Metropolis launches Metropolis HistoXpert to advance Tissue Diagnostics

Metropolis Healthcare Ltd., is a diagnostic company, whose subsidiary Metropolis Histoxpert Digital Services Private Limited, is introducing Metropolis HistoXpert Digital Diagnostic solution to its customers for undertaking advance tissue investigation in India.

Under HistoXpert, Metropolis offers the convenience of Digital Pathology, HistoXpert is based on the concept of reflex testing, saving the hassle of having to order more tests to reach a final diagnosis. This is made possible by a skilled team and a panel of sub-specialty experts.


The technology implemented by Metropolis Healthcare comprises of a pathology slide scanner, an image management system and a display. This solution is complemented by software tools to manage the scanning, storage, presentation, reviewing, and sharing of information thereby enabling digital workflows.

Dr. Sushil Kanubhai Shah, Chairman and Executive Director, Metropolis Healthcare said, “A complete and accurate pathology report is crucial for getting a precise diagnosis and deciding on the best treatment plan for the patient. Introduction of digital pathology marks a major milestone for innovation in pathology and aims to increase accuracy and enhance patient care.”

Speaking on the launch, Mr. Sanjeev Nair, CEO, Metropolis HistoXpert, said, “At Metropolis, , we understand that in running an in-house histopathology set up is not be a viable option for hospitals with less than 500-600 samples a month. Therefore, Metropolis HistoXpert is our end to end automated processing and digitization solutions to all hospitals.”

Metropolis Healthcare Ltd is one of the leading diagnostics companies in India, by revenue, as of March 31, 2018 (Source: Frost & Sullivan) with 106 clinical laboratories and 1,130 patient touch points as of March 31, 2018. Metropolis was founded by Dr. Sushil Kanubhai Shah (Chairman) in 1980. Metropolis offers a broad range of approximately 3,480 clinical laboratory tests and 524 profiles, as of March 31, 2018.. Metropolis offers a comprehensive range of healthcare systems and services that include Clinical Research, Laboratory in Hospital, Lab on Lease, Home Collection Services, Preventive Health Check-ups and Corporate & Wellness Solutions.

During the financial year 2018, Metropolis conducted approximately 16.0 million tests from approximately 7.7 million patient visits. The global reference laboratory  is accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) and the College of American Pathologists (CAP)..


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