Synapse PACS

Web-based on-demand medical imaging and information management system.

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Fujifilm's medical imaging and information management system, SYNAPSE PACS allows the archiving and distribution of vast amounts of image information from all modalities, managing it all with a single system. With the first comprehensive PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System) with next-generation Web technology, SYNAPSE PACS utilizes the latest Wavelet compression technology for on-demand compression and access of large files quickly and easily regardless of location. SYNAPSE PACS has revolutionized the management of radiology imaging services, supporting image diagnosis with high-quality images, numerous image processing features and easy operation, affording exciting new possibilities in this rapidly evolving medical field.

Clinical Applications

Optimum support for the diagnosis

  • Individual hanging protocols

  • PowerJacket

  • Document management

  • Subscription

Image access and Multi-site

  • Innovative web portal integration

  • XDS Technology

  • Common View

Streamlined Workflow

  • Optimised study display

  • Compression without loss of quality

  • Multi site PACS

  • Integrating multiple information systems

  • Virtualisation

System Administration

  • Web-based administration

  • Optimal database management

  • Individual folders adaptation 


Optimized study display
Radiologists are able to add notes, save specific studies or save a particular image to review or discuss at a later date. Once reopened, the studies are presented in the same state, therefore removing the need to reorder and sort images prior to a conference for example.

Compression without loss of quality
Synapse PACS makes the most of your infrastructure with Fujifilm’s unique patented compression technology. This technology combines high compression ratios without sacrificing image quality. Fujifilm’s unique approach allows on-demand access to the entire patient history.

Multi site PACS
A modern radiology department is an important division within the hospital infrastructure - not only in terms of network storage, but also in terms of workflow, therefore departments need efficient tools to create a radiology department without borders. Fujifilm has realized that to be successful, PACS must bring together multiple devices, each with its own location based information systems and various user groups. At the same time it is important to remain scalable; Synapse PACS architecture contributes to this goal.

Integrating multiple information systems
Often there are advantages when multiple pages are combined into a common database, even if no common demographic information system exists. The consolidation of data sources is a unique technology from Fujifilm, which enables a single synapse database to manage image and text information from different facilities, each with different HL7 based information systems, therefore increasing efficiency.

The healthcare market demands solutions with high performance, reliability and scalability. Compared to traditional server configurations, virtualization is a significantly lower total cost of ownership (TCO). The main factors are lower energy costs, less heat and thus savings in air conditioning and more efficient hardware utilization. The integration in an existing VMware environment and the use of available hardware resources (SAN,NAS,HSM) play a major role in this cost conscious market, using VMware developed Fujifilm solutions that address these key requirements. Fujifilm is an official member of the program's Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) and tests the Synapse products in the VMware headquarters in Palo Alto.


Synapse PACS is simple to use
Synapse PACS is a 100% web based, intuitive and scalable solution to meet your exact needs anywhere and at any time, with on demand access providing images in less than 2 seconds.

Synapse PACS is versatile
Synapse improves efficiency and workflow whilst enhancing access to patient data. Its scalable architecture enables the same product to be installed in any setting. Fujifilm's Access over Network (AON) compression method optimises the archiving and distribution of data to guarantee the rapid display of images without sacrificing image quality.

Synapse PACS is one compact solution
Synapse offers integrated advanced visualisation tools, mammography functionality and XDS natively enabled as standard.

Synapse PACS is productive
Synapse PACS supports improvements in reporting efficiency and accuracy whilst providing total system management giving maximum productivity.

About the Manufacturer


Celebrating our 80th anniversary in 2014, Fujifilm is known as the world's largest photographic and imaging company. We are also innovating in medicine, highly functional materials, and many other high-tech areas.

Fujifilm is a pioneer in diagnostic imaging and information systems for healthcare facilities. Our clinically proven products and technologies are constantly evolving to help medical professionals perform more effectively and efficiently.

Fujifilm constantly sets new standards for diagnostic imaging technology. Synapse continues this tradition: it provides fast access to the highest quality images with easy to use tools. With thousands of proven implementations worldwide, benefiting from improvements in efficiency and workflow.