KNOXVILLE, TN– Vista Radiology, East Tennessee’s largest and most sub-specialized radiology practices is partnering for after-hours coverage with Greensboro Radiology, the leading diagnostic imaging provider in the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina employing 45 board certified radiologists.
Initially, Vista will be supplementing in-house coverage at Randolph Hospital in Asheboro, N.C. and Morehead Memorial Hospital in Eden, N.C. The two North Carolina hospitals are Vista Radiology’s second and third teleradiology service expansions outside the state of Tennessee in less than a month.
Charles McRae, M.B.A., Vista Radiology administrator, said, “Vista Radiology and Greensboro Radiology are partnering for after-hours night coverage, beginning at Morehead and Randolph hospitals, in an effort to offer the best turnaround and highest quality service to patients, referring physicians and hospitals. We hope to expand this collaborative arrangement to additional hospitals in the future.”
Vista began its first out-of-state contract July 5 with Advanced Healthcare Medical Center in Ellington, MO, followed two weeks later by providing after-hours imaging services at Jamestown Regional Medical Center, Jamestown, Tennessee.
A 145-bed hospital, Randolph Hospital offers inpatient and outpatient services including maternity, emergency, home health, intensive care, medical/surgical, rehabilitation and wellness. With 108 acute-care beds and 134 long-term care beds, Morehead Memorial Hospital is home to inpatient and day hospital services, a state-of-the-art emergency department, a birthing center, a nursing center, and a cancer treatment center. Vista’s expertise enhances both hospitals’ diagnostic imaging services.
Established over 50 years ago as Fort Sanders Radiology, Vista Radiology is the largest and most sub-specialized radiology practice in East Tennessee. With 37 board certified radiologists, Vista is uniquely positioned to provide the highest available level of radiology expertise, including 24-hour teleradiology services and sub-specialized radiographic interpretations.
Vista Radiology also specializes in non-surgical, minimally invasive treatments such as endovascular repair of aneurysms, acute stroke treatments, breast biopsy, radiofrequency ablation and UFE, in Knoxville and the surrounding areas. Vista’s membership includes fellowship trained specialists in body / cross sectional imaging, MR imaging, musculoskeletal radiology, neuro-interventional radiology, neuroradiology, cardiac imaging & thoracic radiology, vascular & interventional radiology, women’s imaging / breast intervention, PET & nuclear medicine, and pediatric radiology.
Vista provides radiology services for 13 hospitals, both in East Tennessee and around the Southeast:
Additionally, Vista services outpatient facilities including:
Charles McRae, Administrator