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Table 3 Mean score of satisfaction with PACS versus traditional radiology

From: Investigating the satisfaction level of physicians in regards to implementing medical Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS)

Features Mean score of satisfaction with digital imaging system (PACS) Mean score of satisfaction with analogue imaging (film-based) P-value
Easy to edit images 4.37±0.97 2.53±1.35 0.061
Contrast or presenting image’s details 4.49±0.87 2.33±1.09 0.46
Clarity of pathological status 3.98±1.29 2.74±1.16 0.464
Ability to zoom images 4.45±0.89 2.27±1.1 0.854
System reliability 3.71±1.34 2.69±1.33 0.205
Reliability of the images’ findings 3.98±1.12 2.73±1.18 0.95
Possibility to compare patient’s previous and new images 4.36±1.13 2.97±1.4 0.514
Easy to use the system 4.05±1.29 2.57±1.42 0.084