Virtual Radiologic Wins StevieÃ‚® Award for Improving Patient Care through Mobile Technology
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtual Radiologic (vRad), a technology-enabled national radiology practice, was recently awarded the 2011 Stevie® Award for Sales & Customer Service. vRad® Results (SM) is a cloud communication tool, hosted and managed via the Internet, that provides secure access to images and radiology reports for the entire patient care team via mobile digital devices and the Internet. vRad received the award in the Collaboration Solution category.
The awards are presented by the Stevie Awards, which organizes several of the world's leading business awards shows, including the prestigious American Business Awards. More than 800 entries from companies of all sizes and industries were submitted in this year's competition. This is the second consecutive year a vRad innovation has been recognized by winning a Stevie award.
"We are honored to receive this year's Stevie Award for the Collaboration Solution category and are proud of the next-generation technology that vRad is making accessible to physicians across the country," said Rick Jennings, vRad's Chief Technology Officer. "With the demands of today's healthcare environment, the need for technology that can provide fast radiology results is essential. Radiologic imaging is often required for accurate diagnosis, and physicians, especially those in the emergency room, need expedited results to provide precise and timely patient care."
vRad Results delivers time-sensitive radiology results to ordering physicians anywhere to either their computer or Apple® iPhone® or iPad (TM) mobile digital devices. The ordering physician can receive an alert, read the complete radiology report, view key non-diagnostic images and even call the radiologist the moment the report is received. The timely delivery of actionable, diagnostic information, including the ability to receive and share results at the point of care, accelerate