Merge Unity v. 11.0 Release Notes
Merge Unity™
v. 11.0
RELEASE NOTES
Merge Healthcare
900 Walnut Ridge Drive
Hartland, WI 53029
MERGE UNITY 11.0 RELEASE NOTES
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INDICATIONS FOR USE: Merge Unity PACS
Merge Unity PACS is a medical image and information management system that allows viewing, selection, processing,
printing, telecommunications, and media interchange of medical images from a variety of diagnostic imaging systems.
Merge Unity PACS interfaces to various storage and printing devices using DICOM or similar interface standards.
Merge Unity PACS displays, stores, prints, and telecommunicates images from a number of medical modalities,
including but not limited to MRI, CT, US, PET, DXA (bone densitometry), nuclear imaging, computed radiography, digital
radiography, digitized films, digital photographs, mammographic images, and processed data from FDA-cleared third
party image processing systems, including FDA-cleared systems for computer-aided detection and advanced image
processing (e.g. 3-D processed images such as those produced by Voxar Corp.).
Lossy compressed mammographic images must not be used for primary diagnostic interpretation unless approved for
use in digital mammography. Display monitors used for primary diagnostic interpretation of mammographic images
must be approved for use in digital mammography.
INDICATIONS FOR USE: Z3D
Z3D is intended to provide reading physicians, referring physicians, and other appropriate healthcare professionals
tools to aid in interpreting medical images, including:
•
Displaying DICOM compliant medical image volumes, such as CT, MRI, and PET.
•
Reformatting images, including creation of MPRs, MIPs, MinIPs, color/monochrome 3D volume rendered images.
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Manipulating displayed images via control of slice thickness, slice interval, obliquity, perspective, rotation,
window/level, crop, zoom, color/monochrome transformations, segmentation, sculpting, straightening the display
of curved structures, and creating images perpendicular to a curvilinear path.
•
Creating series of DICOM images and individually captured images that can be displayed and stored in a PACS.
•
Measuring coronary calcium, which is intended for non-invasive identification and quantification of calcified
atherosclerotic plaques in the coronary arteries using tomographic medical image data and clinically accepted
calcium scoring algorithms.
CAUTION: Federal law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician.
CAUTION: Unity PACS and Merge Z3D are not intended for diagnostic use on a mobile device such as a phone or
tablet.
The symbols glossary is provided electronically at http://www.merge.com/Support/Resources.aspx.
MERGE UNITY 11.0 RELEASE NOTES
CANADIAN DEVICE IDENTIFIER:
Device Name
Device Identifier
UNITY RIS/PACS
C-DRSW-00001
Merge Z3D
MERGE Z3D
Manufacturer’s Address
Merge Healthcare Incorporated
900 Walnut Ridge Drive
Hartland, WI 53029
DOCUMENT VERSION LOG:
Part
Date
Revision
Description
UPAX-2683
04/22/2015
1
Initial release for Unity 11.0. Includes builds through 11.0.403.0.
UPAX-2683
09/14/2016
2
Updated section on Microsoft Word® and Excel® upgrades.
Changed DR-Supplied Hardware to Merge-Supplied Hardware,
removed Sybase from recommendations for customer-supplied
hardware. Sybase is delivered with product.
UPAX-2683
02/02/2017
3
Specified customers are responsible for upgrading third-party
software programs, such as Microsoft Word and Excel 2010.
Contents
Chapter 1.
Features and Enhancements ........................................................................................... 5
1.1 Features, Major Enhancements, and New Products .................................................................... 5
1.1.1
RIS and System Administration .................................................................................... 5
1.1.2
PACS and Reporting .................................................................................................... 6
1.2 Enhancements, Performance, Usability...................................................................................... 10
Chapter 2.
Performance .................................................................................................................... 24
2.1 Potential Impact on Performance in Specific Configurations ..................................................... 24
Chapter 3.
Standards ......................................................................................................................... 25
Chapter 4.
Third-party Software Product Integration .................................................................... 26
4.1 Included with Initial Shipment of Merge-supplied Hardware ...................................................... 26
4.1.1
Sites Using Management Reports .............................................................................. 27
4.1.2
Sites Using Unity Mammography Tracking ................................................................ 27
4.2 Recommended for Customer-supplied Workstations ................................................................. 27
4.2.1
Sites Using Management Reports .............................................................................. 27
4.2.2
Sites Using Unity Mammography Tracking ................................................................ 28
4.3 Options You Can Purchase from Merge ..................................................................................... 28
4.4 Product Options You Can Purchase Directly from the Manufacturer ......................................... 28
Chapter 5.
Requirements and Product Announcements ............................................................... 30
5.1 Platforms ..................................................................................................................................... 30
5.1.1
Supported Operating Systems ................................................................................... 30
5.1.2
Database Software ..................................................................................................... 30
5.1.3
Merge-supplied Hardware Platforms .......................................................................... 30
5.2 Storage Options .......................................................................................................................... 30
5.3 Displays ...................................................................................................................................... 31
5.4 Interface to Other Devices .......................................................................................................... 31
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Chapter 1.
Features and
Enhancements
1.1
Features, Major Enhancements, and New Products
1.1.1
RIS and System Administration
Feature
Description
System-wide: Major
interoperability
improvements
 Simultaneously restore multiple exams from Centera, Disk Array, and
DICOM archives.
 Faster DICOM Query/Retrieve from Unity archive.
 Cerner: URL Launch of ZDA with single sign-on support using MPAGES.
 AppLink enhancements to work with Epic as master/subordinate with
Primordial.
System-wide:
External scanned
document import
Transfer, store and review archived scanned documents from third-party party
systems.
System-wide: Fast
external report import
for new sites
Improved report data migration.
RIS: Show the count
of items resulting from
a filter
Easily obtain counts for many purposes, including quick understanding of productivity
and to-do items.
RIS: Search by
patient birth date in
Universal Manager
More flexible searching for patients on various tabs.
RIS: SmartForms can
automatically map the
logged-in user who
printed the form
Greater clerical staff efficiency and quality control.
RIS: Management
Reports
Summary reports can be run at any time accessing the live database, so for
example, cash collections can be reported/documented as a worker comes off shift.
RIS: Centralized
Management Reports
Centralized Management Reports eliminates the need to copy data to your local
computer.
RIS: Tracking Web
Ambassador client
versions
