16. Fault-Tolerant PACS and Enterprise PACS

  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.ch16

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. (2009) Fault-Tolerant PACS and Enterprise PACS, in PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470560525.ch16

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

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Keywords:

  • fault-tolerant PACS and enterprise PACS;
  • current PACS technology - mix of software and hardware approaches in addressing PACS fault tolerance;
  • design of enterprise-level PACS

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Causes of a System Failure

  • No Loss of Image Data

  • No Interruption of PACS Data Flow

  • Current PACS Technology to Address Fault Tolerance

  • Clinical Experiences with Archive Server Downtime: A Case Study

  • Concept of Continuously Available PACS Design

  • CA PACS Server Design and Implementation

  • Enterprise PACS

  • Design of Enterprise-Level PACS

  • The Hong Kong Hospital Authority Healthcare Enterprise PACS with Web-Based ePR Image Distribution

  • Summary of Fault-Tolerant PACS and Enterprise PACS with Image Distribution

  • Reference