ISBN-10:
0471251232
ISBN-13:
9780471251231
Pub. Date:
04/02/2004
Publisher:
Wiley
PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications / Edition 1

PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications / Edition 1

by H. K. Huang

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ISBN-13: 9780471251231
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/02/2004
Edition description: REV
Pages: 712
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.22(h) x 1.67(d)

About the Author

H.K. Huang, D.Sc., FRCR (Hon.), is Professor and Director of Informatics in the Department of Radiology at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California. He also holds the position of Chair and Professor of Medical Informatics at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and is Honorary Professor at the Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, The Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr. Huang is a pioneer in picture archiving and communication system (PACS) research. He is a consultant to numerous hospitals worldwide for developing PAC systems. Dr. Huang has been awarded honorary fellowships by the Royal College of Radiologists (UK), the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), and the EuroPACS Society.

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

Preface to the First Edition.

Acknowledgements.

List of Acronyms.

PART I: MEDICAL IMAGING PRINCIPLES.

1. Introduction.

2. Digital Medical Imaging Fundamentals.

3. Digital Radiography.

4. Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, and Light Imaging.

5. Image Compression.

PART II: PACS FUNDAMENTALS.

6. Picture Archiving and Communiccation System Components and Work Flow.

7. Industrial Standards (HL7 and DICOM) and Work Flow Protocols (IHE). 

8. Image Acquisition Gateway.

9. Communications and Networking.

10. PACS Controller and Image Archive Server.

11. Display Workstation.

12. Integration of HIS, RIS, PACS, and ePR.

PART III: PACS OPERATION.

13. PACS Data Management and Web-based Image Distribution.

14. Telemedicine and Teleradiology.

15. Fault-Tolerant PACS.

16. Image/Data Security.

17. PACS Clinical Implementation, Acceptance, Data Migration, and  Evaluation.

18. PACS Clinical Experience, Pitfalls, and Bottlenecks.

PART IV: PACS-BASED IMAGING INFORMATICS.

19. PACS-Based Medical Imaging Informatics.

20. PACS as a Decision Support Tool.

21. ePR-Based PACS Application Servers for Other Medical Specialities.

22. New Directions in PACS Learning and PACS-Related Training.

PART V: ENTERPRISE PACS.

23. Enterprise PACS.

References.

PACS and Imaging Information Glossary.

Index.

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