The Australian Pathology Workforce Crisis

5.3.2 Introduce new technology

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Possible approaches include:

Informatics – exploring increasing use of:

  • Digital microscopy and telepathology
  • Voice recognition
  • Decision support, including knowledge management
  • Automation
Replacement of current testing with more direct molecular techniques, such as identification of bacteria in microbiology
Further development and adoption of Point of Care testing.