NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting this month, University Radiology patients can now book radiology appointments online and 24-hours a day through the openDr platform, available at universityradiology.com. openDr makes it simple and easy for patients and referring providers to complete the entire scheduling process for virtually all types of radiology exams. The process can be completed at the patient or provider's convenience and without ever having to pick up the phone. To learn more, visit openDr.com.
"Implementing the openDr platform has allowed us to change how we interact with our patients," says Alberto Goldszal, COO of University Radiology. "Our ultimate goal is to provide the best possible service and experience we can, and making appointment scheduling accessible online is one vital step in the process. While scheduling a radiology appointment can be a complex activity, openDr specializes in translating internal complex scheduling processes into a front-end, easy to follow format. We are confident our new scheduling capability will add value and convenience for our patients."
University Radiology patients that utilize the online scheduling tool also receive electronic appointment reminders and exam preparation instructions via email. Additional key features available from openDr include online registration, payments and mobile check-in.
"2016 will be the year of consumerism in healthcare. Now more than ever, healthcare organizations are taking a closer look at new, innovative companies focused solely on providing the digital experience patients are looking for," explained Joe Marino, CEO of openDr. "Our technology is specifically designed to overcome the unique challenges of scheduling complex appointments and to give patients the ideal online experience across any specialty."
About University Radiology
University Radiology is the largest provider of subspecialty radiology and teleradiology services in NJ and is comprised of over 140 Board Certified radiologists with advanced U.S.-based training and expertise in all modalities and all subspecialty areas. The organization is focused on providing the highest quality subspecialty diagnostic care for their patients, referring physicians, hospitals and healthcare clients. In operation for more than 50 years, University Radiology staffs, manages and provides preliminary and final subspecialty interpretations and consultative support for 8 affiliated regional healthcare centers and for 20 (medical) imaging centers. In addition, University Radiology serves as the academic radiology faculty at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
openDr is a new type of scheduling company that offers online, real-time self-scheduling, registration and payments for patients, physicians and staff. The "white labeled" solution seamlessly integrates with existing EMR/RIS systems to create a real-time user experience. openDr is partnering with healthcare organizations and leading radiology and medical practices to drive online patient engagement while improving overall efficiencies in these large and complicated environments. To learn more, visit openDr.com.
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