DICOM® (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) is the international standard to transmit, store, retrieve, print, process, and display medical imaging information.


  • makes medical imaging information interoperable
  • integrates image-acquisition devices, PACS, workstations, VNAs and printers from different manufacturers
  • is actively developed and maintained to meet the evolving technologies and needs of medical imaging
  • is free to download and use