March 1, 2007 - IBM announced that Memorial Hospital, South Bend, IN, has implemented an IBM-tiered storage solution in conjunction with McKessonï¿½s Horizon Medical Imaging picture archiving and communication system (PACS) to reportedly help clinicians access patientsï¿½ medical information faster, easier and more securely.
HIMSS 2007: IBM PACS Deemed Successful
Since the widespread adoption of digital imaging and PACS, referring physicians seldom visit radiology reading rooms, substantially reducing a major source of feedback for radiologists. (Shown are 2-D and 3-D digital breast images.) A software module to be described April 5 at the SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Symposium has been providing that feedback for radiologists interpreting breast images at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Image courtesy of Hologic