Will the next generation of pacs be sitting on a cloud?

James Philbin, Fred Prior, Paul Nagy

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Cloud computing has gathered significant attention from information technology (IT) vendors in providing massively scalable applications as well as highly managed remote services. What is cloud computing and how will it impact the medical IT market? Will the next generation of picture archiving and communication systems be leveraging cloud technology?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)179-183
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Digital Imaging
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Cloud computing
  • Distributed computing
  • Enterprise PACS
  • Grid computing
  • Information storage and retrieval

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Computer Science Applications


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