Cincinnati, Ohio and Boston, Massachusetts October 15, 2013 – ProScan Imaging, one of the world’s most experienced international radiology services groups, has increased its majority ownership of WorldCare Clinical (WCC) LLC to 100 percent, positioning the organization for growth and increased synergies in technology, service offerings, expertise, and accredited educational programs to benefit their biopharmaceutical and device manufacturer customers.
“The acquisition allows us to more closely align WCC’s exceptional trial management and assessment accuracy and consistency testing methodology with ProScan’s world-wide medical image file exchange platform and its international teleradiology assets,” stated Michael O’Brien, President and COO of the ProScan Family of Companies. “The enhanced service delivery model will allow WCC’s customers to lower their trial costs, while flexibly accessing the most appropriate independent expert assessment team.”
“Our access to large groups of sub-specialty trained, practicing radiologists and clinicians at ProScan and Harvard teaching hospitals coupled with our rapid turnaround global teleradiology and telemedicine endpoint assessment committees (EACs), all uniquely position us to take advantage of the ever changing and more rigorous clinical trial requirements,” stated Dr. Richard Walovitch, President of WCC. “As the number of stakeholders involved in product life cycle management increases, WCC can provide continuity and efficiency of service, effective efficacy and safety evaluation, reporting, and continuing medical education, informing these stakeholders on the best path for their product from early clinical trial activity through commercialization.”
About ProScan Imaging
ProScan Imaging’s international sub-specialty teleradiology practice, along with its multi-state network of out-patient imaging facilities is widely recognized for its exceptional quality. ProScan’s ACCME accredited medical imaging education foundation provides fellowship training and physician continuing medical education courses in the U.S. and internationally. ProScan’s high reliability, compliant and cost saving medical image transfer technology conveniently and easily links thousands of sites, physicians, and medical device manufacturers world-wide improving clinical patient outcomes and clinical trial operational metrics.
To learn more about ProScan Imaging, please call 1-877-PROSCAN (776-7226) or visit our website at www.proscan.com.
About WorldCare Clinical
WorldCare Clinical (WCC) is a leading imaging CRO that employs clinical expertise, innovative technology and operational excellence to maximize the precision and accuracy of a blinded independent central review (BICR) of clinical trial data. They also provide comprehensive image consulting, acquisition, assessment, management, reporting and archiving services to the biopharmaceutical industry. Originally founded in 1992 by the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Radiology, WCC has since evolved into an independent company while maintaining a strategic relationship with the exceptional clinical trial assessment organizations within MGH.
For more information on WCC’s services call (888) 816-4721 or visit us on our new website wcclinical.com.