Using Patient Information from a DICOM Server
If your system has the Worklist option and is configured and connected to a DICOM server you
can obtain existing patient information (for more information, see "Overview of Connectivity" on
This option provides a shortcut to entering patient information as you create new patient
studies by accessing your DICOM Worklist Server (where patient information can be stored).
You can query the Worklist server using a variety of search terms or conditions, such as
patient name or exam date. If the query returns a patient for whom you want to create a study,
highlight the patient name in the response list, and select Create Study for this Patient. The
data will be entered into the system and the study will be activated for that patient.
To access the Worklist server use the Soft Keys,
Study Exam Types
There are two kinds of study Exam types:
■ Factory/Standard exam types
■ User-created exam types
You can change the Exam Type during scanning using the
You can also specify which Factory/Standard Exam Types are available during scanning:
Click the [+] box to display the lists of Exam types; to hide the lists, click the [–] box.
Use the checkboxes to select the desired Exam types.
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