Corrected issue where a daily stop time prior to start time on a forwarding schedule would conflict. (B1260)
Ability to now manually enter start/stop times in a forwarding schedule. Will now accept 24hr format, 12hr formats with AM and PM, and “noon”, “midnight”. (F3120)
Added ability to specify multiple accepted or exclusion for image routing in DICOM server definition. Multiple values can be separated by ‘;’. Exclusions can be specified by having a ‘!’ specified as the first character of a value. (F3036)
New option to allow users to set type of compression applied to images. (F1234)
Corrected issue where internal record count was not updating on first time run with a new database. (B795)
Corrected issue where blocked images, specified in image routing, were being continuosly resubmitted. (B802)
Added critical locking to prevent potential problems with logs during overnight switch overs. (F1488)
Added auto resubmit feature for failed forwards. (F1427)
Added a Patient ID Mapping utility. (F1623)
Optimized forwarding by changing so DM loads local list into memory prior to sending. (F1594)
Corrected possible memory leaks in DM. (F1599)
Added option to remove DOB requirement when running Patient ID Mapping Utility. (F1668)
DICOM transfer will now do all files rather then one at a time. (F618)
Optimized ToStore and FailedStore handling. (F1601)
Added CGET support for DICOM communications. Requires Calling Client to also support CGET. (F1580)
Added additional fields to the Email Message Options for more detailed error reporting.(F1115)
Updated display of SQL status windows.(F1474)
Removed RLE DICOM transfer support. Replaced with JPEG Lossless. (F1493)
Corrected issue when receiving an HL7 patient update message, all DICOM files were updated instead of just the correct patient. (B794)
Added option for promiscuous image reception from multiple server AE title (F1467)
Added ability to store Multiframe CT Studies, store as Singleframe. (F1428)
Added Scheduled Station AE title as an available query option for worklist query field. (F1596)
Added blocked tag functionality to WORKLIST transfers. (F1585)
Version 3.3 Build 10
Release Date: 3/15/2012
Changed and optimized DICOM queries to file list queries. (F1307, F1309)
Added utility to create image stamp files for entire database. (F1278)
Added ability to send stamps back to server when created via DICOM query (F1276)
The anonymous database file now encrypts the patient demographic information. (F1153)
DCV Forwarding Data Manager, a forwarding only hybrid of DCV Data Manager, created. (F1399)
DCV TLS Data Manager with TLS encryption support created. (F1215)
Version 3.3 Build 9
Release Date: 11/28/2011
Added start/stop times to schedule for image forwarding (F930)
Added digital signature so if launched across network will no longer recieve “publisher not verified” (F1141)
Audit Trail now writes for actions performed within the Data Manager. (F1113)
New utility added for the mass assignment of “Branch of Service” tag to preexisting data in the database. (F977)
Added new schedule increments of 2,3,4,5 and 6 days for the image purging utility as well as 1 day and 1 week image age increments. (F1146)
Fixed ‘invert gray-scale’ issue where inversions were tracked but not being saved in the image. (B624)
Mass Data Correction Import / Export feature added. (F1108)
Optimized memory usage for large databases. (F1071)
Added Advanced Database Merge feature. (F1063)
Improved handling of DICTEMP files in threaded functions. (F1125)
Added list of sockets open by software to the interface. (F1148)
Added ability for TLS encryption. (F1187, F1214)
HL7 server support added. (F1070)
Version 3.3 Build 6
Release Date: 07/27/2011
Added utility that will strip punctuation from patient ID’s. (F1056)
Added ability to eliminate the forwarding of ghosted and retaken images. (F998)
Optimized performance for large tostore database forwarding. (F933)
Version 3.3 Build 5
Release Date: 03/31/2011
Uppercase conversion (and invalid character removal “?*!#$%&+=|\\\”<>?/”) added to image import, patient import, and worklist import. (F893)
Data correction now changed to take into consideration case changes and patient name correction. (F893)
Added Auto Correct Patient Names options that handles upper case conversion and invalid character removal. (F893)
Modified audit trail to write data immediatly to file rather than in chunks. (B579)
Anonymize feature added that wipes out patient demographic information set or imported to the server. (F743)
Version 3.3 Build 3
Release Date: 12/20/2010
Resolved Issue with Dicom Element 0008:0005 containing blank character set. Now defaults to ISO_IR 100, or is not present. (Bug 488)
Version 3.3 Build 2
Release Date: 11/3/2010
Resolved issue with zero dates being assigned to imported worklist entries. (Bug 459)
Version 3.2 Build 7
Release Date: 8/17/2010
Components and environment updated for compliance with new versions of the software.
