By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to: 

  • Explain several technology innovations that drive streamlined radiology workflow. 
  • Describe how Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM), Health Level 7 (HL7), and  Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) work together to obtain interoperability. 
  • State several benefits to the integration of Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) and  Radiology Information System (RIS). 
  • Describe the impact improvements in computer technology have had on RIS offerings.
  • Identify the operational and financial benefits that can be realized when implementing speech/voice  recognition systems in a PACS.
  • Discuss changes that might occur within an imaging department after going filmless. 
  • Identify several benefits that may be realized with holographic image storage.


ACCREDITATION TYPE:  ASRT - Technologists                   

CREDIT HOURS:  1                

Accreditation Information: 

Unless otherwise noted, this program will be ASRT-approved as a Category A program by the first start date. You must submit the required information by the deadline date to obtain continuing education credit. 

Target Audience

The target audience is radiologic technologists. Other technologists and medical personnel may also benefit from viewing this program