Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM): Advancements and Future Prospects

Salinger Joseph

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) has revolutionized the field of medical imaging by providing a standardized format for the storage and transmission of medical images and associated data. This research article aims to review the advancements made in DICOM technology over the years, including its benefits, challenges, and potential future prospects. We discuss the role of DICOM in enhancing healthcare delivery, interoperability, and collaboration among healthcare institutions. Additionally, we explore emerging trends and innovations in DICOM, such as AI integration, cloud-based solutions, and security enhancements, which promise to further transform the medical imaging landscape. The study emphasizes the importance of continued research and development in DICOM to ensure it remains a pivotal tool in modern healthcare.