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Diagnostic value model for the evaluation of PACS: physician ratings of the importance of prompt image access and the utilization of a display station in an intensive care unit
Author(s): Harold L. Kundel; Sridhar B. Seshadri; Ronald L. Arenson
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Paper Abstract

Physician ratings of the importance of rapidly viewing images were compared with the frequency of using a 512 X 512 X 8 display station instead of film for the first viewing of chest images made in a medical intensive care unit. The overall utilization of the display station was 35%. Although there was a statistically significant correlation between utilization and the importance rating, it accounted for only a small part of the difference in the utilization of the display station and film.

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Date Published: 1 July 1991
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1446, Medical Imaging V: PACS Design and Evaluation, (1 July 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45285
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Harold L. Kundel, Univ. of Pennsylvania Medical Ctr. (United States)
Sridhar B. Seshadri, Univ. of Pennsylvania Medical Ctr. (United States)
Ronald L. Arenson, Univ. of Pennsylvania Medical Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1446:
Medical Imaging V: PACS Design and Evaluation

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