X-rays have been used in medicine since 1896.  As the most common form of diagnostic imaging, they provide an invaluable tool for many types of both diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.  The use of X-ray technologies in medicine has always included the expense of maintaining the equipment required to process the images themselves, as well as the inconvenience of maintaining and archiving the physical images.  Digital X-ray technology, first introduced in the mid-1980s, addresses both of these issues. Continue reading →