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Douglas Bretton is a RIS/PACS Clinical Applications Specialist at RamSoft.

A Brief History of the PACS: Past, Present, & Future



It’s difficult to pinpoint when the idea of a PACS was first introduced to the medical world. Some place its inception in 1979, as the brainchild of Professor Heinz Lemke from the Technical University of Berlin; while others credit the first large-scale implementation of PACS in 1982 at the University of Kansas. […]