Journal of Digital Imaging

, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 179–183

Will the Next Generation of PACS Be Sitting on a Cloud?

Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10278-010-9331-4

Cite this article as:
Philbin, J., Prior, F. & Nagy, P. J Digit Imaging (2011) 24: 179. doi:10.1007/s10278-010-9331-4

Abstract

Cloud computing has gathered significant attention from information technology (IT) vendors in providing massively scalable applications as well as highly managed remote services. What is cloud computing and how will it impact the medical IT market? Will the next generation of picture archiving and communication systems be leveraging cloud technology?

Key words

distributed computingenterprise PACSgrid computinginformation storage and retrievalcloud computing

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© Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Johns Hopkins HospitalBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Mallinckrodt Institute of RadiologySt. LouisUSA
  3. 3.University of Maryland School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA