GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- eRAD, a subsidiary of RadNet, Inc. (Nasdaq:RDNT), a leading provider of standards-based, web-centric radiology image and data management solutions, has successfully implemented eRAD PACS and eRAD RIS, its Meaningful Use-ready workflow solution, at The Outpatient Diagnostic Center (ODC) of Beaumont, Texas.
"This scalable, web-based, enterprise solution gives Beaumont the flexibility to grow its business while delivering optimal patient care," said Seth Koeppel, Senior Vice-President of Sales for eRAD. "A single-vendor platform means that every facet of workflow can be streamlined and enhanced."
Full ambulatory EHR (Electronic Health Record) certification for Meaningful Use provides Beaumont with financial incentives plus productivity gains – since Meaningful Use features are integrated into the eRAD enhanced workflow. Patient information can be distributed, shared and archived securely and quickly, making a difference in the operating efficiency and in patient outcomes.Dr. Brent Mainwaring, Medical Director of ODC, said, "We have been very impressed to date with the intuitiveness of the products, the ease of implementation, the product and professional services support teams from RadNet and the pace at which we are seeing this new platform evolve." About The Outpatient Diagnostic Center of Beaumont The Outpatient Diagnostic Center of Beaumont is a state-of-the-art, aesthetically welcoming outpatient imaging center that offers the full range of medical imaging tests in a comfortable, relaxing and non-clinical environment. A dedicated women's center is located in a separate "enclave" within the center to offer greater privacy and comfort. The vision of Dr. Brent Mainwaring, long-time Beaumont resident and a skilled radiologist with more than 20 years of experience, ODC remains locally owned and operated. Because all imaging tests are interpreted locally by board-certified radiologists, test results are always available within 24 hours. Patients thus benefit from the latest, most advanced imaging technology in a diagnostic imaging center that prioritizes personal and community relationships.