The Evolution of VNA is just one of the courses available for download, as well as Continuing Education Hours, at the VNA Institute of Technology.
The term Vendor Neutral ARCHIVE is used by many software vendors, including PACS vendors, to identify the archiving function of their product. This is the component used to reliably manage, store, retrieve, and query medical images and related information. Unfortunately, there is no official definition of the functionality of a VNA.
A useful definition of the comprehensive Vendor Neutral ARCHITECTURE is that it copes with medical and consumer standards while being agnostic to database, operating system, image generating device and infrastructure. VNA offerings vary from vendor to vendor. The result is confusion among users due to the lack of a comparison of VNA functionality and features.
You can find out more about Vendor Neutral Archives by enrolling at: http://www.vnait.org