Published 2/1/2008

Pick up your free PACS Primer

If you are thinking about moving to a picture archiving and communication system (PACS), be sure to stop by the Practice Management booth in Academy Row during the 2008 Annual Meeting and pick up your FREE copy of the PACS Primer, prepared by the AAOS Practice Management Committee and staff in the practice management group.

If you cannot attend the Annual Meeting, you can download an electronic version of the Primer from the online Practice Management Center (www.aaos.org/pracman). The Primer includes an introduction to PACS, an overview of the pros and cons of implementing a system, an explanation of acquisition options, a description of the Request for Proposal process, issues to consider when selecting a vendor, a glossary of PACS-related terms and acronyms, and a list of additional resources.

Academy Row is located across the aisle from the Resource Center (South Lobby, Moscone Center). For more information, contact Steven Fisher, MBA, manager of the practice management group, at sfisher@aaos.org or (847) 384-4331.