Trouble in Multi-PACS Paradise
Is the trouble with a multi-PACS environment
the technology or the marketplace?
By Mary Beth Massat
Radiology is faced with a market paradox. Even as the radiologist shortage continues, the U.S. market for medical imaging equipment is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 8.1 percent through 2012. [...]
Developing a Radiology Information System and Picture Archiving and Communications System (RIS/PACS) for a Kenyan Hospital
RIS/PACS systems can greatly improve patient care and physician education. However, these features come at a high cost not attainable in most developing countries. Our goal was to explore low-cost options for basic RIS/PACS. We were able to design and [...]