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FDA clears Roche digital pathology platform for diagnosis

June 18, 2024


The clearance covers Roche’s Ventana DP 200 slide scanner, digital pathology workflow software, and a display that can be used to review and interpret digital images of scanned pathology slides.

Proponents of digital pathology technologies say that having this image data in an electronic format improves the efficiency of healthcare, making it easier to get second opinions and input from specialists, for example, regardless of where the patient is located. That becomes more important in areas where access to pathologists may be limited.

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