Radiologist shortage causes outsourcing

The Daytona Beach News Journal, February 2, 2011

When she fell and shattered her kneecap in the middle of the night last month, Debbie Ceranowski said she was surprised to hear her X-ray pictures were heading offshore and not being read at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial where she had gone for treatment.

It's called teleradiology and it's practiced to some degree at every hospital in Volusia County, except Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach. It's part of the digital revolution that allows images to be sent around the world with a few keystrokes.

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