Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine


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Dig·i·tal Imag·ing and Com·mu·ni·ca·tions in Med·i·cine

(DICOM) (diji-tăl imăj-ing kŏ-myūni-kāshŭnz medi-sin)
A joint standard of the American College of Radiology and National Equipment Manufacturers Association; specifies entities (or objects) and functions (or services) to allow communication between various image sources and other computer devices.

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine

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DICOM

The computer standard language for distributing and viewing any type of medical image.
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The InDex web-enabled service is a versatile solution for short-term storage and retrieval and long-term archiving of Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) medical images, including ultrasound, MRI, CT, nuclear medicine and cardiology.
InSite offers hospitals, imaging centers and physician group practices a flexible and secure "pay-as-you-go" service for online, nearline and offline access, storage and archiving of Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) radiological images.
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