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Information Technology in Global Health Radiology

  • Andrew KesselmanEmail author
  • Dale Gerus
  • Alan Schweitzer
Chapter

Abstract

Medical imaging has gained increasing adoption in many low-resource regions of the world. Various informatics platforms and technology will play an important role in bridging the gap in imaging services accessible between low- and high-resource settings. PACS platforms have served as a tool that can provide tremendous benefit in low- and middle-income countries. Continual improvements in network infrastructure and declining hardware costs will also make development of sustainable imaging network solutions easier in the future.

Keywords

PACS Informatics Modalities DICOM Open source 

Notes

Disclaimer

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyWeill Cornell MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.RAD-AID International, RAD-AID InformaticsChevy ChaseUSA

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