Clinician usage patterns of a desktop radiology information display application

Bradley J. Erickson, William J. Ryan, Dale G. Gehring, Calvin Beebe

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We developed a system for delivering radiologic images and reports to desktop computers used for the electronic medical record (EMR). This system was used by both primary care physicians and specialists primarily in the out-patient setting. The system records all physician interactions with the application to a database. This usage information was then studied in order to understand the value and requirements of an application that could display radiology information (reports and images) on EMR workstations. In this report we describe some of the differences and similarities in usage patterns for the two physician groups. A very high percentage of physicians indicated that having image display capabilities on the workstations was very valuable.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)[d]137-141
JournalJournal of Digital Imaging
Issue number3 Suppl 1
StatePublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Computer Science Applications


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