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Results Of The IMAGES Project 1986-1989; Facts And Fallacies
Author(s): F. P. Ottes; J. P. J. de Valk; H. Lodder; W. J. J. Stut; I. E. van der Horst-Bruinsma; P. L. Hofland; B. M. van Poppel; B. M. ter Haar Romeny; A. R. Bakker
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Paper Abstract

A concise overview is presented on the results of the total IMAGIS (IMAGe Information System) research as carried out by BAZIS. This paper is intended as a continuation of the IMAGIS presentation at the 'Dutch PACS session' during the SPIE Medical Imaging H Conference 1988. That session was jointly organized by the Utrecht University Hospital (AZU), BAZIS and Philips Medical Systems, the partners within the Dutch PACS project. The HIS-PACS coupling/integration project has resulted in a HIS-PACS coupling that is used to transfer data from the BAZIS HIS to the prototype Philips PACS. The modelling and simulation project has resulted in a modelling and simulation package (MIRACLES), which has been used to suggest performance improvements of existing and future PACS's. To support the technology assessment project a PC program has been developed that calculates the financial consequences of the introduction of a PACS (CAPACITY). The diagnostic image quality evaluation project has provided research protocols and a software package (FEASIBLE) that have been used as an aid to execute observer performance studies. A software package (FRACTALS) has been developed so that a standard computer (113M RT PC) can be used as a simple image workstation for radiological research. Furthermore, a number of general issues concerning the development, the acceptance and the introduction of PACS are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 May 1989
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1093, Medical Imaging III: PACS System Design and Evaluation, (25 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.953354
Show Author Affiliations
F. P. Ottes, BAZIS (Netherlands)
J. P. J. de Valk, BAZIS (Netherlands)
H. Lodder, BAZIS (Netherlands)
W. J. J. Stut, BAZIS (Netherlands)
I. E. van der Horst-Bruinsma, BAZIS (Netherlands)
P. L. Hofland, BAZIS (Netherlands)
B. M. van Poppel, BAZIS (Netherlands)
B. M. ter Haar Romeny, Utrecht University Hospital (Netherlands)
A. R. Bakker, BAZIS (Netherlands)


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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