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SUPPLIERS GUIDE Digital pathology
IMPLEMENTING DIGITAL PATHOLOGY Over the past 12 months digital pathology has been making major inroads into the sector. Here we look at a case study.
eeds Teaching Hospitals scanned 100% of its surgical slides last year. Deploying digital pathology was an exciting challenge for the laboratory. There are many aspects to consider in order to have a successful deployment, according the Chloe Knowles, who is the Lead for Digital Pathology at the trust. Here she explains some of the most vital areas to consider.
staff and management, to local IT. The communication given has to be relevant, speciďŹ c and regular to ensure everyone remains engaged. At Leeds, there was varying opinion of how digital pathology would impact the lab. We distributed a survey to gauge knowledge and experience of digital pathology. Using the responses we delivered presentations to ensure everyone was on the same page.
Workflow Stakeholder engagement Involving all staff in the department is vital; from lab
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Implementing digital pathology is a great way to review your laboratory process,