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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

TomoDose Software
TomoDose Software Technology

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Description: TomoDose Software measures the integrated ionizing radiation produced by a radiation machine and sends output data to a computer via Universal Serial Bus (USB) connection. Machines include primarily a helical TomoTherapy machine, as well as a conventional Linear Accelerator (LINAC) or Cobalt 60 machine. The application software also provides a Graphical User Interface (GUI) for viewing profiles and their Quality Assurance (QA) analysis.

Note: This evaluation covers only the software associated with the hardware, and not the hardware itself.

By default, this software stores files of measured results locally on the user`s hard drive. The vendor asserts that these files contain no sensitive patient data, however users have the option to import patient treatment data (a `plan` file) into the software that can be compared directly to the equivalent `measured` (results) file. Additionally, the TomoDose measurement data can be exported in an Extensible Markup Language (XML) format and then imported into Sun Nuclear`s ATLAS Quality Assurance (QA) Database. ATLAS copies the XML output from TomoDose software, imports it into the ATLAS database, and places the file in a folder labeled `Archive`. This technology does not support data encryption.
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
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v22.12
Decision Date: 12/20/2022 at 16:43:29 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Sun Nuclear Corporation
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (12/20/2022 at 16:43:29 UTC).