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KEMPER MEDICAL OFFERS TELERADIOLOGY IN THE IMAGEQUBE CLOUD PACS

INTERPRETATION

When patients require procedures that involve medical images, the actual scans are only half of the process. What remains is the reading, or interpretation, of the exam. This is usually handled by a doctor who’s a radiologist. Common types of exam modalities include X-Ray (Radiography), MR or MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), CT or CAT (Computed Tomography) and US (UltraSound), among others. Continue reading KEMPER MEDICAL OFFERS TELERADIOLOGY IN THE IMAGEQUBE CLOUD PACS

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Medical Imaging Storage

In medical imaging PACS systems, storage is a significant consideration. In fact, the “A” of “PACS” stands for “Archive” (“PACS” is an acronym for “Picture Archive Communication System”). Medical archives are comprised of newly acquired exams, prior studies (for comparison) and some type of disaster recovery. Newly acquired exams and prior studies from the past three to seven years are usually kept in an online archive, which provides retrieval of exams in a matter of seconds. Continue reading Medical Imaging Storage

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Medical Imaging – PACS

PACS AVAILABLE ANYWHERE

PACS is an acronym for Picture Archive and Communication System, which is a medical imaging technology that provides access to viewing, storing, receiving and sending exams from various modalities. PACS eliminates the need for and associated costs of film, including laborious viewing, filing and transporting. PACS makes workflow more efficient for radiologists, technologists, referring physicians and staff. It also greatly improves patient care, delivering quick turnaround of exam interpretation by both on-site and remote diagnosis. Continue reading Medical Imaging – PACS