Issue 1 (187), article 5

DOI: https://doi.org/10.15407/kvt187.01.067

Kibern. vyčisl. teh., 2017, Issue 1 (187), pp.67-80

Kovalenko A.S., Dr Medicine, Prof., Head of Department of Medical Information Systems
e-mail: askov49@gmail.com
Kozak L.M., Dr Biology, Leading Researcher of Department of Medical Information Systems
e-mail: lmkozak52@gmail.com
Romanyuk O.A., Junior Researcher of Department of Medical Information Systems
e-mail: ksnksn7@gmail.com

International Research and Training Center for Information Technologies and Systems of the NAS of Ukraine and Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine,
av. Acad. Glushkova, 40, Kiev, 03680, Ukraine

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR DIGITAL MEDICINE

Introduction. The need of health care institutions in the repeated use of digital medical images by different specialists during patient care and long-term storage for the analysis of diagnostic information determines the relevance of this work. The need for means and methods of storage of digital medical data with their subsequent processing and analysis, as well as on mobile devices for the collection, digital data processing and exchange increase.

The purpose of the article is to analyze the experience of creating medical information systems, the development of information technology support the storage and processing of digital medical information and the further development of information technology for digital medicine.

Results. Employees of the department of medical information systems for more than 20 years of activities of the International Research and Training Centre for Information Technologies and Systems NAS and MES of Ukraine solved the problem of constructing the medical information systems and information diagnostics technologies with the use of electronic medical records, methods and means of the mathematical analysis of medical data. The developed technology support for storing and processing digital medical information combines into a single functional network the medical information system, instrumental diagnostic systems and a system of conservation and archiving digital medical images. PACS and cloud technologies was used for long-term storage of digital medical images.

Conclusion. Organization of long-term storage of digital medical images obtained from the diagnostic systems in health care facilities, and the ability to use this information by doctors at their workplace in the current diagnostic and treatment process was provided by using the developed information technology support for storing and processing digital medical information.

Keywords: medical information system, information technology, digital medical imaging, long-term storage.

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Issue 184, article 5

DOI:https://doi.org/10.15407/kvt184.02.056

KVT, 2016, Issue 184, pp.56-72

UDC 004.75+004.932.2:616

INFORMATION SUPPORT FOR INTEROPERABILITY OF INSTRUMENTAL DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEMS AND LONG-TERM STORAGE SYSTEM OF DIGITAL MEDICAL IMAGES IN HEALTH CARE INSTITUTIONS

Romanyuk O.A., Kovalenko A.S., Kozak L.M.

International Research and Training Center for Information Technologies and Systems of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine

ksnksn7@gmail.com , askov49@gmail.com , lmkozak52@gmail.com

 

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Introduction. The need of health care institutions in the repeated use of digital medical images by different specialists during patient care and long-term storage for the analysis of diagnostic information determines the relevance of this work.

The purpose of the article is to form technique for adapting the system of transmission and archiving of digital medical images according to the conditions of the health care institution.

Results. Analysis of medical image storage systems to select the specific software implementation according to the requirements of a particular medical institution was held. After testing and validation in working conditions PACS Conquest DICOM has been selected, its functionality has been verified. The technique of adapting the system for transmission and archiving of digital medical images has been developed, which includes an analysis of instrumental studies systems, installation of database components and configuration of PACS Conquest DICOM-server, connecting the instrumental studies systems and organization of access to digital medical images for medical personnel. Testing of the proposed technique was carried out at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Surgery named by N. Amosov.

Conclusion. The possibility of implementation the free and multi-platform storage system with connection of multiple diagnostic systems for efficient analysis of DMC on each workstation and long-term storage DMC is provided as a result of using the proposed technique.

Keywords: digital medical imaging, standard DICOM, long-term storage.

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Received 15.12.2015