Federated worklist and integrated medical reporting enable service-oriented growth strategy.
GREENVILLE, SC., November 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a release issued on October 15, 2013, under the headline “Reno Diagnostic Centers Implement eRAD’s Cloud-Based Teleradiology Solution” by eRAD, Inc. (Nasdaq:RDNT), please note that the company implementing the solution is Advanced Radiology Ltd. and not Reno Diagnostic Centers, as stated in the headline and throughout the release. Reno Diagnostic Centers contracts with Advanced Radiology Ltd for professional radiological services.
eRAD, a subsidiary of RadNet, Inc. (Nasdaq:RDNT), a leading provider of standards-based, web-centric radiology image and data management solutions, announced today that Advanced Radiology Limited (ARL) has implemented eRAD’s teleradiology platform as part of its growth strategy.
In addition to providing local radiology exam interpretation services for Reno Diagnostic Centers, ARL provides radiology interpretation services to other healthcare operations in northern Nevada. After initial implementation of eRAD PACS technology in March of 2013, ARL has been able to integrate successfully with its customers’ EMR and PACS systems so that medical reports are delivered quickly and accurately.
Ron Milbank, Director of Operations of RDC and ARL, said, “Our goal is to be able to walk into a hospital or outpatient radiology facility and say, ‘We can provide your radiology services and be up and running in one to two weeks.’ No one else can do that. We liked eRAD for this solution because the installation was seamless, and because speech recognition is integrated directly into the PACS.”
Radiologists can dictate directly into eRAD, which then auto-forwards the final report to a KellerMed server at the customer’s location in a format that is easily translated to suit its final destination-whether it is a hospital PACS or an imaging center EMR. “Statistical data now shows that every time you change a radiologist’s workflow, their accuracy goes down,” Milbank said. “We didn’t want to have to worry about disparate systems-‘today you’re working on this system, tomorrow you’re working on that system, or the report format looks this way in one location, and that way in another location.’ The radiologists work efficiently; they don’t have to log in to a separate speech/dictation client and other systems. The biggest factor in choosing eRAD was worklist flexibility, with single login and single password.”
“A key to our success was the ability to quickly bring ARL, and in turn their customers, live on the complete solution leveraging the eRAD Cloud,” said Seth Koeppel, SVP of Sales for eRAD. “In addition, the DICOM tag morphing capabilities of our solution ensured proper report formatting and data management.”
About Advanced Radiology Ltd.
Reno Diagnostic Centers and Advanced Radiology Ltd. have provided patients and referring physicians with accurate, efficient and quality healthcare for the past 26 years. RDC offers residents of northern Nevada a wide array of medical diagnostic imaging services such as MRI, CT, Digital Mammography with Computer Aided Diagnosis (CAD), PET Scans and X-Ray and Digital Fluoroscopy. RDC prides itself on being the first to offer numerous medical imaging services to patients in northern Nevada, including the first high-field MRI Scanner in the state of Nevada, the first open MRI Scanner, the first dedicated PET Imaging System, the first Digital Mammography System with CAD and Northern Nevada’s first and only 3T MRI Scanner. For more information, visit renodiagnosticcenters.com.
Megan Kaplan | 775-323-5083
About eRAD, Inc. | Subspecialty Teleradiology
eRAD offers a complete suite of workflow solutions for the imaging industry. Its Meaningful Use-ready radiology information system (RIS), web-based picture archiving communication system (PACS), and multi-site workflow solutions are used by teleradiology businesses (including subspecialty teleradiology firms), specialty reading groups, multi-site reading groups, hospitals and outpatient imaging centers. With over 300 customers in the US and several other countries, eRAD’s solutions are available as cloud-based hosted solutions, or as in-house enterprise solutions. For more information on eRAD’s subspecialty teleradiology software solutions, please visit our Teleradiology Solutions page.
Seth Koeppel, SVP Sales
Cell: 617-821-4175 | [email protected]
About RadNet, Inc.
RadNet, Inc. is a national market leader providing high-quality, cost-effective diagnostic imaging services through a network of 251 fully-owned and operated outpatient imaging centers. RadNet’s core markets include California, Maryland, Delaware, Rhode Island, Florida, New Jersey and New York. Together with affiliated radiologists, and inclusive of full-time and per diem employees and technicians, RadNet has a total of approximately 6,300 employees. For more information, visit radnet.com.