Why Premier Radiology Services Is Buying NationalRad

By Annie Baker ● Feb 9, 2024

Premier Radiology Services announced the acquisition of Specialists in Diagnostic Imaging, a leading provider of subspecialty teleradiology services. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

NationalRad (based in Deerfield Beach, Florida) has been a trusted name in the radiology industry since 1999. And the company is a market leader in subspecialty teleradiology and provides services for outpatient imaging centers, orthopedic practices, university healthcare systems, and professional sports teams. The deal will enable Premier to improve patient care, increase subspecialty offerings to outpatient imaging clients, and deliver best-in-class customer service.

NationalRad offers reliable and accurate subspecialty interpretations to outpatient imaging centers, orthopedic practices, and clinicians on a nationwide basis. And with a robust network of highly skilled radiologists, NationalRad focuses on Musculoskeletal Imaging (MSK) and Neuroradiology MRI exams.

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“We’re excited to work with NationalRad to increase and diversify our respective service offerings, increase our clinical capacity, and improve patient care and outcomes. Our customers and their patients will certainly benefit from our partnership with NationalRad’s leading physicians and best-in-class operations team.”

“National Radiology Associates has developed an exceptional customer base of some of the most respected orthopedics practices and outpatient imaging centers in the United States. Supported by a world-class network of subspecialty radiologists, NationalRad has demonstrated a remarkable track record of targeted and intentional growth and improved outcomes.” 

– Drew Gaudet, CEO of Premier

“With this partnership, NationalRad is poised to grow while remaining focused on fulfilling our mission of delivering first-rate patient care and subspecialized teleradiology services. With Premier by our side, we will attract even more skilled radiologists as we continue to invest in our technology and our talented team.”

– Dr. Michael Zlatkin, President of NationalRad