Tag: PACS

Neagen and Visiopharm Announce New Technical Integration Between Image Analysis and PACS to Meet Demands from Pathologists

| September 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Workflow, workflow, workflow has been a laboratory mantra for decades. Lean engineering principles, risk reduction, patient safety and efficiencies in every step. And for almost as long it has been recognized in digital pathology that workflow would need to be improved, particularly in “open” systems where best-of-breed may be implemented rather than “closed” systems. One […]

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Digitizing Pathology? Don’t Create Another Silo

| September 26, 2016 | 1 Comment

Post courtesy of Simon Häger, Product Manager Sectra Digital Pathology Solution Pathology departments play a key role in cancer care, but are currently under enormous pressure and face great challenges. Over the past decade, pathology departments have not only been subject to increasing demands as a result of the growing number of cases, but have […]

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Dutch Pathology Department Among the First in the World to go Digital

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently heard Dr. Paul van Diest speak about their experience with digital pathology in a respectable-size department with 30,000 surgical pathology cases. In his talk he claimed “Just Do It” with regards to digital pathology implementation in a busy surgical pathology practice. Albeit, the regulatory issues and constraints in places such as the Netherlands provide […]

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University Hospital In Finland Invests In Digital Pathology From Sectra: ‘A Crucial Step To Improve Workflow And Diagnostics For Better Patient Care’

LINKÖPING, SWEDEN–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Sectra AB (STO:SECTB) — Kuopio University Hospital will be Finland’s first fully digital pathology department following its investment in Sectra’s IT solution for efficient storage, review and sharing of digital pathology images. The Diagnostic Imaging Center at Kuopio University Hospital is thereby extending its existing solution for handling radiology images (PACS) to also include pathology […]

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The Elevator Pitch on “Why Do I Need a Pathology PACS?”

| November 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of Sectra; Published October 28, 2015 – By Simon Häger, Product Manager, Sectra Digital Pathology Solution In the past year, I have attended a number of pathology shows to discuss digital pathology in general and Sectra’s solution in particular. A very common question is: “Why do I need a PACS and not just a simple image […]

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STREAMLINE MULTI-DISCIPLINARY TEAM MEETINGS USING A JOINT RADIOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY PLATFORM 

| March 13, 2015 | 3 Comments

Originally published March 11, 2015 By Simon Häger, Product Manager, Sectra Digital Pathology Solution Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings (MDT) are a cornerstone of cancer care. Several recent studies [1-3] clearly demonstrate that MDTs, or tumor boards, provide significant value in patient diagnosis and treatment [2]. However, there are significant challenges in keeping both the preparations and the actual […]

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Q&A: The State of Digital Pathology, with Paul Chang, MD

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Interesting perspective from Dr. Paul Chang on digital pathology and workflow processes published in Health Imaging and IT.   With vendors inking partnerships and developing new tools to bring pathology out of the dark ages and experts pegging the integration of radiology and pathology as one of the top opportunities for imaging, digital pathology may be imaging’s […]

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