News | February 24, 2010

Radiology IT Sponsors Rural Health Initiative

February 24, 2010 - To better serve the rural and community healthcare markets, there is a growing trend amongst radiology groups and software providers to support rural health organizations, such as the National Rural Health Association (NRHA), a nonprofit membership organization that provides leadership on rural health issues.

Leading the trend are Quick Study Radiology, Inc. (QSR) and Philips Healthcare are supporting the NHRA’s mission to address concerns by co-sponsoring the provision of health care services in rural areas.

QSR’s sponsorship leverages its experience delivering and supporting affordable solutions to the rural and community health markets, specializing in clinical informatics and digital imaging services. QSR utilizes Philips iSite Picture Archive and Communication System (PACS) technology as the core component to provide on-demand, Internet-based, software-as-a-service solutions for this market.

“Our distinct understanding of the community health model has been adapted over our 10 years in business, along with a unique perspective of workflow, and how to best enable that workflow with leading technology,” said Dan Gould, CEO of QSR. By working with Philips Healthcare, QSR to offer affordable IT products to this market.

Working with QSR provides an innovative approach to better serving the rural and community healthcare markets,” said Luke Wigger, director of Strategic Accounts, Healthcare Informatics for
At the same time, Philips Healthcare can help improve the return on investment of its IT solutions to the NRHA members.

For more information: www.medical.philips.com

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