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Medical information metropolitan area network
Author(s): Meryll M. Frost; Rich Brown; Janice C. Honeyman-Buck; Edward V. Staab
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Paper Abstract

A joint project by Shands Hospital, the College of Medicine at the University of Florida, and the Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) has produced the design and partial completion of a comprehensive Metropolitan Area Network (MAN). The purpose of this MAN is to supply an integrated medical information network to a number of remote clinical sites both existing and planned. The joint cooperation with GRU will allow the replacement of the current power distribution intercommunications with reliable high speed optical paths.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 May 1994
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2165, Medical Imaging 1994: PACS: Design and Evaluation, (15 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.174306
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Meryll M. Frost, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Rich Brown, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Janice C. Honeyman-Buck, Univ. of Florida Shands Hospital (United States)
Edward V. Staab, Univ. of Florida Shands Hospital (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2165:
Medical Imaging 1994: PACS: Design and Evaluation
R. Gilbert Jost, Editor(s)

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