1 Upon the arrival of the films, the sorting department will separate the films based on their age and sorted by modalities. Patient’s information will be entered into PACS and immediately validated.
2 Digitizing department will pick up the films, enter the patient’s ID, scan the images and attach them to patient’s profile by creating a new study. Patient’s information will be re-verified for the second time by the digitizing staff.
3 Sorting department will pickup the digitized films and reverify patient’s information in PACS system for the third time in order to assure that all the studies and films have been scanned properly. The films will then be placed back on the shelves according to the order they are received.