PACS: A Guide to the Digital Revolution
Keith J. Dreyer, Amit Mehta, James H. Thrall
Springer Science & Business Media, Nov 9, 2001 - Medical - 435 pages
PACS: A Guide to the Digital Revolution is a textbook of modern information sciences that fills an incredible need in a blossoming field of radiology. The emphasis is on a review of technological developments associated with the transition of radiology departments to filmless environments. Each chapter addresses the key topics in current literature with regard to the generation, transfer, interpretation and distribution of images to the medical enterprise. As leaders in the field of computerized medical imaging, the editors and contributors provide insight into emerging technologies for physicians, administrators, and other interested groups. As health care organizations throughout the world begin to generate filmless implementation strategies, this exhaustive review will prove a vital aid to leaders in the development of health care.
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allows applications archive bandwidth bits bytes clinical clinicians communicate compression computed radiography conformance statement conventional cost Data Element database developed devices diagnostic DICOM DICOM standard digital image diology disk display electronic encoding entropy encoding Ethernet exam examination example Figure film format functions grayscale hardware healthcare hospital IABLE ical image acquisition image data image processing image quality Image Storage SOP implementation improved integration Internet interpretation JPEG laser licensure lossless lossy Mb/s medical imaging megabyte modality monitor operating PACS patient performance personal computers physicians pixel pixel values practice protocols radiologists radiology department radiology information system retrieval scanners screen-film server softcopy spatial resolution specific speech recognition Storage SOP Classes stored studies switch telemedicine telera teleradiology tion Transfer Syntaxes transmitted user interface vendors voice recognition workflow worklist workstation X-ray