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DICOM Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine. DICOM includes a complete set of digital radiology standards. 
ACR (the American College of Radiology) and NEMA (the National Electrical Manufacturers Association) formed a joint committee to develop a Standard for Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine.
The DICOM Standard was developed according to the NEMA Procedures.

Our products follow the DICOM standard. More information is available directly from NEMA at DICOM.

HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
PACS Picture Archiving and Communications Systems

 


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First Created: 09/22/03 Last Updated: 09/30/03