Grayson, Mary
February 2006
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Feb2006, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p6
Trade Publication
This section presents an article about the use of digital radiography equipment in U.S. hospitals. Comments on the investments of the hospitals in the equipment are provided. Criticisms on the infrastructure are included. The inefficiency of the equipment in sending digital images is mentioned.


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