Uploading Images to PowerShare

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Please call 614-292-7051. If you already have a PowerShare account, you can log into Powershare here

Step 1:

Log in to PowerShare

Step 2:

Click the Upload Images icon on the PowerShare Network Homepage

PowerShare Image upload

 

 You may encounter a Java pop-up window. If so, click run in the lower right hand corner of the window.

screenshot of java pop-up window

 

Step 3:

The window to upload images will appear. Please ensure to select The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in the dropbox menu outlined in green below. If your personal account is selected, you will be asked for a method of payment and the images will not be transferred to the College of Dentistry. Please note: images must be in the DICOM file format to be uploaded. 

PowerShare image uploader UI

 

You may select images to upload from your CD drive or from a folder on your computer.

Choose the study you would like to upload and click “Next”.

PowerShare tutorial screenshot

 

Ensure the correct study is highlighted and click Start Upload.

PowerShare tutorial screenshot

 

Step 4:

When the upload is complete, you may upload another study or finish your upload session. To end the upload session click Done.

PowerShare tutorial screenshot

Step 5:

Once all the studies have been uploaded, please ensure following information is accessible by the College of Dentistry: 
1.    Patient’s date of birth (as indicated by the green box)
2.    Date of image acquisition (as indicated by the DICOM study date both underlined in green)

Step 5

3.    Area(s) of interest and relevant clinical findings and/or medical history

The patient’s date of birth and date of image acquisition should populate automatically, however, clinical concerns must be shared on PowerShare by one of the following methods: 
1.    A Word or PDF document can be attached to the uploaded image set by clicking the gray paperclip as outlined in green below. 

Step 5 part 2

The following screen will appear. Click “Select file,” select the file you would like to upload, and click, “Attach.” Once uploaded, the document should appear below the black description box as noted by the arrow. 
Select file image

Once a document has been uploaded, the paperclip will turn blue on the Images screen.
Blue paper clip

2. A comment can be added by clicking the gray comment box as outlined in green below.

How to add a comment

The following screen will appear. Type the information you would like to share in the comment box and click “Add.” Once added, the comments should appear below the black description box as noted by the arrow. 

Using the Add button

Once a comment has been added, the comment box will turn blue on the Images screen.

Comment box turns blue

3. A message containing the requested information can be sent. Click on the “Messages” tab on the home screen as outlined in green below. 

Messages tab on home screen

The following screen will appear. Click “New Message” as outlined in green below. 

New message image

The following screen will appear. Type Ohio State University, College of Dentistry into the recipient box as indicated by the arrow in the image below. Then, add a subject line and the information you would like to share in the text box, and click “Send Message” as outlined in the green below.

Send Message button

Once sent, the message should populate under sent messages. Under “Filter by:” select “Sent Messages” instead of “Inbox” as indicated by the green arrow. 

How to Filter

Please note, if the patient’s date of birth and date of image acquisition do not appear, this information can be provided with one of the methods listed above. 
Once the images are received by the Division of Radiology at the College of Dentistry, the turnaround time for each report is 3 to 5 business days. Reports will be shared as an attachment through the PowerShare portal via the blue paperclip indicated by a green outline below. Images are only retained on the College of Dentistry’s PowerShare account for 45 days. 

Blue paper clip