Step 1: Open your favorite web browser and browse to https://www.postdicom.com . On the left side of the page click on “Free Viewer” button.
Step 2: After clicking, file upload page will be opened. Now, you can upload your DICOM images to postDICOM cloud.
Click on “Select Folder” for searching and uploading DICOM images in a folder or “Select File” if you want to upload a DICOM file. After selecting folder or file, files are processed and number of selected DICOM files are displayed. Click on “Next” button to move to next page.
Step 3: DICOM files are scanned and then images are grouped according to DICOM Study Instance UID values. Then a preview of of DICOM studies are shown. In the preview, DICOM Modality, Patient Name, Patient ID, Study Date, Study Description, Number of Series, Number Of Images and Number of Clinical Documents are shown.
If you need to add DICOM files stored in another folder, click on “Add Folder” button on the upper left side of the page. If you need to add another DICOM file click on “Add File” button. After scanning and processing newly selected DICOM files the preview page will be updated.
In this preview page, you can select which studies to be upload to cloud. At default, all studies are selected for upload. When you click on a selected study, it will be deselected. Likewise, if you click on a deselected study, it will be selected. Selected studies are displayed in blue and disabled studies are shown in colour gray. If you deselected some of the studies and want to select all, you can click on “Select All” button.
After you have selected the studies you want to upload, accept Terms and Conditions by clicking on “I Accept Terms and Conditions”. Then, click on “Next” button to start uploading process.
Step 4: Please be patient while medical images and clinical documents are uploaded. You can see the upload progress and the remaining time.
Step 5: When uploading process is finished, you will see the text “Upload Completed” on the page. Now you can search for your studies and view them or upload new ones.
For detailed information about uploading medical images and documents, follow the link https://forum.postdicom.com/?ht_kb_category=uploading.
Please note that free DICOM viewer page is for single use. When you exit from the page, all uploads and edits you have made as a free viewer will be deleted.
Step 6: For free register, click on the button on the upper right side of the page. Once you have registered, DICOM files you uploaded before registration will also appear in your account.
Step 7: After clicking “Free Register” button, fill the form with necessary information. Enter a valid e-mail address and use a strong password. After filling the information click on “Create Account” button.
A Message Box is shown indicating that an activation e-mail is sent to your e-mail address. Click “OK” to close the message box.
Step 8: Go to your e-mail address and find the mail from firstname.lastname@example.org. If you don’t see the postDICOM registration mail, check your SPAM folder. Click on activation link. Account will be activated and following message will be shown on the page.
Step 9: Open your favorite web browser and browse to https://www.postdicom.com . On the left side of the page click on “Login”. On login field, enter your e-mail address and password, then click “Login”.
Step 10: System will log you in and Patient Search page will be shown.
Step 11: If you click on “Search” button, you will see the patient studies you have uploaded before registration.
Now you are ready to upload and view your medical images and clinical documents.