Episode 26 - Industry Innovation
This episode's guests: Thomas Barr
This episode we are talking with a true industry veteran in digital pathology, Thomas Barr, Founder of HyperPath Solutions and a member of the Executive Leadership Team at BioArkive, Inc.
We will look at some of the early challenges to whole slide imaging (WSI), software solutions, networking, storage and interoperability. We discuss the early years of the Cancer Genome Atlas. Finally, we will look to his future ventures, where AI will fit, and how data will be useful in better evaluation.
More About Thomas Barr
Thomas Barr, Founder of HyperPath Solutions and a member of the Executive Leadership Team at BioArkive, Inc.
Mr. Barr serves as the Vice President, Head of Business Development and Marketing and is responsible for developing overall strategies and road maps to increase market share, brand, and client awareness for BioArkive, Inc.
Mr. Barr has over twenty-five years’ Healthcare-IT experience in hospital, medical research, and academic environments. While in previous leadership roles at Nationwide Children’s Hospital he directed clinical, laboratory and informatics staff responsible for supporting national and international clinical trials managed by the Biopathology Center in Columbus Ohio. Mr. Barr has also provided key informatics and operations leadership in the development, architecture, and support of the Virtual Imaging for Pathology, Education & Research (VIPER) software application used to establish electronic pathology evaluation in large programs including the Children’s Oncology Group, Gynecologic Oncology Group now part of NRG, SWOG and the Biospecimen Core Resource for The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) program.