DICOM General Purpose Worklist (GPWL) is a means to allow reporting of other worklists to be shared between systems in a vendor neutral manner. it is of course supported by DicomObjects but industry uptake has been very low, as vendors like to “tie” their PACS and reporting stations together using proprietary protocols. It was retired from DICOM about 2010.

It is based closely on the Modality Worklist and Modality Performed Procedure Step services, and is summed up by this diagram: