Journal of Medical Systems

, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 37–49 | Cite as

Computers and diagnostic radiology

The State of the Art of Meeting Medical Care Objectives
  • Roger H. Shannon
  • Ralph R. Grams


The term ‘state of the art” applied to medical technology should stimulate consideration of medical objectives as well as comparison of similar equipment. A communications model of the consult process is presented and examined using the diagnostic radiologists as the example. Examples of computer applications relating to the model are discussed, and some future possibilities for using computers to enhance the consultant's ability to meet medical objectives are suggested.


Medical Technology Communication Model Future Possibility Medical Objective Similar Equipment 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger H. Shannon
    • 1
  • Ralph R. Grams
  1. 1.Radiology AssociatesSpokane

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