Made correction to handling where forwarded images can have their VR changed to UR for the image modifications tag.
Removed patient DOB restriction on edit image information dialog.
Splitting of multiple modality series added.
Added audit trail capabilities.
Made several process/features into threaded functions (i.e. threads that do not block the main application interface).
Version 3.1 Build 10
Release Date: 3/12/2010
Added ability of the server to return uncompressed images in response to a C-MOVE request even if the images are compressed in the database.
Version 3.1 Build 9
Release Date: 2/4/2010
Added new logging when generating the purge file list.
Reformatted the image purging options.
Complete rewrite of the image purging functionality to make it easier to use and understand.
New purge ages added.
New defaults set for the various image purging options.
Version 3.1 Build 4
Release Date: 12/22/09
Made a correction for queried results where a patient may not have a DOB specified. In the specific case of a patient that does not have a DOB specified AND a similar patient was returned in a query by DCV, the patient list displayed in DCV may list a DOB for the patient that did not originally have a DOB specified. Once the user opened the patient and/or images, the DOB is not displayed because the patient did not have a DOB (it was simply a list display artifact).
Version 3.1 Build 1
Release Date: 8/21/09
Added new fields to the patient database. NOTE, this version will perform an update to the database!
Added new fields to the image database. NOTE, this version will perform an update to the database!
Added species and breed capabilities to data correction screen.
Added new button in the data correction screen to allow changes to the patient demographic information to be taken from an entry in the patient database.
Version 3.0 Build 90
Release Date: 8/12/09
Added new features to PING for data servers when creating server definitions.
Added new Auto-Discovery options. This enables DCV clients to automatically use Data Managers that appears on a network without having to manually create server definitions for the servers. This is primarily used for mobile environments and laptop computers which enable the user to coordinate with Data Managers on networks that may come and go. Security features exist to prevent just any DCV client from using any Data Manager.
Version 3.0 Build 88
Release Date: 7/21/09
Fixed the auto image purging.
Version 3.0 Build 87
Release Date: 7/13/09
Updated invalid date entry when modifying images.
Version 3.0 Build 86
Release Date: 7/9/09
Dramatically faster queries when specifying non-wild carded patient IDs.
Version 3.0 Build 85
Release Date: 3/14/09
Reformatted the Email options screen.
SIGNIFICANTLY increased the speed of email generation from the application.
Correction and enhancements made to the emailing of forwarding errors to the email list.
If the user modifies the forwarding schedule for the current day (and that time has passed), the server no longer automatically starts a new forwarding session. This does not change the processing of images for a past time on the same day when restarting the Data Manager.
Version 3.0 Build 84
Release Date: 3/6/09
New Escape key tracking.
If the database path is invalid at startup, the application now prompts the user to modify/correct the path. Previously the application displayed an error message and quit the application.
Image imports now can handle importing of any DICOM images and DICOMDIRs. Previously, the import function only imported files that had the .DIC and .DCM file extensions.
Data correction was updated in a prior release to work on multiple images at the same time.
Version 3.0 Build 83
Release Date: 12/2/08
Data range query for both images and worklists have been added.
Corrected worklist date queries. Previously it ignored any date associated with a query.
Version 3.0 Build 81
Release Date: 11/20/08
Made correction where the application would try and forward images to a Worklist only server. Now the software ignores Worklist only servers when trying to forward images.
Corrected “12:30 am / 13:30” item to read “12:30 pm / 13:30”.
SSN matching can now handle matching formatted and unformatted SSN numbers. Previously 111-22-3333 and 111223333 would not match as identical patient ID numbers.
Popup menu controls are now automatically adjusted to be the correct size the first time they are displayed.
Version 3.0 Build 79
Release Date: 8/15/08
Ability to set new study and series UIDs when editing images.
Version 3.0 Build 78
Release Date: 8/12/08
Implemented new ghosting and retaken image types. New infrastructure, image editing, image data display and image drops implemented.
Version 3.0 Build 77
Release Date: 7/30/08
Added two new Decimate/Crop options to the DICOM Printer definitions. “<AUTO DECIMATE>” will automatically adjust the resolution of an image so that the image fits on the selected paper size if the image is too big to fit on the printed page (if it can fit, the resolution is left alone). “<AUTO ZOOM TO FIT>” will automatically adjust an image’s resolution so that the image will always print as large as possible on the selected paper size.
