The Saskatchewan Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) is a secure system designed for authorized health care providers to store, retrieve and display diagnostic images.
The types of images that can be managed include:
- General x-ray
- CT (computed tomography)
- MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
- Nuclear medicine
- Bone densitometry
- Angiography and Interventional Radiography (use of x-rays and contrast dyes to diagnose)
- Diagnostic mammography at selected sites
Desktop and Web Access
IntelliSpace PACS is an application that gives authorized users access to patient information and images using a web client designed specifically for desktop.
PACS can be accessed through the use of the desktop application, which requires installation. Users also have the option to access IntelliSpace PACS using Internet Explorer on their desktop. Users will need to connect via Virtual Private Network (VPN) before gaining access to IntelliSpace PACS.
Mobile Access Available
Mobile users have the ability to view diagnostic images using PACS Anywhere mobile access. PACS Anywhere is not a diagnostic tool. It is for review purposes only.
As with the desktop client, users must establish a secure Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection before gaining access to PACS Anywhere.