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Demystifying DICOM in Digital Pathology: Experiences from the National Pathology Imaging Co-operative

In this presentation, Dr.Sayers will provide a basic overview of the DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) standard and how it applies to Digital Pathology.

On a background of our experiences in the National Pathology Imaging Co-operative (NPIC), he will discuss the current state of DICOM in Digital Pathology, including its benefits and limitations, and look into future developments for this international standard.

About the presenter

Dr Craig Sayers, MD
Dr Craig Sayers, MD

Dr. Craig Sayers has been a Consultant Histopathologist at the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust for 12 years, and Clinical Lead for Standards and Interoperability for the National Pathology Imaging Co-operative (NPIC) since March 2020.  On behalf of NPIC, he is a contributing member of DICOM Working Group 26 and the IHE PaLM Working Group. 

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