1. Introduction

  1. Dr. H. K. Huang D.Sc., FRCR (Hon.), FAIMBE, PhD Professor Chair Professor Honorary Professor Director consultant Fellow Honorary Member Honorary President President Visiting Professor Board Member1,2,3

Published Online: 12 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470560525.ch1

PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications, Second Edition

PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications, Second Edition

How to Cite

Huang, H. K. (2010) Introduction, in PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470560525.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Southern California, USA

  2. 2

    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

  3. 3

    The Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470373729

Online ISBN: 9780470560525

Keywords:

  • PACS - based on digital, communication, display and information technologies - revolutionizing practice of radiology;
  • medical imaging, PACS (picture archiving and communication system), and imaging informatics R&D progress;
  • PACS- and DICOM-based imaging informatics and PACS implementation strategies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Some Historical Remarks on Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)

  • What is PACS?

  • PACS Implementation Strategies

  • A Global View of PACS Development

  • Organization of the Book