StatRad Expands RadConnect Image Sharing Platform to Offer Radiology Second Opinion Service for Patients and Radiologists

Market Leading Medical Technology Company Partners with UCSD to Offer World-Class Second Opinions for Patients and Radiologists

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This online service allows patients to receive the highest quality second opinions without ever having to leave home.

Poway, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014

Technology innovator, StatRad, announced the continued enhancement of its medical image sharing platform, RadConnect. RadConnect is now offering second opinion reports for radiology exams. Through an affiliation with University of California, San Diego, RadConnect users can receive second opinions from the school’s world-renowned faculty. Notable doctors include William G. Bradley, Jr., MD, PhD, FACR, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Radiology at University of California, San Diego, and Donald L. Resnick, MD, Professor of Radiology and Chief of Osteoradiology at the University of California, San Diego.

“The University of California San Diego is known for its innovative practices in the field of radiology. Using the power of the internet, combined with RadConnect’s unique image sharing capabilities, we can now provide global access to some of the best physicians in the field,” said Vishal Verma, MD, Chief Executive Officer of StatRad. “This online service allows patients to receive the highest quality second opinions without ever having to leave home. The service is designed to be easy to use and very economical. In just a few minutes, patients can set up an account, upload their images, and pay online with a credit card using RadConnect’s secure site. It’s free to create a RadConnect account and prices for second opinions range from $30.00 to $150.00, depending on the type of study. Report turnaround time is just 24-48 hours.”

Radiologists can also use RadConnect’s second opinion service to receive a consultation on a particularly challenging case. The participating radiologists from UCSD can provide a range of subspecialty expertise for any type of study.

It’s always free for patients and medical providers to create a RadConnect account. Go to http://www.radconnect.com/account/register to create an account today and see how it works.

To learn more about RadConnect, visit http://www.radconnect.com.

StatRad, established in 1996, is a national technology leader in the field of radiology. The company utilizes its unique technology platform to provide services and solutions to patients and physicians associated with over 150 hospitals across the U.S. In addition to image sharing and storage, the company partners with local radiology groups to provide teleradiology services to support their specific needs. StatRad, based in San Diego, California, is privately held. http://www.statrad.com/.


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