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Assessment of the MIMOSA model: experience learned from the development of a demonstrator
Author(s): Bernard Gibaud; Yves Gandon; Herve Garfagni; Bernard Hervault; Eric Lussot; Bernard Bares; Bruno Klipfel; Laurent Bourgeois; Jean-Christophe Quideau
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Paper Abstract

This paper recalls the major motivations for developing the MIMOSA model (medical image management in an open system architecture). It gives an overview of the content of this model and focuses on the validation brought by the prototyping activity. The paper describes the functional scenario addressed by the demonstrator developed at the University Hospital of Rennes, France. Emphasis is put on methodology and architectural issues, allowing a portable MIMOSA-based PACS core to be built while addressing the integration of local PACS components by means of an ad-hoc adaptation layer. Openness is also a central issue: the architecture has been designed in such a way that the MIMOSA services can be requested and provided using established standards. The influence of the DICOM standard with respect to this concern is analyzed in detail. Achievements and current limitations are highlighted. Conclusions are drawn concerning the technical assessment of that part of the model involved in the demonstrator. Clinical validation is not discussed here since the system should be introduced in clinical routine in the course of 1995.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 1995
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 2435, Medical Imaging 1995: PACS Design and Evaluation: Engineering and Clinical Issues, (12 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.208796
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Bernard Gibaud, Univ. Hospital Rennes and CERIUM (France)
Yves Gandon, Univ. Hospital Rennes and CERIUM (France)
Herve Garfagni, GEMS-Europe (France)
Bernard Hervault, Univ. Hospital Rennes and CERIUM (France)
Eric Lussot, Univ. Hospital Rennes and CERIUM (France)
Bernard Bares, GEMS-Europe (France)
Bruno Klipfel, GEMS-Europe (France)
Laurent Bourgeois, Univ. Hosptial Rennes and CERIUM (France)
Jean-Christophe Quideau, Univ. Hospital Rennes and CERIUM (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2435:
Medical Imaging 1995: PACS Design and Evaluation: Engineering and Clinical Issues
R. Gilbert Jost M.D.; Samuel J. Dwyer III, Editor(s)

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