DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - May 07, 2009) - Metiscan, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MTIZ), a leading
provider of products and services that streamline the management of
diagnostic imaging facilities and an operator of diagnostic imaging
facilities, today announced that its majority owned subsidiary Schuylkill
Open MRI, Inc. (SOMRI), located in Pottsville, PA is sponsoring two
community healthcare events during the months of June and July.
The first event is entitled "Care in our Community" and will be held on
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at 5:30pm. It will be held at the Fairlane
Village Mall. Other event sponsors include ManorCare, Omni Home Health and
Good Physical Therapy. There will be three local physicians speaking at
the event to include Dr. John Chawluk, Dr. Carol Miller-Schaeffer and Dr.
Myron Haas. Dr. Chawluk, a Neurologist, has been the Medical Director of
SOMRI since 2003. He is a member of the American Board of Psychiatry and
Neurology and Certification Examination, MRI/CT, by the American Society of
Neuroimaging. Dr. Chawluk received his undergraduate degree at Harvard
University, A.B., magna cum laude, in Biochemical Sciences and his MD from
John Hopkins University School of Medicine. RSVP is required and seating
is limited to 150 attendees.
The second event is SOMRI's Fourth Annual American Red Cross Blood Drive
and will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2009, between 10:00am - 4:00pm. It
will be held at the Fairlane Village Mall. Those who donate blood will be
invited back to SOMRI for complimentary food and drinks. Scheduling an
appointment in advance is strongly encouraged based on past drive
Shelley Tomey, SOMRI's Center Manager, commented, "I am really looking
forward to both of these events. We have received positive feedback from
both our referring physicians and patients alike." She further commented,
"Sponsoring these events really demonstrates our commitment to our
community and our commitment to patient care."
Metiscan acquired the majority interest in Schuylkill Open MRI, Inc.
(SOMRI), (http://www.schuylkillopenmri.com/) on December 31st, 2008 through
a share-for-share exchange. SOMRI is a diagnostic imaging facility that
provides magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) services. SOMRI officially
opened for business and began its operations in March of 2003 and is
located in Pottsville, PA, a rural community located in Schuylkill County.
SOMRI is accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
About Metiscan, Inc.
Metiscan, Inc. is a national provider of products and services that
streamline the management and operation functions of diagnostic imaging
facilities, radiology groups, in-office imaging groups, small hospitals and
physician offices and is an operator of a diagnostic MRI facility located
in Pottsville, PA. Metiscan's keystone product is a web-based radiology
information system that interfaces Radiology Information System (RIS),
Teleradiology and PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System) for its
clients. Metiscan also provides information management and operations
support for diagnostic imaging facilities through complete revenue cycle
management, electronic health records or EHR, medical transcription
services and functional training as needed.
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