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VA Technical Reference Model v 21.7

Aperio ImageScope
Aperio ImageScope Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Aperio ImageScope is a pathology slide viewing platform. This technology is designed to view and manipulate digital pathology whole slide images and eSlides. This application allows users to share and discuss eSlides in real-time in multiple remote locations with conferencing functionalities and allows users to view multiple slides concurrently. This platform includes image adjustment functionalities to edit the contrast, brightness, and gamma of slides. Aperio ImageScope also includes features for annotating and analyzing eSlides and images. Additionally, this technology has the capability to be integrated with a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for data management, workflow automation, and data storage.

This technology may be configured to access and store images via Aperio eSlide Manager Application Server, a Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server Database. This technology may also be configured with LIMS integration to store images directly to the storage location associated with the LIMS implementation.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has been assessed by the Section 508 Office and found non-conformant. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov. Please see reference tab for more information concerning product versions.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.8
Decision Date: 08/27/2020
Aliases: Leica Aperio ImageScope
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Leica Biosystems
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (08/27/2020).