Reference 2018-377

REF:           2018-377

Subject:       CD production for patient images

 

Request:

  1. How many CDs does your department produce per annum for the distribution of patient images?*
  2. How many CDs does your department produce per annum for interested 3rd parties such as insurance companies or solicitors?*
  3. What is the cost of CD production for patient images, e.g. materials for your department per annum?*
  4. What are the time/resource costs associated with CD production for patient images for your department per annum?*
  5. What are the costs of postage/couriering of CDs of patient images for your department, per annum?*
  6. Please provide a breakdown of total costs of CDs for patient images to other hospitals for your department, per annum?*
  7. Please provide a breakdown of total costs of CDs to patients for your department, per annum?*
  8. Please provide a breakdown of total costs of CDs to interested 3rd parties for your department such as insurance companies or solicitors, per annum?*
  9. Are the CDs dispatched from your department that contain patient data consistently encrypted / password protected?*
  10. Can you provide information on the number of CDs that are lost or misplaced before they reach the intended recipient?*

 

*If you use a centralised administration team to administer imaging for your department please include this information to the above questions.

Please provide these answers for the following departments:

  • Radiology
  • Cardiology
  • Medical illustration
  • Theatres
  • Endoscopy
  • Colposcopy
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Medical Photography
  • Dermatology
  • Podiatary

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

 2018-377 – FOI request – CD production for patient images [109 kb] PDF