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A medical image information system is disclosed which includes a PACS server having at least one non-volatile data storage device for storing the image objects, a terminal server which is connected to the PACS server for data purposes, and at least one terminal client which is connected to the terminal server for data purposes. In at least one embodiment, a text data application, which is used solely to manage text data of image objects, is implemented in the terminal client, and an image data application, which is used solely to manage pixel-based image data of image objects, is implemented in the terminal server. A method is also disclosed for providing image objects in the image information system. In at least one embodiment, an image object which is stored in the PACS server is transmitted to the terminal server, in particular on the basis of a user request, under the control of the image data application, pixel-based screen contents for a graphical display of the image object by the terminal client, under the control of the image data application, are determined by the terminal server, and the screen contents for the image object, which are determined by the terminal server, are displayed by the terminal client.