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GUIDELINES
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 16

Integrating the health-care enterprise pathology and laboratory medicine guideline for digital pathology interoperability


1 Department of Pathology, Duke University Health System, Durham, NC, USA
2 Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
3 Vernetzt LLC, Wilton, CA, USA
4 Bundesverband Deutscher Pathologen e.V., Robert-Koch-Platz 9 D-10115, Berlin, Germany
5 Department of Pathology, University of Virginia, Hospital West Complex, Charlottesville, VA, USA
6 Department of Histopathology, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, National Pathology Imaging Co-operative, Dewsbury and District Hospital, Dewsbury, WF13 4HS, United Kingdom
7 PHILIPS Digital and Computational Pathology, Veenpluis 4-6, Building QY-1.077D 5684PC, Best, Netherlands
8 Västra Gotalandsregionen/DICOM, Vastra Gotalandsregionen FVM, Flojelbergsgatan 2A, 431 45 Molndal, Sweden
9 Semantic Interoperability Services, PHAST Services, 25 rue du Louvre, 75001, Paris, France

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Rajesh C Dash
Department of Pathology, Box 3712 Duke University Health System, Durham, NC 27710
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jpi.jpi_98_20

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Integrating the health-care enterprise (IHE) is an international initiative to promote the use of standards to achieve interoperability among health information technology systems. The Pathology and Laboratory Medicine domain within IHE has brought together subject matter experts, electronic health record vendors, and digital imaging vendors, to initiate development of a series of digital pathology interoperability guidelines, called “integration profiles” within IHE. This effort begins with documentation of common use cases, followed by identification of available data and technology standards best utilized to achieve those use cases. An integration profile that describes the information flow and technology interactions is then published for trial use. Real world testing occurs in “connectathon” events, in which multiple vendors attempt to connect their products following the interoperability guidance parameters set forth in the profile. This paper describes the overarching set of integration profiles, one of which has been published, to support key digital pathology use cases.


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