Putnam Community Medical Center Selects Optimal Radiology
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Optimal Radiology, a leading provider of comprehensive radiology solutions to hospitals nationwide, today announced it has partnered with Putnam Community Medical Center (PCMC) to implement a custom radiology solution that includes on-site physician coverage, management and teleradiology support.
Under the partnership, Optimal will staff and manage PCMC’s radiology department while providing 24/7 access to highly specialized radiologists through the company’s national radiology practice.
“We are pleased that premier community hospitals like Putnam Community Medical Center continue to recognize the role Optimal can play in strengthening this critical area of hospital operations,” said Jonathan Grimes, Optimal Radiology’s President and CEO. “We look forward to supporting PCMC in their efforts to further elevate the level of quality and service provided to both patients and referring physicians.”
Owned and operated by Lifepoint Hospitals, PCMC joins a growing number of providers ranging from small community hospitals to large, investor owned and not-for-profit facilities that turn to Optimal for custom radiology solutions designed to positively impact patient outcomes, physician satisfaction and overall efficiency.
About Optimal Radiology
Founded in 2005, Optimal Radiology is a leading provider of professional radiology solutions to hospitals and healthcare providers throughout the United States. Through its nationally recognized quality program, industry-leading systems and processes, and a nationwide network of board-certified radiologists, Optimal helps transform imaging departments – creating unique solutions that elevate performance and deliver lasting results. Learn more at www.optimalradiology.com.
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