VNA Implementation Requirements and Lessons Learned


IMPORTANT: This event has been changed from a face-to-face seminar to a webinar!

The first in a series of Healthcare IT Innovation seminars will be conducted as a webinar and has the topic "VNA Requirements and implementation experiences".

Detailed Learning Objectives

Attendees will understand the PACS VNA (Vendor Neutral Archive) architecture, how it fits into an enterprise and regional imaging strategy, to assess how a VNA solution can be used in their specific environment. They also will be able to interpret the VNA specifications, particularly the IHE integration statements to make sure it meets their hospital requirements. Lastly, they will know how to prepare for a VNA purchase using a checklist, and be ready for implementation based on lessons learned from recent installations.

Contents & Schedule

The on-line workshop will be from 9:00 am-1:00 pm Central Standard Time.

9:00-10:00 (5 minute break)

1. VNA introduction and background (H.Oosterwijk)

10:00-11:00 (5 minute break)

2. Workflow and data conistency considerations (H.Oosterwijk)

11:00-12:00 (5 minute break).

3. IHE and purchasing requirements for a VNA (H.Oosterwijk)

12:00-1:00 (5 minute break).

4. Lessons learned (Louis Lannum)

What Is Included


Herman Oosterwijk
President, OTech, Inc.

Mr. Oosterwijk is seasoned trainer/consultant who has published several textbooks and study-guides on PACS and healthcare IT standards.

Louis Lannum
Senior Strategic Consultant, Agfa HealthCare

Mr. Lannum specializes in strategic design and program management, governance, and value realization in Enterprise imaging. Previously, he was the Director of Enterprise Imaging at Cleveland Clinic.

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Training Schedule

SEP 25-26
Comprehensive HL7 (V2)

SEP 27-29
Comprehensive DICOM Certification

OCT 2-3
Fundamentals of Clinical and IT (PARCA CPAS)

OCT 4-7
PACS System Administration

OCT 16
Module 1: DICOM Negotiation and Image Objects

OCT 17
Module 2: DICOM Communication Services and SR

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