Distinctions Between PACS and DICOM Equipment



Difference between PACS and DICOM

At Ampronix we supply and distribute a number of new and refurbished medical equipment, as well as offer service repair and replacement for all medical imaging devices and assorted accessories. Ampronix is constantly striving to acquire the best medical imaging technology innovations to facilitate customer needs, including PACS and DICOM system support and replacement. It is important to understand the differences between the two to best equip your facility.

 The difference between PACSand DICOM systems are as such:

 PACS are composed of four major components:

 • An imaging system such as an MRI, CT, X-ray, amongst other contrivances.

 • A safeguarded network for patient information to be exchanged and distributed between healthcare facilities.

 • Work stations or mobile devices for viewing, analyzing and deciphering images from medical proceedings.

 • Storage and retrieval of image and cognate documentation within archives, such as procedural reports.

 Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) is a standard for handling, storing, printing, and transmitting medical images waveforms, and accompanying information.

The superseding of a PACS system by a healthcare facility is often due to work flow inefficiencies, or the desideratum for an upgrade with the capacity to store all images within a singular system. Like many IT systems, PACS are conventionally subjected to regulation and technological changes, however to maintain systems under such standards or perpetually replacing equipment can be costly. Ampronix strives to distribute the best in incipient and refurbished technology at competitive pricing. Contact a representative today to receive a quote on equipment, or to be connected with a technician for any service or repair needs.

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