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Course description: 

A firm understanding of the basic PACS (Picture, Archiving and Communications System) components and how they communicate with one another through DICOM is essential to the successful planning, acquisition and installation of a PACS.

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Course objectives: 

This course reviews many of the fundamental issues that need to be addressed prior to selecting and installing a PACS. At the conclusion of the course, the student will be able to understand the following concepts and apply them in everyday practice:

  • How PACS will change the operations in a healthcare institution
  • Creating clinical scenarios to form the basis of PACS design
  • Project scheduling using both Gantt and PERT techniques
  • Alternatives to pay for PACS
  • Vendor selection
  • Contracting process
  • PACS turnover
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning

Language: 

  • English

Course author(s): 

Thomas Giordano

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