Glossary

Component: one specific software system (such as EDC or PACS) that is integrated into the RPB platform.

DICOM: digital imaging and communications in medicine standard used for representation of medical images.

DICOM-RT: radiotherapy specific extension of DICOM standard used for representation of radiotherapy specific entities such as plan, structure sets and dose files.

eCRF: electronic case report form.

EDC: an electronic data capture system for conduction of eCRF data.

PACS: a picture archiving and communication system for storage of DICOM data.

LAB: laboratory data management system with file repository and tabular data storage.

Partner Site: institute which join a study as a site location.

Person: human entity that is involved in the clinical research process with specific role or is participating as subject in specific trial.

PID/ Pseudonym/ Person ID: the unique identifier for subject within a scope of whole RPB platform instance.

RPB platform: the collection of tightly integrated software systems that form a core software infrastructure necessary to support translational radiotherapy research projects.

Site: clinical or pre-clinical trial or research project with all it’d data and meta-data limited to specific research location.

Study: clinical or pre-clinical trial or research project with all it’d data and meta-data, which can be mono- (one site location) or multi- (multiple site locations) centre.

Study Subject: a subject entity that have been enrolled into a specific study.

Study Subject ID: identifier that is unique for subject within a scope of a specific study.

Subject/ Patient: entity that will be the target of examination within specific study.