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1 July 1992 Integrating voice with images and text in a workstation for radiology
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We have developed a system for routine teleradiology between a local clinic and a central hospital, where the dictation is digital, and sound data is transmitted in real-time over a digital 64 kbit/s network. The need to stock, transfer, and account for analog tapes is eliminated. The dictation is integrated in a program for viewing the patient images, so that the audio data is automatically connected with the current patient. The doctor uses a commercial workstation running UNIX, with image display on multiple X windows servers. The dictation is transcribed by the secretary who uses an ordinary PC equipped with a popular sound board. Sound data is transmitted over the teleradiology network during playback, and the text file containing the transcription is also connected with the patient.
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Torbjorn Sund, Frode Kileng, Eivind Rinde, and Jan Stormer "Integrating voice with images and text in a workstation for radiology", Proc. SPIE 1654, Medical Imaging VI: PACS Design and Evaluation, (1 July 1992); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.60315
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