PACSnet produced reports in a number of categories, covering educational aspects of PACS, complete PACS installations and individual PACS components.
PACSnet reports were published by NHS PASA CEP and, prior to that, the MHRA and the MDA.
PDFs of reports are available for download from the CEP archive website or by clicking on the report code link.
Hard copies of reports are no longer available.
PACSnet has produced a number of guides which may be useful as an introduction to various topics associated with PACS.
A Beginner's Guide to PACS
An introduction to the parts and bits that make up PACS systems.
MDA 02044 (May 2002)
Introduction to Storage Area Networks (SAN)
An introduction to SANs. How they work and what they do.
MHRA 03055 (June 2003)
Beginners Guide to Networks: Parts I & II
An introduction to the parts and bits that make up networking .
MHRA 03053 (June 2003)
PACS education: Glossary of Terms (3rd edition)
A glossary of terms, jargon and acronyms relating to PACS
MHRA 04117 (Dec 2004)
PACS education: An introduction to Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
An introduction to the parts and bits that make up VPNs
Report 05094 (March 2006)
Imaging developments at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference 2007
CEP07030 (January 2008)
Westek R3810 IDE RAID
MDA 02163 (Feb 2003)
PACS Workstation Software: Technology Update No 1 (1st edition)
MHRA 03056 (June 2003)
PACS evaluation: Agfa PACS at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich
An evaluation of the Agfa PACS.
MHRA 04130 (Dec 2004)
PACS component: Eizo Radiforce G31 3 MP LCD Display
MHRA 04131 (Feb 2005)
PACS component: ComMedica Image Viewer 3.5
An assessment of this workstation viewing software
MHRA 04136 (Mar 2005)
PACS component: Evaluation of Barco 3MP LCD Flat-Panel Display
MHRA 05003 (November 2005)
PACS component: Evaluation of Totoku 3MP Greyscale LCD Flat-Panel Display
Report 05001 (November 2005)
PACS component: Evaluation of Siemens SMD 21300 D 3 MP LCD Flat-Panel Display
Report 05028 (November 2005)
PACS component: Evaluation of Planar Dome 3MP Greyscale LCD Flat-Panel Display
Report 05002 (December 2005)
PACS component: Evaluation of WIDE 3MP LCD Flat-Panel Display
Report 05032 (December 2005)
PACS component: Evaluation of NEC 3MP Greyscale LCD Flat-Panel Display
Report 05095 (February 2006)
PACS component: TeraRecon AquariusNet server for 3D image reconstruction
CEP08014 (August 2008)
CEP07007 (November 2007)
Buyers' Guide: PACS workstations and software
CEP09032 (November 2009)