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IHE-RO

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With technology at the core of delivering care in radiation oncology, it is imperative that patient safety is not compromised. Integrating Healthcare Enterprise - Radiation Oncology (IHE-RO) is an initiative that helps to ensure a safe, efficient radiation oncology practice by improving system to system connections.

Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise-Radiation Oncology (IHE-RO) is an ASTRO-sponsored initiative for improving the functionality of the radiation oncology clinic. Created in 2004, it is composed of members of the radiation oncology team, administrators and industry representatives that work together to ensure a safe and efficient radiation oncology clinic. The IHE-RO task force develops IHE Integration Profiles, which specify how industry standards are to be used to address specific clinical problems and ambiguities. These integration profiles are then tested at ASTRO’s annual Connectathon, where vendors meet to test the connectivity of their products. 

An important part of helping to ensure patient safety, IHE-RO is part of ASTRO’s Target Safely initiative.  

What is IHE?

IHE, Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise, is an initiative of health care professionals and industry representatives working together to improve the sharing of information between computer systems in health care. Radiation oncology is one domain of many under the greater umbrella of IHE. More information about IHE.  

How can I join IHE-RO?

IHE-RO is composed of organizations that seek to solve interoperability issues in radiation oncology. Membership in IHE-RO is through IHE.
IHE membership application and details.  

If your organization is already a member of IHE, please contact the Research and Evaluation Department to become part of IHE-RO.

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