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Optimizing Orthopedic Imaging - The Synergy of PACS and Digital X-Ray - Presented by PostDICOM

Optimizing Orthopedic Imaging: The Synergy of PACS and Digital X-Ray

That's why integrating digital X-ray systems with Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) has revolutionized how orthopedic conditions are diagnosed and treated. This advanced technology ensures accurate imaging, making it easier for healthcare providers to provide the best possible care for their patients. Read more...

Enhancing Cardiac Imaging - The Role of PACS in Echocardiography - Presented by PostDICOM

Enhancing Cardiac Imaging: The Role of PACS in Echocardiography

Echocardiography stands as a critical tool for diagnosing heart conditions. Integrating this vital imaging technique with Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) is revolutionizing how cardiologists view, analyze, and store these essential images. Read more...

CT Scans and PACS - Streamlining Radiology Workflows - Presented by PostDICOM

CT Scans and PACS: Streamlining Radiology Workflows

In the fast-paced world of radiology, integrating CT scans with Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) is revolutionizing how medical professionals manage and interpret diagnostic images. Read more...

PACS and PET - Revolutionizing Nuclear Medicine Imaging - Presented by PostDICOM

PACS and PET: Revolutionizing Nuclear Medicine Imaging

Gone are the days when grainy X-ray film used to be considered cutting-edge medical imaging. From detailed CT scans to real-time ultrasound technology, diagnostics now reveal internal anatomical intricacies previously impossible. Read more...

Mammography and PACS - Presented by PostDICOM

Mammography and PACS: Revolutionizing Breast Cancer Diagnosis

The moment a mammogram reveals a potential anomaly, the race against time begins in the battle against breast cancer. Integrating mammography with Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) revolutionizes this critical fight. Read more...

The Role of Health Information Exchange in Managing Chronic Diseases - Presented by PostDICOM

The Role of Health Information Exchange in Managing Chronic Diseases

From diabetes to hypertension, the number of people living with chronic conditions is only climbing, now accounting for 90% of total healthcare spend in the U.S. alone. Read more...

The Convergence of DICOM and AI - Presented by PostDICOM

The Convergence of DICOM and AI: Revolutionizing Medical Imaging Diagnostics

In a bustling radiology department, Dr. Patel recalls the early days of her career—meticulously analyzing medical images, seeking out the faintest anomalies, and relying on her years of training and intuition. Read more...

Mobile DICOM Viewers - Presented by PostDICOM

Mobile DICOM Viewers: Revolutionizing Medical Imaging on the Go

Picture this: A seasoned radiologist vacationing on a serene beach receives an urgent notification on her smartphone. A critical case back at the hospital requires her expertise. Read more...

Navigating the Challenges of Seamless System Communication - Presented by PostDICOM

Interoperability in DICOM: Navigating the Challenges of Seamless System Communication

In the bustling corridors of a modern hospital, a radiologist pulls up a patient's MRI on a state-of-the-art DICOM viewer. A few floors above, a surgeon accesses the same patient's previous X-rays on a different system. Read more...

Advanced Visualization Techniques in DICOM - Presented by PostDICOM

Advanced Visualization Techniques in DICOM: The Future with Virtual and Augmented Reality

Picture this: A surgeon, donning a sleek headset, steps into a virtual realm where the intricate pathways of a patient's heart come alive in 3D. With a simple gesture, she rotates the heart, zooms into a problematic valve, and plans her surgical approach with unprecedented precision. Read more...

DICOM in Veterinary Medicine - Presented by PostDICOM

DICOM in Veterinary Medicine: Bridging the Gap Between Human and Animal Imaging

When we think of advanced medical imaging, our minds often wander to bustling hospitals, state-of-the-art clinics, and the intricate world of human healthcare. Read more...

Open-source vs. Proprietary DICOM Viewers - Presented by PostDICOM

Open-source vs. Proprietary DICOM Viewers: A Comprehensive Comparison

Imagine being a radiologist, sifting through hundreds of medical images daily, and suddenly, your DICOM viewer crashes. The frustration, the delay in diagnosis, and the potential impact on patient care are palpable. Read more...

