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

  • Define common picture archiving and communication system (PACS) and archiving terminology.
  • Identify and describe the features and functions of various archive components.
  • Explain the differences between an application service provider (ASP) and a storage service provider (SSP).
  • State several benefits of using an outsourced storage solution provider.
  • Describe several methods for providing redundancy in the PACS archive solution.
  • Explain how disaster recovery, business continuance, and high availability affect the PACS archive solution.


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.