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2 MIRC 2004 How to Author MIRC Teaching File Documents

3 Course Objectives Brief Overview of MIRC Brief Overview of MIRC MIRC Concepts and Lexicon. MIRC Concepts and Lexicon. Overview of the Authoring process. Overview of the Authoring process. Practice… Practice… Practice!!! Practice… Practice… Practice!!! Questions Questions

4 Brief Survey! Who has used MIRC to access cases/information? Who has used MIRC to access cases/information? Who has a MIRC site at their institution/practice? Who has a MIRC site at their institution/practice? Who has tried authoring a teaching file case for a MIRC? Who has tried authoring a teaching file case for a MIRC?

5 What is a MIRC Anyhow? Medical Imaging Resource Center

6 MIRC Concepts MIRC is an RSNA sponsored initiative. MIRC is an RSNA sponsored initiative. A continual work in progress. A continual work in progress. Built in the spirit of the open-source community. Built in the spirit of the open-source community. The key technical concepts: The key technical concepts: MIRC is a community of cooperating libraries on the Internet. MIRC is a community of cooperating libraries on the Internet. The libraries cooperate by supporting a common query mechanism. The libraries cooperate by supporting a common query mechanism. The query mechanism allows users to find information wherever it is stored. The query mechanism allows users to find information wherever it is stored.

7 2004 MIRC InfoRad Courses MIRC: How to Set Up a System for Teaching Files, Conferences, and Clinical Trials MIRC: How to Author MIRC Teaching Files MIRC Case Studies: Using MIRC Software for Education and Research

8 MIRC Objective MIRC objectives reach beyond TF. MIRC objectives reach beyond TF. Support the production, storage, indexing and distribution of medical imaging resources: Support the production, storage, indexing and distribution of medical imaging resources: Teaching files Teaching files Scientific & technical documentation Scientific & technical documentation Research images & datasets Research images & datasets Clinical trials data Clinical trials data

9 MIRC supports all information storage formats. Images: DICOM, GIF, JPEG, PNG Images: DICOM, GIF, JPEG, PNG Hyperlinks to other web content. Hyperlinks to other web content. Virtually any content that is displayable in a web browser. Virtually any content that is displayable in a web browser. Pointers to other files for downloading. Pointers to other files for downloading. Display support for other types in the future… Display support for other types in the future…

10 The MIRC Schemas MIRCdocument MIRCdocument Format for documents on the RSNA site. Format for documents on the RSNA site. Format for Index Cards on the RSNA site. Format for Index Cards on the RSNA site. MIRCquery & MIRCqueryresponse MIRCquery & MIRCqueryresponse Format for communication between Query Services and Storage Service Indexes. Format for communication between Query Services and Storage Service Indexes. MIRCsiteindex MIRCsiteindex Format for remote site indexing. Format for remote site indexing.

11 MIRC Server Components Query Service Query Service An entry point into the MIRC community for a user on the Internet. An entry point into the MIRC community for a user on the Internet. Creates/transmits using MIRCquery schema. Creates/transmits using MIRCquery schema. Storage Service Storage Service A cooperating information library. A cooperating information library. Index: the librarys card catalog. Index: the librarys card catalog. Server: the librarys shelves. Server: the librarys shelves. Responds to MIRCquery using the MIRCqueryresponse schema. Responds to MIRCquery using the MIRCqueryresponse schema.

12 MIRC Internet Server Index Server Index MIRC site Server Index Query Service MIRC site Server Index RSNA site User MIRC site

13 MIRC query can be customized by theme

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17 Types of MIRC Documents MIRC uses templates that display your content in a uniform manner. MIRC uses templates that display your content in a uniform manner. You can create you own! You can create you own! Four Standard MIRC display formats. Four Standard MIRC display formats. Standard Teaching File Template Standard Teaching File Template Page Format Document Template Page Format Document Template Tab Format Document Template Tab Format Document Template Tab Format Document Template – Option 2 Tab Format Document Template – Option 2

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21 MIRC Standard Teaching File (mstf)

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25 Guidelines The document types can be modified, that is, elements can be added or subtracted. The document types can be modified, that is, elements can be added or subtracted. The document types provide basic structure to your content. The document types provide basic structure to your content. Decide which document type to use depending on the content type. Decide which document type to use depending on the content type. Pick the suitable display format for your content. Pick the suitable display format for your content.

