To facilitate awareness, education and adoption of digital pathology and AI applications in healthcare and life sciences. Members are encouraged to share best practices and promote the use of the technology among colleagues in order to demonstrate efficiencies, share knowledge and its ultimate benefits to patient care.
The Digital Pathology Association (DPA) was founded in 2009 and represents a collaboration between healthcare professionals and industry leaders. Currently, the DPA has over 3,800 members consisting of pathologists, scientists, technologists and industry representatives. For many years, the DPA has worked with the FDA to help secure clearances for whole slide imaging equipment, thus, creating a more productive workplace for pathologists and healthcare institutions as well as enhancing patient care. The DPA continues to look towards the future for the needs of pathologists and are active in creating standards and interoperability for the users and producers of this technology. For more on the background of the DPA click here.
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