Using Management Reports, an administrator can identify what version of Web
Ambassador is being used in the community.
RIS: Improved
referring doctor
features in Universal
Manager
 Referring doctor lookup now includes street address.
 First line of referring doctor’s address can be shown in the Exam Properties
dialog.
 Search for the referring doctor’s fax number from within the fax window.
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Feature
Description
RIS: Track multiple
exams for the same
patient at once
Multiple exams can be selected on the same patients to assign tracking status, such
as arrived or checked-in.
RIS: Accession
numbers can be
formatted with a
single character prefix
and 10 digits
More flexible accession numbers.
Billing: Integration
with IMAGINE
Software billing
systems
Efficient integration of the IMAGINE Software billing system serving medical imaging.
Scheduler: Book View
alert message
When using drag and drop in book view, an alert appears when an exam is dropped
into an inappropriate room.
Scheduler: Improved
searching for referring
physicians
Searching by first and last name now available.
System
administration: Unity
Data Transformation
(UDT)-Support
FairWarning® Portal
 Support FairWarning® Portal for monitoring and reporting patient privacy. Once
daily, Unity sends a file to FairWarning.
 FairWarning produces site reports based on an aggregated evaluation of Unity
audit information and other HIS systems.
System
administration:
DICOM Gateway
resolves issues with
the host name of the
sending system or
modality
The DICOM Gateway resolves issues of incompatible host names for the incoming
modality and Unity that prevent an association.
System
administration:
Improved Site
Management
Site Management is improved for easier updates. Multiple workstations of the same
type can be updated simultaneously. The main page provides access to all check
boxes. Converting to flex licensing is streamlined to save time and steps.
1.1.2
PACS and Reporting
Feature
Description
Instant Reporter:
Advanced OB
reporting
improvements
Features added to facilitate obstetrical ultrasound reporting include:
 Fetal growth percentiles can be reset based on IVF, LMP, Prior US, or EDD.
 Instructions added to OB growth charts for importing into clinical reports.
 Automatically assign fetus ID when not supplied by US vendor.
Instant Reporter:
Improved resident
workflow
Option for residents to independently work with reports and exams on a workstation
neighboring the attending’s Dominator (Unity Diagnostic Reading Station). Residents
can edit reports for the exam that is displayed on the attending’s Dominator or a
different exam. Searching for the same exam is automated via master-subordinate
configuration and the F6 keyboard shortcut.
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Feature
Description
Instant Reporter:
Report assembly as a
background activity
on the Dominator
Reading physicians can begin manipulating images without waiting for the report to
build, resulting in faster reading.
Instant Reporter
Breast Tracking:
Breast Composition
lay letters for sites in
different states
Sites with facilities in different states can be configured to generate different Breast
Composition lay letters.
PACS: Series swap
tool for technologists
Technologists can use the series swap tool to reorder series and save these edits.
PACS: Easier exam
status change
Change exam from Hold to Read without needing to first mark Scanned.
PACS: Faster access
to DICOM information
Faster image manipulation performance on DC and I+ stations. Especially notable
for actions that require information about all images, such as 3D targeting, positionlinked scrolling, series sorting, and scout insets.
PACS: Improved
DICOM Restore,
DICOM Query (CFIND) and DICOM
Retrieve (C-MOVE)
You can start viewing images before they are all received. If an archived exam is
already in the system, Unity does not retrieve it again.
PACS: DICOM
Header: Update
values for Online
exams
From the Worklist and Online tabs, users with the Exam - Modify DICOM Header
user right can update DICOM Header information with Unity demographic data for
exams in Scanned or Hold status. Updates are audited.
PACS: Dominator I+
performance
improvements
Improved Dominator I+ speed and reliability. For example:
 Faster log in.
 Automatically receive exams:
• For images to load faster when viewing the exam.
• In various Hold statuses.
• If various Hold statuses change.
PACS: Improved
workflow for
technologist
collaboration with
reading physicians
 Systems can be configured to automatically place exams Online in Hold
status, so that technologists can perform any desired processing or quality
assurance from the Online tab.
 In addition to saving the technologist’s time for all exams, this improves the
workflow when a technologist wants a reading physician to check the exam,
such as a diagnostic mammogram. Reading physicians with appropriate user
rights can elect to read exams in Hold status, so after checking an exam, the
physician can elect to complete reading and reporting, or return the exam to
Hold status for additional images.
 If images need to be added to an Online exam, the system can be
configured to automatically revert exams, add images, and return the exam
online. Rules can be configured to determine what happens if the exam is
locked when technologists try to add images, including the ability to
automatically create a new exam with exam description prepended with
“Additional Images.”
Contact Customer Support for configuration assistance.
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Feature
Description
PACS: Improved
image manipulation
 Gained significant additional memory address space for image manipulation.
For example, compressing very large images such as echo ultrasound
multiframe images.
Large address aware capabilities are now available for:
• AGS (Application Gateway Server): image agents and cache manager.
• DICOM Gateway.
• HDArchive and DIArchive.
 Improved loading of very large multiframe images under fragmented address
space conditions.
Reading tools: Image
fusion
Reading physicians and other Universal Manager users can fuse and manipulate
two image series from the same exam and from different exams. System supports
PET/CT fusion, PET/MRI fusion, as well as fusion of any combination of PET, CT,
and MRI series. Two images from the same series can also be fused, with benefits
from musculoskeletal CT and MRI reading. Reading physicians and technologists
can save fusion series and individual images.
Reading tools:
Enhanced panel
management
Many improvements related to image display, including new user preferences
enabling reading physicians to assign the right monitor to the primary montage or to
leave the right monitor blank for use by another application. This improves the
experience for all readers, especially those who have mixed monitor-type
configuration and those who prefer the primary exam on the left.
Reading tools:
Autocrop and breast
image sizing
Allows image to expand to optimally fill the image square without cropping important
anatomy. Helps physicians compare more than one image.
Reading tools:
Enhanced thumbnails
Reading physicians and other Universal Manager users can display and move
thumbnail images for primary and comparison exams. Very useful in radiology and
cardiology. Adds the ability to:
 Select and drop multiple series simultaneously.
 Select from prior and current thumbnails.
 Know which series are being viewed from the thumbnail panel.
 Know which series were viewed from within the thumbnail panel.
Reading tools:
Enhanced thumbnails
Thumbnails can be dragged into a panel to display the images. As an alternative to
clicking a thumbnail to select and clicking an image panel to drop, you can click to
select thumbnails and drag them to an image panel.
Reading tools:
Tomosynthesis
support
Reading physicians display and interpret breast tomosynthesis exams.
Reading tools: Paging
by plane
Scroll through all series in an exam that are acquired in the same plane, regardless
of where they are presented on the image panels.
Reading tools:
Thresholding-type
window/level control
for PET and NM
