8 September 1993 Nuclear medicine PACS with an Interfile/ACR-NEMA interface and on-line medical record interface
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A PACS system has been implemented at the University of Florida that has eliminated the use of film in Nuclear Medicine. Six acquisition devices, four display devices, three paper printers, and a digital archive comprise the system. Nuclear Medicine images are viewed on display workstations for diagnosis and are printed in color on paper to be placed in the patient's folder or sent to referring physicians. An interface to the medical center's on-line medical records checks the demographic information stored with the images for accurate spelling of the patient's name, valid patient identification number, and ties the study to the radiology information system order (accession) number. The database used for the on-line medical record and for the Nuclear Medicine PACS system is ORACLE. The archive consists of 4 GBytes of mirrored magnetic disk (essentially 2 GBytes of accessible disk), 8 GBytes of non-mirrored magnetic storage, and a tape jukebox with 50 GByte capacity.
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Janice C. Honeyman, Janice C. Honeyman, Meryll M. Frost, Meryll M. Frost, Edward V. Staab, Edward V. Staab, Walter E. Drane, Walter E. Drane, Mike Nicole, Mike Nicole, } "Nuclear medicine PACS with an Interfile/ACR-NEMA interface and on-line medical record interface", Proc. SPIE 1899, Medical Imaging 1993: PACS Design and Evaluation, (8 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.152909; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.152909

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