We keep the original for a short period of time before tossing. Make
sure you have lots of disk space. We store all images (gross, micro and
document) in one table. In two years that table grew from nothing to
well over 100GB.
Clinical Applications Analyst
University of Washington Medical Center
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1959 NE Pacific
Seattle, WA 98195
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> I have a question and I am hoping someone out there can help me with it...
> With the new age of technology, is anyone out there scanning the requisitions and accompanying paperwork?? Do you still need to keep the original?
> We are looking for a way to conserve space by scanning all of the paperwork after the case is signed out...however we can't all seem to agree on whether this will actually save space because we don't know if we still need to keep the original.
> Anyone from the regulatory committees, please chime in.
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