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Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) is the standard for the communication and management of medical imaging information and related data. DICOM is most commonly used for storing and transmitting medical images enabling the integration of medical imaging devices such as scanners, servers, workstations, printers, network hardware, and picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) from multiple manufacturers. It has been widely adopted by hospitals, and is making inroads into smaller applications like dentists' and doctors' offices.
The DICOM Standard is managed by the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance - a division of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association. DICOM Publications and DICOMWeb226132162 Publications are published by and copyright owned by