26 Enough Talk!!! How do we Author???

27 Authoring Process Authoring requires assembling images and text to submit to MIRC storage service. Authoring requires assembling images and text to submit to MIRC storage service. Old Method - Used a client side java app called MIRCat and Java installed on client. Old Method - Used a client side java app called MIRCat and Java installed on client. New Method – Only requires a web browser only to assemble and edit content. New Method – Only requires a web browser only to assemble and edit content.

28 Features of New Authoring Tool No client side application needed. No client side application needed. Uses a web browser only. Uses a web browser only. New file cabinet feature New file cabinet feature Upload content to a personal file cabinet. Upload content to a personal file cabinet. Select images from cabinet to populate into document. Select images from cabinet to populate into document.

29 Step 1 - Startup Launch your browser and point it to the RSNA MIRC demo server. Launch your browser and point it to the RSNA MIRC demo server. You will see the familiar MIRC query front page. You will see the familiar MIRC query front page. Concentrate on the buttons on the right of the window. Concentrate on the buttons on the right of the window. The two that we will concentrate on are: The two that we will concentrate on are: Author Service Author Service My Files My Files

30 Before We Make Our First Case…. We need to populate our personal file cabinet with images

31 Step 2 – Enter the File Cabinet Left click on the My File button on the MIRC query page. Left click on the My File button on the MIRC query page. You will be provided with a login prompt. You will be provided with a login prompt. Use your assigned login/password combination. Use your assigned login/password combination.

32 Welcome to your File Cabinet! Screen should look like this. Screen should look like this. Note: my cabinet is empty! Note: my cabinet is empty! We need to fill it with content. We need to fill it with content. First lets look at the features. First lets look at the features.

33 Adding content A display to show your content Delete content Free Text Field for use with Update & Find Buttons Use to label or tag content for easier use Use to find content that you have labelled Export content back to your PC Anatomy of the File Cabinet

34 Step 3 – Add Content Click on your add button. Click on your add button. You will see this page. You will see this page. Press the Browse button for content. Press the Browse button for content. In this case, content is in the My Pictures folder of My Documents. In this case, content is in the My Pictures folder of My Documents. Open My Pictures and left click on a file. Open My Pictures and left click on a file. Left click on Open. Left click on Open. The path to your file is shown in the dialog box. The path to your file is shown in the dialog box. Left click on Submit and the file is uploaded from your desktop to your cabinet. Left click on Submit and the file is uploaded from your desktop to your cabinet.

35 File Cabinet If successful, your window will display your image. If successful, your window will display your image. If you left click on your image it will outline in red. If you left click on your image it will outline in red. You can implement other functions (e.g. delete, update, export) on your selected image. You can implement other functions (e.g. delete, update, export) on your selected image.

36 File Cabinet – label content If you want to label your image. If you want to label your image. Left click on it to select it. Left click on it to select it. Type something descriptive in the text box. Type something descriptive in the text box. Press Update. Press Update. Lobar hemorrhage

37 File Cabinet – find content To find a file based on a label. To find a file based on a label. Enter part of the label in the text box. Enter part of the label in the text box. Press Find Press Find MIRC finds your image and outlines it. MIRC finds your image and outlines it. Lobar

38 Add More Images! Repeat the add process a few more times to build up some content. Repeat the add process a few more times to build up some content. What if you want to add more than one image at once? What if you want to add more than one image at once? How about an entire collection? How about an entire collection? Use a archive compression program like WinZip to create a ZIP archive. Use a archive compression program like WinZip to create a ZIP archive. Use the Add function to upload the ZIP file. Use the Add function to upload the ZIP file. MIRC will automatically decompress the file and display all your images. MIRC will automatically decompress the file and display all your images. Try some of the ZIP files in youre my Pictures Directory. Try some of the ZIP files in youre my Pictures Directory.

39 A Collection! Native DICOM support And for other filetypes

40 Step 4 – Build a Document Go back to the MIRC query page. Go back to the MIRC query page. This time select Author Service button. This time select Author Service button. MIRC may ask for your login/password combination again. MIRC may ask for your login/password combination again.

41 The Default Author Page This page records the default author info associated with your login. This page records the default author info associated with your login. Enter your: Enter your: Name Name Affiliation Affiliation You can select which template to use. You can select which template to use. Use the Standard Use the Standard Press submit. Press submit.

