Patient Informatics

16. Returning to normal service / standing down

After the outbreak:

  • Reconcile temporary processes with ‘business as usual’ – try to ensure images and other patient data is presented and retrievable in the same manner;
  • Check, verify and remove all user accounts as needed;
  • Ensure all temporary equipment has data collected and then wiped ready for collection;
  • Audit and recover any loaned out equipment;
  • Produce any ad-hoc necessary statistics for governmental submission
  • Have a ‘lessons learned’ session with the PACS team staff members – is it possible to integrate any of the actions or procedures into normal daily routine to improve the standard imaging service?
  • Update departmental process lists with any changes to usual process.