PACSpage: PACS / Telemedicine Resource page...
31 May 2000
Check out the What's New! page.
- PACS / DICOM / Teleradiology
PACS, Telemedicine, DICOM and Teleradiology Web pages; USENET groups.
- PACS Industry Vendors
Telemedicine / PACS Vendors
- Societies (PACS / Radiology / Medical)
Various Societies, Telemedicine, Teleradiology, Industry Groups, etc.
- Conferences / Meetings
Society Annual Meetings, Trade Shows, Conferences, etc.
- Education / Primers
Web pages that attempt to inform the reader about PACS, DICOM, teleradiology, etc.
- Magazines / E-zines
Telemedicine / PACS / Teleradiology Magazines / E-zines
- DIN-PACS Section
Regarding the DIN-PACS Contract winners
- PACS Sites
Sites on the web that have PACS systems set up...
- PACSpage Feedback
Feedback from the readers and the author...
- PACS Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous web pages that don't quite fit elsewhere yet.
- General Medicine
General Medicine Sites
- PACSpage Commentary
Minor ramblings about the Web page, WWW, industry in general...
- PACSpage Information
Information about the PACSpage itself. Explanations, humour, etc.
- New features added
New features and when they are added. Also a new website map for ?easier? navigation.
I have attempted to make this page as complete and objective as possible. If there are
links that I should add or correct, please contact
me. I update the information as I get it. Suggestions are appreciated. Thank you.
If you wish to be notified whenever information on this page changes, please
send a message to me. I keep a list of those who have
contacted me and will send messages to anyone who wants to know when the page changes.
-- rated by me, implies a real useful and/or thorough Web Resource.
-- means a new addition to my page (not necessarily a new web page).
-- means a recent addition to my page
(usually within the last month).
-- means an updated (or corrected) web link
(usually within the last month).
-- means a web site that is so annoyingly specialized
that the average web surfer cannot view it without
some specific piece of web technology. This is for
sites where no or limited information can be
gathered if the surfer does not use a certain
browser, a certain version or enables a plug-in or
JAVA, they get no information about the company
or its products.
-- means a link that has been disconnected, web page or
server non-existent. I will probably remove if it
doesn't come back.
-- means a link that points to a web site that no
longer refers to PACS or telemedicine. Also, may
refer to a site that may have been bought out or
sold off the relevant business.
PACSpage(SM) -- Hall of Shame
This is a listing of those web sites that have stolen links that I have worked very hard to put together for the Medical Imaging Commmunity. They have ignored international copyright law, and are presenting my work as their own.
I find this to be professionally and morally reprehensible. Do with this information as you will.
-- Blatant Theft
- Auro Pamploni
-- Took my work and passed it off as his own. He is back, now with some company called Rasna Imaging.
- World Medical Library --
Stole my pages and passing them off as their's. And they are Copyrighting the pages. And did not even bother to get the name of my page correctly -- have they done anything orignal?
- Picture Archiving and Communication Systems. A PACS offers: (a) picture viewing
at diagnostic, reporting, consultation and remote workstations, (b) archiving on
magnetic or optical media using short or long-term storage devices, (c)
communications using local or wide area netwroks or public communications services,
and (d) systems that include modality interfaces and gateways to healthcare facility
and departmental information systems offering one integrated system to the user.
- Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine. The DICOM Standard is a set of rules
that allow medical images to be exchanged between instruments, computers, and hospitals.
It establishes a common language that guarantees a medical image produced on one
vendor's machine will be displayable on the workstation from another vendor. The DICOM
Standard has evolved over the past years in a long series of meetings between software
engineers from all major imaging and computer companies (representing the National
Electrical Manufacturers' Association, NEMA) and physician representatives from major
professional societies, such as the American College of Radiology, the American Society
of Echocardiography, and the American College of Cardiology.
- The process of sending radiologic images from one point to another through digital,
computer assisted transmission, typically over standard telephone lines, satellite
connections or over a local area network (LAN). These images can be retrieved from
imaging modalities directly, by digitizing films, or digitizing video signals.
They may transported directly, or through imaging gateways, and sent to a variety of
medical imaging modalities, such a archives, display stations, and print spooling devices.
Teleradiology is also now coming to include the interfacing with HIS/RIS systems in
the process of transporting digital images.
- The process of using telecommunications to enhance to performance of medicine. The
use of information technology to deliver medical services and information from one
location to another. A superset of teleradiology, may include information systems,
teleconferencing and other technologies.
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