Inspirata, Tampa, Fla, is offering its remote pathology platform, Dynamyx, free to healthcare institutions looking to provide flexibility to their staff during the covid-19 pandemic. The offering is being made in conjunction with the company’s industry partners, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, and KiKo Knowledge Hub.
Hamamatsu will provide its high-quality research use only whole slide image scanner, NanoZoomer, to scan glass slides submitted by institutions for research and secondary consultation. The device will not be used for any primary human diagnosis.
The founders of KiKo Knowledge Hub, a knowledge-sharing platform for pathologists and other physicians, will leverage their pathology practitioners’ expertise to ensure successful scanning and processing of all received pathology slides. Inspirata will continue to offer its pathology workflow solution, which enables the actual remote use and sharing of cases among pathologists.
“This is an important validation of our efforts to support the community,” says Mark Lloyd, PhD, founder and EVP of Inspirata. “Our successful past digital pathology collaborations make Hamamatsu and KiKo optimal partners for this initiative.”
“Digital pathology gives us the flexibility to serve our patients from anywhere instead of being hamstrung by having to be where our slides are,” says Jonhan Ho, MD, founder of KiKo.
The new free remote pathology service is available through Inspirata’s dedicated covid-19 preparedness page.
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Featured image: Inspirata’s comprehensive Dynamyx platform, currently being offered free of charge to healthcare institutions affected by covid-19, will allow institutions in need of remote pathology to submit glass slides or upload scanned images that can then be seamlessly and securely shared with colleagues across the world. Graphic courtesy Inspirata.