PACS System Update
Emmanuel Phillips made this Freedom of Information request to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board as part of a batch sent to 48 authorities
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Dear Cardiff and Vale University Health Board,
We are currently updating data on your trust’s PACS system. Can you please complete the fields below with what you currently hold?
Please enter 'No System Installed' under supplier name if your trust does not use the system:
System type - PACS
Supplier name -
System name -
Date installed -
Contract expiration -
Notes - e.g. we are currently out to tender
Is this annually renewed? - Yes/No
Do you currently have plans to replace this system? - Yes/No
PACS (picture archiving and communication system) - is medical imaging technology used primarily by radiologists to securely store and share electronic images and clinical reports.
Thank you in advance for your time.
DearÂ Mr Emmanuel Philips,
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Dear Mr Emmanuel Philips,
I am writing further to your e-mail below requesting information from
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.
I can now confirm that the UHB has completed a search of its records and
has established it does hold information falling within the confines of
your request and is in a position to respond to your request. Please see
attached above the information that can be disclosed which I trust is
sufficient for your purposes.
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