How DICOM Viewers Facilitate Patient-Centric Care - Presented by PostDICOM

Empowering Patients: How DICOM Viewers Facilitate Patient-Centric Care in the Digital Age

At a busy city hospital, 67-year-old Mrs. Thompson remembers feeling overwhelmed by the medical jargon her doctor used to describe her health. It often felt like she was trying to understand a foreign language, leaving her more puzzled than enlightened. But times have changed. Read more...

Enhancing Diagnostics with Advanced Image Processing Tools - Presented by PostDICOM

Enhancing Diagnostics with Advanced Image Processing Tools: The Future of Medical Imaging

In a dimly lit room, radiologist Dr. Martinez recalls the early days of her career, squinting at grainy X-ray films, trying to discern subtle abnormalities. Read more...

Integrating EHR Systems with Cloud-Based PACS - Presented by PostDICOM

Integrating EHR Systems with Cloud-Based PACS: Paving the Way for a Seamless Healthcare Experience

In a bustling hospital corridor, a seasoned cardiologist, Dr. Smith, recalls the days when he'd shuffle through stacks of patient files, cross-referencing medical images stored in a different system. Read more...

Integration of PACS and EHR - Presented by PostDICOM

Integration of PACS and EHR: Streamlining PACS for Radiology Workflow

In the dynamic realm of radiology, two systems have revolutionized how healthcare providers manage and interact with patient data: the Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) and Electronic Health Records (EHR). As individual systems, they have each played a critical role in modernizing healthcare. Read more...

Interoperability and EHR - Presented by PostDICOM

Interoperability and EHR: Charting the Future of Coordinated Care in North America

In a world where everything is increasingly interconnected, healthcare should be no exception. Enter the realm of Electronic Health Records (EHR) and interoperability, a dynamic duo shaping the future of coordinated care. Read more...

Transformative Ways EHR Systems Revolutionize Patient Care Quality - Presented by PostDICOM

5 Transformative Ways EHR Systems Revolutionize Patient Care Quality

In the age of digital transformation, Electronic Health Records (EHR) have emerged as the cornerstone of modern healthcare. These systems are more than just digitized patient files; they are the heartbeat of health informatics, streamlining critical processes and significantly enhancing patient care. Read more...

Transforming Mental Health Services - Presented by PostDICOM

Transforming Mental Health Services: The Power of EHR and Telehealth

As the spotlight on mental health grows brighter, innovative approaches to service delivery have emerged, fundamentally transforming patient care. Two such pivotal innovations are Telehealth and Electronic Health Records (EHR). Read more...

Unlocking the Potential of EEGs - Presented by PostDICOM

Unlocking the Potential of EEGs: What They Can Show Beyond MRIs

In today's rapidly evolving medical landscape, diagnostic imaging remains a cornerstone of healthcare, offering critical insights into patients' conditions. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has long been the gold standard, providing detailed views of the body's structures. Read more...

Leveraging EHRs for Chronic Disease Management - Presented by PostDICOM

Leveraging EHRs for Chronic Disease Management: A Game Changer

Chronic diseases continue to impose an increasing burden on North American healthcare. Effectively managing these persistent conditions is a complex challenge, requiring regular monitoring, personalized care, and efficient health information exchange. Read more...

Role of DICOM Medical Viewers in Teleradiology and Telemedicine - Presented by PostDICOM

Role of DICOM Medical Viewers in Teleradiology and Telemedicine

In this blog, we will explore the importance of DICOM medical viewers in teleradiology and telemedicine, highlighting their functionality, features, and impact on healthcare delivery. We will delve into the components and advantages of DICOM, discuss popular viewer software options, and examine the challenges and considerations surrounding their use. Read more...

