vRad Awarded Long-term Contract Providing Radiology Services to VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

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Adds Additional Federal Health System to its Client Portfolio

vRad is dedicated to advancing the practice of radiology for clients and the patients we collectively serve.

vRad will deliver on-demand coverage and final interpretation of radiology examinations performed throughout VA NWIHCS, which serves more than 54,000 veterans in 101 counties of Nebraska, Western Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri.

vRad (Virtual Radiologic), the nation’s leading telemedicine company and radiology practice, today announced that it was awarded a three-year contract to provide radiology services to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System (VA NWIHCS). vRad will deliver on-demand coverage and final interpretation of radiology examinations performed throughout VA NWIHCS, which serves more than 54,000 veterans in 101 counties of Nebraska, Western Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri.

“We have long-standing relationships with a number of federal health systems, and we are pleased to add VA NWIHCS to that growing list,” said Jim Burke, President and CEO of vRad. “As a former Marine, I know I speak for all vRad team members, including the 45 veterans on our medical and operational teams, that we are especially proud to support our client partners providing critical health services to the men and women who have served our country.” vRad is the radiology partner of choice for over 2,100 hospitals, health systems and radiology facilities worldwide.

About vRad
vRad (Virtual Radiologic) is a global telemedicine company and the nation’s leading radiology practice with over 350 U.S. board-certified physicians, 75% of whom are subspecialty trained. We interpret over 5 million patient studies annually—and process over 1 billion images on the world’s biggest and most advanced teleradiology PACS—for our 2,100+ client hospital, health system and radiology group facilities. A winner of Frost & Sullivan’s Visionary Innovation Award for Medical Imaging Analytics (North America) and a leader in imaging analytics, vRad provides access to the only radiology patient care benchmarking platform (vRad RPCSM Index) with 30 million+ patient studies, growing at 400,000 studies per month. vRad’s clinical expertise and evidence-based insight help clients make better decisions for the health of their patients and their imaging services. For more information, please visit http://www.vrad.com. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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