Validation Study

Validation Study

Read the article by David Wilbur, MD et al, Whole-Slide Imaging Digital Pathology as a Platform for Teleconsultation”, Massachusetts General Hospital. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, December 2009. The Study was presented at the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting in April of 2008. Corista’s founding Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Wolfgang Klietmann was a participant in the study.


Corista’s DP3™ provides the essential functionality for today’s Pathology care.

DP3™: A Comprehensive Digital Pathology Platform

  • Manage patient cases and digital images from acquisition through archival
  • Connect Expert Centers to Remote Medical Centers for diagnostic support
  • Single screen access for physicians to all functionality
  • Security — protect patient information and provide comprehensive audit trails and reporting of case access and activity by user
  • Role-based authorization to system functions
  • Standardized reports for both internal systems and external referring physicians and patients
  • Highly scalable
  • DICOM and 21 CFR 11 compliant

Intuitive for Ease of Use by Physicians

  • Physician Dashboard for all cases into the Pathology Department
    • Active internal and external case listing for access by internal physicians
    • External Patient cases identified by remote medical center, referring physician, with requests or instructions noted
    • Filters to sort, read, assign and manage caseloads by defined groups or physicians
    • Easy sign-in and authentication for internal hospital cases
  • Patient-Centric Dashboard Facilitates Case Management
    • Comprehensive image navigation tools, including mouse, keys, touchscreen monitors, and game controllers
    • Annotations, measurements and search
    • Collaboration with internal physicians and colleagues
      • Instant message discussion queues with annotations and measurements within image noted
    • Notifications of new cases or colleague requests for collaboration, in system and email
    • Diagnose cases with unlimited text and diagnostic templates, for synoptic reporting
    • Flexible reporting for department or physicians, automatically capturing case data specified and generating the report for physician review before distribution

Immediate Responses

  • Browser-based platform connects physicians and Medical Centers around the world
  • Secure connectivity between Expert Centers and remote facilities
  • Ease of access to Expert Center securely connects remote requests for service
  • Remote physicians receive expert opinion reports in hours
  • Expert Centers have full access to the platform tools in evaluating remote cases, regardless of patient’s case location
  • Regional Pathology Groups with sub-specialty expertise can assign physicians to locations needing on-site support
    • Insure remote patient cases can be read by appropriate specialist, regardless of physician or patient case location
    • Eliminate complexities of scheduling physician’s site location


  • Browser based platform is compatible with 95% of browsers in use
  • Universal Viewer reads images from any WSI scanner or internet enabled microscope
  • Hardware neutrality provides flexibility to choose devices best suited for needs and the existing infrastructure
  • Supports High-Resolution displays, touch screens, and tablets
  • Platform connections to LIS, EHR, and HIS