NORTHAMPTON, Mass., April 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VertitechIT, a healthcare-focused technology consulting firm specializing in all aspects of telecommunications, IT services and outsourcing, today announced that it has signed a managed services agreement with Radisphere, a leading technology-enabled radiology services provider for hospitals and health systems. Under terms of the agreement, VertitechIT will build and host a new data center infrastructure for Radisphere, as well as manage the practice's non-software development IT needs.
Radisphere said by outsourcing its IT management and operations to VertitechIT it can focus its IT resources on developing the next generation of its cloud-based radiology enterprise management software. The company can also concentrate on delivering superior service to its customer base of more than 100 clients across 28 states, making it one of the fastest-growing radiology solutions providers in the United States.
"We are transforming the way radiology is delivered across health systems today through our standards-based delivery model that uses technology and services to dramatically improve the quality and lower the cost of patient care," said Jonathan Houk, Radisphere's chief information officer. "Leveraging VertitechIT's experience and capabilities ensures that we will be able to maximize uptime and stay current with the latest technologies that will, in turn, enable us to deliver a more complete set of cloud-based services to our clients." Houk noted that Radisphere chose VertitechIT because it provided the most comprehensive and efficient proposal, with "future-proof" designs.
VertitechIT has rapidly emerged as a leader in helping healthcare organizations (HCOs) design, implement and operate complete IT infrastructures, paying careful attention to the specific operational and regulatory requirements of those organizations. At the same time, VertitechIT's management team, with decades of C-level business experience has focused on the cost-effective delivery of these environments, using best practices developed by leading businesses in other vertical industries.
"Too many HCOs of all sizes perceive that their requirements are unique. In fact, they're not," said Michael Feld, VertitechIT's chief executive officer. "Medical practices and providers are overspending, trying to re-invent systems that have already been perfected elsewhere. This kind of spending will not be sustainable, especially given the increased focus on cost containment. Within that context, Radisphere's growth is based on delivering a superior service; our work reflects our ability to help them and others save substantially by putting those best practices to use."
With more 20 years of experience in networking technology, support and design, VertitechIT (www.vertitechit.com) knows just about everything there is to know about IT services. Based in Northampton, Mass., VertitechIT serves healthcare, legal and telecommunications businesses, with a strong focus on delivering integrated solutions and solving IT operational problems.
Radisphere is a leading technology-enabled radiology services provider for hospitals and health systems, with more than 100 clients in 28 states. Radisphere uses measurable standards and an innovative delivery model to increase the quality and lower the cost of radiology. The company provides comprehensive support for local radiology teams through its proprietary telemedicine platform, preeminent subspecialty network, and 24x7 services bureau. Delivering a new standard for quality in radiology, Radisphere is uniquely accountable for diagnostic accuracy, appropriate utilization, service level excellence and patient care.