10 years after I founded USARAD, the company is staying true to its core founding principles which includes lowering professional expenses by delivering a cost-effective radiology solution utilizing the most advanced technologies available such as blockchain and artificial intelligence.
CHICAGO (PRWEB) November 26, 2018
USARAD Holdings Inc., the leading US Joint Commission Accredited telemedicine company backed by Siemens Healthineers and Omphalos Venture Partners (Virtual Radiologic founders) among other healthcare investors exhibits at the Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) 2018 Annual Meeting from Nov. 25-29 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The company is proud to announce a 10 year anniversary since its formation in the fall of 2008. USARAD is inviting radiologists, imaging facility executives and partners to join the celebration by visiting booth #3973 and learning the role which blockchain and AI can play in the routine radiology practice.
USARAD recently made an announcement regarding implementation of MDW.io platform and becoming the first radiology company to integrate the blockchain solution in its routine practice, one of the first known true use cases of blockchain in healthcare ecosystem. MDW.io is a diagnostic imaging marketplace powered by patent-pending algorithms based on Ethereum blockchain technology. This revolutionary platform which went live as a closed Beta in September of 2018 serves as a marketplace to facilitate exchange between imaging facilities, individual providers, teleradiology groups, AI companies and other stakeholders. The platform houses a unique combination of features which together interplay to deliver an unprecedented solution to industry problems - including secure payment system to immediately settle transactions utilizing smart contracts, unique PACS/RIS agnostic teleradiology widget combined with image sharing/VNA and anonymization tools.
USARAD has experienced continued growth in 2018 and by integrating with a blockchain based platform as well as various AI tools is able to further position itself for success in the years to come. USARAD's customers as well as its radiologists, gain numerous advantages. USARAD's existing radiologists are now able to receive payment at the conclusion of each and every interpretation. Additionally, USARAD is now able to tap into almost unlimited pool of radiologists. Furthermore, USARAD, its radiologists and imaging facilities are able to take advantage of image storage and sharing features which serve as a bridge to work closely with AI companies. New tools such as radiology crowd-reading features will allow multiple radiologists to provide feedback on the same imaging study to reduce or eliminate diagnostic errors.
Michael Yuz, MD MBA, CEO and Chief Radiologist of USARAD said: “10 years after I founded USARAD, the company is staying true to its core founding principles: improving patient care by delivering high quality subspecialty expertise faster than the competition, providing an unmatched customer service and IT support and lowering professional expenses by delivering a cost-effective radiology solution utilizing the most advanced technology available such as blockchain and artificial intelligence”.
About USARAD Holding Inc. including SecondOpinions.com®
USARAD Holdings, Inc. is a global telemedicine company consisting of two operating divisions – USARAD and SecondOpinions.com®. USARAD is a radiology services provider offering interpretations of a full range of sub-specialty and general radiology patient studies. With an existing advanced technology network connecting 100s of medical facilities to board-certified radiologists and support staff, USARAD offers radiology services in all 50 states as well as more than 15 countries. Via its unique Radiology-On-Demand® platform, USARAD is committed to providing timely and responsive image review 24/7/365. SecondOpinions.com® is a medical consultation and second opinions leader providing health care customers, physicians and consumers with expert opinions from all medical specialties and sub-specialties. SecondOpinions.com®, which currently conducts business in more than 80 countries, also contracts with insurance companies, corporations, and medical centers of excellence. USARAD is backed by Siemens Healthineers, Omphalos Venture Partners, Excelerate Health Ventures and other investors. For more information please visit http://www.usarad.com and http://www.secondopinions.com or email info(at)usarad(dot)com. Please also visit us at RSNA Booth 3973, South Hall conference, Chicago IL.