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Wake Radiology Welcomes New Chief Information Officer

Wake Radiology Welcomes New Chief Information Officer

Matt Dewey Hired to Lead the Practice’s Technology Initiatives RALEIGH, NC – September 30, 2015 — Wake Radiology, the Triangle’s leading provider of outpatient medical imaging, has hired an experienced medical technology professional as the practice’s new chief information officer. WakeRad_Headshot_MattDewey_CIOMatt Dewey brings nearly 20 years of medical imaging experience to Wake Radiology. He most recently served as Director of IT Applications and Architecture for a large outpatient imaging practice in Minnesota. Dewey replaces Ron Mitchell, who retired from Wake Radiology after 10 years of service. Technology is playing an increasingly important role in radiology. The move to digital imaging has transformed the industry, producing higher quality images and making it easier than ever before to collect and share more images, more quickly with fellow radiologists and other physicians. Wake Radiology’s investments in new technology and software also enable radiologists to capture high resolution images using the lowest possible dose. “Wake Radiology has a national reputation in the radiology community for adopting cutting-edge technologies and being a leader in the industry,” said Dewey, who will manage a team of 13 IT professionals at Wake Radiology. “It is committed to investing in patients, and I’m excited to join the Wake Radiology team.” Dewey graduated from Weber State University in 1997 with a degree in Information Systems and Technology. He has spent his entire career in the medical imaging field. About Wake Radiology Founded in 1953, Wake Radiology is the Triangle’s leading provider of outpatient medical imaging. Its physicians have been trained as experts in specific imaging specialties – ranging from breast cancer detection and pediatrics to sports medicine and neuroradiology (brain and spine) – to accurately diagnose healthcare issues. Another hallmark of Wake Radiology is its commitment to low-dose imaging and the elimination of unnecessary or duplicate exams. This approach strives to improve patient outcomes and reduces the overall cost of healthcare. Wake Radiology is the region’s largest outpatient imaging practice with nearly 50 radiologists who perform close to 600,000 procedures each year. It has 20 outpatient locations and provides imaging services at several area hospitals, including WakeMed Health and Hospitals, Maria Parham Medical Center and Franklin Medical Center. It is the first outpatient imaging provider in the Triangle to earn the American College of Radiology’s prestigious Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation. Wake Radiology is an independent, locally owned and physician-led practice that actively supports the local community. Learn more at www.wakerad.com. Media Contact For more information, contact Robert Brown at robert@nullrbpr.com or (919) 810-1901.

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