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MedSolutions Applauds Renewed Focus on the Dangers of Radiation Exposure
Date:12/16/2009

re performed at credentialed imaging centers equipped with the latest technology and staffed by trained personnel. MedSolutions maintains extensive quality control requirements for all imaging facilities in its network. In addition to maintaining accreditation from the American College of Radiology, all network facilities follow a documented Radiation Safety program, an "As Low As Reasonably Achievable" (ALARA) program, and engage in ongoing preventive maintenance for imaging equipment.

"By using evidence-based guidelines and engaging in strict quality control measures, we can greatly reduce the risk of unnecessary radiation exposure," said Dr. Allen. "We are hopeful this new research will result in widespread adoption of these important practices."

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Using independently validated savings methodologies, MedSolutions specializes in intelligent cost management of medical services for commercial, Medicare and Medicaid payors. The company maintains management contracts for more than 25 million individuals nationwide. Using robust data, predictive intelligence technology and clinical expertise, the company's innovative solutions extend beyond radiology management to other areas of medical specialty, including cardiology, oncology, ultrasound, emergency room and Premerus(SM) Diagnostic Accuracy. MedSolutions has been recognized three consecutive years for its call center operations by the prestigious J.D. Power and Associates Award. Visit www.MedSolutions.com.

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