(Picture ArChiving System) A storage and management system for high-resolution images. Typically pertaining to the medical field, images such as X-rays, MRIs and CAT scans require a greater amount of storage than other industries.
[ClickPress, Wed Sep 26 2018] Persistence Market Research delivers in-depth research on the global PACS market in its latest report titled "Global Market Study on Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS): North America Likely to Remain Dominant Regional Market?".
Philips Healthcare Informatics (PHI) of Foster City, California, protests the award of a commercial item contract to AGFA HealthCare Corporation (AGFA) of Greenville, South Carolina, by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) under request for proposals (RFP) VA-260-08-RP-0167 for picture archiving and communication system (PACS) services for Veterans Integrated Service Network 20 (VISN 20).
The deal included management of Curato's IT systems and supply of Sectra's radiology information system (RIS) and picture archiving and communication system (PACS) to the Norwegian company's all 12 radiology clinics.
The seven-year contract covers the deployment of Sectra's enterprise Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) and a Radiology Information System (RIS) from Sectra's partner Eclipsys, as well as ongoing services, upgrades and enhancements.