This article reports on the formation of a Radiology Information System Consortium (RISC) by 13 hospitals and medical centers in the United States, including Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, and the cooperation between this consortium and a major manufacturer of computers and software. Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), for the common goal of developing a state-of-the-art radiology information system.
Burke, Matthew W. and Ackerman, Laurens V.
"Cooperation Between a Radiology Computer Consortium and a Computer Manufacturer in the Development of a Radiology Information System,"
Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal
: Vol. 32
Available at: https://scholarlycommons.henryford.com/hfhmedjournal/vol32/iss3/9