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Utilizing networked paper printers for radiological images
Author(s): Meryll M. Frost; Janice C. Honeyman-Buck; Edward V. Staab
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Paper Abstract

The challenge in providing picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) in the modern managed care environment is to justify its cost, while still providing the required services. The only solution which achieves the economic goal is the elimination of film and its associated costs in favor of PACS. Recognizing that some hardcopy will always be desired, an acceptable inexpensive paper print alternative is required. Our initial networked paper printed solution has replaced all film use in nuclear medicine while still providing economical color and monochrome paper output when required. Extensions of this print architecture for ultrasound, CT and MR are planned for the near future.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 April 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2431, Medical Imaging 1995: Image Display, (27 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.207623
Show Author Affiliations
Meryll M. Frost, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Janice C. Honeyman-Buck, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Edward V. Staab, Univ. of Florida (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2431:
Medical Imaging 1995: Image Display
Yongmin Kim, Editor(s)

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