Reading physicians and other Universal Manager users have a new method for
controlling the display of NM and PET images.
Reading tools: Mouse
wheel optional user
preference for imageper-square mode
Reading physicians can use the mouse wheel to display next and previous images in
image-per-square mode. Benefits radiology and cardiology users.
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Feature
Description
Cardiology
New ECG reading and reporting:
 Instant Reporter integration with ECG.
 ECG display, storage, and reporting. Robust, comprehensive support for
ECG management and reporting including resting and stress ECGs.
 Improved cine play and synchronization. Marked improvement in CINE play
and synchronization, which benefits all multiframe images.
 Better multiframe memory management. Improved viewing of multiframe
images, such as cardiac ultrasound images.
ZDA
ZDA new enhancements include:
Enhanced tool
package
Many new tools added such as invert displayed pixel values, Cobb angle, and
general angle measurements.
Advanced search
and restore
Users can perform advanced searches of online and archived exams. Exams can be
restored from the Unity archive, even if the patient has no online exams.
Z3D*
Keyboard
shortcuts for 3D
orientation
Advanced image processing enhancements include:
 3D orientation
• S - sagittal
• I - inferior
• R - right
• L - left
• F - anterior
• B - posterior
 Flip view direction (R key)
When displaying images related to curved path, users can flip the vantage
point with R key.
 Displaying the MPR crosshair by pressing the x key.
Save and restore
state
The E+ button in each Z3D control window allows you to save the entire state of the
3D viewer in the exam. This allows the 3D viewer to display later in exactly the same
state.
DICOM series
creation
Using the Z3D viewer, create a 3D series that is saved to the exam as a DICOM
series. Click the record button. The system prompts you to select a method for
generating the series. Your actions are recorded and a series is created containing
the resulting images.
Straighten curved
anatomy
Tool that allows you to manually straighten curved anatomy. Displays in the results
window and two perpendicular windows.
Free rotate and
rotate around
results axis
While plotting a curved path, you can rotate freely or rotate around the results axis.
Colon CT
rendering
Display colon CT in various ways, including scrolling perpendicular to the curved
path of the colon with camera angle and direction controls.
Vessel tracking
and analysis
Track and analyze vessel paths in Z3D either manually or automatically.
 Manual: Click the curve drawing tool to add points to the vessel. The system
analyzes and renders the vessel path.
 Automatic: Click the curve drawing tool dropdown menu and select "Auto
(Vessels)." Add 2 points. The system automatically generates a path
between the two points.
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Feature
Description
Mouse efficiency
enhancements
 Hold down right and left mouse buttons and drag for window/level.
 Hold down left mouse button to place 3D crosshairs.
Delete selected
measurements
Press the Delete key to delete selected measurements.
Cardiac calcium
scoring
Intuitive and fast cardiac calcium scoring showing scores per vessel and totals.
System
administration:
Dominator
1.2
Automatically receive images locally to improve performance on all platforms
including:
 Dominator I+
 Dominator DC
 Dominator MD configured for WAN.
Enhancements, Performance, Usability
Component
Feature
Description
AppLink
Add support for
GE PACS-IW
5.0 XML file
format.
AppLink: Add support for GE PACS-IW 5.0 XML file format.
Archiving
DB Archive error
handling
improvement
Improved the display of warnings and errors for DB Archive:
 Added a dialog box that shows the list of items that need
attention.
 Provided a method to acknowledge errors.
 Errors color coded-red for high, orange for medium, yellow for
low, and green for none.
 Errors can be copied.
 All errors can be listed.
Archiving
Prefetch
performance
improved
The "Apply to linked Exam Types" option for DICOM Prefetch was
removed to increase performance and reduce redundant exams from
the prefetch.
Archiving
Improved
restore queue
throughput
To reduce the time a restore job spends waiting in the queue, two or
more restore applications can be configured to service the queue.
Billing
The Report ID
added to the
billing flat file
By adding the Report ID to the billing flat file, the billing company has
additional data to identify if they already billed for the exam.
Billing
IMAGINE Billing
displays
amounts
Added the capability to interface with IMAGINE to display charge data
and amounts due on new Billing tab.
Cardiology
Reading
physician
preference for
primary exam on
one panel
Reading physicians can set a preference to display the primary exam
on one monitor, if the configuration is for three panels. This is ideal for
reading physicians, especially cardiologists, who want to view all the
images in the primary exam on one monitor.
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Component
Feature
Description
Cardiology
Access other
images while
reviewing stress
echo US exams
Reading physicians can access other images that have a stage and
view when reviewing stress echo ultrasound exams by stage or view:
 Turn on annotations (A) to see Stage and View numbers.
 Right-click an image and select Stress Review by Stage (G). Page
Up and Down to view images.
 Move the pointer to the lower left corner of the image square, click
Select Series, select the series by double-clicking the row. The
current series is replaced with the selected series.
 Move the pointer to the lower left corner of a blank square, click
Select Series, select the series by double-clicking the row.
Cardiology
Stage/View
annotations for
multiple images
configurable
The annotation with information about multiple captures for a
Stage/View that was added to the Stress Echo review mode images is
configurable.
For configuration assistance, contact Customer Service.
Cardiology
Added toolbar
for quick access
to cardiology
tools
Access cardiology tools quickly by hovering the pointer over the bottom
center of an image.
Cardiology
Statements
added to the
Convenience
tab for ECG
exams
Interpretation Data dialog box Convenience tab provides additional
statements to the dictionary.
DICOM
Bone density
modality codes
added to Exam
Type options
The two Bone Density modality codes were added to the list of DICOM
Modalities in the drop down menu when adding new Exam Types.
DICOM
Copying files on
a non-DICOM
compliant CD to
the DICOM
Gateway
The "Send all DICOM files on CD" button on the DiQuery dialog box
enables sites receiving non-DICOM compliant CDs, which have no
DICOMDIR, to copy the DICOM files to the DIGATE. All DICOM files on
the disc are sent to the DIGATE. There is no mechanism for selecting
individual files.
DICOM
Added
Estimated
Radiography
Magnification to
linear
measurements
If the DICOM header includes Estimated Radiography Magnification,
the system uses this linear measurement in XA images when
calculating distance.
DICOM
Archived exams
can be excluded
when retrieving
exams
When listing exams to retrieve by using the Retrieve button, you can
select the option to "Do not show exams archived by Unity PACS."
DICOM
On-Demand
DICOM
query/retrieve
requests audited
Sites can filter Audit reports by "On Demand QR CMove queue entry
created" to verify the site and Application Entity (AE) running the report.
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Component
Feature
Description
DICOM
Prefetch
database
performance
improved
Prefetch now writes to the database once at the end of the process.
Previously every prefetch wrote to the database for each:
 Prefetch
 DICOM server
 Exam Type
 Patient
DICOM
Presentation
States is
configurable for
DICOM Q/R
SCP
Systems with DIGATE as a QRSCP can be configured to query and
retrieve exams from DIGATE to another DICOM server.
Contact Customer Support for configuration assistance.
DICOM
DICOM Header
Patient ID can
be updated
If the Patient ID in the DICOM Header differs from the Patient ID in your
database, you can resolve the differences:
1. From the Online tab, select the exam.
