The Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) defines enterprise content management as “the strategies, methods and tools used to capture, manage, store, preserve, and deliver content and documents related to organizational processes.” Where does enterprise imaging fit into this definition?
For one, enterprise imaging provides the tools and strategies to manage a hospital delivery system’s imaging information wherever that information exists, independent of Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS.) The exponential growth of digital data in healthcare, e.g. X-rays, mammograms, MRIs, CTs and nuclear imaging, from gigabytes to terabytes, requires better control of data.
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