On-Site Radiology Reading And Interpretation Services

NDI Is A Radiology Services Company And Provider Of On-Site Interpretations

Overview Of Our Radiology Services Company

National Diagnostic Imaging is a national radiology services company that provides remote radiology interpretations and on-site interpretations.  Our teleradiologists provide after-hours and overflow coverage across all subspecialties and modalities. NDI radiologists are U.S. based, board certified and  subspecialty trained.

NDI is a full-service provider of professional radiology services including teleradiology setup, on-site radiology services, IT services and radiology department support. The easiest way to get access to teleradiology services in the United States is to call National Diagnostic Imaging at 1-800-950-5257 or email info@ndximaging.com.

In the US, private for-profit companies such as National Diagnostic Imaging, offer national teleradiology services (i.e., professional interpretation of radiologic studies of all types by American Board of Radiology certified radiologists).

NDI’s initial focus for teleradiology was for partial, night (nighthawk) and vacation coverage of radiologic studies. Now the NDI teleradiology company provides full-time around-the-clock radiology coverage.

US Hospitals Use Off-Site NDI Radiologists To Interpret Medical Image Remotely - November 3 2022 - National Diagnostic Imaging Teleradiology Company - Cleveland Ohio

US hospital radiology diagnostic imaging departments contract with NDI for teleradiology reporting services to achieve cost savings and to improve patient care.

NDI’s teleradiology reporting services currently provide 24/7/365 coverage for small hospitals, clinics, diagnostic imaging centers, emergency rooms, specialty medical practices and urgent care centers. The US teleradiology provider also offers subspecialty radiologic coverage that is not available at smaller medical clinics and centers.

Radiology is the medical discipline that uses medical imaging to diagnose diseases and guide their treatment, within the bodies of humans and other animals. Radiology can be divided into several different fields including breast imaging, cardiovascular radiology, emergency radiology, musculoskeletal radiology and neuroradiology.

On-Site Radiology and Interpretation Services

NDI provides on-site radiologic services and information technology integration upon request.  Our IT staff is available to assist imaging centers and health care facilities at their physical location.

Our technicians can help with PACS and RIS integration and use.   We provide remote and on-site technology consultations, robust data archiving, imaging protocol assistance and medical imaging accreditation support.

NDI fellowship trained radiologists view radiologic images - National Diagnostic Imaging - November 2 2022 - Cleveland Ohio

NDI fellowship trained radiologists view radiologic images – National Diagnostic Imaging – November 2 2022 – Cleveland Ohio

We exchange information with our customers quickly for ‘STAT Reads” and when we discover critical results and findings.  The radiologists at NDI can perform both preliminary and final interpretations on-site. We also specialize in handling preliminary night interpretations.

NDI radiologists are licensed to practice medicine within the states in which NDI provides remote radiology interpretation services. NDI radiologists are credentialed where remote interpretive readings (preliminary and/or final authenticated reports) are rendered.

NDI radiologists read and interpret radiology exams, tests and images and their written reports are sent back to hospitals via teleradiology systems

NDI radiologists read and interpret radiology exams, tests and images and their written reports are sent back to hospitals via teleradiology systems

Changing Teleradiology Providers

If your radiology practice is considering changing providers or is reevaluating your current teleradiology services, we invite you to request a proposal from NDI. We may be able to offer you a better prices while simultaneously providing your organization with better quality service.

NDI Teleradiology Services Obtain Images For Interpretation And Transmit Reports To Clients - October 21 2022 - National Diagnostic Imaging Teleradiology Company - Cleveland Ohio

NDI provides radiology reading services via teleradiology in all 50 states.  NDI radiology reading fees start at $8 per study. Teleradiology services are used by treating physicians to electronically transmit medical images to remote off-site NDI radiologists for radiology reads, overreads, diagnostic interpretations, radiology consultations and second opinions. Remote reading enables radiologists to interpret studies more efficiently, it improves working conditions and it provides a flexible work schedule. US radiologists at NDI provide teleradiology services by interpreting medical diagnostic imaging studies submitted electronically from referring physicians via HIPAA compliant PACS technologies.

While we are not as large as some of the other national teleradiology companies and on-site radiology practices such as vRad, RadNet’s Imaging On-Call (IOC), ONRAD, StatRad, Envision Healthcare, Radiology Partners, Radisphere and Aris Radiology, we are more affordable, responsive and provide a higher degree of customer service.

NDI frequently takes over hospital contracts due to reduced reimbursements.  NDI have gained considerable market share because our teleradiologists are fast, more than capable and extremely thorough. Our staff provides timely communication between the reading radiologist and the referring physician.

If your radiology group or hospital is considering utilizing a radiology outsourcing company for remote interpretations or any form of coverage, contact NDI to request a teleradiology proposal.

National Diagnostic Imaging (NDI) is one of the top teleradiology companies in the US - October 26 2022 - Cleveland Ohio

National Diagnostic Imaging (NDI) is one of the top teleradiology companies in the US.

Prices For Radiology Services

The professional staff members at our company provide low-priced teleradiology services and on-site radiology services to ACOs, radiology private practices, IDTFs, imaging centers, diagnostic facilities, radiology groups, hospitals and other health care providers.  We provide both direct billing and client billing.

Our teleradiology fee structure and rates for preliminary interpretations, final interpretations and teleradiology services range from $8.00 to $75.00 per study depending on the imaging modality.  Click here for prices for preliminary and final interpretations.

National Coverage And Value Added Services

We have teleradiology and radiology service customers in most states in the U.S. and are continuing to grow. We are continually expanding our network of radiologists to provide radiology coverage for payor jurisdictions in new states.  We provide licensing and ACR/ICAMRL credentialing assistance to radiologists in all 50 states.  Upon request, and when possible, we provide medical-director assistance.

NDI Teleradiology Services Obtain Images For Interpretation And Transmit Reports To Clients - National Diagnostic Imaging - November 14 2022

NDI Teleradiology Services Obtain Images For Interpretation And Transmit Reports To Clients – National Diagnostic Imaging – November 14 2022

Radiology Reading Services

NDI provides remote radiology interpretation services and online radiology reading services of medical images and diagnostic studies via teleradiology.

Our teleradiology company provides radiology reading, interpretation services and teleradiology services including customized turnaround times for studies as needed.

PACS technology from NDI is used to capture, store, distribute and display medical scans and images - November 8 2022 - Cleveland Ohio

PACS technology from NDI is used to capture, store, distribute and display medical scans and images.

National Diagnostic Imaging is a radiology outsourcing company that employees radiologists based in the United States.  NDI provides small to mid-size hospitals with 24/7 access to subspecialty interpretations. Outsourcing radiology interpretations to NDI helps medical facilities to maintain a higher level of patient care and produce better patient outcomes.

Our reading services include after hours reads, medical/legal overreads, backup reads, rereads, second opinion radiology reads, preliminary reads, final reads and subspecialty reads.  NDI provides a radiology reading and diagnostic image interpretation services for x-rays, MRIs, CAT scans, MSK scans, PET scans, ultrasound scans, mammograms, neuroradiology and other modalities and subspecialities.

Radiology Outsourcing With NDI Teleradiology Company - November 1 2022 - National Diagnostic Imaging Teleradiology Company - Cleveland Ohio

Second Opinion Radiology Reads

National Diagnostic Imaging provides second opinion radiology reads, secondary radiology interpretations of imaging studies and secondary radiology reads (over reads) for individuals, medical facilities and businesses. Individuals that are worried about a diagnosis contact NDI to request a second opinion.

We help people figure out what to do next. Our accurate interpretations of imaging studies are performed by U.S. based, fellowship trained, subspecialty radiologists. We also provide written second opinion radiology interpretations of outside (third party) imaging studies for patients, their referring physicians or their legal counsel.

Contact NDI at 1-800-950-5257 to find out how to upload images so that one of our radiologists can read the diagnostic study.

Teleradiology Service Quality and Turnaround Times

National Diagnostic Imaging (NDI) uses cutting edge web-based (cloud) PACS software to provide teleradiology services to obtain and transmit radiological patient images, radiology exams and diagnostic studies, and to transmit interpretations and reports to referring physicians.

Quality and performance are key factors why our customers contract with us for outsourced teleradiology imaging services.  Click here for information about our Quality Assurance Peer Review Program.  Our staff is committed to a program of improving quality, enhancing speed, promoting diagnostic accuracy and safeguarding patient health.

NDI provides customized turnaround times for your studies as needed.  The NDI team takes pride in their customer service by  making sure all studies will be read within the contractual time frame established with each center.   NDI’s state of the art software and speedy workflows enhance the ability of our teleradiologists to provide quick and precise reads.

We provide STAT/emergent read coverage for all centers within a 2 hour period of time, shorter depending on the degree of precedence that is needed. We provide different TATs for STAT, expedited and routine reports. Although the ‘TAT’ is an important factor when judging a teleradiology company, we consider report accuracy to be paramount.