2. Right-click and select Update DICOM Headers.
3. Click Proceed.
The system updates the DICOM Header Patient ID to the Patient ID in
your database.
DICOM
Gateway
Z status exams
reverted to the
DICOM
Gateway if late
images are sent
The system now allows exams that are in Z status, Do Not Archive, to
revert to the DICOM Gateway, if late images or duplicate images are
sent.
DICOM
Gateway
Removed the
button "Restart
DIGATE to
apply
configuration
changes"
It is no longer necessary to restart the DICOM Gateway after a
configuration change. The "Restart DIGATE to apply configuration
changes" button was removed.
DICOM Query
Retrieve SCP
Performance
improvements
To improve performance for QRSCP, exams are exported as soon as
the files are prepared for exporting.
DICOM Query
Retrieve SCU
Filtering for
exams archived
to third-party
systems
Systems can be configured to provide query results that filter out exams
that are Online or archived by Unity. This is useful if you want a list of
only external exams from:
 The Retrieve button on the Worklist tab and Online tab.
 Automation when using Prefetch from an External DICOM
Archive.
Contact Customer Service for configuration assistance.
DICOM
Structured
Reports
Greater-than
and less-than
symbols can be
used in
Structured
Reports
DR-SR Templates allow '<' and '>' symbols in a template.
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Component
Feature
Description
Dominator
Exam list filters
improved for
reading
physicians
Dominator
Auto-Receive
exams and
Auto-Add filters
for your
individual
worklist
Reading physicians can filter exam lists to show
 All unread exams regardless of assignments.
Or
 All unread exams that are not assigned to other reading
physicians.
 Receive Options button on individual worklist toolbar. Opens the
Exam Receive Options dialog box to specify criteria for loading
exams locally for faster access.
 Auto-add check box and filter. Allows you to specify criteria for
adding exams to your individual worklist.
Dominator
Montage on
separate tab
For easy access to the montage and to avoid problems with
annotations not showing because of space issues, the montage is on a
separate tab.
Dominator
Requests to
read exams
from external
systems
suspends
current exams
If a request to open another exam comes from an external system, such
as Primordial, while reading an exam on the worklist, the system
automatically suspends the current exam and opens the new exam.
Dominator
While exams are
suspended,
requests from
external systems
open the exam
If a reading physician is reading the worklist and suspends the current
study, a request from an external system, such as Primordial, opens the
new exam for reading.
Dominator
Reading
physician
preference to
hide primary
menu and
toolbar
A reading physician preference hides the primary menu and toolbar to
view images in full screen mode. The full-screen button turns the menu
and toolbar on or off.
Dominator
Reading
preference for
auto-size
Reading physicians can set a preference to auto-size mammo images.
Dominator
Suspended
exams can be
removed from
the worklist
While reading complex exams that take a long time, such as neuro
studies, physicians are often interrupted and asked for the exam
because someone else needs to edit or add to the exam. Physicians
can suspend reading the exam and delete it from their worklist.
Dominator
Preference for
removing
manually
selected exams
after skipping
Physicians can remove an exam from their worklist while viewing the
exam. Previously, they had to close the exam to remove it.
--On the Reading Physician Preferences, Automate My Workflow tab or
from the Automate My Workflow button, select the check box Remove
manually selected exams after skipping.
--Add exams to your worklist.
--View an exam and click Skip to Next Exam from the toolbox.
The system removes the skipped exam from your worklist.
Dominator
Copia 8.1
validated
Copia 8.1 was validated to prevent poor quality faxing issues.
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Component
Feature
Description
Dominator
Improved
performance for
loading
multiframe
images
Multiframe images load faster.
Dominator
Site-wide license
available for 2D
image fusion
A site-wide license for 2D fusion is available.
Dominator
Fusion
subtraction
enhanced to
increase the
contrast for
angiographic
images
Enhanced the contrast when two images are similar to easily see the
differences.
Dominator
Breast tomo
images can be
viewed
Added viewing capability for Breast Tomo images.
Dominator
Cine can be
used to play
tomo images
Multiframe tomo images can be viewed by playing cine.
Dominator
Tomosynthesis
images can be
set to
automatically
play or not play
Reading physician preferences for tomosynthesis images can be set to:
--Automatically play tomo images. Select "Autoplay tomo images."
Or
--Not play tomo images. Clear "Autoplay tomo images." To play, use
the cine tool.
Dominator
Preferences
available for
tomosynthesis
playback speed
The tomosynthesis preference Maximum Tomosynthesis Cine Rate
allows you to control playback speed. The system automatically adjusts
the playback frame rate according to the tomosynthesis slice thickness
to provide consistent, relative playback speed.
Dominator
Breast
tomography
supports GE
To support GE tomo, added controls for two tomo images:
 TOMO THIS A: Display corresponding Tomo images (first slice
thickness “A” option)
 TOMO THIS B: Display corresponding Tomo images (second
slice thickness “B” option)
 TOMO WITH A: Display corresponding Tomo and MG images
side by side (first slice thickness “A” option)
 TOMO WITH B: Display corresponding Tomo and MG images
side by side (second slice thickness “B” option)
Dominator
Site-wide license
available tomo
A site-wide license for interpreting tomography images on Dominators is
available.
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Component
Feature
Description
Dominator
Tomo With
displays left
breast images
first followed by
right breast
images
Using the mouse wheel when shuffling to scroll through Tomo With
images displays the left breast series first, CC and Obl series, followed
by the right breast series.
Images display in the following order:
 LCC
 LMLO
 RCC
 RMLO
Dominator
Tomo images
reverse loop
To facilitate looking at potential lesions on the edge of the slab, tomo
images do not loop. Tomo images:
 Play forward from first to last frame.
 Reverse and play from last to first frame.
Dominator
Breast tomo
annotations can
show slice
thickness
Systems can be configured for breast tomo annotations to show the
slice thickness.
Contact Customer Service for configuration assistance.
Dominator
Auto-sizing
maximizes
image space for
multiframe tomo
images
Auto-sizing applies cropping to all multiframe tomo images to maximize
the use of space without cropping tissue.
Dominator
Annotation
configuration
settings now
support breast
tomo images
Annotations on tomo images conform to the same configuration settings
as standard mammo images.
Dominator
Message
displays after
tomo images
fully viewed
After you view all the tomo images in a mammography exam, the
"Tomo Available" message changes to "Tomo fully viewed."
Dominator
Added
orientation and
position indicator
to tomo images
The relative Superior/Inferior or Medial/Lateral position of each slice is
now displayed immediately below the frame number and frame rate on
tomo images.
Dominator
Tomo images
cine tool press,
hold, and drag
cycles through
images
While viewing tomo images with the cine tool, click the left mouse
button, hold, and drag to cycle through the images in the square.
Dominator
Keyboard
shortcuts
graphic updated
From the Help menu, select Keyboard shortcuts. The graphic is
updated to include new shortcuts:
 F11 opens Thumbnails
 Backtick or grave accent opens Reading Preferences
 Apostrophe or single quote opens Dictation Dialog box
Dominator
reading tools
The Suspend
button added to
the toolbox
The Suspend button is on the toolbox to interrupt reading one exam to
view or read another exam.
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Component
Feature
Description
Dominator
reading tools
Unity does not
automatically
apply sizing to
mammo images
Unity does not automatically size mammo images labeled:
