Aside from preparing for Pathology Visions, the DPA also wants to continue educating and generating awareness for the field of digital pathology. That’s why they’ve partnered with the Association for Pathology Informatics (API) and CAP Today to host the webinar series.

The first webinar in the series will take place this Wednesday, May 9, 2012 from 11 AM to 12 Noon EDT. The main focus of this webinar is “Cultural and Strategic Barriers to the Adoption of Digital Pathology”. President of the DPA, Dirk Soenksen of Aperio, will be a contributing speaker during the webinar, as well as Dr. Sylvia Asa and Dr. Keith Kaplan.

The remaining three webinars will take place at the same time, 11 AM to 12 Noon EST, on the following dates and focus on the following topics:

July 25 | Financial Barriers to the Adoption of Digital Pathology

September 19 | Technical Barriers to the Adoption of Digital Pathology

November 14 | Regulatory Barriers to the Adoption of Digital Pathology

Participation in each of the webinars is free, but advance registration is required. To register now, please click here. If you are unable to tune in live to the webinars they will be archived on the DPA website. However, these archives will only be available to DPA members. To learn more about what benefits a DPA membership offers or to join today please click here.

About the DPA

The Digital Pathology Association, located in Indianapolis, IN, was founded in 2009. DPAsmall Its mission is to facilitate education and awareness of digital pathology applications in healthcare and life sciences. Members will be encouraged to share best practices and promote the use of technology among colleagues in order to demonstrate efficiencies, awareness, and its ultimate benefits to patient care.


For more information about the webinar series and how to register for the Digital Pathology Association’s Pathology Visions Conference visit:


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