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Evaluation of a hospital-wide PACS: costs and benefits of the Hammersmith PACS installation
Author(s): Stirling Bryan; Justin Keen; Martin J. Buxton; Gwyneth C. Weatherburn
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Paper Abstract

The unusual nature of sites chosen for hospital-wide PACS implementations and the very small number of proposed implementations make evaluation a complex task. The UK Department of Health is funding both the evaluation and implementation of a hospital-wide PACS. The Brunel University evaluation of the Hammersmith Hospital PACS has two main components: an economic evaluation of the costs and benefits of hospital-wide PACS installations and an exercise in monitoring the implementation process. This paper concentrates on the economic component.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1992
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1654, Medical Imaging VI: PACS Design and Evaluation, (1 July 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60317
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Stirling Bryan, Brunel Univ. (United Kingdom)
Justin Keen, Brunel Univ. (United Kingdom)
Martin J. Buxton, Brunel Univ. (United Kingdom)
Gwyneth C. Weatherburn, Brunel Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1654:
Medical Imaging VI: PACS Design and Evaluation
R. Gilbert Jost, Editor(s)

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