Pukka-j has installed a radiotherapy image archive system at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, to provide a flexible storage to the department of clinical oncology. 

The hospital, part of the NHS Highland, is one of the three specialist cancer centres within the North of Scotland Cancer Network.

The radiotherapy image archive is a complete data management solution that is highly interoperable in design, to integrate seamlessly with all other Dicom and HL7 standard compliant systems.

It provides a data repository for Dicom RT, Dicom and non-Dicom file formats with all short-term and long-term data raining online.

All data resides in a primary archive, with a copy of the data being automatically forwarded to a secondary archive to provide an online backup for disaster recovery.

Ian Beange, principal medical physicist (computing and quality systems), radiotherapy physics, cancer services at Raigmore Hospital says:

“We identified a requirement for a Dicom archive to handle our forth-coming increase in CT data. The Pukka-j archive was extremely flexible and suited our workflow pattern. The installation went very smoothly”