Rise of AI-driven Medical Imaging - Presented by PostDICOM

Rise of AI-driven Medical Imaging: A New Era in Healthcare Diagnostics

As medical imaging plays a crucial role in accurate diagnoses and effective treatment plans, exploring innovative technologies that can enhance this field is imperative. Read more...

Open Source vs Commercial DICOM Medical Viewers - Presented by PostDICOM

Open Source vs Commercial DICOM Medical Viewers: Pros, Cons, and Recommendations

In medical imaging, selecting the right Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) viewer is crucial for accurate analysis, diagnosis, and treatment. This article will provide an in-depth comparison between open-source and commercial DICOM viewers, outlining their pros and cons. Read more...

DICOM and PACS Differences

DICOM and PACS Differences [Integration, Implication, and Innovation]

DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) and PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System) are two essential technologies used in the healthcare industry for managing and accessing medical images. Read more...

Benefits of Artificial Intelligence In Healthcare

5 Benefits of Artificial Intelligence In Healthcare

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly used in health information management to improve various tasks' accuracy, efficiency, and speed. From analyzing medical images to identifying patterns in patient data, AI has the potential to revolutionize the way healthcare is delivered. Read more...

Types of Radiology Information Systems and Evolution

5 Types of Radiology Information Systems and Evolution

Several types of RIS exist, including standalone, integrated, web-based, cloud-based, and mobile systems. Every kind of RIS has unique features and capabilities, and the choice of system will depend on the needs and goals of the healthcare organization. Read more...

Pros and Cons of Electronic Health Records - Presented by PostDICOM

Pros and Cons of Electronic Health Records [Health Professional's Perspective]

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) transform how healthcare providers manage patient information. EHRs offer many advantages, including increased efficiency, better patient outcomes, and improved care coordination. Read more...

Future of AI in Medical Imaging - Presented by PostDICOM

Future of AI in Medical Imaging [From X-Ray to Augmented Reality]

Suppose an algorithm could read your mammogram or CT scan and tell you that you have cancer. How would you react? The ability of radiologists to think outside the box and guide diagnostic processes is anticipated to become increasingly important. Read more...

Advantages and Disadvantages of EHR - Presented by PostDICOM

10 Advantages and Disadvantages of EHR [EHR vs EMR Differences]

Electronic health records (EHRs) are digital systems that store and manage patient health information. They have become increasingly popular in recent years as a way to improve the efficiency and accuracy of healthcare delivery. Read more...

Top 5 Behavioral Health Practice Management Software - Presented by PostDICOM

Top 5 Behavioral Health Practice Management Software & Market Overview 2023

It's no secret that the behavioral health field is growing rapidly. The increased demand for services comes with the need for efficient and effective practice management software. Read more...

Differences Between EHR vs EMR - Presented by PostDICOM

Differences Between EHR vs EMR: Impact On Medical Data Storage and Sharing

In recent years, there has been a move away from paper medical records to electronic health records (EHRs), which are maintained in digital format. EHRs offer many advantages over traditional paper-based systems, including storing and sharing medical data more easily and efficiently. Read more...

Transitioning from Paper to Electronic Health Records - Presented by PostDICOM

Transitioning from Paper to Electronic Health Records (EHRs): Why It's Worth It

Transitioning to electronic health records (EHRs) can seem daunting, but the benefits are worth it. EHRs improve patient care, make communication between providers easier, and can save your practice money. Here's why you should make the switch. Read more...

How CT Scan Images Are Sent To PACS - Presented by PostDICOM

Brain Hypodensity CT Scan: How Images Are Sent To PACS

A CT of the brain is a noninvasive diagnostic imaging procedure that uses special X-rays to produce horizontal or axial images (often called slices) of the brain. The CT scan of the brain provides more detailed information about brain tissue and the brain’s overall structure than standard X-rays. Read more...

CloudPACS Integration With Electronic Health Record - Presented by PostDICOM

Can CloudPACS Be Integrated With Electronic Health Records? (Explained)

The technology in the medical field is continuously improving to make lives easier for doctors as well as patients. One such example of this is electronic health records (EHRs). EHRs are computerized systems that keep track of a patient's medical history. Read more...

