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Why use a Cloud-Based PACS for Nuclear Medicine?

Why use a Cloud-Based PACS for Nuclear Medicine - Presented by PostDICOM

Along with rapid strides being made in the field of nuclear medicine, medical imaging technology is also progressing by leaps and bounds.

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What is the Difference between SPECT and PET Imaging for Cardiology?

What is the Difference between SPECT and PET Imaging for Cardiology - Presented by PostDICOM

Cardiovascular diseases have been one of the leading reasons for mortality, even the most developed nations.

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What is PACS? And How Does it Work?

What is PACS and How Does it Work Presented by PostDICOM

A very common medical lingo among the healthcare field is PAC which a commoner will be unable to comprehend.

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Medical Imaging Types and Modalities

Medical Imaging Types and Modalities Presented by PostDICOM

Medical imaging is considered to be one of the best means to achieve that aim, being able to observe what’s happening inside the body without the requirement for surgery or other invasive measures.

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How you can use Healthcare Cloud to Improve Patient Care

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Today's advanced healthcare industry has managed to exploit the cloud facilities for smooth functioning. Healthcare cloud is the latest term being used to refer to the online hosting of patient data.

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5 Ways a Cloud PACS can Help your Practice

Cloud PACS Practice Presented by PostDICOM

The Picture Archiving and Communication System has revolutionized the healthcare industry to its very brim. This technologically advanced system has both a traditional and modern based approach. The traditional approach has shortcomings in terms of storage and retrieval.

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Here’s All That You Need to Know about CT and MRI Imaging

CT and MRI Imaging Presented by PostDICOM

Medical imaging today has advanced to the point where it is impossible to think of running a healthcare facility without the utilization of several different imaging modalities. In order to maximize the benefits offered by medical imaging, it is imperative to understand the fundamentals of various types of medical imaging scans.

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7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Looking for a PACS Viewer

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Medical imaging today, in its completely digital form, is expected to meet certain quality standards. Images acquired from the patient are stored in a special format, called the DICOM format (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine).

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Protect Your Patient’s Imaging Data-PACS Security and Backup Solutions

PACS Backup Presented by PostDICOM

Medical imaging has fully transitioned over to the digital realm. Many healthcare facilities now do not routinely print films or store them physically. Instead, all medical images are acquired in a digital format specific to medical imaging, called the DICOM standard.

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SaaS for Medical Images: How PostDICOM’s Cloud PACS Brings You the Benefits of Cloud Computing

SaaS for Medical Images Presented by PostDICOM

Medical imaging today largely deals with digital images rather than films. Most modern imaging techniques, such as CT scans, MRI, ultrasound, and PET scans are acquired as digital images on a computer. They then need to be processed, stored, and archived prior to viewing.

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What You Need to Know about Medical Image Sharing

What You Need to Know about Medical Image Sharing explained by PostDICOM

If you are someone who routinely deals with medical images, you are likely to be familiar with the term DICOM. DICOM, which is short for Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine, is a standardized imaging format that was developed by the American College of Radiology in conjunction with the National Electrical Manufacturer’s Association.

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Overcoming the Limitations of Traditional MRI Machines: True Open MRI

Overcoming the Limitations of Traditional MRI Machines: True Open MRI explained by PostDICOM

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has carved a firm niche for itself in the world of medical imaging. Besides being radiation-free and, therefore, a safer form of medical imaging, it is also better suited for imaging non-bony anatomy of the body compared to the CT scan.

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The Future of Ultrasound is Here: Handheld Portable Ultrasound Devices

Future of Ultrasound Medical Devices explained by PostDICOM

The ultrasound remains one of the most important diagnostic tools available in medical imaging. This stems from the fact that it is faster and cheaper than other methods of medical imaging, such as the CT scan or MRI.

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The Radiation-free Option: Applications of Ultrasound in Modern Medicine

Application of Ultrasound Imaging in Modern Medicine explained by PostDICOM

The ultrasound is an imaging technology that is even older than traditional X-ray imaging. However, it was adapted for use in the medical field much later. Its first recorded use is in obstetrics in the 1950s.

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Vendor Neutral Archive vs PACS—Enter the Future of Medical Image Archiving with Cloud-based PACS

PACS vs VNA - Presented by PostDICOM

Medical imaging technology today is at the peak of its development. Today, medical images are of the highest quality and resolution. But the improvement in quality comes at the cost of huge file sizes.

