Purpose To Evaluate & Enhance Current use & Acquired Experiences, of PACS &
Teleradiology systems in Sohag university hospital in general and Radiology Department
Methods Millensys PACS "work space version 184.108.40.2066" (Millensys company, Egypt),
installed in Radiology Department , Sohag University Hospital to be evaluated regarding the
acquired experience & values of its application & use during the duration of the research - 18
Months - , begin on 15 November 2015 to 1 June 2017.
Results The total number of cases sent on PACS during the duration of the study was 57453
case . 89.47% of them were sent from CR, 7.50% CT cases & 3.03% were MRI cases. Some
months are showing a drop in number of sent cases on PACS. only 4.9% of sent CT cases
and 17% of sent CT cases was reported on our PACS, Only 8 Cases of CT & 0 Cases MRI
are verified all over the duration of the study. Representing 0 % cases of MRI and 0.01% of
cases of CT. the net result economization of PACS for Sohag university hospital during the
duration of the study is 1550000 EGP.
Conclusion PACS can provide great services for either radiology department or other
emergency departments in hospitals where it implemented, in the form of good archiving, Rapid
delivery of scans, Rapid delivery of reporting, and Economic gains. But all this previous
advantages & gains are in bad need and affected significantly by Good Training, Acceptance of
team work, Good Supervision, Network integrity and Maintenance
Keywords: PACS, Teleradiology, Imaging Informatics, Filmless Radiology.