We will tailor our superior turn-around times to meet individual needs of our clients. Our philosophy is to create customized solutions.  We use a radiology referring physician portal to collaborate and support our referring physicians in order to enhance their productivity.  Our off-site radiologists use the portal to enhance access to relevant (prior studies), patient records and referring physicians in order to provide high quality interpretations.

NDI Radiology Scan Reading And Interpretation Fees

Cardiology reading services and interpretations services start at $13 per study based on the imaging modality.  Rates for remote echocardiography reading services start at $28 per study. Second opinion reads are included at no extra charge.

Please contact National Diagnostic Imaging by calling (216)-514-1199, sending an email to info@ndximaging.com or by complete the form above to request a quote for radiology reads and interpretations.

Radiology Second Opinions and Secondary Interpretations For Individuals And Private Studies

National Diagnostic Imaging performs radiology reads for patients, private individuals, lawyers, insurance companies and other entities. Our professional rates for private study interpretations are determined by the type of study being requested, the number of body parts and the number of studies. Our fees for second opinions and overreads are listed below.

Radiological Study Second Opinion And Overread Prices

Contact National Diagnostic Imaging

National Diagnostic Imaging may be contacted as follows:

  • Call the main office at (216)-514-1199.
  • Send an email to info@ndximaging.com.
  • Complete the form here to request a quote.


National Diagnostic Imaging (NDI) was founded in 2003 by President and CEO David H. Berns, M.D., a neuroradiologist and vascular specialist. When the company was first founded, it provided subspecialty expertise. As the company evolved, the business started focusing more on imaging professional services and began putting radiologists on-site. Even Dr. Berns, the owner, spends a few days a week on-site at radiology clinics performing radiology reading services.

For More Information Contact National Diagnostic Imaging

  • Address: 25700 Science Park, Suite 180, Beachwood, OH 44122
  • Toll Free: 1-800-950-5257
  • Phone: 216-514-1199
  • Fax: 1-800-775-9752
  • E-mail: info@ndximaging.com

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Accreditation Programs For Diagnostic Imaging Centers In The U.S.

Accreditation Programs For Diagnostic Imaging Centers In The U.S. - December 22 2022 - National Diagnostic Imaging - Radiology Reporting And Teleradiology Services

Diagnostic imaging lets doctors look inside human and animal bodies for clues about a medical condition. A variety of machines and techniques can create pictures of the structures and activities inside the body. The type of imaging a doctor uses depends on the symptoms and the part of your body being examined. Ultrasonography is a popular diagnostic imaging tool that looks inside a dog or cat’s body via the use of sound waves.

ACR Accreditation is recognized as the gold standard in medical imaging. The ACR offers accreditation programs in CT, MRI, breast MRI, nuclear medicine and PET as mandated under the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) as well as for modalities mandated under the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA). Accreditation application and evaluation are typically completed within 90 days.

The ACR has accredited more than 39,000 facilities in 10 imaging modalities. They offer accreditation programs in Mammography, CT, MRI, Breast MRI, Nuclear Medicine and PET, Ultrasound, Breast Ultrasound and Stereotactic Breast Biopsy.

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) accredits educational programs in radiography, radiation therapy, magnetic resonance, and medical dosimetry.

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) provides the structure and resources you need to develop and operate a high-quality breast center. Programs that are accredited by the NAPBC follow a model for organizing and managing a breast center to facilitate multidisciplinary, integrated, comprehensive breast cancer services.

Get information from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) about their requirements for accreditation of advanced diagnostic imaging suppliers, here.

The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) is a nonprofit, nationally recognized accrediting organization. The IAC was founded by medical professionals to advance appropriate utilization, standardization and quality of diagnostic imaging and intervention-based procedures.

The IAC is a nonprofit organization in operation to evaluate and accredit facilities that provide diagnostic imaging and procedure-based modalities, thus improving the quality of patient care provided in private offices, clinics and hospitals where such services are performed.

With a 30-year history of offering medical accreditation to facilities within the U.S. and Canada, IAC is also now offering accreditation in international markets. The IAC programs for accreditation are dedicated to ensuring quality patient care and promoting health care and all support one common mission: Improving health care through accreditation®.

The ACVR is the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) recognized veterinary specialty organization™ for certification of Radiology, Radiation Oncology and Equine Diagnostic Imaging.

If you are a radiology imaging service in the United States that is looking for a company that can provide daytime, nighttime, weekend and holiday coverage for your current and future case volume, contact National Diagnostic Imaging by phone at 216-514-1199 or by emailing info@ndximaging.com.

Imaging Facilities Accredited by the American College of Radiology

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