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Perl Open Source Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine [DICOM] Archive (Posda) Tools
Perl Open Source Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine [DICOM] Archive (Posda) Tools Technology

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Description: Posda (Perl Open Source Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine [DICOM] Archive) Tools is an application for the archival and curation of DICOM datasets. It allows users to import DICOM data while tracking date and time received. Users can also prioritize multiple data submission streams based on assigned priority, identify and resolve duplicate unique identifiers (UIDs) submitted with different image or metadata, and check and edit data for DICOM conformance, consistency, and referential integrity.
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 v21.12
Decision Date: 12/23/2021
Aliases: PosdaTools
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: UAMS Department of Biomedical Informatics
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (12/23/2021).