Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) refers to a computer system that is used in Healthcare to capture, store, distribute and display medical images for interpretation or review. Electronic images and reports are transmitted digitally via PACS. PACS consists of four major components:
Combined with available and emerging web technology, PACS can deliver timely and efficient access to images, interpretations and related data. Our PACS is further strengthened by the integration with our hospital Radiology Information System (RIS), the Hospital Information System (HIS), and our Voice Recognition System.
The benefits of PACS are:
PACS is not only limited to radiology. As more departments are producing medical images nowadays, the need for storage/retrieval solutions become necessary for those departments as well and PACS can easily accommodate them. These departments include: