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Radiology Information System

A Radiology Information System (RIS) is used by radiology departments to store, manipulate and distribute patient radiological data and imagery. The system generally consists of patient tracking and scheduling, result reporting and image tracking capabilities.

Basic Features

Radiology Information Systems commonly support the following features:

  • Patient Registration
  • Patient Scanning
  • Result(s) Entry
  • Reporting
  • Result(s) Delivery including faxing and e-mailing of clinical reports
  • Patient Tracking

Additional Features

In addition a RIS often supports the following:

  • Appointment booking
  • Custom report creation
  • HL7 interfaces with a PACS
  • Billing
  • Rule engines

See also

  • electronic patient record
  • hospital information system
  • picture archiving and communication system
  • Kestral Karisma
  • Agfa Healthcare
  • Commit; RIS
  • ADS Radiology Information System
  • Kodak/Carestream RIS
  • Pro Medicus RIS
  • Scanbooker (Appropriate Software Foundation)
  • EDL Xplore (RIS editor leader in france)
  • Siemens RIS/PACS

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