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White Mountain Radiology Goes Live With eRAD for Teleradiology

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 31, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- eRAD, a division of RadNet, Inc. (Nasdaq:RDNT), an industry leader in Web-based RIS, PACS and Teleradiology solutions, announced today the successful installation of its software at White Mountain Radiology located in Show Low, Arizona.
/ Source: GlobeNewswire

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 31, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- eRAD, a division of RadNet, Inc. (Nasdaq:RDNT), an industry leader in Web-based RIS, PACS and Teleradiology solutions, announced today the successful installation of its software at White Mountain Radiology located in Show Low, Arizona.

White Mountain Radiology (WMR), a five-person radiology group based in Show Low provides primary reading services to multiple hospitals and imaging centers throughout Northeast Arizona. Given the broad geography covered and the 24/7 nature of care delivered to many of these facilities WMR uses a hybrid model of onsite and remote reading to provide coverage.

Jay Pringle, M.D. President of White Mountain Radiology said, "When we signed our latest client, Ts'ehootsoo'i Medical Center in Fort Defiance, Arizona, we knew we needed a solution that would allow us to read remotely. Additionally, we wanted a partner that would grow with us. The eRAD solution allows us to read from any location, create a final report using integrated Speech Recognition and deliver that report electronically via an HL7 interface to the hospital's HIS system." Pringle continued, "We were under a severe time crunch and eRAD was able to get us installed and integrated within our time commitment to Fort Defiance. Although the eRAD system is cloud-based, our installation has the added benefit a local server that allows us to keep reading in the event of a network outage. This is extremely important given our commitment to covering emergent cases originating in the ER. Having a cloud-based solution made eRAD an easy choice as it allows us to focus on our business -- providing high quality reads in a timely manner -- and not dealing with the upfront cost and burden of the IT infrastructure." 

About White Mountain Radiology

Founded in 1981, White Mountain Radiology is a provider of high quality medical imaging interpretation services in Northeast Arizona.

About eRAD, Inc. ~ A division of RadNet, Inc.

eRAD was founded in 1999 and offers a standards-based, web-centric image management solutions using leading-edge technology. eRAD PACS web-accessible archive, and workflow solutions are installed in over two-hundred seventy-five customer sites throughout the USA. eRAD's PACS, RIS/PACS and Teleradiology solutions integrate full-featured RIS/PACS and image management with workflow tools for hospitals, clinics, imaging centers and physician practices. In October of 2010, eRAD was acquired by RadNet, Inc. For more information, visit www.erad.com.

About RadNet, Inc.

RadNet, Inc. is a national market leader providing high-quality, cost-effective diagnostic imaging services through a network of 206 owned and/or operated outpatient imaging centers (inclusive of 19 facilities held in Joint Ventures). RadNet's core markets include California, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and New York. Together with affiliated radiologists, and inclusive of full-time and per diem employees and technicians, RadNet has a total of approximately 4,500 employees. For more information, visit http://www.radnet.com.

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CONTACT: Lori A. Caffrey eRAD, Inc. Media Relations (610) 349-3174 marketing@erad.com