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Advanced Radiology Services (ARS) Selects IDS to Unify and Expand Its Clinical Documentation Platforms

IDS' End-to-End Radiology Solutions Enable ARS to Streamline 1.6 Million Reads per Year

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Radiology Services (ARS), the nation's largest physician-owned radiology group, recently selected IDS to unify and expand its clinical documentation platform, strengthen its radiology ecosystem and streamline the 1.6 million reads it conducts each year. As the leader in cloud-based healthcare information systems and radiology solutions, IDS' end-to-end cloud workflow portal, AbbaDox Rad, will provide ARS with enhanced interoperability, scalability and business tools.

"We looked at many vendors and IDS was the most capable of working with us as a true business partner to unify our IT operations," said Scott Brooks, CIO of ARS.

IDS is materially changing the way technology is used in the delivery and business of healthcare through agnostic, cloud-based platforms and uncompromising service. By implementing IDS' AbbaDox Rad, IDS clients are able to run their businesses more efficiently by providing radiologists with an array of features and functionality, including:

  • Comprehensive analytics to drive operational excellence
  • Improved scheduling, coding and document management
  • Front-end speech recognition and template-based reporting, Voice2Dox, that facilitates user-driven workflows
  • An industry-leading turnaround time for client requests
  • A hybrid approach that integrates both teleradiology and distributed radiology reads

"We exist to continuously create better ways of delivering healthcare through an unyielding passion for creativity, technical excellence and client service," said Yaniv Dagan, CEO of IDS. "Our goal is to serve as ARS' long-term business partner by customizing our radiology solutions to their unique needs and responding rapidly to any requests. ARS' success means IDS has also succeeded."

IDS will be exhibiting at RSNA 2012 and showcasing the following products and services: AbbaDox Rad and its expanded analytics tools; distributed radiology solutions; PACS in the cloud; and resource-allocation solutions for workflow, workloads and prioritization. For a demonstration of IDS' solutions at RSNA, please set up an appointment with IDS online, call 800-500-8614 or visit booth 8947 at the conference.

About IDS
IDS is the leader in cloud-based healthcare information technology and radiology software and solutions. Through end-to-end platforms and products, IDS enables its clients to automate the creation, distribution and management of clinical documentation and patient charts. As the only company with such a breadth of proven capabilities, over the web and under one roof, IDS improves the key stages of care delivery and complements them with powerful business and analytics tools. For more information, please visit www.idssite.com.

About Advanced Radiology Services (ARS)
Advanced Radiology Services, PC (ARS), headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan is the largest physician owned radiology practice in the United States. The practice is on the forefront of diagnostic and interventional radiology services and dedicated to the safe and efficient use of advanced imaging to improve the lives of patients served. More information is available about Advanced Radiology Services at www.AdvancedRad.com.

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