Version 3.0 Build 76
Release Date: 6/26/08
New tool added to strip the leading zeros from patient IDs that are not SSNs.
Version 3.0 Build 75
Release Date: 6/10/08
Reorganized menus for better layout and ease-of-use.
Enhanced the image purging capabilities of the software. New options added to provide better functionality for purging images.
Pop-up status window replaced with progress controls.
Improved running as a service with Apteryx Servicer application.
Version 3.0 Build 73
Release Date: 4/17/08
Made a change during image move operations to better select a transfer syntax based on what the remote DICOM connection requested for transfer syntaxes for other abstracts.
Version 3.0 Build 72
Release Date: 3/26/08
Image modification checking now looks at custom revision DICOM tag.
Version 3.0 Build 69
Release Date: 1/11/08
Correct made for TEMP files remaining in the database when selecting several of the DICOM correction tools. These TEMP files are a safety mechanism that sometimes are not cleaned up.
Version 3.0 Build 68
Release Date: 1/8/08
Easy create database options added to the multiple database preferences. When enabled, the user can create databases simply by entering the database name (and possibly other information) and the databases are automatically created in the specified databases directory.
Auto open new database option enabled to Edit Databases dialog (this dialog can be displayed from the Select Database dialog). When enabled, a new database is automatically selected and opened when the user creates a new database.
Version 3.0 Build 67
Release Date: 12/24/07
Multiple database support extended to allow the user to quickly switch between databases.
Added options to prompt the user which database should be used when the application starts.
Database naming added. Permits association of names, descriptions, contact information, addresses and notes with a database.
Options added to automatically associate a database’s information to images when they are forwarded onto other DICOM servers. Overwrite protect can additionally be enabled or disabled.
Title bar modified to display the name of the current database (if it has one).
Preferences modified to permit more appropriate display and management of multiple database options.
Version 3.0 Build 65
Release Date: 12/21/07
Added tools to display what images will be forwarded.
Added tools to remove images from the images that will be forwarded.
Added new buttons at the bottom of the interface to display the image to be forwarded and to correct forwarding errors.
Corrected artifacts that can be left behind from the pop-up status bar.
Added “Auto fill in blank study descriptions” open in the Data Correction tools.
Added Dental Modality mapping to map dental modalities to CR.
Version 3.0 Build 61
Release Date: 9/2/07
Additional optimizations to database interfaces.
Version 3.0 Build 59
Release Date: 5/17/07
Added SQL database support.
Added new option to correct studies that have more than one patient saved under them.
Version 3.0 Build 54
Release Date: 3/7/07
Database directory structure checking optimized.
Version 3.0 Build 53
Release Date: 2/27/07
On edit image the study, series and image UIDs are now properly labeled.
Merging database files together option added. Physically merges two DB files together without having to totally rebuild the database.
Edit images dialog no longer wipes out any wildcards entered for the patient ID. Can now do wildcard searches on patient ID.
Dates now prepend months and days with 0s.
Worklist and patient lookup optmized.
“Sex” changed to “Gender”.
Version 3.0 Build 52
Release Date: 2/12/07
Implemented database optimizations. Will require an initial database update when either the DCV or Data Server is started.
Version 3.0 Build 51
Release Date: 1/19/07
Made correction that permits image orientations, flips and inversions to be performed.
Version 3.0 Build 50
Release Date: 1/9/07
Added multiple image at a time correction capabilities.
Added Done button to image correction screen.
Version 3.0 Build 49
Release Date: 1/8/07
Made modification to automatically handle when a target DICOM server no longer has a DICOM Server Definitions (i.e. User modified or deleted).
Image tree modified to include additional information.
Version 3.0 Build 47
Release Date: 12/15/06
Corrects issues with aborting storage/forwarding of images when an invalid DICOM server is encountered (i.e. a DICOM server was renamed or erased). The new mechanism resubmits the image to all enabled servers when it finds an image destined for a non-existing DICOM server.
Version 3.0 Build 43
Release Date: 12/5/06
Added options and features to automatically age out and/or satisfy worklist entries stored on the server.
Version 3.0 Build 41
Release Date: 11/31/06
Significantly reduced the amount of time required to add images to the database.
Version 3.0 Build 40
Release Date: 11/30/06
Changed how patient information is updated in the pop-up auto-match lists when image information has been modified.
