Putting Digital Pathology Under the Microscope

Diiulio, Renee
April 2009
Clinical Lab Products;April2009, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p12
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The article discusses digital pathology systems which have become more functional with technological progress. It says that image quality in digital pathology systems have improved. The capability to transmit quality images has resulted in telepathology. As a result, pathologists can work remotely and consultations with peers and specialists is accomplished quickly and conveniently. According to the article, electronic patient data integrated into an information system helps improve patient diagnosis and workflow.


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