Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS)

The Picture Archive and Communications System (PACS) is an information technology tool that has emerged as a key enabler of improved access and patient care delivery in Canada today. PACS enables a diagnostic imaging service to manage, store, and distribute digital images from modalities such as CT, MRI, x-ray, and ultrasound.

The CAR study about PACS is available as a PDF file:
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The CAR is also part of the project Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise in Canada: Visit website