 M
 S
 MS
Dominator
reading tools
Thumbnail
indicator for
partially viewed
images
Thumbnails provide indicators for images viewed:
 If the series is partially viewed, an indicator shows the
percentage of images viewed.
 If the series is fully viewed, the indicator shows a check mark.
Dominator
reading tools
Thumbnails
highlight
associated
image on the
display panels
Hovering the pointer over a thumbnail briefly highlights the associated
image in the display panel.
Dominator
reading tools
Preferences for
mammo images
to always
autosize or to
only autosize
when shuffling
Mammo autosizing preferences allow reading physicians to:
 Always autosize mammo images.
Or
 Only autosize mammo images when shuffling.
Dominator
reading tools
Calibration scale
placed on the
image window
edge
The calibration scale has been pushed to the edge of image windows
for mammography images.
Dominator
reading tools
Toolbar added
mammography
tools
Mammography tools were added to the popup toolbar and to the toolbar
displayed when moving the pointer to the bottom-center of
mammography images:
--Tomo This
--Tomo With
Dominator
reading tools
Left mouse
button and
wheel mirrors
Roam Image
tool
The reading preference for MGs "Mirror Mag Box and Roam" causes
adjacent images to move in the opposite directions rather than the
same direction.
If a tool other than Mag Box or Roam is active and Shrink is off, use the
mouse shortcut to mirror Roam: Press and hold the left mouse button
and the mouse wheel, move the pointer near the edge between two
adjacent images, and drag horizontally. The images move in opposite
directions.
Dominator
reading tools
Easily include a
matching series
for each prior
exam in the
image display
panel
Right-click and hold the mouse button on a primary exam thumbnail.
The system selects a matching series (if available) from each of the
prior exams. Drag to the display panel to replace the contents with the
selected series.
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Component
Feature
Description
Dominator
reading tools
Scout insets
sizeable
If scout insets interfere with viewing montage images, you can resize
them. The reading physician preferences provide a setting for the
default scout inset size. You can also click a scout inset to change the
size from:
--Small to Medium
--Medium to Large
--Large to Small
Hold the shift key to change the size of all scout insets simultaneously.
Scheduler
Scheduler
supports Internet
Explorer 11
Scheduler supports IE 11 emulating IE 9.
Guardian
Added status
codes for failedto-archive
exams
The system added status codes to the Online tab to better identify
issues for exams that fail to archive:
 Pfo. Pending archive, but failed to archive due to other reasons.
 Pfmi. Pending archive, but failed to archive due to missing
images.
 Psc. Pending archive, exam sent to VNA and waiting for storage
commit.
 Pfsc. Pending archive, storage commit failed.
 P. Pending archive, no archive attempted yet.
Guardian
Guardians can
be Large
Address Aware
(LAA) to enable
tomo images
Making Guardians LAA enables large numbers of large exams, such as
breast tomo, to be archived.
Contact Customer Support for configuration assistance.
Guardian
Improved
performance of
archiving
scanned
document
external reports
Documents of the type Scanned Document External Report archive
faster.
Guardian
HDArchive
backs up
unarchived
exams
HDArchive backs up online exams that have not been archived or were
modified since last archived. The exams are copied to the _Backup
folder on the local hard disk of the Guardian workstation. Exams
marked Do Not Archive are not backed up. Exam back up does not
affect normal archiving operations.
Contact Customer Service for configuration assistance.
HL7 Gateway
Incoming ORM
and ADT
messages allow
birth dates of
1850
The HL7 Gateway allows birth dates of 1850 or later as valid patient
birth dates for incoming ORM and ADT messages. Entering 1850 for an
unknown birth date allows these incoming messages.
HL7 Gateway
Preventing
ORMs when
importing exams
from old DICOM
archives
Imported exams moved Online typically trigger ORMs. DICOM
Gateway can be configured not to trigger ORMs. This is useful, for
example, when restoring old exams from DICOM archives.
Contact Customer Support for configuration assistance.
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Component
Feature
Description
Instant
Reporter
A warning opens
when approving
a report with
incomplete
If a reading physician tries to approve a report with one or more
placeholders not completed, the system displays a warning. Options to
the warning include:
 Remove all <<?>>
 Remove all sections with <<?>>
 Return to report
Instant
Reporter
Date after
ADDENDUM
and cursor
placed on
regular text line
The format to a report addendum changed:
 Date added to end of the ADDENDUM line.
 Pointer positioned on the second line after ADDENDUM.
 For example:
• ADDENDUM -10/11/2014
• Empty line - bold font
• | pointer - regular font
• Empty line - regular font
Instant
Reporter
Multiple service
coding schemes
configurable
The RIS Gateway can now be configured with multiple Service Coding
Schemes instead of just one. It matches against any of the configured
Service Coding Schemes when deciding whether to add or to update
Service Codes for Exam Types in the database.
Instant
Reporter
Instant Report
creates reports
faster
Improved Instant Reporter performance for creating reports.
Instant
Reporter
Resident
Workflow Filters
Resident Workflow filters from the No Limits > Exam Grid Display Limits
lists exams for residents and attending physicians:
 (1st Review) Initial Resident Review lists exams that need initial
resident review.
 (Staff Review) Ready for Staff Review lists exams in Scanned status
that the resident reviewed and is ready for the attending physician to
review and mark Read.
 (Final Review) Final Resident Review lists exams that have been
marked Read by the attending physician and returned to the resident
for minor changes or approval.
Mammography
No warning
displayed if no
CAD markers
The system no longer warns for not viewing CAD markers, if the exam
has no CAD markers.
Mammography
Tracking
Number of
biopsies is
number of
negative
biopsies
When viewing the Patient Breast Properties from the Breast History
button, the Outside Biopsies refers to “Number of Biopsies.” This was
changed to “Number of Negative Biopsies” for accuracy.
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Component
Feature
Description
Mammography
Tracking
Tracking
patients who
have a follow-up
recommendation
after a biopsy
For the following biopsy results:
 Discordant findings, recommend repeat biopsy.
 Concordant findings, recommend surgical consult.
 Concordant findings, but recommend 6 month follow up.
Reading physicians can recommend a follow-up task:
• Trigger a 6 month follow-up letter as part of 6 month follow up.
• Create a task for staff to follow up, for example, contact patient
to schedule a repeat biopsy or repeat imaging as part of biopsy
tasks.
Management
Reports
Added Modality
and
AcquiringSiteID
columns for
custom
Management
Reports
The Management Reports MRRISInsuranceReportsView added the
following columns to use in custom reports:
 Modality
 AcquiringSiteID
Management
Reports
Custom
Management
Report available
to show referring
doctor printing
preferences
The following columns are available in to MRRefDocsOfficeView to
generate a report of referring doctor printing preferences:
 PrintApprovedReport
 PrintCoverPage
 NumberOfCopies
Management
Reports
Scheduled
Management
Reports stored
locally
Centralized Management Reports stores scheduled reports locally.
Management
Reports
Standard
Management
Report links
Exam Type to
report template
Management Reports provides a standard report that shows the report
templates linked to Exam Types.
Patient
Information
Managing
nonstandard
Patient IDs
On the Patient Link tab, sort a Patient ID column and check for
nonstandard Patient IDs:
 Left-click the Patient ID 1 column or right-click and select Sort on
Patient ID 1.
OR
 Left-click the Patient ID 2 column or right-click and select Sort on
Patient ID 2.
ResultsOut
ResultsOut
sends the
display name in
