Welcome to the PACS & Teleradiology Group discussion board! This document gives you the basic knowledge
that you need to use this board effectively. If you experience any difficulties
with the board, please
contact a moderator.
The PACS & Teleradiology Group has both open and restricted reading of discussion topics on this board. To read discussions,
navigate to the discussion of interest by single clicking on the links from the list of topics and subtopics. Depending on the topic, you may be prompted to log in to view the discussion. You can navigate backwards using the navigation bars at the top of each page.
Contributing to Discussions
To post a message to an existing discussion, fill in the "Add a Message" box at
the bottom of the page. You may use
or basic HTML tags to improve the appearance of your post. At the
discretion of the moderators, the discussion may allow public posting or may
require a user account (username and password). Follow the instructions on the
form to supply the necessary credentials for posting.
Where available, you may click on the "Start New Thread" link to start a
new discussion. This will add a subtopic with the subject you specify and start
a conversation with the initial message that you specify. After filling in the
subject line, post a message as described above.
Searching the Board
This discussion board can be searched by time of post and keyword from the
Search screen. This searching
mechanisms provide convenient methods to locate discussions of interest.
Getting an Account
The PACS & Teleradiology Group website is open to all radiologists and other clinical imaging professionals with an interest in radiology related information technology. This online resourse has been created to facilitate communication between registered users and to provide an accessable database of PACS developments within our institutions.
Having a user account on this discussion board gives the following benefits:
- Ability to post messages to the board,
- Ability to view messages in restricted topics (group members only),
- Ability to access the user database of PACS & imaging installations,
- Ability to enable e-mail notification of new posts in topics you select,
- Ability to specify miscellaneous preferences for operation of the board.
To obtain a user account, please go to the
Where to get further information
For additional information on using this system, read the
Formatting document and the
If you have additional questions or concerns, post them to an appropriate area on the
discussion forum, or contact one of the moderators or the board administrator from the
Rules and "Netiquette"
This discussion forum is open to system vendors and other users with commercial affilations. Please note when writing a message that it is group policy that users should mention any affilation with a particular vendor when commenting on their own or other vendors systems.
When writing your messages, please use the same courtesy that you would show when speaking
face-to-face with someone. Flames, insults, and personal attacks will not be tolerated.
It's fine to disagree strongly with opinions, ideas, and facts, but always with respect
for the other person. Great minds do not always think alike, and that's where the fun is!
Also, note that messages express the thoughts of the writers, not the board or its