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PenTips #189 – Regulation Changes

Breast Density and Personal Breast Cancer Indicators For modality resource optimization, last known breast density value was added to patient maintenance screen. Breast density value is also incorporated on the patient list, reading schedule and RIS order worklists as a number.   Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation The latest healthcare regulation recognizes patient’s preference for […]

PenTips #188 – Genetic Testing Eligibility

Genetic Testing Eligibility Module When genetic eligbility testing is desired to be offered as a service, the Medical Risk factors screen and patient surveys can be expanded to collect; Colon, Endometrial, Pancreatic, Prostate and NNN breast cancer, for patient and relatives. The collection of these additional cancer types can often qualify the patient and relatives […]

PenTips #187 – Diagnostic and Screening Letter Options

Diagnostic, Screening and Procedure Patient Exam Letter Options A request came to expand the patient exam letters into a hierarchy that further refines letters based on screening and diagnostic imaging exams, in addition to birads filtering. Letter hierarchy can compliment communication to patient in person, and specific letters sets for procedures. Screening diagnostic hierarchy suppresses […]

PenTips #186 – Breast Density Risk Calculation

Tyrer Cuzick risk assessment with breast density during exam Modified system as breast density is changed during mammo exam to re-calculate Tyrer Cuzick 8.0 values. This modification offers current risk values based current mammography density. Previously, tissue density values influencing Tyrer Cuzick calculation where derived from last exam density. Changing the breast density value, updates […]

PenTips #185 – Additions to Version 7

Version 7 Supplements Based on site feedback, upcoming regulation items, and the “if we only had”, we added additional options. Added Genetic Assessment Module that computes eligibly and can insert information into exam and patient exam letter based on 4 models; NCCN and NCCN extended, Medicare, and custom preliminary screening. Added Patient History form that […]

PenTips #184 – PenRad and PenTrac Quick Read Upgrade

PENRAD AND PENTRAC VERSION 7.0 UPGRADE – Quick Read The following includes additions and requests from our users. *Download this information by clicking on the “Download PenTip” at the bottom of the page. If you would like to learn more about the PenRad/PenTrac Upgrade, contact us today! ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS Updated administrative reports based help, and individual report […]

PenTips #183 – PenRad and PenTrac Itemized Upgrade

PENRAD AND PENTRAC VERSION 7.0 UPGRADE Itemized Release Notes. The following includes additions and requests from our users. *Download this information by clicking on the “Download PenTip” at the bottom of the page. If you would like to learn more about the PenRad/PenTrac Upgrade, contact us today! ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS Added restricted report option allowing staff to […]

PenTips #182 – PenRad and PenTrac Options and Worksheet

Dear Valued Customer, Our 7.0 upgrade reflects more enhancements then all of our past upgrades combined. These changes enhance workflow, productivity, efficiency and economics. Requested items are included as well. For those using PenLung for CT lung screening, this version includes the latest revisions for the ACR registry. With over 1500 items added, starting on […]

PenTips #181 – PenLung Detailed Upgrade with Worksheet

PENLUNG VERSION 7.0 UPGRADE Itemized release notes below and worksheet is provided in the pdf at the bottom of this page. If you are interested in the PenLung upgrade training, contact us today! LUNG UPGRADE As LungRads has evolved, so have the requirements of the registry. Below is a high level view of some of […]

PenTips #180 – EQUIP MQSA Tracking

EQUIP MQSA tracking system With the EQUIP regulation, MQSA requires evaluation of mammography image quality, record when action required and then track the resolution action. PenRad’s EQUIP module facilitates evaluation during exam interpretation or in batch evaluation of historical images. PenRad’s unique review goal and resolution system by technologist verifies compliance. Goals can be applied […]

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