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A computer system for transcribing radiology reports.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7384526     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A minicomputer system has been developed to assist in the transcription, distribution, and long-term storage of radiology reports. Reports are dictated in the traditional manner by a radiologist and then entered into specially programmed computer terminals by a transcriptionist. Completed reports are electronically distributed throughout the department and the hospital. Inactive reports are stored by the computer on microfiche. At one institution, the system is used to produce all of the reports in the radiology department, a total of approximately 200,000 reports per year.
Authors:
R G Jost; J Trachtman; R L Hill; B A Smith; R G Evens
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiology     Volume:  136     ISSN:  0033-8419     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiology     Publication Date:  1980 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-08-15     Completed Date:  1980-08-15     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401260     Medline TA:  Radiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Computers*
Hospital Communication Systems
Information Systems
Minicomputers*
Radiology*

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