Journal Article
. 2016 May; 7:12.
doi: 10.4103/2153-3539.179902.

Summary of third Nordic symposium on digital pathology

Claes Lundström 1 Marie Waltersson 1 Anders Persson 1 Darren Treanor 2 
  • PMID: 27141318
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Cross-disciplinary and cross-sectorial collaboration is a key success factor for turning the promise of digital pathology into actual clinical benefits. The Nordic symposium on digital pathology (NDP) was created to promote knowledge exchange in this area, among stakeholders in health care, industry, and academia. This article is a summary of the third NDP symposium in Linkφping, Sweden. The Nordic experiences, including several hospitals using whole-slide imaging for substantial parts of their primary reviews, formed a fertile base for discussions among the 190 NDP attendees originating from 15 different countries. This summary also contains results from a survey on adoption and validation aspects of clinical digital pathology use.

Keywords: Implementation; pathology informatics; validation.

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