Many of us remember the days when clinicians accessed RIS and PACS platforms from separate workstations. Today, however, most U.S. facilities have an integrated desktop and are pursuing integration of RIS/PACS with other clinical information systems as well as enterprise-wide systems such as EMR and,

So, another annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America has come and gone. The ghosts of contracts past fade as we await the transmogrification of handshakes present into the ghosts of contract future. We sit back and decompress a bit, perhaps loosen the