Professional Radiology Solutions of South Carolina and Greenville Radiology Enter into Strategic Alliance
Greenville, South Carolina - February 3, 2005 - Professional Radiology Solutions of South Carolina (PRS) announced that it has joined with Greenville Radiology (GRPA) to market and distribute PRS' total radiology solution, including its integrated RIS/PACS solution and other products and services to rural and small community hospitals in western North Carolina and South Carolina.
Specifically, PRS and Greenville Radiology will offer a radiology solution that combines hardware and software that will help small and mid-size hospitals to improve the standard of care they offer while reducing the overall cost of care. They will offer Empiric Systems’ award winning integrated RIS/PACS solution under a unique and proven licensing model that provides performance and affordability. Together, PRS and Greenville Radiology can deliver services and solutions that are unmatched in the industry.
"Greenville Radiology has a strong record of service and professionalism in South Carolina and we're eager to work with them to offer solutions that will help hospitals to improve their standard of care and their profitability," said Dr. Michael V. Beheshti, Chairman of Professional Radiology Solutions. "Greenville Radiology is widely recognized as one of the leading radiology practices in South Carolina with 37 board-certified radiologists, 29 of whom are fellowship trained. Together we'll be able to offer a very powerful solution to small and rural hospitals in North Carolina and South Carolina."
“Greenville Radiology is excited to take the combined vision of PRS and GRPA to the small/rural hospital market,” said Dr. C. David Williams, III of Greenville Radiology. “This solution is truly a win-win situation for all parties involved as we are able to assist these hospitals in increasing their operational efficiencies as well as increase the standard of care offered to their patients by having our specialty-trained radiologists supporting the local radiologists in these hospitals.”
About Professional Radiology Solutions of South Carolina
Professional Radiology Solutions of South Carolina offers affordable solutions that help small and medium-sized hospitals improve the standard of patient care. Using a proven, patent-pending business model, PRS is able to deliver an integrated RIS/PACS solution at a fraction of the cost of most other systems. PRS is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina and can be located online at www.proradsc.com.
About Greenville Radiology
Greenville Radiology, P.A. (GRPA) is a full-service radiology group in its third decade of operation in South Carolina . As the largest radiology practice in South Carolina , GRPA services ten hospitals and imaging centers. GRPA has achieved a reputation of quality, expertise, and excellence in diagnostic imaging and interventional radiology. GRPA is dedicated to meeting the needs of all specialties and has subspecialists with certificates of added qualification for many types of procedures, including angiography, vascular, neuroradiology, and musculoskeletal. For more information, visit www.greenvilleradiology.com.
About Empiric Systems
Empiric Systems delivers cost-effective, integrated technology solutions aimed at streamlining radiology operations of all types. Its imaging solutions help to improve hospital efficiency and increase the quality of patient care by making it easier to record, store, and distribute scanned images. Its powerful RIS software, combined with a PACS solution, helps hospitals and radiologists to track and share images while providing more information to improve the quality of diagnoses. Empiric Systems is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information visit www.empiricsystems.com.