IHERO 2007UseCase Treatment Delivery Workflow

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Scheduling Treatment Delivery and Verify/Record using Worklist

  • Supp 74
  • TPS transmits plan to TDS; TDS asks TMS for patient and retrieves related objects; TDS delivers treatment; V/R stores Treatment Record
  • Clinical cases: First day, Tx with imaging, Tx w/o imaging ???
  • Advantages
    • Interoperable standard makes a difference
    • First step toward departmental workflow management
    • Decreased error rates
    • Better, more accurate billing
    • More consistent scheduling among machines
  • Limitations
    • Range of image procedures supported
    • Inclusion of third-party verification devices
    • Narrow path (limited ability to handle exceptions)