Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 06, 2011
Foundation Radiology Group, the premier provider of diagnostic imaging services for community hospitals, is pleased to announce it has entered into an exclusive radiology services agreement with Somerset Hospital in Somerset, PA.
Somerset Hospital, a 117-bed facility, has been providing a full-range of medical care to residents of the Somerset County and surroundings area for nearly a century. The commitment of Somerset Hospital to build the most advanced imaging department in the area is especially significant with their being the first provider in the area to feature some of the most state-of-the-art digital mammography systems on the market. These revolutionary technologies provide incredibly sharp images and create a softer, warmer mammogram that has been clinically demonstrated to reduce discomfort for most women.
“The partnership with Foundation reinforces our vision to be the hospital of choice to the communities we serve,” said Craig Saylor, Chief Operating Officer of Somerset Hospital. “Their radiology model provides access to superior subspecialty radiologists and a commitment to quality that mimics ours. Following significant investments in our core imaging technologies including a recently installed digital mammography system, we’re confident the patients of Somerset Hospital will receive imaging services that are the equal to those of any in the region.”
Foundation Radiology brings the expertise of a large, highly-skilled team of imaging experts to community hospitals across area. By partnering with Foundation, these hospitals are able to rapidly expand the capabilities of their imaging team in order to keep their patients local.
“We are very excited about forging this partnership,” said Tom Skelton, CEO, Foundation Radiology Group. “Working with a hospital like Somerset fits right into our core capability and supports our mission of revolutionizing the practice of radiology in the community healthcare setting.” Skelton added, “We look forward to partnering with the primary care and specialty physicians serving Somerset Hospital to provide the best care possible for their patients.”
About Foundation Radiology Group
Foundation Radiology Group, founded to revolutionize the practice of radiology in community healthcare settings, combines the subspecialty services of a renowned, highly-trained physician team with a state-of-the-art technology solution to provide hospitals, physicians and patients access to a high-quality, elegant diagnostic imaging solution, with industry-leading, final diagnosis clinically relevant turn-around times.
Foundation Radiology Group radiologists are all US-based providers and offer expertise in every subspecialty, including pediatric, neurology, mammography, musculoskeletal, PET/CT, cardiac CT and interventional radiology. Our physicians and highly-skilled customer service team are available 24/7/365. For more information, visit http://www.foundationradiologygroup.com, call 412-223-2272 or follow on Twitter @foundationRad.
About Somerset Hospital
Somerset Hospital has been a leader in Western Pennsylvania’s healthcare landscape since 1921. Presently, Somerset Hospital offers 117 inpatient beds, a state of the art medical imaging department, laboratory backed by a full service reference lab, obstetrics, inpatient psychiatric services and a full complement of wellness and rehabilitation programs. The mission of Somerset Hospital is to preserve health and improve life by providing access to quality, customer friendly healthcare services. Somerset Hospital, “Improving Your Health. And Your Life.”
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