42 Blank Document Stage After submitting your author information the storage service provides a blank slate to begin composing your content. A lot of fields, subtle differences depending upon type of template chosen. References References Anatomy Anatomy ACR Code ACR Code Category Category Organ System Organ System Modality Modality Level Level Access Access Doc name Doc name Title of document Title of document Abstract Abstract History History Findings Findings Diagnosis Diagnosis Discussion Discussion

43 Left slider pans through the blank document fields Right slider pans through images in your file cabinet Pull slider to bottom to see end of document Click Submit Changes every time you update content

44 Step 5 – Enter Text Enter some text into each of the document fields. Enter some text into each of the document fields. Fill in name, title, history, findings, diagnosis. Fill in name, title, history, findings, diagnosis. For now, dont worry about the quality of the content! For now, dont worry about the quality of the content! Remember to press the Submit Changes button periodically. Remember to press the Submit Changes button periodically. If you are familiar with HTML, you can embed HTML tags into your text to modify its appearance (e.g. etc.) If you are familiar with HTML, you can embed HTML tags into your text to modify its appearance (e.g. etc.) Note that MIRC sends you back to the document editor after you press Submit Changes. Note that MIRC sends you back to the document editor after you press Submit Changes.

45 Your Author information is automatically populated on the form.

46 Step 6 – Put in some images Adding images is easy!!! Adding images is easy!!! Select one or more images from your preview pane with a left click. Select one or more images from your preview pane with a left click. Selected image is highlighted with red border. Selected image is highlighted with red border. Use key combination of Control + left click to pick more than one image. Use key combination of Control + left click to pick more than one image. Shift + left click to pick a range of images. Shift + left click to pick a range of images. Press Submit Changes and look for the result. Press Submit Changes and look for the result.

47 Left Click selects one image Control + Left Click selects more than one image Shift + Left Click selects a range of images. Press Submit Changes to see the results.

48 Scroll down to see your images in the document

49 Step 7 – Preview Your Case Go back to the MIRC query page (if you still have it open). Go back to the MIRC query page (if you still have it open). Perform a query for your document. Perform a query for your document. You can type your name into the author box to save time and only find your case. You can type your name into the author box to save time and only find your case. The query result should provide a link to your recently authored case! The query result should provide a link to your recently authored case!

50 Type in your author name into the query field flanders Left Click on the link to view your case

51 Template Features The MIRC template brings your case to life! The MIRC template brings your case to life! Tabs organize the content into themes. Tabs organize the content into themes. You can navigate through imageset via icons in the lower left or by next/prior arrows. You can navigate through imageset via icons in the lower left or by next/prior arrows. The document tab has links which allow you (and only you!) to delete or edit this document. The document tab has links which allow you (and only you!) to delete or edit this document.

52 Case first displays with History tab open. This hides the diagnosis initially. Note that the word mass is bold because it was enclosed in the HTML tags mass Browse images by selecting icons here …or here

53 If you want to re-edit this document, click here. If you want to export the contents of this case to your desktop, click here. If you want to delete this document, click here. Use with care! Theres no going back!

54 Permissions MIRC has a powerful/flexible role-based permissions system. MIRC has a powerful/flexible role-based permissions system. By default, all cases that you create can only be viewed, edited or deleted by the owner. By default, all cases that you create can only be viewed, edited or deleted by the owner. You can modify these settings when you create or update a case. You can modify these settings when you create or update a case. The public setting is always an asterix * The public setting is always an asterix * Groups can be defined by the MIRC administrator. Groups can be defined by the MIRC administrator. * To make your case public use the asterix symbol Leaving the field blanks gives only the owner/creator access. Use specific user names or role names to give individuals or group permissions (brackets) Bush kerry [republicans] [democrats]

55 Future feature development Hierarchical file cabinets. Hierarchical file cabinets. Image selector from DICOM SCP. Image selector from DICOM SCP. Image editor. Image editor. Support for other file types. Support for other file types. Field dependant role access. Field dependant role access. E.g. PHI information access by role. E.g. PHI information access by role. Improved navigation. Improved navigation. And many more…… And many more……

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61 RSNA Forum Please become part of the MIRC community by using the MIRC forum Please become part of the MIRC community by using the MIRC forum Please provide feedback! Please provide feedback!

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