Receiving into your PACS or DICOM workstation

Receiving into your PACS or DICOM workstation

October 26, 2017 About & Help 0
  • Login to ShareMyXray. On the Studies page, select the studies you want to download
    • You can select multiple as long as they belong to the same patient
  • Click Download
    • images, reports and clinical request details will all download automatically

Select study and clicking download (clip)

 

  • Once the download has finished, extract the files then either:
    • import them into PACS by following manufacturer’s instructions; OR
    • click run.bat to use the built-in viewer with the download

 

Extracting Zip Files

To extract, or unzip files on a Windows PC

  • In all versions of Windows, double click the zip file and it will use the built in extraction tool.
    • Alternatively, Right-click the file and select ‘Extract All…
  • It will ask where you want your files to be put, you can change this by using the ‘Browse…‘ button.
  • Click ‘Extract‘ to unzip the files and navigate to the location you extracted them to.
  • To run the included viewer, open the the folder ‘Patient_Name_Accession_Number’ and click run.bat.
  • The DICOM images are in the sub-folder ‘IMAGES’

Windows extracted Zip with run hightlighted

To extract, or unzip files on a Mac

  • In all versions of Mac OS, double click the zip file to use the built in extraction tool.
  • The files will then unzip in the same folder as the original zip file.

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