Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) for Radiology

  • A. W. Templeton
  • S. J. DwyerIII
  • G. G. Cox
  • J. A. Johnson
  • W. H. Anderson
  • L. T. Cook
Conference paper


The requirements for implementing a radiology imaging network are described. Desirable features of such a network include: the ability to acquire approximately one gigabyte of digitally formatted data per day; data transmission rates of over 2 megabits per second; high resolution display systems with matrix sizes of at least 1280 x 1024 x 12 bits and screen display time of one-half second; archiving capacity for a data base totaling one terabyte; rapid generation of hard copy images upon demand; and compatability of the radiologic imaging network with the hospital information management system.


Display Screen Interactive Device Contrast Range Analog Film Raster Graphic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. W. Templeton
    • 1
  • S. J. DwyerIII
    • 1
  • G. G. Cox
    • 1
  • J. A. Johnson
    • 1
  • W. H. Anderson
    • 1
  • L. T. Cook
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyThe University of Kansas College of Health Sciences and HospitalKansas CityUSA

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