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Virtual Radiologic Partners with Doctors Without Borders/MSF to Deliver Expert Patient Care to Underserved Countries
Date:9/20/2011

ucational tool for local referrers. MSF looks forward to furthering access to teleradiology and specialized clinical support for underserved populations with the support of vRad."

MSF will also be installing a new digital imaging system in Boguila, Central African Republic, a country where access to medical care is more limited than any other place in the world and the healthcare system has completely collapsed due to continuing violence. The new system and services provided by MSF and vRad will improve general medical care for both adults and children.

"We are proud to partner with MSF and facilitate our radiologists participating in such a worthwhile mission," said Brad Snyder, M.D., vRad Medical Director. "vRad's technology-enabled process makes this important work possible. Our outreach can now transcend the high-tech medical environment we often take for granted to touch even the most remote corners of the world to improve medical care. It's an example of the many personal and professional opportunities available to radiologists who are part of our practice."

About vRad

Virtual Radiologic (vRad) is a technology-enabled national radiology practice working in partnership with local radiologists and hospitals to optimize radiology's pivotal role in patient care. vRad's more than 400 radiologists serve 2,700+ facilities, reading 7 million studies annually. Delivering access to extensive subspecialty coverage, vRad contributes to improved quality of patient care. And with its next-generation technology, vRad enhances productivity, helping to lower the overall cost of care while expediting time to accurate diagnosis and treatment. For more information, visit www.vrad.com.

About Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organizatio
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