Radiologists don't have impressive information technology backgrounds, so when things stop working in a picture archiving and communication system they have no idea why, says Rakesh Patel, a radiology registrar (resident) at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust in the United Kingdom.

And radiologists also don't understand the benefits of Web-based information systems. So, Patel will co-present an educational session at RSNA 2010, Nov. 28-Dec. 3 in Chicago, to give colleagues an overview of how PACS and other systems work and how information is exchanged, then explain cloud computing.

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