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TEASS: evaluation of PACS in three European hospitals: first results and recommendations
Author(s): Elisabeth M.S.J. van Gennip; Renas Rechid; Renaat van den Broeck; Berthold B. Wein
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Paper Abstract

One of the aims of the EU subsidized project EurIPACS, is to provide evidence to assess effects and costs of PACS. To this aim, assessment studies are carried out in three hospitals. These hospitals all implement a partial and/or small-scale PACSystem in the period 1992 - 1994. The effects of these systems on communication, coordination, and efficiency are assessed by before-after measurements, according to one evaluation protocol. Most before- measurements have been completed, on the basis of which draft guidelines for implementation have been made. This paper describes the first result and the draft guidelines.

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Date Published: 15 May 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2165, Medical Imaging 1994: PACS: Design and Evaluation, (15 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.174339
Show Author Affiliations
Elisabeth M.S.J. van Gennip, BAZIS (Netherlands)
Renas Rechid, Philipps Univ. Hospital (Germany)
Renaat van den Broeck, Free Univ. Hospital Brussels (Belgium)
Berthold B. Wein, Univ. Hospital Aachen (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2165:
Medical Imaging 1994: PACS: Design and Evaluation
R. Gilbert Jost M.D., Editor(s)

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