FOI 7231 - Teleradiology Reporting Services

Date: 01 June 2022 to 02 June 2025

  1.  Does the Trust use outsourced teleradiology reporting services for any of the following?
    1. Overnight on-call (/urgent) 
    2. Elective reporting (MRI/CT) 
    3. Plain film/X-ray reporting 
  1. Please provide the names of the teleradiology providers you use for each service (on-call and elective separately, if applicable) (e.g. Medica, Everlight, 4ways, TMC)
  1. What is the start date, duration and end date of any current contracts with teleradiology providers?
  1. What is the annual spend on teleradiology providers in financial years 2019, 2020 and 2021 (or as available) by each provider?
    1. Medica
    2. Everlight
    3. 4ways
    4. TMC 
    5. Other
  2. Please provide the annual volumes sent to teleradiology providers for full financial year 2019, 2020, 2021, and year to date 2022 (or as available) sent to each provider split by the following
    1. Overnight on-call (/urgent)
    2. Elective reporting (MRI/CT)
    3. Plain film/X-ray reporting

 6. Please provide the annual total scans performed by the trust full financial year 2019, 2020, 2021, and year to date 2022 (or as available) by the following

    1. Overnight on-call (/urgent)
    2. Elective reporting (MRI/CT)
    3. Plain film/X-ray reporting
  1. How does the trust expect its usage of teleradiology services to change in the next three years (please select one)?

o   Increase 
o   Stay the same
o   Decrease 

  1. Does the trust have any strategic plans to invest in technologies to enhance productivity of radiology reporting (e.g. Artificial Intelligence) (please select one)?

o   Yes
o   No
o   Unsure 

  • Request ID:
    7231
  • Category:
    Trust - Contracts/procurement
  • Response:

    June 2022

    Please see response below.