Department of Pathology and Microbiology at University of Nebraska Medical Center to JoinPathCentral’s New Digital Pathology Network

| May 7, 2013

PathCentral adds another major medical center department of pathology to its growing group of networked providers on its new PathCentral Pathology Network platform.

Online Platform Will Expand and Expedite Consultations for UNMC Pathologists

OMAHA, Nebraska and IRVINE, Calif. (May 7, 2013) – PathCentral (, a technology-enabled company dedicated to the success of the international pathology community, and the Department of Pathology and Microbiology at University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), today announced that UNMC will participate in the PathCentral Pathology Network (, the specialty’s most comprehensive online information exchange and digital consultation forum.

“The PathCentral Pathology Network will provide the basic framework for providing consultative services to our customers throughout the world and will improve access to expert opinion in both urban and rural areas,” said Steven H. Hinrichs, MD, Department Chair.

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 Department of Pathology and Microbiology at University of Nebraska Medical Center

The Department of Pathology and Microbiology provides expert diagnostic services in both anatomic and clinical pathology.  Their faculty have performed and published important research demonstrating the capabilities of digital imaging.

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

Media Contacts:

Ken Greenberg
Edge Communications, Inc., for PathCentral
(323) 469-3397
Vicky Cerino
UNMC Public Relations
(402) 559-5190


Source: Edge Communications

Category: Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Laboratories, Digital Pathology News, Informatics, Laboratory Informatics, Pathology News, TeleHealth, Web/Tech, Whole slide

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