PACS Help Page
University of Virginia Health System Picture Archiving System
Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) at UVA
Department of Radiology Aids for Hospital Physicians & Surgeons
The PACS Client (Carestream Health) is intended for use by clinicians as an interactive tool for analyzing radiological data.
The PACS Client is divided into two areas:
The Archive Explorer provides the interface with the data archives. You can:
- maintain your workflow
- organize data within the archives
- select images from the archives
The left pane displays folders and their location.
+sign – indicates that the folder can be “expanded” to show more entries
-sign – indicates that the folder can be “collapsed to show fewer entries
The right pane displays the contents of a folder selected in the left pane
After you select images in the archive explorer, the images appear in the viewer window.
From the Viewer Window you can:
- manipulate and enhance images
- perform diagnoses
- view images
For direct transfer, QA process questions or any PACS Client questions please contact the Radiology Application Team at:
Normal Working Hours (Mon-Fri from 0800-1700)
Help is now available for any systems issues including transfer to PACS at PIC 1902. (dial434-982-3500then the pic1902from an outside line or500then1902if calling from a UVa phone.)
After-hours Support (Mon-Fri from 1700-0800, Weekends and Holidays)
Systems issues (PACS, PowerScribe, etc): please use existing after-hours procedures. The after-hours Radiology IT Support phone number is 434-906-5682.
Note: During after-hours, do not text page 1902. Please call the above number
For ED trauma workflow inquiries please contact:
Trauma Liaison: 434-924-8000