John Halamka July 30, 2021
Advances in artificial intelligence are slowly transforming the specialty, much the way radiology is being transformed by similar advances in digital technology.
John Halamka, M.D., president, Mayo Clinic Platform, and Paul Cerrato, senior research analyst and communications specialist, Mayo Clinic Platform, wrote this article.
Any patient who faces a potential cancer diagnosis knows how important an accurate, timely pathology report is. Similarly, surgeons often require fast pathology results when they are performing a delicate procedure to determine their course of action during an operation. New technological developments are poised to meet the needs of patients and clinicians alike.
AI can improve pathology practice in numerous ways. The right digital tools can automate several repetitive tasks, including the detection of small...