Teleradiology opens some doors, closes others
September 22, 2005
Advances in electronic image transmission have the potential to change the face of radiology. Using technology supported by PACS and radiology information systems, interpreting radiologists can provide timely services to multiple facilities while practicing "virtually" from almost any location. This capability has allowed entry of international teleradiology into the U.S. market, and it has opened the door to increased competition for interpretation contracts, even across state lines.