PACS (Picture archiving and communication system)

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.. See complete definition.

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  • December 18, 2017 18 Dec'17

    How net neutrality repeal could affect health IT

    The FCC's vote to repeal net neutrality could hurt telemedicine providers and consumers and limit the ability of some healthcare systems to exchange data-intensive medical images.

  • November 28, 2017 28 Nov'17

    Radiology AI and deep learning take over RSNA 2017

    AI and deep learning applications were superhot at RSNA 2017, as value-based medical imaging and PACS and VNA systems remained the top topics for imaging professionals.

  • November 30, 2016 30 Nov'16

    VNAs must push medical imaging technology boundaries

    This issue of SearchHealthIT's Pulse zeroes in on vendor neutral archives -- a distinctive, medical imaging technology in healthcare designed to allow providers to view images in a standard format.

    The market for medical imaging ...

  • November 30, 2016 30 Nov'16

    The vendor neutral archive market heats up as technology advances

    As technology advances, health systems are increasingly adopting vendor neutral archives to store, share and analyze medical images from multiple specialties, not only radiology.

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