Nation-wide Telepathology consultation and quality control network. Figure 1 shows the flowchart of the internet platform and nation wide network. Participating hospitals send digital images or WSI of the histology slides of cancer through the internet to the platform, WSI is then stored in the server; expert pathologists from different institutions could access the website through the internet, review the WSI stored in the server and deliver a second opinion or make an assessment of quality of pathology diagnosis.
Zhang et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8(Suppl 1):S6 doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-S1-S6