Radiology goes filmless.


PROBLEM Long turnaround time for radiology reports, unacceptable percentage of misplaced films. SOLUTION Installation of hospitalwide PACS, implementation of voice recognition dictation system, upgrade of RIS. RESULTS Rapid and significant improvement in reporting times, virtual elimination of misplaced films, integration of radiology services throughout the enterprise. KEYS TO SUCCESS Detailed financial model and needs assessment, commitment by management and staff, well-planned implementation, choice of vendor that provides total solution and support.

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@article{Alexander2001RadiologyGF, title={Radiology goes filmless.}, author={Schramm Alexander}, journal={Healthcare informatics : the business magazine for information and communication systems}, year={2001}, volume={18 4}, pages={65-8, 70} }