PACS: A Guide to the Digital Revolution

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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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Contents

COMPUTING FUNDAMENTALS
31
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41
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73
X
81
IMAGE WORKFLOW
161
WORKSTATIONS
191
STORAGE AND ARCHIVES
237
IMAGE COMPRESSION
257
VOICE RECOGNITION
281
ENTERPRISE IMAGING
303
TELERADIOLOGY
315
LEGAL ISSUES AND FORMAL POLICIES
351
RESEARCH AND EDUCATION
375
MEDICAL UTILIZATION AND MANAGEMENT
395
CONTRIBUTORS
415
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