Tag Archives: PACS

GB Networks and PACS Workstation Performance.

As existing networks are being expanded and sometimes replaced, it is common for gigabit network (Gb network) to be used as a replacement alternative to connect PACS workstation (its availability in server rooms has been common for many years) over … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life Of An Imaging IT Professional

Tools, tricks, and lessons learned from those who support radiology, cardiology, and other imaging specialties throughout medical enterprises. Gb networks and PACS workstation performance. As existing networks are being expanded and sometimes replaced, it is common for gigabit network (Gb … Continue reading

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Modality Upgrades: Be Prepared

One of the responsibilities of the imaging Informatics Professional is the maintenance of imaging modalities from a connectivity standpoint. When a new imaging device is purchased, the IIP is responsible for numerous things; evaluation of the DICOM conformance statement, work … Continue reading

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Tips from a Road Warrior (12): Check Your Connections

The majority of my travel stories deal with my travels to India, as this country, despite its high tech image, still has so many infrastructure problems and issues that I typically characterize it as operating in “controlled chaos.” Yes there … Continue reading

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Tips from a Road Warrior (10): Keep Your Eyes Wide Open.

One of my never-ending fears is that I forget something when going through the security check points in airports. I try to have a system for collecting my things after passing through the screen, i.e. first I retrieve my computer … Continue reading

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Tips From A Road Warrior (9): Always Go To The Source.

India is a very interesting country that I characterize as being under a constant state of semi-controlled chaos. As a matter of fact, even though on average I only travel there once a year, my “interesting” travel experiences in India … Continue reading

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Tips From A Road Warrior (7): Make Sure You Are Not At The Bleeding Edge

During the past several years, I have had my share of luggage handling woes, although to be honest, it has not really be too bad. Most of the issues occurred when I had tight connections returning home, and my luggage … Continue reading

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Tips From A Road Warrior (4): Keep Track Of Your Gate/Port Number

Anyone who has ever flown out of the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) airport knows that it is huge. The airport itself is actually bigger than the island of Manhattan and, after Atlanta and Chicago, it is the busiest airport in … Continue reading

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Tips From A Road warrior (3): Sometimes You Have To Use A Band-Aid.

I was about to travel to a conference, waiting for the plane to take off from Dallas when the flight attendant noticed that someone apparently had jammed the latch of the overhead bin about three rows in front of me. … Continue reading

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IHE Connectathon 2011: A Preview of Challenges Facing EHR compatibility

Every year in January, hundreds of engineers gather in Chicago at the Hyatt hotel with their medical devices and/or simulators on their laptops to test interoperability as specified by Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) profile definitions. This year was the … Continue reading

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