dcm4che – Open Source Clinical Image and Object Management

dcm4che is a high performance collection of open source applications and utilities for the healthcare enterprise.

The software is an implementation of DICOM and IHE actors in Java, and provides a robust user interface for administrators which runs entirely in a Web browser. Included in the project is dcm4chee, an image manager and image archive. There are also a large selection of other utilities included in the package.

The dcm4che suite of applications are used worldwide by healthcare providers, research projects, open source applications, as well as commercial applications.

Features include:

  • store any type of DICOM object to standard file systems, with optional compression.
  • Provides full support for Client/Server PACS model.
  • Several IHE Integration Profiles.
  • DICOM services: MPPS, GPWL, MWL, Storage Commitment, Instance Availability Notification, Study Content Notification, Output Content to CD Media, Hanging Protocols, and more.
  • DICOM IOD’s (Image Types): US, CT, MR, SC, DX, ZA, VL, RT.
  • Integrated HL7 server which can act on ADT, ORM, and ORU message types.
  • Robust user interface for administrators which runs entirely in a web browser.
  • Cross-platform support.

Website: www.dcm4che.org
Support: FAQ, Wiki, GitHub code repository, Facebook
Developer: dcm4che Project Team
License: MPL/GPL/LGPL triple license

The dcm4che suite of applications (DICOM toolkit, archive, etc.) are used worldwide by healthcare providers, research projects, open source applications, as well as commercial applications.

dcm4che is written in Java. Learn Java with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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