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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

Daily QA 3
Daily QA 3 Technology

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Description: Daily QA 3 software provides a graphical presentation of radiation oncology beam measurement data. This technology measures the output, flatness, symmetry, field size, and energy of rotational and Flattening Filter-Free (FFF) beams. This technology allows users to choose which data parameters to view and over what period to view them. A single measurement instance may be examined by clicking on a data point which corresponds to a particular day.

Daily flatness, symmetry, and output data are automatically written to an integrated, proprietary database, Firebird, in real time, where the data are available for trending, review, and analysis. The database provides a graphical presentation of measured and calculated data for each template as a function of time.
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 v19.2
Decision Date: 02/14/2019 at 10:53:12 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Sun Nuclear Corporation
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (02/14/2019 at 10:53:12 UTC).