PITTSBURGH, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh-based Foundation Radiology Group (FRG) and Cherry Tree Medical Associates, Inc. have signed a five-year contract which will make FRG the exclusive provider of diagnostic imaging services for Cherry Tree, effective immediately.
Kishor E. Joshi, M.D., president of Cherry Tree Medical Associates said, "We are excited to partner with Foundation Radiology Group. We expect this partnership will enhance the diagnostic quality and improve the efficiency and timely delivery of services to our patients, and to our referring physicians in Fayette County."
Brandon W. Chan, M.D., FRG's chief executive officer, said, "We are pleased to have Cherry Tree Medical Associates join our expanding roster of clients. We will provide their patients the best service levels and subspecialty physician expertise available in the industry today, via our Pittsburgh-based teleradiology network. Our unique capability allows us to cost-effectively provide world-class diagnostic imaging professional services to their Uniontown and greater Fayette County area patients and physicians."
Cherry Tree Medical Associates is located in Uniontown, PA. They offer a wide range of advanced diagnostic testing procedures including complete imaging and laboratory services at one convenient location.
FRG's board certified radiologists are available 24/7/365 to provide readings in muscularskeletal radiology, neuroradiology, mammography, cardiac CT, interventional radiology, pediatric radiology, brain perfusion, vascular ultrasound, OB/GYN ultrasound and general radiology. With this broad range of capabilities, FRG is ideally positioned to provide subspecialty radiological services to smaller hospitals and outpatient centers that can't afford to keep subspecialists on staff.
About Foundation Radiology
Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Foundation Radiology Group's mission is to build the pre-eminent diagnostic imaging, radiology service bureau and physician practice group network in the United States. FRG uses state-of-the-art PACS technology, a unique, efficient workflow system, a carrier-grade telecommunications infrastructure and the internet to provide the fastest turnaround times in the industry for diagnostic imaging reads. FRG is focused on serving non-university affiliated health care institutions, with emphasis on serving the rural and suburban hospital segment. It seeks multi-year exclusive contracts for daytime and 7/24/365 radiology full service bureaus. The group's administrative office, data processing and reading center is located at Three Gateway Center, in downtown Pittsburgh, where board-certified radiologists are available 24 hours a day. For more information, please visit http://www.frg-rad.com.
|SOURCE Foundation Radiology Group|
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