Digital Pathology Insights: Imaging Technologies, Expert Perspectives, Standardization, and Current Outlooks Table of Contents

 


Executive Summary

PART 1: AN INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PATHOLOGY

CHAPTER 1: What is Digital Pathology?
Digital Imaging in Pathology
Whole Slide Imaging
A Brief Note on Telepathology

CHAPTER 2: Current and Emerging Applications
Current Applications

Emerging Applications

CHAPTER 3: Market Outlook
What Will Facilitate the Adoption of Digital Pathology?
Barriers
Forecasts

CHAPTER 4: Regulation and Standards Development
International Color Consortium (ICC)
Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) Standards Committee
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)
College of American Pathologists (CAP)
Interview with Craig Revie

PART II: DIGITAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES: MICROSCOPE IMAGING SYSTEMS
CHAPTER 5: Applied Spectral Imaging
Company Background
Technologies
Collaboration
Competitive Advantage
Future Endeavors
Digital Pathology Outlook: Standardization and Perspectives
Interview with Limor Shiposh

CHAPTER 6: Nikon Instruments Inc.
Company Background
Technologies
Collaboration
Competitive Advantage
Future Endeavors
Digital Pathology Outlook: Standardization and Perspectives
Interview with Stanley Schwartz

PART III: DIGITAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES: WHOLE SLIDE SCANNERS
CHAPTER 7: 3DHISTECH Ltd.
Company Background
Technologies
P250 FLASH II Scanner
Pannoramic Confocal Scanner
Collaboration
Competitive Advantage
Future Endeavors
Digital Pathology Outlook: Standardization and Perspectives
Interview with Dr. Viktor Varga

CHAPTER 8: Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH
Company Background
Technologies
Collaboration
Competitive Advantage
Future Endeavors
Digital Pathology Outlook: Standardization and Perspectives
Interview with Dr. Thorsten Heupel

CHAPTER 9: DigiPath Corp.
Company Background
Technologies
Collaboration
Competitive Advantage
Digital Pathology Outlook: Standardization and Perspectives
Interview with Steve Barbee

CHAPTER 10: FFEI Ltd.
Company Background
Technologies
Collaboration
Competitive Advantage
Future Endeavors
Digital Pathology Outlook: Standardization and Perspectives
Interview with George Hutchinson

CHAPTER 11: Huron Technologies
Company Background
Technologies
Collaboration
Competitive Advantage
Future Endeavors
Digital Pathology Outlook: Standardization and Perspectives
Interview with Réda Fayek

CHAPTER 12: Philips Digital Pathology Solutions
Company Background
Technologies
Collaboration
Competitive Advantage
Future Endeavors
Digital Pathology Outlook: Standardization and Perspectives
Interview with Perry van Rijsingen

CHAPTER 13: Whole Slide Scanners: A Comparison of Specifications

PART IV: INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT
CHAPTER 14: Innovation Spotlight: PerkinElmer
Company Background
Technologies
Vectra®
Lamina®
Collaboration
Competitive Advantage
Future Endeavors
Digital Pathology Outlook: Standardization and Perspectives
Interview with James Mansfield

PART V: A CASE STUDY - DIGITAL PATHOLOGY FOR PATIENT CARE: THE CLEVELAND CLINIC
CHAPTER 15

An Interview with Thomas W. Bauer MD, PhD The Cleveland Clinic 

PART VI: SURVEY RESULTS: END USER AND DEVELOPER PERSPECTIVES
CHAPTER 16: Survey Results
Technological Improvement
Challenges
Benefits
Additional Insights from Technology Developers
Additional Insights from End Users

References
 

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