Call for clarity on PACS contracts
Radiologists and PACS managers have called for greater clarity about the future of local service provider PACS contracts, which come to an end in January 2013 in most of England.
PACS group calls for XDS-I imaging
EHealth Insider Live 2010 has heard an impassioned plea for standards-based interoperability in imaging, as the end of the Department of Health PACS contracts approaches in 2013.
Spine could be engineered for XDS-I
Engineering the NHS Spine to support an XDS-I based solution for medical image sharing is “possible, but reasonably hard”, BT technologists have concluded.
Individual hospitals have PACS in place: but whatever happened to image sharing? Linda Davidson and Daloni Carlisle investigate.
College highlights poor PACS image sharing
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems are largely successful in individual hospitals but communication between systems in different hospitals is poor, according to a new position paper from the Royal College of Radiologists.
The XDS factor
Interest is growing in Cross Enterprise Document Sharing as a system for storing and transmitting clinical data. Nick Brown and Dave Harvey explain the basics.