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Workstation Modelling and Development: Clinical Definition of a Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) User Interface,
Author(s): Robert E. Braudes; Seong K. Mun; John Sibert; John Schnizlein; Steve Horii
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Paper Abstract

A PACS must provide a user interface which is acceptable to all potential users of the system. Observations and interviews have been conducted with six radiology services at the Georgetown University Medical Center, Department of Radiology, in order to evaluate user interface requirements for a PACS system. Based on these observations, a conceptual model of radiology has been developed. These discussions have also revealed some significant differences in the user interface requirements between the various services. Several underlying factors have been identified which may be used as initial predictors of individual user interface styles. A user model has been developed which incorporates these factors into the specification of a tailored PACS user interface.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 May 1989
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1093, Medical Imaging III: PACS System Design and Evaluation, (25 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.953351
Show Author Affiliations
Robert E. Braudes, Georgetown University (United States)
Seong K. Mun, Georgetown University (United States)
John Sibert, George Washington University (United States)
John Schnizlein, George Washington University (United States)
Steve Horii, Georgetown University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1093:
Medical Imaging III: PACS System Design and Evaluation
Samuel J. Dwyer; R. Gilbert Jost; Roger H. Schneider, Editor(s)

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