Table 2

Examples of verification and acceptance criteria for digital pathology hardware and software

HardwareAre all the internal components of the scanner working as expected?
Does the scanner scan at all magnifications stated?
Are the Red, Green, Blue values of the images within the reference ranges stated by the manufacturer?
SoftwareAre the images correctly uploaded to the specified database?
Can the images be opened and viewed with the software supplied by the manufacturer
Is the functionality of the viewer acceptable for diagnostic and quality control?