PACS


Also found in: Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

PACS

Acronym for picture archive and communication system, a computer network for digitized radiologic images and reports.

PACS

Picture Archiving and Communication Systems. A system based on the universal (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) standard, which uses a server to store and allow facile access to high-quality radiologic images, including conventional films, CT, MRI, PET scans and other medical images over a network.

PACS components:
• Imaging modality—e.g., X-ray, CT, MRI etc.;
• Secure network for transmitting patient information;
• Workstations for interpreting and reviewing images;
• Archives for the storing and retrieving images and reports.

picture archiving and communication system

,

PACS

Computers or networks dedicated to the storage, retrieval, distribution, and presentation of images.
References in periodicals archive ?
'I have confidence in the officers stationed in this PAC to deliver quality services to the public,' she said.
Mr Eric Kwakye Darfour, Eastern Regional Minister, said the opening of the Koforidua PAC would save the people of the region the trouble of having to travel Accra to apply for passports.
Stating that 'PM Imran calls me a one-man army', the railways minister claimed, 'Even in the Panama matter, a decision was taken on my request.' 'I am standing by my decision to join PAC because of PM Imran.
"We're not interested in the help of any super PACs or special interest groups and don't want their involvement in this race, which is why our grassroots campaign has accepted exactly zero dollars from PACs in this election," Chris Evans, the O'Rourke campaign communications director, told the Center for Public Integrity.
county in their quest for voter support, super PACs exert their
However, declining penetration rate of PACS, its high installation and operating cost, complexity of PACS technology and a lack of harmonization are the restraints hampering the growth of the global PACS market.
"There are rules about what candidate committees can do with the money, but there aren't really the same rules with super PACs," Watson told IBT.
Donald Trump, with no Super PAC support, ran 509 spots.
Super PACs are supposedly independent of the candidate's campaign, but that distinction has just about vanished.
Federal Election Commission (FEC) (2010) and discussing the possible implications of the entrance of Super PACs within the party nomination process.