News | June 09, 2009

SIIM Publishes Guide to PACS, Imaging Informatics

June 9, 2009 - For the first time, SIIM introduces a comprehensive, interdisciplinary and easy-to-use guide to PACS and imaging informatics designed for PACS administrators, IT personnel, physicians, administrators, students and residents.

"Practical Imaging Informatics: Foundations and Applications for PACS Professionals" is written by the top practitioners in the field; edited by Barton F. Branstetter IV, M.D. and associate editors Daniel L. Rubin, M.D., M.S.; D. Scott Griffin, BSRT(R), CIIP; David L. Weiss, M.D.;
and its expected publication date is in August 2009.

The book describes the foundations of information technology and clinical image management, details typical daily operations, and discusses rarer complications and issues. Written by world-renown experts from SIIM, this book is an indispensible reference for the practicing IIP, those studying for a certification exam, and any professional who needs quick access to the nuts and bolts of imaging informatics.

This one-of-a-kind text will be a handy reference and a practical resource for your day-to-day practice. The fast-paced, bulleted format emphasizes quick and easy access to useful information that you can apply in your facility.

The book includes suggested resources, personal experiences, key concepts, and an extensive glossary of imaging informatics terms. The book also includes step-by-step outlines and checklists for important tasks. Each of 26 chapters includes PEARLS (summary points) and self-assessment questions to help you test your knowledge and prepare for certification.

Learn about every step in the imaging chain, including modalities and data acquisition, workflow, standards and interoperability, storage, QA, customer relations, user training, compliance, billing, vendor relations, and much more.
View the complete table of contents and author list here.

$59.95 SIIM member; $89.95 non-SIIM member
Pre-Publication Order Form (PDF)

Softcover – 300 pages
ISBN: 978-1-4419-0483-6
Editor: Barton F. Branstetter IV, M.D.
Associate Editors:
Daniel L. Rubin, M.D., M.S.; D. Scott Griffin, BSRT(R), CIIP; David L. Weiss, M.D.

For more information: www.siimweb.org

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