Rad Plan Minutes 2011-05-04

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  • Chris Carr - RSNA
  • Nichole Drye-Mayo - RSNA
  • Kinson Ho - Agfa
  • Chris Lindop - GE
  • Cor Loef - Philips
  • Joan McMillen - RSNA
  • John Murphy - mtuitive
  • Patrick Valandra - Guest
  • Niki Wirsz - Siemens


IHE Board Representation

  • Term of current representative (Kevin O'Donnell) has expired
    • Committee may choose to re-authorise current representative or select a new one
  • Motion: Open call for nominations or self-nominations
  • Approved unanimously.
  • Action Item: Chris Carr to issue call for nominations. Allow two weeks for nominations. Hold election on June Radiology Planning Committee call.
  • IHE Radiology Domain Report is due
    • Selected representative should prepare
  • May need to ask for extension of due date to have newly elected Board representative develop

Rad Plan Cochair Election

  • A Current co-chair (Kevin O'Donnell) is long past term limit written into IHE Governance
    • Need to coordinate election of a new co-chair
  • Motion: Open call for nominations or self-nominations
  • Approved unanimously.
  • Action Item: Chris Carr to send out call for nominations. Leave open for two weeks. Announce ballot and hold election on June Planning Committee call.

Profile Status Reviews

IHE Radiology Webinar Session

  • Annual series includes presentations from each domain focusing on what's new
  • Keep content high level with goal of motivating product managers to approve implementation
  • Topics/authors:
  • IOCM - Kinson Ho
  • MIMA? - Dave Heaney (Kinson presented in 2010)
  • XCA-I - Chris Lindop
  • HL7 updates (CP 213) - Chris Lindop
  • Draft presentations due July 26
  • Comments due Aug. 1
  • Rehearsal tcon Aug. 4, 1 pm CT
  • Webinar: Aug. 18, 9:30-10:30 am CT

Educational Sessions at RSNA 2011

  • The following time slots are available for presenting IHE sessions:
  1. Sunday - 11:00am - 12:30pm (was Monitoring Radiation Exposure: Standards, Tools and IHE REM and given in the 4:00pm - 5:30pm Sunday slot last year)
  2. Monday - 4:30pm - 6:00pm -
  3. Tuesday - 2:30pm - 4:00pm (was Sharing Images on CD, DVD and USB: Standards, Tools and IHE PDI II32 and given in the 12:30 - 2:00 slot last year)

Wednesday - None (last year held two classes at 10:30pm - 2:00 - Sharing Images between sites: Standards, Tools and IHE XDS-I II42 and 2:30 -4:00 -Digital Mammography Workflow: Standards, Tools and IHE MAMMO- II43)

4. Thursday - 10:30am - 12:00pm (was IHE for IT Administrators: Implementation Considerations, Electronic Measurements and Reports- II53 given at the 2:30 - 4:00 slot)

The information for the four time slots above include: 1. Course title 2. Faculty names and a signed disclosure form from each faculty 3. Learning objectives for each course

XDS Imaging Report Format Divergence

  • A great many variations of imaging report documents are being observed in XDS deployments
    • text, pdf, cda, sr, pdf wrapped in DICOM, pdf wrapped in CDA, etc
    • variations in meta-data
  • Action Item: Frame problem for evaluation by Radiology Technical committee as part of evaluation of XDS-I to advance fro final test

IHE Cardiology Profile Demonstrations

  • IHE Card is considering moving their demonstrations from ACC Conf. to HIMSS and/or RSNA to reach a more receptive audience
    • Does IHE Rad Plan have any suggestions? Should we start coordinating inclusion in the RSNA 2012 demo?

Radiology Planning Committee