Season 2, Episode 24
Digitizing the Clinical Service and Creating a Slide Sharing Network Across Scotland
This episode's guests:
Dr. David Harrison University of St Andrews & Dr. Gareth Bryson, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
This episode of Digital Pathology Today™ our guests are Dr. David Harrison University of St Andrews & Dr. Gareth Bryson Consultant Pathologist and Clinical Director for Laboratory Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Our guests are Dr. Garth Bryson Consultant Pathologist and Clinical Director for Laboratory Medicine at the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and Dr. David Harrison, Professor of Pathology from the University of Saint Andrews, and both from ICAIRD - the Industrial Center for Artificial Intelligence Research and Digital Diagnostics a program matching AI solutions and research with health and social care priorities across Scotland
We talk about the long journey of implementing digital pathology in a large health care system, barriers to adoption of digital pathology, the promise of artificial intelligence, the business case for digital pathology – have we finally been able to articulate one? And finally, we discuss our guests’ experience so far in creating a digital slide sharing network throughout Scotland.
More About Dr. Gareth Bryson
Dr. Gareth Bryson Consultant Pathologist and Clinical Director for Laboratory Medicine, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Dr Gareth Bryson is a consultant pathologist at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, where he has also held the role of Head of Service for Pathology 2016-2020, overseeing the deployment of digital pathology. In addition, he is an honorary clinical associate professor at the University of Glasgow and honorary senior lecturer at University of St Andrews. Gareth’s areas of expertise include gynaecological and urological pathology. His non-clinical interests include efficient systems, laboratory modernisation and workload measurement and digital pathology. He is the Scottish Pathology Network Lead for Digital Pathology.
Within iCAIRD, Gareth is leading on the full digitisation of NHS GGC Pathology within the lifetime of the programme. He is also contributing to the exemplar projects with colleagues from University of St Andrews.
More About Dr. David Harrison
A professor and John Reid Chair of Pathology at the University of St. Andrews, David is also an honorary chair at the University of Edinburgh. His clinical expertise is in medical liver, kidney and transplant pathology and, as such, he serves as the designated individual for tissue governance for National Health Service (NHS) Lothian and contributes to the diagnostic service of the Scottish National Liver Transplant Program. He’s also director of laboratory medicine for NHS Lothian and of the Edinburgh Breakthrough Breast Cancer Research Unit.
Though David’s research interests are varied, they all revolve around understanding the ways in which cells and tissues respond to injury through molecular pathology and genetic regulation. He is chair of Medical Research Scotland and deputy chair of the Food Standards Agency Committee on Toxicity, as well as a member of a wide variety of professional organizations. He holds an honorary professorship in medicinal chemistry at the University of Florida.