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PACS: ugly duckling or swan?
Author(s): Christian F. C. Greinacher; Eric F. Bach; Matthias Herforth; B. Luetke; Gerhard Seufert
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Paper Abstract

PACS is a topic which has not yet been granted a Seal of Approval by Radiology. One must only count the negative reports published to see that. A change of name from PACS to Image Management, Archival and Communication Systems (IMACS) will also not help the matter at the current stage of development. What is needed are clinical demonstrations of the philosophy behind PACS and of the fact that it works today and is not just an ugly duckling.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1234, Medical Imaging IV: PACS Systems Design and Evaluation, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.19062
Show Author Affiliations
Christian F. C. Greinacher, Siemens AG (Germany)
Eric F. Bach, Siemens AG (Germany)
Matthias Herforth, Siemens AG (Germany)
B. Luetke, Siemens AG (Germany)
Gerhard Seufert, Siemens AG (Germany)


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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