<0> PathCentral’s New Digital Pathology Network Expands With Participation by Penn Medicine </0>
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PathCentral (), a technology-enabled company dedicated to the success of the international pathology community, announced today that Penn Medicine will participate in the PathCentral Pathology Network (), the specialty’s most comprehensive online information exchange and digital consultation forum.
“The PathCentral Pathology Network will provide Penn Medicine pathologists with new opportunities to collaborate on cases on a global basis,” said David B. Roth, MD, PhD., Chair of the Penn Medicine Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. “Digital pathology is poised to expand the reach of every pathologist beyond his or her backyard to patients and practices the world over.”
The PathCentral Pathology Network enables physicians to upload case files using digital images for pathologists to review and render critical consulting diagnoses on both a global and a domestic real-time basis. In terms of scanning technology and imaging software, the Network is agnostic and designed to be non-exclusive – that is, open to all users regardless of location or consulting institution. The PathCentral Pathology Network seeks to connect the world’s pathologists, incorporating tools from social media, making it an ideal forum for pathologists to send and perform consults, create connections, post information, share cases, ask questions, and expand professional relationships.
Through its comprehensive suite of products and services, PathCentral provides independent community-based pathologists with the tools they need to increase revenues, improve operating efficiencies, ensure patient safety, and become highly competitive in their local markets. With its blend of leading edge IT web computing technology and global connectivity, PathCentral enables pathologists around the world to grow, thrive and more effectively meet the demands of 21 Century diagnostic medicine. For more information, please visit ; for information on the PathCentral Pathology Network, visit .