the staff ID field
if not added
through the
RefDoc tab
The default configuration is for ResultsOut to send the staff ID in OBR16.1. If sites prefer, they can be configured to send the RefDoc ID
instead of the Staff ID.
Contact Customer Support for configuration assistance.
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Component
Feature
Description
ResultsOut
URL address for
ZDA exam
images
configurable
Typically the URL address for ZDA images is provided to external
systems in an ORM message. Your system can be configured to
provide the address for ZDA exam images in an HL7 ORU or MDM
ResultsOut message. ClinicalWorks (eCW), for example, does not
display ZDA exam images without this configuration change.
Contact Customer Support for configuration assistance.
Scheduling
Scheduling:
Systems can be
configured to
override the
scheduled date
with the current
date
If a patient arrives before the scheduled date and the exam completed,
the system uses the date of service or the scheduled date for the
Scheduled, Patient Flow, and Registration tabs.
Contact Customer Support for configuration assistance.
SmartForms
Map Service
Codes and
quantity
You can map Service Codes and quantity to SmartForms.
Speech
Recognition
Users can
enable the
option to add
words
automatically to
the dictionary
For Microsoft Windows 7 and 8, Dragon disables the option to
automatically add words to the dictionary. Users can enable the option
in the SpR Management dialog box, User options.
System
Administration
Flex License
option moved
On the Site Management page, Station Licenses tab, Flex Ambassador
was moved to the top for easier association.
System
Administration
Supports
Microsoft
Windows 8.1
and Windows
Server 2012 R2
Added OS detection support for Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Windows
Server 2012 R2.
System
Administrations
For enhanced
security,
"Password
never expires" is
not the default
To encourage changing passwords, the default is no longer "Password
never expires" in the Create User Account dialog box, if your site is
configured for complex passwords.
If your site is not configured for complex passwords, the default remains
"Password never expires."
System-wide
More data
allowed for
referring
physician
Properties
Marketing
comments
Expanded the allowable characters to track marketing information for
referring physicians.
System-wide
Query triggered
for sites that
perform a
DICOM query to
an external
DICOM source
Sites configured to perform a DICOM query to an external DICOM
source trigger a query when exams are added to the worklist.
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Component
Feature
Description
System-wide
Release 11
provides Flex
Licensing
Flex Licenses available for Unity Release 11.0.
System-wide
Auto-receive
uses default
location
To simplify the configuration for automatically receiving exams, the
system uses a default location for auto-receive.
System-wide
Dominator I+
performance
improvements
Time to log in and to switch tabs improved for Dominator I+ systems.
System-wide
Surviving ID
when merging
patients is the
preferred ID
For patients with multiple ID, merging patients results in the surviving
patient ID is the preferred patient ID.
System-wide
The name of the
Unity user Active
Directory
account group is
configurable
If an organization with multiple sites uses the default group name,
DrUserAcounts, for their customer-supplied Active Directory (CSAD), all
sites get all users. Each site can have a separate Unity user account
group to get only the users at the site.
Contact Customer Support for Configuration assistance.
System-wide
The quick filter
Limit To doesn't
list other
physician exams
Exams listed if the Limit To quick filter is selected differs depending on
the workstation:
 Dominator (if "Unread only" is selected). Does not list exams for
other physicians.
 Other stations. Lists all unread exams.
System-wide
AE Title,
Scanner Type,
and
Technologist
configurable
Application Entity (AE), scanner type and technologist added as
configurable columns for sorting on the Scheduled, In-Progress, and
Online tabs.
System-wide
Filter
performance
improved when
using date
ranges
Improved performance of filters returning results to the grid when using
date ranges.
System-wide
No longer
necessary to
add a character
in General or
Task Notes to
save
You can save a General Note or Task Note without having to enter a
single character.
System-wide
Customizing
grids applies to
primary
database only
The system applies customized grid changes to the primary database
only. Grid customizations are not applied to other site databases.
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Component
Feature
Description
System-wide
Customizable
font sizes for
dialog boxes
and multiple
sites
Users with the associated user rights, can customize font sizes for:
 Dialog boxes, such as Electronic Requisition, Priors, On
Demand Query Retrieve, Select dialog boxes, such as Patients.
 Individual worklist on the Worklist tab.
 The secondary datasource, such as Local DB Worklist tab,
general worklist. The individual worklist font size is not
customizable on the secondary datasource.
Contact Customer Service for configuration assistance.
Transcription:
Patient ID added
to Transcription
tab
To better track patients to exams, the Patient ID was added to the
Transcription tab.
ZDA
ZDA displays
image viewer
tips
ZDA displays image viewer tips:
 Mouse: Left click and drag forward/back or use mouse wheel to
page through stack.
 Keyboard: Press number keys to set number of squares or / key
to show all series.
 Double-click any image to expand to full screen or return.
ZDA
ZDA supports 3point angle
measurement
tool
ZDA now supports the 3-point angle measurement tool. It works
similarly to the tool in Dominator.
ZDA
ZDA search
buttons are
clearly identified
The search icon magnifying glass in ZDA is now a button to emphasize
it must be clicked to display search results.
The advanced search button is labeled Show Search Options.
ZDA
ZDA displays
mammography
exams in imageper-square
ZDA displays mammography exams in image-per-square mode in the
following order:
 RCC, RCC-ID, RMLO, RMLO ID, R others
 LCC, LCC-ID, LMLO, LMLO ID, L others
 R TOMO CC, R TOMO MLO
 L TOMO CC, L TOMO MLO
ZDA
ZDA provides
access to
multiple site
databases
For reading physicians to access all their patients' exams, ZDA added
the ability to select a database for physicians with patients at multiple
sites.
Z3D
Save and
Restore State
The "E+" button in each Z3D control window allows you to save the
entire state of the 3D viewer in the exam. This allows the 3D viewer to
display later in exactly the same state.
Z3D
Clicking the Z3D
Disabled button
twice switches
modes
Click the Disabled button on the toolbar twice. Z3D switches between
One-Up and Six-Up modes.
Z3D
Z3D warning
message if
performing a
calcium score on
compressed
exam
If performing a calcium score on a compressed image, the system
displays a warning message at the bottom of the calcium scoring dialog
box advising that the source images are compressed.
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Component
Feature
Description
Z3D
Apply Z3D
window/level
shortcut to 3D
control
While viewing an exam in Z3D, click the 3D view button, press and hold
the left and right mouse buttons, and drag to apply the window/level
tool.
Z3D
Z3D displays
only the tools
available in the
current view
Only tool options available in the current Z3D view are presented.
Z3D
Z3D added
compression
annotation to all
images
Added compression annotation to all Z3D whether or not the original
series images are compressed.
Z3D
Canceling
polygon
sculpting
Cancel a Z3D polygon cut control by:
 Right-clicking.
 Moving the pointer outside the control.
Z3D
Smooth paths
and consistent
viewing for curve
interpolation
images
Scrolling a curved MPR view path through the colon is smooth with
minimal changes in the viewing angle.
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Chapter 2.
Performance
No performance degradation from the previous release, Release 10.0, is expected.
2.1
Potential Impact on Performance in Specific
Configurations
The following factors may adversely impact performance:

