SPOKANE, Wash., April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Gestalt Diagnostics today announced their development of an artificial intelligence algorithm that identifies and routes more critical cases first to the appropriate pathologist based upon a pathologist's specialty.
"Digital pathology is the key to faster, more accurate patient diagnosis and today we have taken that even further with our development of an image analysis protocol that helps identify more critical cases based upon case type and routes that case to the appropriate pathologist," says Gestalt COO & Chief Strategy Officer, Lisa-Jean Clifford. "This technology enables the case to get into a pathologist's worklist faster and higher in the queue for review and diagnosis."
"I am happy to see how this industry and the digital technologies are evolving to enable better, faster and more accurate support to the pathologist," said Dr. David Hoak, Gestalt Medical Director. "The tools that are being developed today are providing pathologists the ability to focus on their core competencies and perform their medical work with technology at their fingertips that was never available in the past. It's an exciting time to be a pathologist and to help push these tools and technology into daily use to provide better outcomes for patients. Technology combined with a pathologist is far more efficient and effective than either one alone."
Digital pathology, image analysis and Artificial Intelligence are all opening the doors to possibilities we haven't seen before in healthcare technology. It all begins with, and is contingent upon, digital. Without digital pathology, WSI, discreet and intelligent data collection, all key components of a digital pathology solution – then none of these would be possible.
Gestalt's algorithm is currently in testing and will be available to be deployed within their digital pathology platform later this year.
About Gestalt Diagnostics
Gestalt Diagnostics is a private, profit-driven software company who provides technology solutions, technical and integration services and support to pathology laboratories. Gestalt has developed PathFlow, an enterprise software platform specifically designed to bring the benefits of digital workflow to pathologists and pathology laboratories. This product was originally developed, by what is now Gestalt's team, to support a fully digital reading platform for radiology. The radiology platform is used in leading hospitals across the United States and supports more than 15 million studies annually. Gestalt has expanded and redesigned this proven, robust solution to work in the laboratory space – engineered for the unique needs and workflow of pathologists.
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