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How to Create Dragon Commands

Step One 1. From the Dragon toolbar, go to “Tools.” 2. Choose “Add New Command…” [image type=”none” float=”none” info=”none” info_place=”top” info_trigger=”hover” src=”3823″ alt=”How to Create Dragon Commands” title=”How to Create Dragon Commands”] Step Two 1. Create a MyCommand Name. Use the word “Dragon” in front of the command. For example, if you wished to create […]

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For the Radiologist…Customizing and Saving Filters

  This article was written by Zoe Thompson, a Clinical Applications Specialist at Novarad. If you use a frequent search to sort and categorize studies (for example, Time Frame and Modality), you are able to speed up your workflow by utilizing the ‘Save Filters’ function. This reduces the amount of time needed to find the […]

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Customizing Toolbars

NovaPACS offers you various ways to customize and craft your workflow to suit your individual needs. One way of doing this is to create and customize easy-to-access toolbars. The default toolbars are: Main Toolbar, Quick Ref Buttons, Default Annotation Toolbar, and Default Window Level Toolbar. To customize a tool bar, right click on one of […]

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For the Radiologist: Retrieve Images in Background

The “Full Auto Download” feature is extremely useful for radiologists to load and cache images in the background, while reading other studies. This helps radiologists to improve the speed of their workflow, especially when reading off-site. To enable this feature,use these steps: 1. Highlight the studies that need to be retrieved (Hold down Crtl to select […]

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December Applications Tip: Amount of Studies

Provided by Jordan Fox, a member of our Applications Team here at Novarad.  It’s the end of the week and your manager wants a report on the number of studies that have been read during that week. Without having to consult the radiology information system (RIS) or paperwork, there is any easy way to get […]

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PACS New 8.0 Features:

Priors Routed Automatically NovaPACS will now route priors to workstations based on the RIS schedule for the next day.  Novarad’s Support team will set up this service for our clients. Syntermed Nuclear Studies NovaPACS can now integrate with Syntermed Nuclear Studies viewer and launch Nuclear Medicine studies directly from the Study Browser. Syntermed Nuclear Studies […]

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Increase PACS Productivity by Changing the Mouse

Increase PACS system productivity by changing the mouse The most common mouse used in Windows has two buttons–  left and right, and a scroll wheel which also doubles as a middle mouse button.  If you want to increase the functions available to the radiologists change to a mouse with more buttons. In Windows the two […]

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Assigned Worklist Tip/Trick

 The Assigned Worklist is an effective tool for large groups of users that read images at the same time from a Filtered Studies list. The Assigned Worklist shows studies that have been added by the user to view later, or that have been assigned to the user by someone else. Radiologists can move studies into […]

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Did You Know…

…that NovaRIS now has enhanced fax distributions features and new document scanning capabilities? Enhanced Fax Distribution New fax distribution provides the following functionality: Tracking of all faxes Overall distribution status Reason for fax failure Search filters Additional column headers Customization of column Imaging sites have greater functionality to track reports distributed by fax. NovaRIS formerly […]

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