Leica, Dell form China pathology deal

Leica Biosystems, through its acquisition of Aperio, will provide Chinese physicians access to U.S. healthcare organizations for real-time, expert review of pathology cases through a medical cloud network built in collaboration with Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences.

The U.S. institutions providing pathology services include: The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore; Cleveland Clinic; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia; Dianon in Shelton, Conn.; and ProPath in Dallas.

The cloud-based system is powered by Dell’s Unified Clinical Archive.