4ways Radiology Reporting - Frequently Asked Questions - Teleradiology

4ways remote reporting Radiologists have access to all of the clinically relevant information that would be available to in house Radiologists. All reports are completed making appropriate use of patient referrals and relevant diagnostic images.

Yes, as 4ways is a UK teleradiology provider, all of our Radiologists are based in and report in the UK. All of 4ways Radiologists have extensive experience of working within the NHS, as such reporting Radiologists have an intimate knowledge of the reporting procedures and standards which are commonplace in the NHS.

There are no connectivity costs for the 4ways teleradiology solution. All we require is minimal involvement from your IT department in establishing connection to in-house PACS and RIS. Any equipment which may need to be on site will be installed, maintained and completely paid for by 4ways.

Set up can be completed in a matter of days. A secured VPN Tunnel is established on an N3 connection between your site and the 4ways remote radiology reporting hub. As soon as this connection is established, the transfer and reporting of images can begin.

Our bespoke KPI software allows constant monitoring of SLA targets and our rigorous audit process ensures exceptional quality. The key account manager will be in regular contact and service reviews throughout the contract will enable a reciprocal approach to getting the most out of 4ways teleradiology services.

There is no minimum volume or usage requirement. Work is simply sent when it is required and the remote reporting connection remains in place free of charge in the interim periods. Having the option to send work to 4ways at any time enables consistent service levels even in times of sudden unforeseen demand on in-house facilities.

4ways UK based remote reporting Radiologists have a broad range of sub-specialist interests. As well as providing remote reporting services for sub-specialist areas, all of our Radiologists are available for multi-disciplinary team meetings if required. 4ways also offers tertiary centre neuroradiology reporting.

All 4ways reporting radiologists are GMC registered, hold FRCR and have extensive experience of reporting within the NHS. For routine activity, 4ways provides CVs of a proposed panel of radiologists for trust review and approval. Our out of hours service is provided on a rotational basis by a specific panel of radiologists. CVs are shared with the trust prior to commencement of the service.

We are accredited to ISAS, ISO 27001, !SO 9001 and are registered with the CQC. We have stringent criteria whereby radiologists reporting for 4ways must meet and we monitor their performance on an ongoing basis including auditing 10% of cross sectional activity and 2% of plain film and sharing results transparently with our clients.

Turnaround is agreed with each customer depending on the required modality / volumes / urgency. To discuss your potential requirements please contact us.

"Excellent. If we ask them to do, or change, something they respond very positively."

Nigel Beeton, Radiology Services Manager - West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust