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Performance Evaluation of a Clinical PACS Module
Author(s): Ricky K. Taira; Paul S. Cho; H. K. Huang; Nicholas J. Mankovich; M. Ines Boechat
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Paper Abstract

Picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) are now clinically available in limited radiologic applications. The benefits, acceptability, and reliablity of these systems have thus far been mainly speculative and anecdotal. This paper discusses the evaluation of a PACS module implemented in the pediatric radiology section of a 700-bed teaching hospital. The PACS manages all pediatric inpatient images including conventional x-rays and contrast studies (obtained with a computed radiography system), magnetic resonance images, and relevant ultrasound images. A six-monitor workstation is available for image review.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 May 1989
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1093, Medical Imaging III: PACS System Design and Evaluation, (25 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.953355
Show Author Affiliations
Ricky K. Taira, University of California (United States)
Paul S. Cho, University of California (United States)
H. K. Huang, University of California (United States)
Nicholas J. Mankovich, University of California (United States)
M. Ines Boechat, University of California (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1093:
Medical Imaging III: PACS System Design and Evaluation
Samuel J. Dwyer III; R. Gilbert Jost M.D.; Roger H. Schneider, Editor(s)

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