DICOM® is among the most widely adopted standard in healthcare and is used worldwide. Learn how DICOM® has been successfully adopted and deployed for over 25 years and continues to evolve to meet ever-changing market needs.

The DICOM Education Conference agenda covers a range of topics and will be especially suitable for those new to DICOM®. For those familiar with DICOM®, learn more about advanced features and new developments underway to expand DICOM® use in your institution. And to the benefit of all – the program includes many breaks to have 1:1 conversations with speakers who look forward to sharing ideas and expertise with attendees.

Hands-on DICOMweb™: Learn about how with DICOMweb™, the DICOM standard for web-based medical imaging, can unlock exciting new opportunities.  DICOMweb™ is a  light-weight web browser and mobile device friendly mechanism for querying, retrieving, and storing images, associated metadata and workflow, which can be implemented by developers familiar with today’s mainstream web technologies.

DICOMweb™ enables web developers to unlock the power of healthcare images using industry-standard toolsets and clinical end users to enable next generation technologies, such as image analytics and machine learning.   Brad Genereaux and Mohannad Hussain of Agfa will provide a hands-on DICOMweb™ end-to-end demonstration.

Trends and future directions in DICOM®: Learn about DICOM’s development agenda and what we have underway and planned for future release. Join Jeroen Medema, Standardization Officer at Philips Healthcare as he shares a look at DICOM’s busy and exciting future.

Deploying DICOM® Effectively: As a new user, sometimes knowing where to begin can be a bit overwhelming.  Join Dr. Antje Schroeder of Siemens Healthineers, an expert in integration and clinical workflows and use of DICOM®, Dr. Schroeder will share practical perspectives to leverage DICOM® .

DICOM® Privacy & Security: DICOM® has always been forward-looking. Learn about the features embedded in DICOM® over a decade ago that address many of today’s security challenges and about new work underway. As an assistant professor in Biomedical Informatics Dr. Larry Tarbox is a noted expert in radiological medical record security and toolkits of all kinds and will share solutions for fully leveraging DICOM® to meet Privacy and Security needs.

Digital Imaging in Dermatology: Dr. Liam Caffery, Centre for Online Health, The University of Queensland, has an active research portfolio in health informatics, with a particular focus in imaging informatics. Dr. Caffery will share address the application of digital skin imaging to help reduce melanoma and other conditions.


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