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Even ICUs are Subjected to Virus Attacks

Intensive Care Units (ICU) are areas at hospitals where people in need of special care are admitted. Those people need continuous monitoring for their condition. These units are normally equipped with high tech patient monitor machines, ECGs, and ventilators.Furthermore, ICUs … Continue reading

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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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PACS Study Verification

Once a technologist completes an imaging examination and the images transfer to PACS, there is still one critical component of workflow that must be complete; study/image verification. This final process, which is completed before the radiologist interpretation, is very important … 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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A Day In The Life Of An Imaging IT Professional

How and When to Use a Sniffer One of the common questions I find on use groups is something to the effect of: “Occasionally, I lose images when sending to a remote site”, “An error seems to occur, but I … Continue reading

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