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Reverse-auction process for teleradiology creates a stir

November 4, 2008 Reverse-auction process for teleradiology creates a stir By Rebekah Moan A new eBay-like model for radiologists in which the lowest bid wins a contract has alarmed some people. They cite patient safety and quality as concerns, while others claim this move is the next step for radiology. Neuroradiologist Dr. Daniel Roubein launched Telerays in October. Hospitals and imaging centers post their requests for reads on the HIPAA-compliant website of the Houston-based business, and radiologists preapproved by the hospital or imaging center bid on the contract.

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