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Makhaon DICOM Storage (Makhaon PACS)

Makhaon Storage features

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  • Compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 (32 and 64 bits OS), Windows 2003 Server, Windows 2008 Server, Windows 2012 Server
  • High performance native application. It runs in the native Windows environment, without using of .NET, Java etc
  • Fully parallel multi-threaded processing
  • Multi-language support in DICOM and user interface
  • Support plug-ins system, that can arbitrarily modify instances before storing
  • Storage is a Windows NT service. There is no need to login to system to start a storage
  • Storage has a GUI application which can connect to the storage service
DICOM Support
  • Support DICOM store SCU/SCP; verification SCU/SCP; query SCU/SCP, retrieve SCU/SCP; storage commitment SCU
  • Support of all standard DICOM character sets including Arabic, Cyrillic, Greek, Hebrew, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, unicode UTF-8
  • Can store, query, retrieve and forward all of the DICOM store classes including private and non-images classes like the presentation states, structured reports and other
  • Support Implicit VR Little Endian transfer syntax 1.2.840.10008.1.2
  • Support Explicit VR Little Endian transfer syntax 1.2.840.10008.1.2.1
  • Support Explicit VR Big Endian transfer syntax 1.2.840.10008.1.2.2
  • Support convert instances from one transfer syntax to another
  • Support RLE Lossless compression 1.2.840.10008.1.2.5
  • Support JPEG Baseline (Process 1) compression 1.2.840.10008.
  • Support JPEG Extended (Process 2 & 4) compression 1.2.840.10008.
  • Support JPEG Lossless, Non-Hierarchical (Process 14) compression 1.2.840.10008.
  • Support JPEG Lossless, Non-Hierarchical, First-Order Prediction (Process 14 [Selection Value 1] compression 1.2.840.10008.
  • Support JPEG-LS Lossless compression 1.2.840.10008.
  • Support JPEG-LS Lossy (Near-Lossless) compression 1.2.840.10008.
  • Support JPEG 2000 compression (Lossless Only) compression 1.2.840.10008.
  • Support JPEG 2000 compression 1.2.840.10008.
  • Can query and retrieve on PATIENT, STUDY, SERIES and IMAGE level
  • Can search study by any combinations of patient name, patient ID, patient date of birth, patient sex, study date, study modalities, study ref doctor, study description, study ID, study comment
  • Can use wild-card character '*' in query requests
  • Support fuzzy phonetic search for patient names
  • Support unlimited number of connected modalities and parallel connections
Routing (Forward)
  • Can automatically route (forward) DICOM instances to any DICOM nodes
  • Can compress, decompress, re-compress pixel data before forwarding
  • Forwarding described with simple text forward rules
  • Support rule coloring for reserved words and nodes
  • Can edit forwarding rules with graphic user interface
  • Forward rules includes next features: source AE Title; destination AE Titles (one rule can forward to many destinations); DICOM tag exists; DICOM tag equals; date/time when forward starts; decompress, compress or re-compress method
  • Forward conditions can be mixed in any combinations
  • If auto-routing fails, storage will retry for a maximum 4 times (configurable)
  • If auto-routing fails, storage waits for a 2 seconds before next attempt (configurable)
Studies import
  • Support import studies from external CD/DVD
  • Support import studies from remote DICOM devices (with help of query/retrieve)
  • Support import studies from non-structured (without dicomdir file) local or network folder
  • Support fast direct import studies to the local database from the local or network folder (for fast migration from older PACS)
Studies export
  • Support export studies to a local or network folder in different formats - DICOM, BMP, JPG, TIFF, AVI
  • Support export studies to a remote DICOM device (DICOM store SCU)
  • Support HL7 interface to send and receive HL7 message with help of Lower Level Transport Protocol (LLTP)
  • Creates HL7 ORU^R01 message while new studies arrived
  • Support processing of HL7 ADT A02, A08, A40 messages (change patients' data and data of studies, merge patients and studies, patient transfer to another storage)
  • All HL7 messages are IHE compliant
  • Support fully HL7 to DICOM mapping customization
  • Support two HL7 senders. It useful in cases when there are two listener in system. HIS and WLM for example
User access control
  • Support six different privileges:
  • Administrate - to administrate storage
  • Review - to view studies
  • Delete - to delete studies
  • Forward - to send studies to other nodes
  • Move - to retrieve studies from other nodes
  • Query - to query studies list
  • Support limited, password-protected access to the GUI
Studies storing
  • Support multi-volume storing of received instances. Volume is a local or remote folder. It can be created in the local disc space or in any kind of network shared space. It can be created on the NAS, SAN, RAID, tape storage, and any other devices which can share disk space
