Why open source, medical imaging software matters?

Antonio González Canda dcm4che, Horos, Open Source, OsiriX, PACS, Radiology 0 Comments

Most radiologists have at least heard of a radiology viewing software product called OsiriX.  While they may not know a whole lot about the product, it is the most popular medical image viewing software in the world. OsiriX was produced in Switzerland by several radiologists who had the foresight to distribute it via an open source LGPL license.  And now …

The Benefits of Electronic Image Sharing for Radiologic Technologists.

Antonio González Canda Image Sharing, PACS, Radiology 0 Comments

So how has this process improved and how are radiologic technologists taking advantage of electronic image sharing? Let’s start by explaining the responsibilities of a rad tech. These individuals are responsible for operating medical imaging equipment, acquiring diagnostic medical images and sending the images to the diagnosing physician. Often, they specialize in a particular subfield of medical imaging, such as …