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  • The RSNA Medical Imaging Resource Center (MIRC) free software tools have been adopted at radiology sites worldwide. RSNA News has published a series of brief case studies of successful MIRC users:

    New Teaching File Tools Make MIRC Easier Than Ever 

    RSNA News, April 2011
    Marc Kohli, M.D., knew that making teaching files with RSNA's Medical Imaging Resource Center (MIRC) was simple—now it's even easier, thanks to a new development from their PACS vendor.

    MIRC Moves Files with the Most Powerful Anonymizer in the Industry

    RSNA News, October 2008
    Needing a powerful anonymizer to share images across institutions in a joint study characterizing liver lesions, Daniel Rubin, M.D., M.S., turned to the MIRC Clinical Trials Processor (CTP) tool.  

    Phone Lines Light Up After MIRC Goes Down

    RSNA News, August 2008
    After an outdated piece of hardware caused his MIRC system to malfunction, Lawrence Tarbox, Ph.D., learned just how much users value the tool.

    MIRC’s Customizable Features Facilitate Easy File Transfer

    RSNA News, June 2008
    Faced with the prospect of using CD-ROM or other "hard" media to collect, sort and archive thousands of files from the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study (WHIMS-MRI), Lisa Desiderio, R.T. (R) (MR) CCRC, decided to let the images come to her.

    MIRC Clinical Trials Processor Enables Cardiac CT Research

    RNSA News, February 2007
    A user for more than three years, J. Jeffrey Carr, M.D., M.S., took advantage of the open-source nature MIRC to conduct quality imaging research for large-scale studies in cardiac CT.

    MIRC Teaching Files Do What PACS Lacks 

    RSNA News, November 2006
    Aiming to create two teaching file cases but dissatisfied with his institution's PACS module, Mike Haman, R.T.(R)(CV)(CT), turned to MIRC helped him solve the age-old dilemma of achieving more without spending more.