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Massachusetts General Hospital Signs On to PathCentral’s New Digital Pathology Network

PathCentral (www.pathcentral.net), a technology-enabled company dedicated to the success of the international pathology community, today announced that Massachusetts General Hospital has joined the PathCentral Pathology Network (www.pathcentralpro.net), the specialty’s most comprehensive online information exchange and digital consultation forum.

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.

“Using digital technology to interact meaningfully with users worldwide is an important means of sharing insights, perspectives, and expertise to enhance patient care and improve and save lives,” said David N. Louis, MD, pathologist-in-chief at Massachusetts General Hospital. “We are pleased to have the opportunity to collaborate and consult with colleagues around the globe and develop new relationships within the field.”

About PathCentral

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 cloud computing technology and global connectivity, PathCentral intends to enable pathologists around the world to grow, thrive, and more effectively meet the demands of 21st Century diagnostic medicine. For more information, please visit www.pathcentral.net.

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