A laboratory information system (LIS) is software that collects, stores and produces reports from medical test data.
Medical transcription (MT) is the manual processing of voice reports dictated by physicians and other healthcare professionals into text format.
PACS, or picture archiving and communication system, is a medical imaging technology used for storing, retrieving, presenting and sharing images produced by various medical hardware modalities, such as X-ray, CT scan, MRI and ultrasound machines.
A problem list is a document that catalogs a patient's health problems, including nontransitive illnesses, injuries and anything else that has or is affecting the patient.
A RIS is the traditional core software system for electronically managing medical images, scheduling and billing in hospital radiology departments and physician practices.
A vendor neutral archive (VNA) is a technology that stores medical images in a standard format and interface, making them accessible to healthcare professionals regardless of what proprietary system created the images.