Author | Gregg A. Cohen, PhD


PACS focus shifts from radiology to the enterprise

December 01, 2005

PACS already enjoys success in the healthcare marketplace and provides numerous benefits to institutions where it has been implemented. Now the focus is shifting from departmental to enterprise-wide systems. The enterprise is a different place, more intimidating than the safe confines of a radiology department. An enterprise network makes its way to many more locations; in some cases, to every location. Users are everywhere. Some have valid reasons to access imaging information, and others do not.