|[July 11, 2017]
Kansas Pathology Consultants Adopt Digital Pathology Utilizing 'On-Demand' Digital Pathology from OptraSCAN
OptraSCAN Inc. today announced an agreement with Kansas
Pathology Consultants to deliver 'On-Demand' Digital Pathology
solutions to facilitate remote reporting and consulting opportunities,
gearing towards full digital pathology adoption.
The group at Kansas Pathology Consultants is working toward a goal of
scanning 50-100% of the 50-75 cases a day [using an OptraSCAN™ OS-15
scanner] and distributing the digital images to partners at distant
sites. Partners will be connected to a central reporting software system
via a secure VPN network, which will eventually be entirely in the
cloud, eliminating VPN hassles.
The digital pathology initiative with OptraSCAN
will provide the team with a whole slide digital scanner OptraSCAN™,
digital conferencing tools IMAGEPath™
and a subscription of cloud storage to enable live conferencing of
scanned pathology images and audio in real time.
"We believe [the implementation of digital pathology] will allow our
practice in Wichita to have a competitive edge oer other groups who are
hospital bound and/or relegated to spending valuable resource time
on the road, instead of interpreting cases," said Dr. Ward Newcomb,
President and Lab Director of Kansas Pathology Consultants and Services.
"With decreasing availability of pathologists wanting to travel to rural
areas, and the costs, delays, and risk of slide loss with either a
dedicated courier or FedEX and UPS, moving the images to where
pathologists are stationed, made more sense than moving pathologists to
where glass slides are made."
"I chose OptraSCAN [On-Demand Digital Pathology] because of
the low front-end acquisition cost and features that allowed for remote
reporting of scanned slides, consultative options, and same day second
opinions that can be set up in real-time," said Newcomb.
To request additional information on compatibility, pricing and
licensing, click here.
About OptraSCAN, Inc.
for research-use-only, is the first On-Demand Digital Pathology System
to provide a comprehensive, affordable, turnkey Digital Pathology
solution for both low and high throughput users. OptraSCAN serves as a
perfect tool for the transition from conventional microscopy to Digital
Pathology for the effective acquisition of Whole Slide images, viewing,
storing, sharing, analysis and management of digital slides and
The On-Demand solutions include a small-footprint, low and high
throughput WSI (News - Alert) scanner OptraSCANTM
(for brightfield, fluorescent and frozen section/live view scanning), an
integrated image viewer and image management system ImagePathTM and
image analysis OptraASSAYSTM and CARDSTM
(computer aided region detection system), and includes up to 10 TB of
complimentary cloud storage. Focused on delivering fully integrated,
affordable Digital Pathology solutions, OptraSCAN provides a complete
whole slide image solution system via an On-Demand pay-per-use model.
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