Our Company

vRad is the leading national teleradiology services and telemedicine company with over 500 U.S. board-certified and eligible physicians, 70% of whom are subspecialty trained. Our clinical expertise and evidence-based insight help clients make better decisions about the health of their patients and their imaging services.

Our physicians interpret and process patient imaging studies on the world’s largest and most advanced radiology PACS for 2,100 client hospital, health system and radiology group facilities in all 50 states. Our practice has 17 issued patents for innovation in telemedicine workflow, and we are a recognized leader in imaging analytics and deep learning-assisted diagnostics.

 

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vRad Snapshot
  • Founded 2001– a MEDNAX Company (NYSE: MD)
  • 500+ U.S. board certified and eligible radiologists, 70% subspecialty trained
  • 2,100 hospital, health system and radiology group facilities served in all 50 states
  • U.S.-based 24/7 operations and technical support center
  • World’s largest and most advanced PACS
  • The largest – and only – radiology patient care benchmarking platform (vRad RPC Indices) for statistically significant national peer performance comparisons
  • 17 issued patents highlighting innovation in telemedicine workflows; additional patents pending on data normalization and deep learning applications for computer assisted diagnostics
  • Nationally recognized for innovation and clinical leadership, including Frost & Sullivan Visionary Innovation Award Winner: Medical Imaging Analytics – North America
  • ICD-10 ready and 100% radiologists trained by October 1, 2015
  • Standard-setting Quality Assurance program emphasizing performance improvement since 2004 – delivers 99.7% accuracy
  • Trusted by stroke and trauma centers around the country – patent-pending stroke and trauma workflows increase the speed of high-quality radiology reports for patients

vRad’s practice was founded, built and is led by physicians.

Our 500+ U.S. board certified and eligible radiologists, 70% of whom are subspecialty trained, average 9 years post-certification experience. vRad’s physician team is led by Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Benjamin W. Strong (ABR, ABIM), certified in both radiology and internal medicine—with fellowship training in musculoskeletal MRI.  Dr. Strong leads a world-class team of medical directors, as well as clinical chiefs; he was selected by his peers as the “Top Radiologist to Watch” in Diagnostic Imaging.

vRad is a company of MEDNAX, a national medical group that comprises the nation’s leading providers of neonatal, anesthesia, maternal-fetal and pediatric physician subspecialty services. Roger J. Medel, MD serves as Chief Executive Officer of MEDNAX and has been a Director since he co-founded the company in 1979.

vRad is a partner focused on quality.

We are a trusted source for radiology interpretations because we deliver on our quality commitments—and share insights gleaned from operating with the same sets of challenges and opportunities as those we serve.  vRad is proud of the high accuracy rate we have maintained despite increases in volume of studies read. The consistency of our accuracy has remained noteworthy at 99.7 percent.  Read more about vRad’s Diagnostic Quality.

vRad is an innovator in telemedicine and analytics.

The scale of our radiology practice means that we can — and have invested over $55 million to improve physician productivity and speed — and quality of diagnoses. We have 17 issued patents highlighting innovation in telemedicine workflow; additional patents pending on data normalization, efficiency in workflow coordination, and deep learning applications within telemedicine.

vRad is also at the forefront of advancements in imaging data analytics. Our practice has created the industry’s largest centralized database from its non-replicable library of over tens of millions of radiology studies. vRad Analytics is designed to provide evidence-based insights to key decision makers at healthcare systems, hospitals and onsite radiology groups regarding optimal staffing, imaging utilization and clinical outcomes—all to more efficiently manage their radiology service lines and practices. Read more about vRad Analytics.

Tuesday night we had a school bus accident and small plane crash involving 24 patients in all. We could never have gotten through this crisis without your team of radiologists and every single person at vRad who contribute to your outstanding service.
Janis Clayton, Department of Radiology, University of Louisville

vRad is proud to be part of MEDNAX

On May 18, 2015 vRad became an affiliate of MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE: MD). Working with vRad means our clients benefit from the experience and expertise of MEDNAX, a national medical group that comprises the nation’s leading providers of neonatal, anesthesia, maternal-fetal and pediatric physician subspecialty services. Founded more than 35 years ago, MEDNAX began as a single neonatology group. To meet the changing needs of its patients, physicians and hospitals, the company has grown to become the nation’s largest provider of maternal-fetal, newborn, pediatric subspecialty and anesthesia physician services—and, with the acquisition of vRad—is a leading outsourced radiology physician services and telemedicine company.  MEDNAX has built a national presence by remaining focused on one simple belief: Take great care of the patient®. For more information regarding the acquisition read our press release:  vRad to be Acquired by MEDNAX.

MEDNAX affiliate companies  

MedData is a leading national provider of revenue cycle management and patient financial lifecycle solutions, including billing, coding, collections, and patient satisfaction – serving 4,000 physicians across a variety of medical specialties at 1,000 facilities nationwide.

Surgical Directions is a national healthcare management consulting firm that guides healthcare facilities through financial, operational and strategic performance improvements, specializing in perioperative and anesthesia services. The firm is led by a skilled team of physicians, OR nurse executives, perioperative business strategists and subject matter experts. Surgical Directions works with clients to design strategic plans, streamline processes, change culture, improve clinical outcomes and increase their bottom line.

For more information, visit MEDNAX.com.