WEB PLATFORM TO SUPPORT THE SHARE AND REMOTE ACCESS TO MEDICAL IMAGES

Sérgio Lima, Natércia Sousa, Carlos Costa, Augusto Silva

Abstract

The production of digital medical images has been growing in every healthcare institution, representing nowadays one the most valuable tools supporting the medical decision process and treatment procedures. One of the most important advantages of these digital systems is to simplify the widespread sharing and remote access of medical data between healthcare institutions. However, due to security and performance issues, the usage of these software packages has been restricted to Intranets. In general, the storage and transmission of digital medical image is based on the international DICOM standard and PACS systems. This paper analyses the traditional PACS communication limitations that contribute to their reduced usage in the Internet. It is also proposed an architecture, based on Webservices and encapsulation of DICOM objects in HTTP, to enable trans-institutional medical data transfers.

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in Harvard Style

Lima S., Sousa N., Costa C. and Silva A. (2007). WEB PLATFORM TO SUPPORT THE SHARE AND REMOTE ACCESS TO MEDICAL IMAGES . In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-91-7, pages 291-294. DOI: 10.5220/0002392202910294


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis07,
author={Sérgio Lima and Natércia Sousa and Carlos Costa and Augusto Silva},
title={WEB PLATFORM TO SUPPORT THE SHARE AND REMOTE ACCESS TO MEDICAL IMAGES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2007},
pages={291-294},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002392202910294},
isbn={978-972-8865-91-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - WEB PLATFORM TO SUPPORT THE SHARE AND REMOTE ACCESS TO MEDICAL IMAGES
SN - 978-972-8865-91-7
AU - Lima S.
AU - Sousa N.
AU - Costa C.
AU - Silva A.
PY - 2007
SP - 291
EP - 294
DO - 10.5220/0002392202910294