How DICOM Image Viewer Can Help In Medical Field - Presented by PostDICOM

Imaging Modality & How DICOM Image Viewer Can Help

When talking about EEG vs. CT Scan, a common question we see is whether EEG falls under the category of imaging. While diagnosing techniques like CT scans, MRI, and ultrasonography all fall under imaging, we can’t surely say the same thing for EEG. There’s a debate going on as to why EEG may not fall under an imaging modality. Read more...

Cloud PACS For Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Presented by PostDICOM

Cloud PACS For Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

The DICOM standard is resourceful for the integration of modern imaging devices, accessories, workstations, printers, and Picture Archiving and Communication Systems integration (PACS). The DICOM system has made it easy for medical professionals to integrate imaging on their computers. Read more...

The Evolution of Integrated PACS with HIS - Presented by PostDICOM

The Evolution of Integrated PACS with HIS

The amalgamation of technology and engineering in the process of acquiring, storing, retrieving, displaying and distributing images has resulted in, a one-stop solution for healthcare informatics and the deliverance of optimum results to clients. Read more...

11 Advantages of Online Cloud PACS for Veterinary Clinics - Presented by PostDICOM

11 Advantages of Online Cloud PACS for Veterinary Clinics

Online cloud PACS for veterinary clinics connects, controls, and manages everything from image acquisition and compilation of reports to archiving and transfer of image data. Read more...

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

Why use a Cloud-Based PACS for Nuclear Medicine?

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

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

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

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

What is PACS and How Does it Work Presented by PostDICOM

What is PACS? And How Does it Work?

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

Medical Imaging Types and Modalities Presented by PostDICOM

Medical Imaging Types and Modalities

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. Read more...

Healthcare Cloud Presented by PostDICOM

How you can use Healthcare Cloud to Improve Patient Care

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. Read more...

Cloud PACS Practice Presented by PostDICOM

5 Ways a Cloud PACS can Help your Practice

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. Read more...

CT and MRI Imaging Presented by PostDICOM

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

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. Read more...

PACS Viewer Presented by PostDICOM

7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Looking for a PACS Viewer

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). Read more...

PACS Backup Presented by PostDICOM

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

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. Read more...

SaaS for Medical Images Presented by PostDICOM

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

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. Read more...

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

What You Need to Know about Medical Image Sharing

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. Read more...

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

Overcoming the Limitations of Traditional MRI Machines: True Open MRI

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. Read more...

Future of Ultrasound Medical Devices explained by PostDICOM

The Future of Ultrasound is Here: Handheld Portable Ultrasound Devices

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. Read more...

Application of Ultrasound Imaging in Modern Medicine explained by PostDICOM

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

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. Read more...

PACS vs VNA - Presented by PostDICOM

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

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. Read more...

Medical Imaging Software - Presented by PostDICOM

Medical Imaging Software Today—More Than Just Viewing Images

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. Read more...

Diagnostic Medical Imaging - Presented by PostDICOM

Advances in Diagnostic Medical Imaging that have transformed Healthcare

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. Read more...

The DICOM Workflow - Presented by PostDICOM

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

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. Read more...

Handling DICOM Medical Imaging Data - Presented by PostDICOM

A Crash Course on Handling DICOM Medical Imaging Data

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. Read more...

Dicom Imaging Software - Presented by PostDICOM

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

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. Read more...

Medical Imaging Science and Applications - Presented by PostDICOM

The Science and Applications of Medical Imaging

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. Read more...

DICOM Viewer for Windows - Presented by PostDICOM

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

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. Read more...

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

Medical Imaging Technology Today and Where it is Headed

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. Read more...

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

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

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! Read more...

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

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

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. Read more...

Cloud Based PACS - by PostDICOM

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

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. Read more...

A Look into DICOM Scope and Utility - by PostDICOM

DICOM: A Look into its Scope and Utility

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. Read more...