Version 3.0 Build 37
Release Date: 10/9/06
Made corrections to storage commitment to more accurately conform to the DICOM 3 standard.
Version 3.0 Build 31
Release Date: 10/3/06
Added features to permit the main database file and the images folders to be on different drives.
Added features to permit generic IP addresses for returned CMOVE operations from remote DICOM servers.
Addition of a Transaction UID to storage commitment DS.
Version 3.0 Build 26
Release Date: 6/15/06
Redesigned multiple thread support to reduce lockups experienced on heavily used systems.
Version 3.0 Build 20
Release Date: 5/31/06
Added enabling/disabling of database caching. When enabled it reduces database IO time but requires much more computer memory. Not required for computers that do not have heavy database IO.
Implemented connection timeouts to kill off inactive DICOM connections.
Redesign of communication handling.
Possibly resource leak addressed when a remote DICOM connection terminates during and image retrieve.
Interface freeze corrected. New thread generation implemented to circumvent a deadlock condition that could occur with Windows thread invocation.
Can now close the server even when there are active DICOM connections (the user is prompted if they really want to close and terminate all live connections).
Handle resource leak addressed.
Version 3.0 Build 19
Release Date: 5/11/06
Added support for modifying an images DICOM information.
Added options for correcting invalid patient DOB.
Version 3.0 Build 17
Release Date: 5/9/06
Added support for compressed imported images.
Version 3.0 Build 16
Release Date: 4/25/06
Corrected a problem that existed in the copy images from DICOM server function and proxy image retrieval.
Version 3.0 Build 15
Release Date: 4/22/06
Logging for imported images into the Data Manager.
Version 3.0 Build 14
Release Date: 4/10/06
Integrated new status indicators.
Copy images background corrected.
Optimized image tree and image forwarding image selection.
Version 3.0 Build 10
Release Date: 3/16/06
Added new options that restricts the number of records that are returned in response to an image or worklist query. Defaults are 1000 image records and 100 worklist records.
Version 3.0 Build 9
Release Date: 3/15/06
Threaded DICOM query processing added. This significantly increases the response time from the Data Manager not only for multiple DICOM requests but for interacting with the interface while there are ongoing DICOM connections.
Optimized database searching. Testing results indicated over a 85% speed increase in searches.
Modified message that is displayed during image forwarding when the target server could not be reached.
Version 3.0 Build 8
Release Date: 3/6/06
Split DICOM server settings and accepted clients settings into different screens.
Corrected several fields that were not disabled when DICOM server was enabled.
XML implementation added for adding remote clients from the Configuration Manager application.
Version 3.0 Build 7
Release Date: 2/17/06
Added support for matching “O” sex to “M” and “F”. In other words, searching a sex of “O” will match “O”, “M”, or “F”; searching a sex of “M” will match “O” or “M”.
Version 3.0 Build 6
Release Date: 2/10/06
Added new memory handling routines for the database to counteract new problems encountered with various OS/antivirus updates.
Version 3.0 Build 5
Release Date: 2/3/06
New major version release.
Version 2.0 Build 18
Release Date: 1/25/06
Version info is now passed in XML information. This information is utilized the the Status Display Manager.
Fixed problem when second DICOM server IP address is not specified. Leaving the field blank means that a second connection should not be opened (previous versions tried to open another DICOM server port even when this was left blank).
The DICOM server definitions are reloaded if they are modified by a DEVAA/DCV client.
“Copy images from” direct path specification added.
Version 2.0 Build 17
Release Date: 1/9/06
Strange memory anomalies corrected when various errors occur during DICOM communications.
Update Database operations no longer adds the images to the “To Store” database.
DBIT database is automatically deleted and reset if the user deletes the main application database without also deleting this file.
Freeze display of error message removed when forwarding images to a DICOM server and that DICOM server is terminated in the middle of communications.
During image forwarding, if NONE of the target DICOM servers can be reached for an image, the Image Forwarding operations terminates and waits for the next Image Forward cycle to start.
If the user manually cancels an image forward, the software now prompts if the rest of the images should be forwarded.
Version 2.0 Build 16
Release Date: 12/30/05
Added multiple DICOM server port capabilities. The DICOM server now supports the ability to have two DICOM server IP address and/or ports available for DICOM requests.
Version 2.0 Build 15
Release Date: 12/27/05
Corrected selecting a modality for searching. Currently searched for “modality” tag; need to also search for “modalities in study” tag.
