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Full PACS installation in Seoul National University Hospital, Korea
Author(s): HyunWoo Lim; DongOok Kim; JinYoung Ahn; DongHyuk Lee; JinHyung Lee; HeeJung Park; JongHyo Kim; Jungu Han
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Paper Abstract

Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) is composed of two buildings and has more than 1500 beds for patients needing hospitalization. Marotech has provided full PACS to SNUH with total HIS Integration in this year. In this paper, the installation process and management experience for seven months will be presented. At SNUH, 1643.8 exams were held per day during seven month after PACS installation. It is about 40 Gigabytes per day. Two acquisition servers (ACQ 1, 2), two database servers (DB 1, 2), two storage servers (LTA, network attached storage-NAS), one backup server (DLT) totally 8 servers were installed. SNUH has 11 CRs, 4 CTs, 3 MRIs, 9 NMs, 4 RFs, 20 USs, 7 ESs, 4 SCs, 5 XAs, and 5 Film Ditigers. All these modalities were integrated with PACS. DICOM 3.0 standard was conformed for images. DICOM Gateways were installed for modalities that do not support DICOM. The doctor can query and view Endoscopes, pathologic and anatomic data as well as radiological data. All the past five years exams is accessed less than 10 Seconds via on-line. Through the cooperation with SNUH and Marotech, HIS and PACS work together in stable state. These systems were integrated with HL7 standards and IHE.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 May 2002
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4685, Medical Imaging 2002: PACS and Integrated Medical Information Systems: Design and Evaluation, (16 May 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.466991
Show Author Affiliations
HyunWoo Lim, Marotech Ltd. (South Korea)
DongOok Kim, Marotech Ltd. (South Korea)
JinYoung Ahn, Marotech Ltd. (South Korea)
DongHyuk Lee, Marotech Ltd. (South Korea)
JinHyung Lee, Marotech Ltd. (South Korea)
HeeJung Park, Marotech Ltd. (South Korea)
JongHyo Kim, Seoul National Univ. Hospital (United States)
Jungu Han, Seoul National Univ. Hospital (South Korea)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4685:
Medical Imaging 2002: PACS and Integrated Medical Information Systems: Design and Evaluation
Eliot L. Siegel; H. K. Huang, Editor(s)

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