Konica Minolta’s PDB solution for medical printing functions as a gateway between the workstation and the printer. A server equipped with the Konica Minolta DICOM gateway placed between the imaging modality and the Konica Minolta multifunctional device allows users to print the all-important medical images out on paper. With DICOM, patient booklets are automatically created by integrating DICOM images and medical examination reports. These booklets can then be shared with the attending physician or colleagues for further consultation. The booklet can also include accompanying information, such as an access plan, schedules and annotations from the medical imaging centre.
Printing on paper rather than film in this way offers your organisation two distinct advantages, as the cost of the file containing the medical images provided to the patient is reduced overall, and your ecological footprint is minimised.