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Shifting clinical needs recast thick-, thin-client PACS debate

April 1, 2008 Diagnostic Imaging. Shifting clinical needs recast thick-, thin-client PACS debate Image Reconstruction Greg Freiherr -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Radiology has been through thick and thin—clients, that is. The two approaches in PACS are defined by the way images are reconstructed, on a central server or a dedicated workstation. Thick-client products once dominated, but advances in PC technology, particularly in memory, along with smart ways to stream data and an increasingly image-hungry medical community have turned the tables. Now in favor are thin-client products whose servers deliver "screen scrapes" to dozens, even thousands of users on desktop and laptop PCs.

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