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HUDSON, Ohio, Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aris Radiology, a national radiology practice and leading provider of on-site and remote radiology services to hospitals nationwide, has been selected to provide comprehensive radiology services to Milford Hospital in Milford, Connecticut.
Under the partnership, Aris will deliver on-site physician coverage and management support to the 106-bed acute care community hospital serving the residents of Greater New Haven and Fairfield Counties. The facility will also have 24/7 access to highly specialized radiologists through Aris' teleradiology network.
"As a high performing organization, Milford Hospital recognizes the impact a strong radiology department can have on the quality of its outcomes, the satisfaction of its patients and referring physicians, and the overall efficiency of its operations," said Stephen L Houff, MD, chairman and chief executive officer of Aris Radiology. "We are pleased to partner with Milford Hospital to provide radiology services that support their ongoing quality and performance improvement initiatives."
With more than 250 radiologists who interpret an estimated 2.5 million studies annually across 300 client sites, Aris offers 24/7 access to one of the nation's largest networks of subspecialized radiologists. The company also maintains a robust IT platform that helps increase the speed with which both attending physicians and patients receive results.
"Radiology and imaging services are a critical aspect in the diagnosis and treatment of our patients. We chose Aris because they share our commitment to meeting – and exceeding – aggressive quality and service standards," said Joseph Pelaccia, president and CEO of Milford Hospital. "Having 24-hour access to highly skilled specialty radiologists on a digital platform helps us provide fast, accurate readings and build stronger relationships with our patients and referring physicians."
"Milford Hospital is dedicated to being the health care resource for our community," said Pelaccia. "Partnering with Aris is another way the hospital can ensure our patients are receiving the highest level of care."
About Aris Radiology Founded in 2007, Aris Radiology is one of the nation's most established providers of professional radiology services. As a national radiology group, Aris works with hospitals across the country to help transform imaging departments - creating solutions that elevate performance and deliver lasting results. The group's unique approach enables hospitals to take advantage of its network of board certified, US-based, subspecialty radiologists, as well as a dedicated on-site team of general radiologists, providing expert care regardless of the hospital's size or location. For more information, visit arisradiology.com.
About Milford Hospital Milford Hospital is a non-profit community hospital serving more than 60,000 patients from Greater New Haven and Fairfield County annually. Designated a Top Performer in Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission, a Four Star Health Care Provider by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid and a Blue Distinction Center + for Quality and Efficiency in Joint Replacement, Milford Hospital is committed to providing safe, compassionate and cost efficient care its patients and the community. For more information, please visit www.milfordhospital.org
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