Session ID: 
152

UNOS Image Study Sharing Project

11:30am - 12:30pm Wednesday, March 11
Orlando - Orange County Convention Center
W414C

Description

The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) is a private, non-profit organization that is the nation’s organ transplant system under a federal contract called the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN). Access to high-quality medical image studies and image study interpretations is central to the information that transplant hospitals need to determine if an organ appropriate for a potential recipient. In January 2019, UNOS began an Image Sharing in DonorNet ® pilot with a cloud image management vendor and with six OPOs. Learn more about the pilot during this presentation.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the importance of medical images in the organ donation process
  • Discuss the challenges associated with present-day image sharing including security, reliability, and accessibility
  • Analyze the potential cost and time savings of eliminating image transfer on CDs and improving clinical outcomes

Speaker(s)

Business Architect,
UNOS
Service Owner,
UNOS

Continuing Education Credits

ABPM
1.00
CAHIMS
1.00
CME
1.00
CNE
1.00
CPHIMS
1.00

Audience

Clinical Informaticists
CMIO/CMO
CNIO/CNO

Level

Introductory