Mount Sinai Health System of New York has announced a partnership with LabCorp (LH) to offer an integrated healthcare delivery system establishing a Digital and Artificial-Intelligence (AI)-Enabled Pathology Center of Excellence.

LabCorp, which has implemented the Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution in four of its laboratories, will plan on introducing the platform to new laboratories and use its experience and expertise to lead the integration of digital pathology into clinical practice across Mount Sinai hospitals.

First digital pathology will be used for interpretations of genitourinary malignancies, mainly prostate tumors, as well as cancers of the head and neck.  In follow-up phases, the technology will be employed by Mount Sinai pathologists to use the digital pathology solution to provide consultations for cases interpreted by LabCorp’s Dianon Pathology specialty laboratory. This will offer physicians and patients from across the U.S. access to the leading expertise of Mount Sinai specialists.

TrialSite News follows up with a basic Q&A:

What is Philips IntelliSuit Pathology Solution?

The Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution is an automated digital pathology image creation, management and review system comprising of an ultra-fast scanner, an image management and review system comprising of an ultra-fast scanner, an image management system and display including advanced features to manage the scanning, storage, presentation and sharing of information.

What is LabCorp’s Dianon Pathology specialty laboratory?

Dianon Pathology is a leading provider of anatomic pathology with subspecialty expertise in dermatopathology, gastrointestinal pathology, hematopathology and uropathology.

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