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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

CardioSoft Diagnostic System
CardioSoft Diagnostic System Technology

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Description: CardioSoft Diagnostic System (CardioSoft) is designed to acquire, process, record, archive, analyze, and output electrocardiogram (ECG) data (12 and 15 leads) during a period of physiologic stress or during a resting ECG test. CardioSoft software acquires data from ancillary devices such as spirometry and ambulatory blood pressure devices. Additionally, CardioSoft provides median morphology recordings and records ECG in real-time with and without arrhythmia detection.

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Per the vendor, this software uses a VA-supplied Personal Computer (PC) that can be set up to store data (including studies and patient demographic information) locally in a flat file data structure or configured to send data to the CardioSoft Server (proprietary database) or VA-supported GE MUSE Cardiology Information System. If data is transferred to either the CardioSoft Server or MUSE, it can then be deleted from the PC. Data is sent over VA`s Local Area Network (LAN) in the General Electric (GE) format. The system can be encrypted based on the user`s needs.
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 v23.4
Decision Date: 04/05/2023 at 00:57:23 UTC
Aliases: CardioSoft
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: GE Healthcare
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (04/05/2023 at 00:57:23 UTC).