Valley Medical Group Selects eRAD PACS

Valley Medical Group Selects eRAD PACS

GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov. 26, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- eRAD, a division of
RadNet, Inc. (Nasdaq:RDNT), announced today that Valley Medical Group (VMG),
an independent, multi-specialty group practice in Western Massachusetts, has
contracted to install eRAD's Web-based PACS and speech recognition solution.

Originally formed by the merger of Amherst Medical Associates and Pioneer
Family Physicians, VMG was formerly part of Kaiser Permanente until becoming
an independent, multi-specialty medical group in January of 2000. VMG has four
Health Centers across Western Massachusetts, each offering a full range of
services under one roof, including one location that is a fully credentialed
Ambulatory Surgical Center.

Before selecting eRAD, VMG was using a legacy system to manage its medical
imaging workflow, a system that struggled to meet its challenging workflow
requirements. In addition, VMG has been a longtime user of Athena Health's
cloud-based practice management and electronic medical records software and
was looking to tightly integrate the workflow of both systems. "We had quite a
list of criteria for our next system, and in our evaluation eRAD stood out as
one of the few able to satisfy our needs," said Martha Mastroberti, Manager,
Healthcare Informatics at VMG. Mastroberti added, "One of the biggest factors
was that eRAD had previous interface experience with Athena, and they had the
dictation, transcription and speech recognition built right into the PACS
viewing software— so we didn't have to purchase a third-party system and go to
the trouble of integrating and supporting it."

"eRAD PACS has been a good fit for multi-specialty medical groups who offer
imaging services because of the integrated report creation tools," commented
Seth Koeppel, eRAD SVP of Sales. "These are traditionally the domain of RIS
systems, and medical groups don't really need a full-blown RIS because the
PM/EMR systems usually meet most of their needs. With four offices, having
both the viewing and reporting software Web-based was a strong benefit to

About Valley Medical Group

Valley Medical Group has provided comprehensive and convenient primary and
specialty care to residents of the Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts for
more than 25 years. It has been certified by the National Committee for
Quality Assurance as a Level III Patient - Centered Medical Home, putting
patients at the center of their healthcare. Each patient has a healthcare
team— physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant, medical assistants
and nurses, as well as receptionists and access to specialists— that works to
set goals and treatment plans for improving that patient's health and
wellness, and managing chronic conditions. VMG's technology ensures that
patients can get in touch with their healthcare team easily, book
appointments, get test results and get up-to-date health education materials.

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About eRAD, Inc.

eRAD offers a complete suite of workflow solutions for the imaging industry.
Its Meaningful Use-ready RIS, web-based PACS, and multi-site workflow
solutions are used by teleradiology businesses, specialty reading groups,
multi-site reading groups, hospitals and outpatient imaging centers. With over
260 customers in the US and several other countries, eRAD's solutions are
available as cloud-based hosted solutions, or as in-house enterprise

The eRAD, Inc. logo is available at

About RadNet, Inc.

RadNet, Inc. is a national market leader providing high-quality,
cost-effective diagnostic imaging services through a network of 237
fully-owned and operated outpatient imaging centers. RadNet's core markets
include California, Florida, Maryland, Delaware, Rhode Island, New Jersey and
New York. Together with affiliated radiologists, and inclusive of full-time
and per diem employees and technologists, RadNet has over 6,300 employees.

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CONTACT: Seth Koeppel, SVP Sales
         Cell: 617-821-4175 |

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