Picture Archiving and Communication System

​The Saskatchewan Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) is a secure computer 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
  • ultrasound
  • CT (computed tomography)
  • MRI (m​agnetic resonance imaging)
  • nuclear medicine
  • bone density
  • Angiography and Interventional Radiography (use of x-rays and contrast dyes to diagnose)
  • diagnostic mammography at selected sites