While the Cloud is an economic solution to medical imaging management, it is not the best solution for everyone. Truth be told, if you have low bandwidth, you might find yourself disappointed in the results. In optimal solutions, the Cloud works within moments to your beck and call. However, if you have spotty connection and still want the benefits of what the Cloud promises, get a Hybrid solution. You’ll still save money, but you will save even more time by doing so.
People like to stay in their comfort zones. And if those zones are efficient solutions, then sure - why change anything? That’s why when we hear from clients that say that they love their desktop viewer and don’t want to discontinue using Horos, OsiriX, or whatever - we get it. But a desktop viewer alone won’t solve all your problems. Here is how a hybrid solution might be what you have been waiting for…
If your practice already has an onsite storage system for your medical images, you might be considering deploying a cloud picture archiving and communication system (PACS) or hybrid (a mix of cloud and onsite storage) to increase the accessibility of your studies.
Whether you’re a practice owner trying to decide on the right image management approach, a hospital IT specialist tasked with upgrading outdated hardware or somewhere in between, you have probably heard about the potential benefits of a cloud-based picture archiving and communication system (PACS).