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Medical Imaging Software Today—More Than Just Viewing Images

Medical Imaging Software - Presented by PostDICOM

Medical imaging is one of the fastest growing areas in healthcare. Over the past few decades, it has evolved to include multiple imaging modalities including CT scans, MRIs, ultrasound, and nuclear medicine, to name a few.

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Advances in Diagnostic Medical Imaging that have transformed Healthcare

Diagnostic Medical Imaging - Presented by PostDICOM

Just over a hundred years ago, the advent of X-rays was considered a significant leap in medical diagnosis. Over the last century, simple radiography has expanded into a specialized field—diagnostic medical imaging.

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The Anatomy of Medical Imaging: Essential Features of the DICOM Workflow

The DICOM Workflow - Presented by PostDICOM

Digital medical imaging has become an integral part of radiology. Today’s radiologist needs to be familiar with the technical aspects of medical imaging. At the forefront of medical imaging technology is the DICOM standard.

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A Crash Course on Handling DICOM Medical Imaging Data

Handling DICOM Medical Imaging Data - Presented by PostDICOM

As technology finds its way into every aspect of medicine, great advances have been made in the field of radiology. Radiology once depended on simple two-dimensional images that needed to be manually developed and fixed prior to viewing.

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DICOM Imaging Software: What to Know if You are a Mac User

Dicom Imaging Software - Presented by PostDICOM

Medical imaging has progressed by leaps and bounds over the last few decades. Medical imaging today plays a vital role in the diagnosis and treatment planning of even simple conditions. With advances in the actual process of imaging, headway has also been made in the process of viewing, storing, and sharing images after their acquisition.

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The Science and Applications of Medical Imaging

Medical Imaging Science and Applications - Presented by PostDICOM

The internal organs and bones of our body are covered by skin and other tissue barriers, and are therefore not visible to the naked eye. The term ‘medical imaging’ is used to refer to techniques that allow us to view the interior of the body.

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Seeking a DICOM Viewer for Windows? Read these Tips and Options

DICOM Viewer for Windows - Presented by PostDICOM

Medical imaging technology has come a long way from simple radiographs and is now represented by advanced, digitalized modalities such as CT and MRI. As the use of medical imaging becomes more widespread, there is a need to improve on other aspects of the workflow associated with imaging—reading the images and forming diagnostic reports as well as proper storage and retrieval of medical images.

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Medical Imaging Technology Today and Where it is Headed

Medical Imaging Technology Today and Where it is Headed - Presented by PostDICOM

When you hear the term ‘medical imaging’, the first picture that comes to mind is that of a radiograph, or an X-ray as it is more commonly known. While radiographs are the oldest and still the most frequently employed method of medical imaging, there is so much more to this intriguing and innovative field of science today.

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What to Consider When Looking for a DICOM Viewer for Mac?

What to Consider When Looking for a DICOM Viewer for Mac - by PostDICOM

One of the most frustrating things that can happen inside a doctor’s private practice is trying to view a patient’s images from a recent scan in vain. The computer is brand new, there is a high-speed internet line available, and the online DICOM viewer that the doctor recently downloaded should open the images—except it doesn’t!

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Top 25 Free Dicom Viewers for Doctors, Medical Students, and Health Professionals

Top 25 Free Dicom Viewers for Doctors, Medical Students, and Health Professionals - Presented by PostDICOM

DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) is a standard format that enables medical professionals to view, store, and share medical images irrespective of their geographic location or the devices they use, as long as those devices support the format. DICOM images need to be viewed through specific software called DICOM viewers that can read and display the format.

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Cloud-based PACS Levels the Playing Field for Users of Medical Imaging Information Systems

Cloud Based PACS - by PostDICOM

From CIS, HIS, EMR, and EHR, to RIS, DICOM, PACS, and cloud PACS, there are endless terms and abbreviations for the many different types of medical imaging information systems out there. One of the common pitfalls of professional jargon in any field is that terms get a bit mixed up, conflated, or misused every now and then and through day-to-day communication.

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DICOM: A Look into its Scope and Utility

A Look into DICOM Scope and Utility - by PostDICOM

DICOM-short for Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine-has become indispensable to any modern clinical setting that deals with medical imaging. Considering the ubiquitous need and utility of medical imaging in modern healthcare, the broad scope and application of DICOM is not hard to fathom.

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