BreastScreen WA undertakes screening for breast cancer, collects data from these screenings and maintains a database of all women in Western Australia of an eligible screening age. Statistics collected from the WA screening process are included in BreastScreen Australia’s national programs which aim to reduce the incidence of breast cancer in Australia through early detection.
Background: Zoodata provided expertise to the Department of Health from 1996 to 2016 to develop and maintain the Mammography Screening Register for BreastScreen WA.
Achievements: Zoodata spearheaded the conversion from analogy X-rays to digital mammography. Part RIS/Part Management system, using PACS/RIS, Zoodata was also responsible for MSR now being able to interact with external systems.
We also developed the back end of the online booking system. This won the Consumers, Carers and Community category of the 2014 Health Excellence Awards