Clinical Image Archiving

With Commvault Clinical Image Archiving, you can archive, search, and restore your medical imaging data directly from your medical imaging software. All of the archived data is centrally located and accessible from any medical imaging endpoint using Commvault ObjectStore technology.

Key Features

With Clinical Image Archiving, you can:

  • Archive patient medical records to the ObjectStore directly from your client endpoints.
  • Use the DICOM Viewer to search and view patient records that are in the Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) format.
  • Search patient records in the ObjectStore from your client endpoints based on the information in the supported medical data types.
  • Restore patient medical records from the ObjectStore to your client endpoints.
  • Automatically restore relevant patient medical records to a client based on appointments scheduled in a system using the Health Level-7 (HL7) protocol.

Supported Medical Data Standards and Protocols

The following medical data standards and protocols are supported by Clinical Image Archiving:

  • Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM): A standard data specification for medical imaging data.
  • Cross Document Sharing (XDS): A standard data specification for medical imaging data and patient medical records. XDS extends the DICOM standard.
  • Health Level-7 (HL7): A standard protocol used to transfer information about patient medical records and administrative data, such as appointments, between medical systems.


  • Server Connection: The parameters used to communicate between the ObjectStore and your medical imaging clients.
  • Healthcare Solution: An area of the Command Center where an administrator can configure the Clinical Image Archiving connection and the medical imaging clients.
  • Medical Imaging Client: A client computer where your medical imaging software is installed. The medical imaging clients are the endpoints that medical professionals use to access patient medical records. You may have one or several medical imaging clients in your environment.
  • Medical Imaging Software: The third-party software that you use to manage medical imaging data on the endpoints in your environment.

Last modified: 1/9/2018 6:52:45 PM