Low bandwidth / high latency network configurations

Web products

Customer-supplied workstations

Use of Z3D in a virtual environment or shared with ZDA may result in degraded
performance
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Chapter 3.
Standards
The following are standards adhered to in Release 11.0:

DICOM 3.0: Compliance as stated in Unity Conformance Statements [UPAX-4469 and
UPAX-4467].

HL7: Version 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.3.1, 2.4, 2.5, 2.5.1, 2.6, 2.7.

IHE: Radiology Technical Framework Revision 13.0.

Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG), and JPEG 2000
Note: The system uses third-party packages for access to JPEG standards.
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Chapter 4.
4.1
Third-party Software
Product Integration
Included with Initial Shipment of Merge-supplied
Hardware
Merge-supplied systems include the following third-party software programs, depending on
the Unity products purchased. Upgrades to the third-party software programs required for
future Unity releases are the responsibility of the customer.
Product
Company
Description
Integrated in
Adobe Reader 11
Adobe
Viewer for reports in
PDF format.
Instant
Reporter
Copia 8.2
Copia
Fax Software and fax
boards
Fax Server (2line board is
standard or T1
board is
optional
upgrade)
Internet Explorer® 11.X
Microsoft®
Web browser
RIS/PACS
system
Microsoft Excel® 2010
Microsoft
Spreadsheet program
Management
Reports
Mammography
Tracking
Microsoft Word® 2010
Microsoft
Word processing
program
Instant
Reporter, Fax
Server, Printer
Formatter,
SmartForms
Stedman’s Plus
Medical/Pharmaceutical
Spellchecker 2010,
Standard Edition or
Spellchecker 2014
Stedman's
Medical spelling
checker
Instant
Reporter:
Dictation and
Transcription
Sybase ASA (Adaptive
Server Anywhere),
Version 11 - 32-bit or 64bit Edition
Sybase
Database
Unity
RIS/PACS and
Scheduler
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4.1.1
Sites Using Management Reports
Management Reports for Release 11.0 requires Microsoft Excel 2010. Customers are
responsible for:

