Featured Article: Digital pathology in Latin America
The adoption of digital pathology (DP) in Latin America has been hindered by barriers unique to the region, leading to limited utilization of DP technology in labs.
In this article, experts identified obtaining second opinions and remote image sharing as primary benefits of DP, but barriers like high implementation costs, lack of awareness among payers and decision-makers, and inadequate internet infrastructure impede its widespread adoption.
Revenue-generating suggestions include offering digital services, equipment loan agreements, and forming collaborative networks. Experts recommend addressing training, internet infrastructure, awareness, and alternative reimbursement models to promote DP adoption. To overcome challenges, collaborative efforts and innovative approaches are crucial to unlock DP's potential in Latin America.
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