MLabs, Department of Pathology at University of Michigan Health System, to Participate in PathCentral’s New Digital Pathology Network

| March 22, 2013

University of Michigan added to the PathCentral Pathology Network with hopes of increasing volume related to pathology consults from a global market. 

ANN ARBOR, Mich. & IRVINE, Calif. — PathCentral (www.pathcentral.net), a technology-enabled company dedicated to the success of the international pathology community, and MLabs, Department of Pathology at University of Michigan Health System, today announced that MLabs will participate in the PathCentral Pathology Network (www.pathcentralpro.net), the specialty’s most comprehensive online information exchange and digital consultation forum.

“For MLabs, the PathCentral Pathology Network will provide our pathologists with an important new venue to consult and collaborate on cases anywhere in the world,” said Jeffrey Myers, M.D., Director, Anatomic Pathology and MLabs. “The Network will enable us to electronically connect with a broad base of users, and bring our consulting capabilities to new markets and new communities. We’re especially pleased at the truly open nature of the Network, and we look forward to the consults and the interchange that the Network promotes.”

The PathCentral Pathology Network enables physicians to upload case files using digital images for pathologists to review and render critical consulting diagnoses on both a global and a domestic real-time basis. In terms of scanning technology and imaging software, the Network is agnostic and designed to be non-exclusive – that is, open to all users regardless of location or consulting institution. The PathCentral Pathology Network seeks to connect the world’s pathologists, incorporating tools from social media, making it an ideal forum for pathologists to send and perform consults, create connections, post information, share cases, ask questions, and expand professional relationships.
About UMHS and MLabs

Consistently ranked among nation’s best, the University of Michigan Health System treats more than 1.5 million outpatients, provides at least 43,000 hospital visits, conducts hundreds of scientific research projects, and educates the next generation of medical professionals every year. Our distinguished faculty comprise one of the largest and strongest groups of diagnostic pathologists in the world. Receiving more than 12,000 referrals for expert opinion annually, they offer valuable consultative services to referring pathologists to facilitate patient care and education.

About PathCentral

Through its comprehensive suite of products and services, PathCentral provides independent community-based pathologists with the tools they need to increase revenues, improve operating efficiencies, ensure patient safety, and become highly competitive in their local markets. With its blend of leading edge IT cloud computing technology and global connectivity, PathCentral intends to enable pathologists around the world to grow, thrive and more effectively meet the demands of 21st Century diagnostic medicine. For more information, please visit www.pathcentral.net.

Source: Fort Mill Times


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