PACS Downtime: June 14, 2007

Wednesday, June 13, 2007 at 10:14:25 AM

TO ALL UHS RADIOLOGY DEPARTMENTS AND PACS SYSTEM USERS:

PACS WILL BE TAKEN OFF-LINE FOR NECESSARY SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE TO UPDATE DATABASE SMART ARRAY CONTROLLERS.

DOWNTIME IS CURRENTLY PLANNED FOR THURSDAY 06-14-2007 BEGINNING AT 3:00PM AND IS EXPECTED TO LAST APPROXIMATELY TWO HOURS.

During the downtime NO PACS functions will be available including: * Cannot View any study currently on PACS * Cannot send new studies to PACS. * Cannot create On-line preliminary reports * Web Servers will be down *RMS will not be affected, technologists must manually track exams in RMS including BP and EP steps.

Technologists will continue to acquire exams at the modalities, but will print stat/urgent exams to film. Films and Radiology requisition will be taken to the Radiologist/ ED physician as necessary.

Preliminary reports will be documented on Radiology Requisition during downtime and scanned into PACS when system is back up.

Thank you for your patience during this downtime.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT ANDREA OR KELLY Office Phone: 763.5737 Andrea Pager: 774.2639 Kelly Pager: 774.1866


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