Michael R. Orand

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Many of the challenges that we encountered may be overcome through experience, proper configuration of system, and further software enhancements. The overwhelming benefits of improved image access and immediate consultations create a demand for CR, even with sub-optimal images. The challenge for radiology departments is to execute a deliberate(More)
Charles Willis, PhD Texas Children's Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Services 6621 Fannin St, MC 2-2521 Houston, TX 77030 Ph (713) 770-5336 9 Fax (713) 770-5369 E-mail: cewillis @ msmailpo2.is5.tch.tmc.edu Michael Orand Texas Children's Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Services 6621 Fannin St, MC 2-2521 Houston, TX 77030-2399 Ph (713) 770-5375 ~ Fax (713) 770-5369(More)
Texas Children’s Hospital, a definitive care pediatric hospital located in the Texas Medical Center, has been constructing a large-scale picture archival and communications system (PACS) including ultrasound (US), computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance (MR), and computed radiography (CR). Developing staffing adequate to meet the demands of filmless(More)
As we become increasingly dependent on our picture archiving and communications system (PACS) for the clinical practice of medicine, the demand for improved reliability becomes urgent. Borrowing principles from the discipline of Reliability Engineering, we have identified components of our system that constitute single points of failure and have endeavored(More)
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