4.1.2
Upgrading to Excel 2010.
Sites Using Unity Mammography Tracking
Unity Mammography Tracking for Release 11.0 requires Microsoft Excel 2010 and Word
2010. Customers are responsible for:

Upgrading to Excel 2010
AND

Installing Word 2010 for lay letter printing support.
Note: Alternatively, you can install Office 2010 to include Excel and Word.
4.2
Recommended for Customer-supplied Workstations
This includes Unity I+ (Internet Plus) Series, DC (Direct Connect) Series, and I (Internet)
Series workstations.
4.2.1
Product
Company
Description
Integrated in
Adobe Reader 11
Adobe
Viewer for reports in
PDF format.
Instant Reporter
Internet Explorer 11.X
Microsoft
Web browser
RIS/PACS system
Microsoft Excel 2010
Microsoft
Spreadsheet program
Management Reports
Mammography Tracking
Microsoft Word 2010
Microsoft
Word processing
program
Instant Reporter, Fax Server,
Printer Formatter, SmartForms
Stedman’s Plus
Medical/Pharmaceutical
Spellchecker 2010,
Standard Edition or
Spellchecker 2014
Stedman's
Medical spelling
checker
Instant Reporter: Dictation and
Transcription
Sites Using Management Reports
Management Reports for Release 11.0 requires Microsoft Excel 2010. Customers are
responsible for:

Upgrading to Excel 2010.
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4.2.2
Sites Using Unity Mammography Tracking
Unity Mammography Tracking for Release 11.0 requires Microsoft Excel 2010 and Word
2010. Customers are responsible for:

Upgrading to Excel 2010
AND

Installing Word 2010 for lay letter printing support.
Note: Alternatively, you can install Office 2010 to include Excel and Word.
4.3
4.4
Options You Can Purchase from Merge
Product
Company
Description
AquariusNet 4.4.4.23,
or later
(This version required
for 64-bit operating
system)
TeraRecon
Integration with AquariusNet by TeraRecon. AquariusNET is
an enterprise-wide interactive 3D distribution and image
management system that enables 'thin-client' PCs to act as
real-time post-processing diagnostic workstations.
Dragon 10
Nuance
Speech Recognition program that is licensed per workstation.
Note: Unity does not support customer-provided, off-the-shelf
versions of Dragon speech recognition.
M*Modal Fluency
Direct 7.79
M*Modal
Speech Recognition program that uses a component of
M*Modal Fluency Direct and is licensed per user.
Note: Unity does not support customer-provided, off-the-shelf
versions of M*Modal speech recognition.
TraumaCad 2.0
Orthocrat
DICOM-based integration with TraumaCad for orthopedic
presurgical planning.
Instamed
Instamed
Healthcare Payments Network.
Product Options You Can Purchase Directly from the
Manufacturer
Product
Company
Description
Actus® Application
Suite and Alacer™
A-Life
Medical
Provides coding solutions for the healthcare industry through
advanced computerized coding and code management
solutions.
 Alacer™ - Combines NLP coding, billing, and
document management.
 Actus® Application Suite - Computerized coding and
code management solution using Natural Language
Processing.
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Product
Company
Description
CAD PRO
Advantage® film
digitizer
(mammography only)
with software:
“Clinical Express"
VIDAR
FDA-cleared digitizer for mammography. Includes a special
mammography film-sized feeder attachment and other
enhancements for digitizing mammography film.
The CAD PRO Advantage film digitizer must be coupled with
a software package to operate the digitizer. VIDAR provides
“Clinical Express” for acquiring images.
Note: The FDA has cleared this digitizer to be used when
comparing the patient’s prior film to a current full field digital
mammogram that is undergoing primary interpretation on an
FDA-cleared PACS.
Caution: At the present time, the FDA and MQSA indicate
that a digitized film screen mammogram cannot substitute for
the original film for the purpose of primary interpretation or
archive.
Initiate™ MDM and
EMPI Solutions
Initiate
Systems
Provides Master Data Management (MDM) and Enterprise
Master Person Index (EMPI) software for healthcare.
MIM 4.1.7.471, or later
Required for 64-bit
operating system
Requires 2 GB
memory
MIMvista
Interface to MIM - a medical imaging application that provides
a solution for multi-modality image review and fusion including
PET, PET/CT, cardiac, neuro, and general nuclear medicine
applications.
MRS QA Plus
MRS®
Interface to MRS - mammography follow-up tracking.
PhoneTreeMD
PhoneTree
PhoneTreeMD™ was created to meet the needs of medical
practices for an easy-to-use automated appointment
confirmation system.
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Chapter 5.
Requirements and Product
Announcements
5.1
Platforms
5.1.1
Supported Operating Systems
Workstations
Servers
Web Dominator
Web Ambassador
Web Transcription
5.1.2
Sybase 11 is used for:
 Unity RIS/CVIS/PACS
 Scheduler
Merge-supplied Hardware Platforms
Supported hardware platforms
5.2
Windows 8.1
Windows® 7 x64, Service Pack 1
Windows® Server 2008 R2 x64, Service Pack 1
Windows® Server 2008 x64 Edition, Service Pack 2
Windows 8.1
Windows® 7
Database Software
Supported database software
5.1.3






Includes additional supported hardware platforms:
 Workstations: HP Business Desktop Elite 800 GX, Z6XX.
 Servers: HP ProLiant DL380.
 Rack-mounted optimized server configurations. Added for HD
Guardians and HL7 Gateway.
Storage Options
EMC Centera archive storage
A highly scalable, high availability storage system.
Disk Array storage
Allows easy expansion of Guardian local and external archive
storage space. When a disk array volume fills, another volume can
be added. Restore jobs can access all volumes. Archive actions
store data only to the currently active volume.
DICOM Vendor Neutral Archive
DICOM compliant Vendor Neutral Archive that uses DICOM
protocols for storage and the query/retrieval of exam data
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5.4
Displays
Flat panel displays
Includes additional supported displays:
 NDS/Dome E3, & E5 Monochrome Displays and NDS/Dome
NVIDIA FX380, K2000D, PCIe graphics control boards
 NEC 17” LED
 Dell 24” and 30” LCD/LED
 NDS/Dome Color Displays S3c
Displays for Unity CVIS only
 Dell 30” LED
Interface to Other Devices
Document scanning
Includes additional supported scanners:
 Epson V500 flatbed
 Fujitsu FI-6110C multi-feeder
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