Indian J Med Microbiol

Figure 2: A simplified view of "DICOM" wrapping, as used by the Enterprise Data Wrapper (EDW) software, to combine a digital gross pathology image (JPEG2000 format) with patient metadata (part of the inbound HL7 message), resulting in a new DICOM-compliant image with embedded patient metadata. This format is required in order for the image to be uploaded to the enterprise image server. (MRN = medical record number; DOB = date of birth; DICOM = Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine.)

Figure 2: A simplified view of