NM Image Cardiac Option FT Evaluation

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NMI with Cardiac Option has been nominated for advancement to Final Text. (Advocate: Steve Nichols) Per the Final Text Process, Items in blue text below warrant Committee discussion.

Technical Committee Checklist

  • Are all significant CPs against the profile "closed"
  • CP-RAD-110
  • CP-RAD-111
  • CP-RAD-119
  • Are all significant CPs against the underlying standards "closed"?
  • No CPs indicated in trial implementation
  • Have all significant comments been CP'd or rejected?
  • TBD
  • Have all open issues listed in the Supplement been closed?
  • One open issue regarding W/L. See open items in the TI
Options include
a. Store W/L in DICOM header
b. Store in presentation state
c. Leave W/L up to the Display
d. Allowing option (c) for now, and add (b) as a named option (either now or at a later point)
Note 1: TI currently includes (a) (GE implementer has indicated preference for d.)
  • Have all significant issues at Connectathon been dealt with?
  • Need to check with Lynn
  • Has the Connectathon Project Manager been queried and significant issues addressed?
  • Need to check with Lynn

Technical Committee Consensus

  • TBD

Planning Committee Checklist

  • Has the profile been through a Connectathon in at least two regions?


    • 2010 - Philips registered as ID with Cardiac NM option - no partner
    • 2011 - no registration for this option
    • 2012 - Philips registered as ID with Cardiac NM option and *passed* the test instance for this option using test data from DICOM Central Archive https://gazelle.ihe.net/EU-CAT/test.seam?id=147 (i.e. no "live" partner)
    • 2013 - 2021- no registration for this option


    • 2012 - Philips registered as ID with Cardiac NM option - no partner
    • 2013 - 2021 - no registration for this option
  • Note: NMI has been tested in Europe and North America.
  • 2012 NA 1 Image Display
  • 2012 EU 1 Image Display
  • 2010 EU 1 Image Display
  • Has the profile been successfully tested with all actors at least at one Connectathon?
  • No, see above
  • Have different implementations of each actor in the profile been tested?
  • No, all testing was with the same product
  • Have all the options been tested successfully at at least one Connectathon?
  • NA (this is an option)
  • Are there IHE-provided software testing tools to address all aspects of the profile?
  • EVS DICOM validators
  • Have the standards underlying the profile been implemented? In similar use cases? In healthcare? In general IT?
  • (Do you have concrete reason to believe that this works robustly in the Real World) / (Are any products available for purchase that implement the profile?)
  • Yes, 8 products in IHE Product Registry, (all Philips). AGFA and GE Healthcare products claim the NMI Cardiac Option that are not in the IHE Product Registry.
  • Have all issues that may have been raised about the profile been resolved?
  • Need to close on open issue regarding W/L