UPMC Chooses PathXL for Digital Pathology Education

| January 21, 2016

PathXL software to provide UPMC with an end to end solution for institution wide digital pathology education program

Belfast, Northern Ireland, January 21, 2016 — PathXL is proud to have been selected by UPMC (Pittsburgh, USA) as the software provider for digital pathology training and examinations across the institution.

UPMC is a leading, integrated healthcare provider and payor that is closely affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences. Over the years, it has developed a world-renowned pathology program led by a dedicated pathology informatics unit. With GE Healthcare, it has also created a digital pathology company Omnyx. PathXL’s educational software will add to UPMC’s existing digital pathology portfolio to support the dedicated teaching and training for pathology residents.

Using a combination of PathXL Tutor, Tablet Viewer and Online Test, individual professors and specific residents will have the ability to build their own digital pathology atlas, and manage interactive learning sessions both in group settings, and independently.

As UPMC joins the 40,000 users already accessing PathXL’s educational solutions, it will benefit from:

  • Easy integration with existing infrastructure – PathXL software is designed to be compatible with the native image formats from all major scanner vendors, and the modern server based technology means it can be implemented quickly and easily within UPMC pathology informatics unit.
  • A system designed specifically for generating educational content – combining virtual slides with a host of other media, UPMC is creating an exceptional digital pathology resource offering an unparalleled user experience, while having complete control over user’s access permission.
  • Ability to harness modern technology – UPMC users will access the PathXL solution via standard web browsers using PCs, Macs, and tablets (iPads, Windows and Android) with no need for downloads or plugins – ensuring content is available whenever they need it, wherever they are.

John Durborow , Sales & Business Development Director, North America “We are incredibly excited to be supplying UPMC with PathXL’s educational software package. In the coming months and years the ability to generate and distribute educational content quickly and easily will have a huge impact on the staff and the residents alike.”

About PathXL

PathXL is a global pioneer in the use of web-based solutions for digital pathology, and provides innovative software for use in drug discovery research, biomarker analysis and education. PathXL’s product for the automated identification and annotation of tumor tissue, TissueMark, was awarded the Frost and Sullivan 2014 European New Product Innovation Award for Automated Image Analysis for Digital Pathology.

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Find out more about PathXL by join our next webinar on Education & Training, in this webinar we will explore what is needed to provide engaging content for students and trainees for your institution.

The webinar will take place on Thursday 18th February at 16:00 GMT & 16:00 EST. To register for this webinar please click here to select the time zone to suit you.

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