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vRad Software Development Pipeline

The 2nd Key to Unlocking a DevOps Culture: The vRad Development Pipeline

Series: vRad Technology Quest

  Welcome back to the vRad Technology Quest. At vRad, we value our ability to deliver frequent, regular, and minimally interruptive releases and today I’ll provide an overview of the development pipeline we utilize to achieve those releases. What is a development pipeline?  The development pipeline is the chain of tools and processes that we…

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The 1st Key to Unlocking a DevOps Culture: Agile Software Development

Series: vRad Technology Quest

  Welcome back to the vRad Technology Quest. Today we’ll cover our development approach to maintaining vRad’s radiology platform. At vRad, our development team uses the Agile Methodology, with most teams adhering more or less to Scrum. If you aren’t familiar with software development, don’t fret; understanding how vRad develops software doesn’t require in-depth knowledge…

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7 Keys to Unlocking a Devops Culture: Introducing the vRad Radiology Platform

Series: vRad Technology Quest

  At vRad, we have a passion for connecting – with each other, with clients, and with patients. In technology, we strive to break down the language barrier between geek-speak and common users to share our tools and processes. Go ahead, chuckle a little. You have probably found yourself in a meeting with an engineer…

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MEDNAX Announces First Acquisition of On-Site Radiology Practice: Radiology Alliance, PC.

MEDNAX expanded its radiology strategy to include both on-site and teleradiology services with the acquisition of Radiology Alliance, PC and Infinity Management, LLC based in Nashville, Tenn. Founded in 2001, Radiology Alliance, PC is the largest private practice radiology group in Tennessee. Comprised of 64 physicians and 6 clinical support staff, the practice provides diagnostic radiology, interventional radiology, women’s imaging, and…

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Cisco Powers vRad Live Video Diagnostics Solution Site to Eliminate Geographic Boundaries for Breast Imaging, Improve Patient Care with
Face-to-Face Collaboration

Today vRad announced that it has implemented its first breast imaging Live Video Diagnostics solution site at the Center for Women’s Imaging at Medical Center Hospital (MCH) using Cisco® technology. MCH is a 402-bed regional medical center providing advanced medical services to over 100,000 patients in Odessa, Texas, and the surrounding 17 counties. The solution…

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vRad Upgrades Radiology Patient Care Indices with Expanded Data and Artificial Intelligence

We have updated our RPC (Radiology Patient Care) Indices to now include five years of data, from 2011-2015.  In addition, we have enhanced the precision of RPC findings definitions using natural language processing (NLP) to differentiate between positive, critical, incidental, negative and/or normal findings. vRad’s RPC Indices are derived from our clinical database of imaging studies from…

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vRad to be an Integral Partner in the IBM Watson Global Health Imaging Collaborative

Today IBM announced it has formed a Watson Health medical imaging collaborative, a global initiative comprised of more than fifteen leading health systems, academic medical centers, ambulatory radiology providers and imaging technology companies. vRad is pleased to be an integral member of this elite consortium of healthcare and telemedicine thought leaders. The collaborative aims to…

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vRad Announces Recipients of RBMA Summit Education Scholarships

vRad awarded three individual $1,500 scholarships to the following recipients who will attend the RBMA Radiology Summit April 24th to 27th in Colorado Springs, Colorado: Stephanie Dybul, MBA, RT(R)(VI), CIRCC—is the division administrator for vascular and interventional radiology at The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Tiffani A. Mauro, MAS, CMPE— is a healthcare management…

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Interesting Radiology Cases Presented by CMO Benjamin W. Strong, MD (ABR, ABIM)

How to Use: Brand New Educational Material on vRad.com

Thanks for checking out the new vRad.com! As part of our website refresh, I wanted to build upon the educational materials we already provide–such as CMEs and Industry webinars–by improving the way we present interesting cases. Building upon the educational format I have developed for presentations, we hope to have built a tool that is educational and…

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