Digital pathology solution from Sectra to be used by three university hospitals in France


Sectra has received an order for its digital pathology solution from three university hospitals in southwestern France, University Hospitals of Bordeaux, Poitiers and Limoges.

Contract was signed in September 2022 and is the first order under the four-year framework agreement for pathology that was signed earlier this year. It is part of the regional project eNovA-Path.

The hospitals will complement their use of microscopes with a joint digital solution allowing the pathologists to review and collaborate around cases in a way that has not been possible before. Together they conduct about 100.000 pathology cases every year

Remote access to pathology cases will enable us to share and leverage resources between our hospitals and to facilitate the management of complex cases requiring special expertise, but also to foster teaching and research activities

Dr. O. Renaud, pathologist at the Poitiers University Hospital

By moving to a digital workflow, the pathologists will have instant and, if needed, remote access to digital images of tissue samples instead of relying on physical glass slides reviewed in microscopes.

The Sectra solution includes an AI platform that makes it easy for healthcare providers to add applications from various AI vendors to the workflow and clinical use. 

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