Executive announcements: ACR committee head to lead DICOM panel

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The co-chair of the American College of Radiology’s Committee on DICOM standards Charles E. Kahn Jr, MD, MS, has been elected co-chair of the DICOM Standards Committee, which includes industry leaders and professional societies representing global interests. The DICOM Standards Committee (DSC) oversees DICOM development and has the primary function of creating and maintaining international standards for the communication of biomedical diagnostic and therapeutic information related to digital images and associated data. The ACR Committee on DICOM Standards is a part of the ACR Commission on Medical Physics. One of the ACR committee’s key roles is participation and leadership on the DICOM Standards Committee.