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well, one of the technical challenges in medicine is how to share medical imaging between different hospitals and doctors. the current "PACS" systems that do that suck.

Instagram or something like that would be a neat way to accomplish that.

Turing completeness and all...




The reason why it is a hard problem is HIPAA regulations, not because of some deficiency with the PACS. Any social or semi-public solution would be instantly shut down.


Could you explain your thoughts on sharing images/use of PACS? I do IT work for an imaging center and would be interested in your experience with such software.


I've heard that sepia is all the rage in radiology reading rooms.....




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