Pathology Image Exchange: The Dutch Digital Pathology Platform for Exchange of Whole-Slide Images for Efficient Teleconsultation, Telerevision, and Virtual Expert Panelsvan Diest, P. J., Huisman, A., van Ekris, J., Meijer, J., Willems, S., Hofhuis, H., Verbeek, X., van der Wel, M., Vos, S., Leguit, R., van den Brand, M., Hebeda, K. & Grünberg, K., Jun-2019, In : JCO clinical cancer informatics. 3, p. 1-7 7 p.
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Among the many uses of digital pathology, remote consultation, remote revision, and virtual slide panels may be the most important ones. This requires basic slide scanner infrastructure in participating laboratories to produce whole-slide images. More importantly, a software platform is needed for exchange of these images and functionality to support the processes around discussing and reporting on these images without breaching patient privacy. This poses high demands on the setup of such a platform, given the inherent complexity of the handling of digital pathology images. In this article, we describe the setup and validation of the Pathology Image Exchange project, which aimed to create a vendor-independent platform for exchange of whole-slide images between Dutch pathology laboratories to facilitate efficient teleconsultation, telerevision, and virtual slide panels. Pathology Image Exchange was released in April 2018 after technical validation, and a first successful validation in real life has been performed for hematopathology cases.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||JCO clinical cancer informatics|
|Publication status||Published - Jun-2019|