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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.4

Pinnacle3 Radiation Treatment Planning
Pinnacle3 Radiation Treatment Planning Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Pinnacle3 Radiation Therapy Planning System is a software package that aids in the planning process through the use of protocol templates and automatic optimization tuning methods. This technology utilizes photon, proton, electron, and brachytherapy techniques in the planning process for the treatment of diseases. Additionally, this technology leverages Auto-Planning, which helps to deliver more precise treatment plans and helps to reduce overall time in treatment. Pinnacle3 is offered on three different types of hardware platforms (Expert, Professional, and SmartEnterprise) which are scalable to specific needs and the size of users` facilities.

This technology stores data in an Oracle database.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.3
Decision Date: 03/12/2020
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Philips
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (03/12/2020).