Cardiology PACS basics: With large studies and growing volume, cardiology can benefit from PACS
April 07, 2005
PACS are electronic medical image management systems. They consist of image display systems, archiving systems, networks, and interfaces, presenting one unified system to the user. They have been in development since 1982 and have predominantly been used in radiology, transforming manual film operations to a filmless environment. Radiology PACS has evolved from an emerging technology to a mature, billion dollar North American market.