MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - January 15, 2013) - Virtual Radiologic
(vRad), a technology-enabled national radiology practice and the largest telemedicine company in the world, announced today it has renewed its scholarship program
with the Radiology Business Management Association
(RBMA) for the third consecutive year. The educational scholarship, which is open to RBMA members who have not had the opportunity to attend an RBMA conference, covers registration fees and other costs for attending the meeting. A total of ten scholarships have been awarded since the program began in 2011.
"We understand the value of bringing people together to network, share best practices and learn from others in the field who have successfully sustained and expanded their practices," explained George Morgan, President and Chief Executive Officer of vRad. "Now more than ever, we need to work together to preserve the practice of radiology and its vital role in improving the quality of patient care."
Michael Mabry, Executive Director of RBMA, added, "vRad's unwavering support of this educational scholarship is particularly poignant during these challenging economic times. We are pleased to renew this partnership and look forward to awarding the vRad scholarships to members who have not had the benefit of participating in our educational conferences."
For more information on the educational partnership, please visit www.rbma.org or www.vRad.com. To apply for the scholarship, visit http://rbma.org/Membership/Scholarships/vRad_Scholarship/vRad_Scholarship_Application_Form.aspx.
Virtual Radiologic (vRad) is a technology-enabled national radiology practice working in partnership with local radiologists and hospitals to optimize radiology's pivotal role in patient care. vRad's more than 400 radiologists serve 2,700+ facilities, reading 7 million studies annually. Delivering access to extensive subspecialty coverage, vRad contributes to improved quality of patient care. And with its next-generation technology, vRad enhances productivity, helping to lower the overall cost of care while expediting time to accurate diagnosis and treatment. For more information, visit www.vRad.com. For real-time updates, follow us on Twitter (@vRad), or "like" us on Facebook.
RBMA is a not-for-profit professional organization serving individuals whose primary business involves radiology. Established in 1968, RBMA serves as a community that connects members nationwide, provides valuable information and education, and develops and offers practice-related resources for nearly 2,400 members. Through the years, RBMA has continually assessed members' needs and formulated programs and resources to deal with changing industry trends; utilized technological advancements to deliver industry news and education in a timely manner; and strategized to become the voice of the profession. RBMA is the leading national organization for radiology business professionals, bringing together business solutions vendors with members who are key decision makers within their organizations and who can carry your messages, brand and voice. Visit www.rbma.org for more information.