HSS DoseMonitor – powered by PACSHealth
DoseMonitor® monitors patient exposure to ionizing radiation, helping healthcare professionals to protect patients and meet increasingly stringent regulations. The solution helps hospitals and practitioners to perform the required tests while monitoring risk and staying in compliance. The single server, browser-based solution automates dose data collection and reporting, enabling hospitals to manage patient radiation dose and comply with regulatory requirements and industry guidelines, while increasing efficiency and reducing cost.
As an integrated application, DoseMonitor® helps to eliminate time-consuming manual steps and reduces input errors. It also provides near-time visibility, alerting operators to potential excessive radiation dose before additional exposure occurs. Facilities can accurately depict historical exposure and compare, aggregate and interpret data from ionizing radiation sources for an individual patient, in a clinical study, between diagnostic modalities and facilities.
The Radiology Department at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospital NHS Trust (STHK) have successfully trialled HSS DoseMonitor and demonstrated that the results improved patient safety, radiation protection and efficiency. Lynn Anslow (PACs/RIS Manager) explained “Using a dedicated IT solution to determine DRLs has signicantly improved the way that we work and we believe it to be more clinically safe. After the successful trial we could not envisage returning to the manual process.” To read the full case study please click here