Our old PACS, a low-cost affair based on web browsers, and with no RIS-PACS integration, has been replaced by an Agfa Impax PACS, and we now have one-way RIS-PACS integration, so that when an examination is opened on the RIS, the images automatically load up on PACS.
It still needs a bit of tweaking, but it has made a world of difference, and reporting is much easier. I have now stopped using casette tapes.
Some time ago I published a post expressing reservations about digital dictation systems, but, as one correspondent suggested, it was because our system was not properly set up. He was right and I was wrong. We do not have speech recognition at present, but I'm investigating this actively.
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