(San Bernardino, Calif.) LaSalle Medical Associates, Inc. has selected RadNet, the nation’s leading operator of freestanding medical diagnostic imaging centers, as its primary provider of x-ray and imaging services in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.
The addition of RadNet enables LaSalle Medical Associates, Inc. to prepare for the expected increase in Californians who will be eligible for low-cost healthcare under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, says Dr. Albert Arteaga, president and chief executive officer of LaSalle Medical Associates, Inc. The law, which is often referred to as “Obama Care,” takes effect in 2014.
“The selection of RadNet is one of the steps we are implementing to better prepare LaSalle to serve California’s five million uninsured who are expected to join the healthcare system as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obama Care) takes effect,” says Dr. Arteaga. “We are furthering our commitment to provide for the healthcare needs of the underserved through Medi-Cal, Medicare and private insurances in California.”
LaSalle Medical Associates, Inc. operates four clinics throughout the Inland Empire, employing more than 120 dedicated healthcare professionals and providing treatment to 70,000 children, adults and seniors. LaSalle, and its healthcare providers, primarily serve recipients of Medi-Cal and Healthy Families.
It also accepts most private insurance plans such as, Blue Cross, Molina, Care 1st, Health Net and Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) throughout at its Fontana, Hesperia, and two San Bernardino clinics.
LaSalle Medical Associates’ patients needing Positron Imaging Tomography (PET)/Computerized Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Mammography’s, Ultrasounds, X-rays and Nuclear Medicine imaging will be referred to a RadNet facility, says Dr. Arteaga.
RadNet, which launched in 1984 by six medical doctors, is nationally known as a leader of high-quality, cost-effective diagnostic imaging services through its network of 233 affiliated outpatient imaging centers spanning six states. Seventeen of those locations are in the Inland Valleys including, San Bernardino Advanced Imaging and Grove Diagnostic Imaging – Haven.
“We believe we are the largest owner and operator of fixed diagnostic imaging centers in the United States,” said Dr. Howard Berger, RadNet’s chairman and chief executive officer. “RadNet utilizes best of breed technology to appropriately serve the medical communities in which it operates, offering to its patients and referring physicians a full spectrum of diagnostic imaging exams.”
RadNet currently provides diagnostic imaging services to more than 750,000 individuals each year under exclusive capitation contracts with prominent medical groups and Independent Physician Groups (IPAs). Through its imaging centers, RadNet performs 4 million diagnostic radiology and imaging procedures annually.
For more information about LaSalle call (909) 890-0407. For more information about RadNet call Phone: (310) 445-2800
About LaSalle Medical Associates
LaSalle Medical Associates is one of the largest independent minority owned healthcare companies in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.
LaSalle Medical Associates, Inc. operates four clinics employing more than 120 dedicated healthcare professionals, treating children, adults and seniors in San Bernardino County. LaSalle’s patients are primarily served by Medi-Cal and Healthy Families. LaSalle also accept Blue Cross, Molina, Care 1st, Health Net and Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP). LaSalle’s clinics are located at 17577 Arrow Blvd. in Fontana, 16455 Main St. in Hesperia, 1505 West 17th St. and 565 N. Mt. Vernon Ave. in San Bernardino.
LaSalle Medical Associates, Inc. is also an Independent Practice Association (IPA) of independently contracted doctors, hospitals and clinics, delivering high quality patient care to more than 190,000 residents in Fresno, Kings, Los Angeles, Madera, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Tulare Counties.
LaSalle’s IPA members in the Inland Empire include: LaSalle Medical Associates, Banning Medical Group and San Bernardino Urological Associates. Hospital affiliations include: Rancho Springs Medical Center, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Community Hospital of San Bernardino, St. Bernadine Medical Center, Mountains Community Hospital, Redland Community Hospital, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Corona Regional Medical Center, Riverside County Medical Center, and Parkview Community Hospital.
RadNet, Inc. is the largest provider of fixed-site outpatient diagnostic imaging services in the United States through a network of 236 owned and/or operated outpatient imaging centers (inclusive of 20 facilities held in Joint Ventures). RadNet’s core markets include California, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island. Together with affiliated radiologists, and inclusive of full-time and per diem employees and technicians, RadNet has a total of approximately 6,300 employees. For more information, visit http://www.radnet.com.
List of RadNet providers in the Inland Valleys.
|Click Center Name for Details|
|Breastlink of TemeculaMurrieta||951-894-7056|
|Corona Advanced ImagingCorona||951-340-0312|
|Corona Advanced Imaging MRI/CTCorona||951-340-0129|
|Grove Diagnostic ImagingRancho Cucamonga||909-982-8638|
|Grove Diagnostic Imaging – HavenRancho Cucamonga||909-483-1296|
|Grove Diagnostic Imaging Center – Grove AnnexRancho Cucamonga||909-982-8638|
|HealthCare Imaging – Moreno ValleyMoreno Valley||951-571-0037|
|Healthcare Imaging CenterRiverside||951-682-7580|
|Healthcare Imaging Center – CitrusRiverside||951-686-0980|
|San Bernardino Advanced ImagingLoma Linda||909-799-5589|
|San Jacinto Imaging CenterSan Jacinto||951-665-1555|
|Temecula Advanced Imaging CenterMurrieta||951-696-4230|
|Temecula Valley Imaging – JeffersonTemecula||951-699-7161|
|Temecula Valley Imaging – MenifeeMenifee||951-566- 5813|
|Temecula Valley Imaging – WildomarWildomar||951-461-0596|
|Temecula Valley Imaging Center – Single OakTemecula||951-694-6052|
|The Breast Care Center of Temecula ValleyMurrieta||951-600-2839|