Version 2.0 Build 14
Release Date: 12/21/05
Corrected problem with pop-up menus of pop-up menus automatically being dismissed before the user can select an option.
Version 2.0 Build 12
Release Date: 12/19/05
Added new options for status utility to obtain more detailed information from this server. Detailed information retrieval requires XML interface to be activated on the server.
Version 2.0 Build 10
Release Date: 12/15/05
Corrected problem with focus issues with the popup graphic list controls.
Version 2.0 Build 9
Release Date: 12/15/05
Full DICOM server support added.
Improved logging speed.
Correction made where updating the interface could stall the application.
Smaller database record size.
New database format. Will require older databases to go through a rebuilding process.
Correction made to CMove operation for certain patient/study/image specifications.
New image routing tag specifications tab added to server definition.
Wildcard matching level specification added.
Cosmetic changes to interface and menus reorganized.
Removed several options that are no longer utilized.
Image forwarding added. Image forwarding now utilizes DICOM standard to forward images. Replaces the previous DM Synch features.
Registration number is now required to run the application.
DM Synch operations removed (replaced by image forwarding).
“To be stored” and “Failed store” directories removed. They are no longer used; have been replaced by new image forwarding.
XML protocol added for tertiary application interface to the application.
XML logging added.
Operation restrictions may now be specified for each DICOM client specified.
Image tree improved.
Version 1.0 Build 25
Release Date: 10/20/05
Modified record handling in memory to prevent significant delay that can be encountered with large databases.
New menu scheme.
Boosted and optimized image tree functionality. Additionally, image information now contains more information about each image.
File count status message added.
“Updating Records” status dialog added.
Column names have been changed.
Logging connections added.
New improvements and start of full DICOM server support are included in this build BUT SHOULD NOT BE USED.
Version 1.1 Build 22
Release Date: 8/19/05
Integrated new tree control view.
Version 1.1 Build 20
Release Date: 7/25/05
Optimization of size tracking added. Significantly speeds up the data base size tracking
Version 1.1 Build 19
Release Date: 7/7/05
Database I/O optimization added.
Update database operation dramatically improved.
UID error correction.
Version 1.1 Build 17
Release Date: 7/6/05
Added non-blocking support when a remote DICOM server abnormally terminates a completed DICOM operation.
Version 1.1 Build 16
Release Date: 6/13/05
DICOM print support added.
Reformatted failed stores list.
Interface changed to provide more information and feedback.
DM Synchronization support added.
Connection status list added to interface.
Version 1.1 Build 14
Release Date: 5/19/05
Added option for retrieving all images from a DICOM server.
Version 1.1 Build 12
Release Date: 5/6/05
Added option to allow importing images into the local database with additional option to allow submissions to DICOM servers.
Version 1.1 Build 11
Release Date: 4/11/05
Added additional options to determine a study date if one is not directly associated with an image.
Version 1.1 Build 10
Release Date: 4/7/05
Strange phenomenon corrected where an images reference existed in the database but the actual image file did not exist (several situations could result in this problem from file store errors to user intervention). To reduce the amount of file IO required to satisfy proxy requests, the DM only checked for the reference in the database and not for the existence of the actual image file. The DM now checks to be sure a file exists and adjusts accordingly.
Version 1.1 Build 8
Release Date: 1/25/05
Additional option added to prevent hanging connections with the MedWeb.
Version 1.1 Build 7
Release Date: 1/18/05
Store now option enabled.
Data Manager now queues stores and retrieve requests separately to prevent multiple transfers from being invoked from the same IP to a DICOM server. This change is to correct problems with some DICOM servers that cannot accept multiple concurrent transfers from the same computer.
New Apteryx DICOM UID added.
Real time space utilization option added. This option ensures that disk space utilization numbers are always up-to-date instead of periodically updating; note that this feature will use additional computer resources.
Version 1.1 Build 6
Release Date: 1/11/05
Corrected a problem where it is possible for the DM to not automatically dismiss its storage dialog (thus hanging the server) when a certain storage error was returned by the target DICOM server.
Version 1.1 Build 4
Release Date: 1/10/05
Version 1.1 Build 3
Release Date: 1/8/05
Changed name on main dialog.
Added patient name caching support.
Enhanced “Update Patient Database” option to also update the patient cache.
Version 1.1 Build 2
Release Date: 11/23/04
Made modification to prevent the server from stalling when a detrimental failure is received from the DICOM server during image retrieval.