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IBM Application System/400 as the foundation of the Mayo Clinic/IBM PACS project
Author(s): Melvyn L. Rothman; Richard L. Morin; Kenneth R. Persons; Patricia S. Gibbons
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Paper Abstract

An IBM Application System/400 (AS/400) anchors the Mayo Clinic/IBM joint development PACS project. This paper highlights some of the AS/400's features and the resulting benefits which make it a strong foundation for a medical image archival and review system. Among the AS/400's key features are: 1. A high-level machine architecture 2. Object orientation 3. Relational data base and other functions integrated into the system's architecture 4. High-function interfaces to IBM Personal Computers and IBM Personal System/2s' (pS/2TM).

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1234, Medical Imaging IV: PACS Systems Design and Evaluation, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.19040
Show Author Affiliations
Melvyn L. Rothman, IBM Corp. (United States)
Richard L. Morin, Mayo Clinic (United States)
Kenneth R. Persons, IBM Corp. (United States)
Patricia S. Gibbons, Silver Lake Consulting (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1234:
Medical Imaging IV: PACS Systems Design and Evaluation
Samuel J. Dwyer; R. Gilbert Jost, Editor(s)

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