What Is Telepathology?

Telepathology is the ability to practice pathology at a distance. It uses state-of-the-art telecommunications technology to transfer pathology images from around the world for the purposes of diagnosis, education and research. Our experts at SsahiPath use new innovations in high-resolution digital slide imaging and telepathology to provide a wide variety of individualized pathology consultation services in the sub-Saharan region. We prepare comprehensive pathology reports and work closely with our providers to offer guidance on diagnostic and prognostic findings to assist in therapeutic decision making for our patients.

Service Overview

Remote Laboratory Support

This system will allow for local pathology laboratory staff to interact with remote specialist pathologists around the world to discuss subjects regarding: test results, interpretation of tests, reporting/validation/authorization of results or any other troubleshooting at the lab.

Remote Reporting of Routine Cyto & Histological Cases

Our customized IT and communication solutions will be available to our medical team for remote reporting and communication.

REMOTE SUPPORT OF QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (QMS)

Oversight and approval of QMS or any assistance with QMS.

REMOTE TRAINING & EDUCATION

Tailor made digital pathology courses will be developed for online and offline access.

ON-SITE LABORATORY SUPPORT & CONSULTANCY

SsahiPath recognizes that regular on-site visits are essential to maintain the best quality of remote laboratory services. On-site visits are useful for on-demand and tailor-made laboratory capacity building purposes and on-site training of local laboratory staff.

Benefits

The Teleconsult workflow management plan provides solutions resulting in a mix of benefits

  • 24/7/365 Availability of expertise for complex cases
  • Balance on and off site pathology tasks
  • Increase productivity and profitability
  • Peace of mind during peak production, vacation, and absence
  • Maximum use of laboratory equipment
  • Decline in FTE cost
  • Reduction of waiting lists
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