  • Support unlimited volumes and number of images in the volumes
  • Support automatic switching between images volumes. When they are full or are unreachable
  • Support volume hierarchy. Each volume has configurable unique index number. This index is taken into account when storage switches volumes and when store the instances
  • Support short-term and long-term types of volumes
  • Support size limiting
  • Support moving data from one volume to other
  • Support temporary or permanent switching to read-only mode by administrator
  • Support automatic switching to read-only mode when volume becomes unreachable
  • Support send of e-mail to administrator when storage switches the 'read-only' or 'volume is full' states
  • Support configurable studies moving from short-term to long-term volumes
  • Support configurable purging for aged studies
  • Support priority adding to database feature for emergency nodes
  • All operations with volumes are transparent for external nodes
Remote devices
  • Support an unlimited number of devices
  • Support editable list of remote devices
  • Support many IPs per one device
  • Support automatic configuration of remote devices
  • Support remote devices verification (echo)
Web interface support
  • Support function in local networks as well as in the Internet (as the on-line data repository)
  • Support on-line registration for the users with the registration confirmation through e-mail
  • Support e-mail user password recovery mode
  • Supports connections through SSL (automatically, without any settings in the browser or storage)
  • Support SSL certificates, as self-signed ones, as signed by the certification center
  • Supports compression of the files, transferred to the customers in GZIP (automatically, without any settings in the browser or archive)
  • Support upload user files (it can work as on-line DICOM data repository)
  • Support upload files in DICOM format (separate files or several files at once, as well as the folders). Storage will sort the uploaded files by studies and series automatically
  • Support upload files compressed by the archive. The file unpacking is realized with the help of 7z archiver library, all the basic archivers (such as zip, 7z, rar, tar, gz, lzh) are supported. The ISO disc image processing is also possible
  • Support files uploading as to the public upload space, as to the private one
  • In case of loading files to the public upload space the studies can be displayed for all the storage users
  • In case of loading files to the private upload space the studies can be viewed only by the user who loaded them and to the administrators
  • Support uploaded studies anonymization. It is possible to select the new patient name for the study (for convenience of the search in the long general list of the anonymized studies)
  • After upload storage generates link to provide access to the study without log-in to the system. You can share or transfer link to the study somewhere in the Internet
  • After upload storage sends the list of the studies found and the links to the studies on the user e-mail
  • The links to the studies work for any kind of studies (anonymized or not), as public, as private ones. The user decides himself if he should give the link to anybody else or not
  • Support remote management and administration available in the web-interface
  • Support adding, deleting, modification and verify of DICOM devices (DICOM nodes) and images volumes; data transfer from volume to volume; user adding, deleting and modification; storage options; database processing; database statistics, backup, image database maintenance, queue manager, etc
  • Support independent pages generation. There is no need to install or configure Perl, PHP, Java, IIS, Apache, ASP.NET or any other software on server side
  • To make web interface working HTML5 web viewer is written.
  • Support several logs of all DICOM connections
  • Support logs of access to web interface
  • Support logs of HL7 connections
Additional features
  • Support data base backup and restore
  • Support data base and base of images maintenance - search for lost files and records
Makhaon Storage benefits
  • There is no need to install any other software to support all storage features
  • Makhaon Storage is written to be highly available, with transparent maintenance
  • Can quickly (with just few clicks) expand storage space without stopping the program
  • About all features works in parallel threads to increase productivity and reduce response time
  • Image routing can deliver images only to the users who need to see them
  • Web interface is a great solution for create on-line Internet or off-line Intranet storage
  • We have vendor neutral solution for store, send and integration (Vendor Neutral Archive, VNA)
  • You can contact us about the organization of hospital network and integration of our software with existed or new equipment, HIS or RIS software
  • Storage can easily migrate from older PACS
  • Fast and responsible software support, users' forum, internal bug and feature tracking system, continuous internal beta-testing