vRad’s Industry Leading Protocols and Turnaround Times
We strive for practice excellence and quality patient care which means appropriately prioritizing patient studies and producing industry-leading turnaround times.
Our innovations for improving turnaround time performance and efficiency include:
- Patented workflows
- Custom urgency levels for stroke and trauma cases
- Unique processes for critical findings and radiologic protocol inquiries
- Our 24/7/365 U.S.-based Operations Center team members — who allow our radiologists to concentrate on the patient by minimizing operational distractions and performing administrative tasks
To help ensure we get the right study to the right radiologist in the shortest amount of time, we have developed custom urgency levels and protocols. vRad’s protocols are designed to quickly identify and escalate critical studies so they receive top attention, allowing for quick turnaround time — essential to quality patient care.
Stroke Protocol cases are designated with our highest prioritization and fastest turnaround time target of under 20 minutes. The current average turnaround time for Stroke Protocol studies is under 7 minutes. vRad is the trusted partner of stroke centers nationwide, reading over 73,000 stroke studies per year. Read more about vRad’s Stroke Protocol.
vRad’s patented custom workflow for Trauma Protocol studies streamlines the ordering process and automates case prioritization and distribution to multiple radiologists working concurrently on the various body regions of a single patient case. The current average turnaround time for Trauma Protocol studies is under 12 minutes. Read more about vRad’s Trauma Protocol.