Traditionally, imaging modality equipment resellers haven't paid much attention to the picture archiving and communication system (PACS) that often operates along with their equipment.
Once you have decided to make the switch from a traditional onsite picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) to a cloud-based PACS solution, there are a number of items you should be sure you are thinking through. Planning out your transition to the cloud can look like a daunting task without the proper guidance.
Managed services providers (MSPs) are focused on providing and supporting their clients' IT infrastructure. More and more client organizations are considering computing resources as a utility they just plug into in order to get their computing services. This enables them to avoid all the headaches associated with maintaining and supporting a host of increasingly complex technology.
Encryption is just one aspect of the bigger picture regarding data security. It is particularly important for health care facilities and medical practices. Many national and local regulations require health care providers to encrypt private health information (PHI). Although, even if you aren’t legally required to encrypt your data, it’s still the best practice to do so.
xMedical image sharing has come a long way since the discovery of x-rays in 1895, when you may have had to deliver radiography images to a physician by horseback or bicycle. In a sense, however, knowing the history of medical image sharing is more important than ever.