You provide the space and slides, and Pramana technology delivers quality-tagged whole slide images
Our Digital Pathology as a Service (DPaaS) solution allows centers to pay for high quality images, without the associated operational hassles of capital budgets and hiring skilled staff. DPaaS overcomes the challenges and costs involved in the human capital needed to operate scanners, including making the correct parametric selections and qualifying each whole slide image for errors after the scanning. With minimal burden on labs and no upfront capital expenditure, DPaaS delivers quality-assured whole slide images with standardized and open data formats.
You provide the slides, we provide quality-tagged, whole slide images
Eliminate the need of multi-million $$ Cap-Ex
End-to-end standalone process to make going digital easy
Economical, low human capital, pay-per-use
Enable new research revenue streams, support AI diagnostic development and streamline educational opportunities with a whole slide image repository.
Pathology has been critical to disease diagnosis for centuries, and that has created hundreds of millions of glass slides. Digitizing those slides can transform that data into valuable knowledge that could power the future of diagnostics and personalized medicine for patients.
To enable the next generation of digital and AI-enabled pathology powered diagnostics and disease treatment, it is important to leverage a factory-based approach to digitize large volumes of slides. Creating this rich dataset can rapidly accelerate disease research, innovation and education. AI algorithms built on digital pathology data will assist pathologists in advancing diagnostic capabilities. Today, pathologists learn from thousands of slides during their career; digital pathology repositories enable them to learn from millions. For this future and the power of pathology data to be realized, first the slides and their associated metadata should be digitized.
While many labs have millions of glass slides in their archives, one feasible approach is to focus on the most recently archived slides (2-4 years) due to the value in having digital images available for recurrent case. This improved access enables pathologists by improving access to existing case data and enabling telepathology and / or second opinions.
Pramana’s next generation whole slide images with auto-QC and unparalleled image quality provide pathologists the confidence they deserve. With standard file formats including DICOM, OME-TIFF and DZI, integration with 3rd party viewers, LIS’s and EHR’s is supported through open APIs.
Pramana handles difficult and dirty slides received from 3rd parties seeking second opinions - positioning the SpectralHT System as the whole slide imaging system of choice for leading reference and academic laboratories. Click here for a recent poster presentation by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.