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Task Group No. 314 - Guidance for Fault Recovery in Radiation Therapy (TG314)

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The goal of this task group is to develop guidance and recommendations for recovering from fault states in radiation therapy, specifically regarding conventional delivery of photon or electron beams using a linear accelerator. The following topics will be included in the report:

  1. A framework to relate fault states (warning and error messages) with pathways leading to data corruption or loss. Recommendations to users on what items need to be checked or verified after a fault to ensure that the patient is treated as planned.
  2. An approach to error codes, their meaning, and the state that triggers them. This will include a discussion of the consequences if the user chooses to ignore an error message and consideration of how this complements the ROSSI efforts. 
  3. The importance of understanding the data folder tree structure and caching used by the software so that users can verify the integrity of data using time stamps, check sums, or other methods.<
By-Laws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Standing?This is not a standing committee.
Approved Date(s):1/6/2018 - 12/31/2024
Reviewable Draft Deadline:
Committee Keywords: TG314

Steven Sutlief
Task Group Chair

2024 Roster

(dates shown below are start and end dates of position.)

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VOTING AppointmentsThere are 9 voting members.

up-to-dateCourtney R. Buckey, PhD

1/1/2018 - 12/31/2024 Task Group Vice Chair

up-to-dateBruce H. Curran, MEng

1/1/2018 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateScott W. Hadley, PhD

1/1/2018 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateGeoffrey S. Ibbott, PhD

1/1/2018 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateDavid J. Perrin, MS

7/3/2018 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateJie Shi, PhD

8/15/2018 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateRamon Alfredo C. Siochi, PhD

1/1/2018 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateSteven G. Sutlief, PhD

1/1/2018 - 12/31/2024 Task Group Chair

up-to-dateSugata Tripathi, PhD

7/3/2018 - 12/31/2024 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 4 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateSusan Koehl

8/15/2018 - 12/31/2024 Consultant - Varian (nonvoting)

up-to-dateCristina Negrut

7/5/2018 - 12/31/2024 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateIan Robertson

7/5/2018 - 12/31/2024 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateCheryl Young

7/5/2018 - 12/31/2024 Consultant (nonvoting)
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