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Table of Contents

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Getting Started

Welcome to McKesson Study Share™. Here’s how to begin.

Exploring the Repository

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Browsing and Searching Cases

Fewer clicks, faster response. Spend more time looking at cases.

Browsing by Category

Drill down to cases by anatomy and pathology categories, or explore collections of cases that have been organized in hierarchical web folders.

Advanced Search

Specify a query using any combination of attributes, such as author, modality, patient information, and exam date.

Searching Cases from McKesson PACS Workstations

Using contextual search, find related cases in Study Share from the PACS workstation to aid in decision support.

Viewing Images

Enlarge or shrink case images, view them on a black background, retrieve the original formats, and save them to your hard drive.

Using Training Mode

Training mode allows you to view cases as unknowns and then progressively reveal the findings, diagnosis, and discussion text.

Playing Movies and Audio Files

Some cases contain animated movies (such as ultrasound clips) or audio files. You can view these in your browser with the appropriate plug-in.

Posting Comments

Leave comments on cases for others to read.

Presenting Cases at Conferences

Use the case viewer to present cases at conferences without having to use Powerpoint.

Finding Users

Search for a user by name, email, or login ID.

Emailing Cases

Inform your colleagues about interesting cases.

Saved Searches

Save search requests and have results automatically emailed to you.

Creating and Editing Cases

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Creating a Case from McKesson PACS Workstations

Create a case in your account through a web-form launched from a McKesson PACS workstation.

Preparing to Create a Case

Prepare images for cases and send them to the teaching file server using DICOM or file upload.

Launching the Case Editor

Start the Case Editor to create a new case or edit an existing case.

Entering Case Properties

Enter the title, patient information, anatomy, pathology, modalities, and other attributes.

Entering Case Text

Enter history, findings, diagnosis, discussion, references, and other text.

Saving Your Changes

Submit the form to save your changes to the server.

Uploading Files into a Case

Add any kind of file to a case by uploading it through your web browser.

Adding Annotated Images to a Case

Add an annotated version of an image to a case.

Using the DICOM Interface

Add images and properties to the case from the teaching file’s DICOM queue.

Managing Case Images

Edit captions, reorder images, delete images, and control when images are displayed.

Editing a Case Using Quick Edit

Edit case text from within the case viewer.

Deleting Cases

Remove cases and their images from the repository.

Certifying a Case

Approve cases that have not yet been certified for accuracy or quality.

Creating a Case through Email

Create a case automatically by sending an email to the teaching file system.

Creating a Case Using a Shared Folder

Create a case automatically by copying images to a shared folder.

Working with Folders

Exploring the Folder Tree

View collections of cases organized by your peers, and learn about your Home Folder.

Creating a New Folder

Make a folder to start collecting links to interesting cases.

Adding Cases to a Folder

Add cases to folders for future reference.

Removing Cases from a Folder

Remove cases from a folder you own, or remove cases that you’ve added to someone else’s folder.

Renaming a Folder or Changing Its Description

Give a folder a new name or edit its description.

Moving a Folder

Move a folder to a new location in the hierarchy.

Changing Folder Permissions

Make a folder public or private, or share it with a group.

Managing Groups

Viewing Your Groups

See which groups you belong to, and which groups you control.

Creating a New Group

Create a new group and assign members to the group.

Editing a Group

Add or remove members from a group you control. Rename or delete a group.

Publishing, Exporting, and Importing

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Publishing Cases to a Public Teaching File Server

Send cases to MyPACS.net or other web-accessible teaching file servers, so they can be viewed outside the firewall.

Exporting Cases to PowerPoint

Create a PowerPoint presentation by exporting a case.

Exporting Cases as HTML for Viewing Offline

Save your cases to a disk and take them with you. No software needed!

Exporting Cases to MIRC Format

Generate MIRC XML copies of your cases, so they can be transferred into any standardized teaching file system.

Exporting Case Images for Viewing Offline

Save your case images to a disk so that you can access them offline.

Importing Cases from a MIRC Source

Upload cases that were created in an external system.

Other Information

Attributions and Source Code Conveyance

Credit for third party software used in McKesson Study Share™.