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Radiology Insight Essential to Precision Medicine, Excellence

Today we have the capability—unparalleled in human history—to compile enormous amounts of information, then apply sophisticated analytic tools and artificial intelligence to help solve patients’ most vexing difficulties. Managing big data is essential to building specialized centers of excellence, and diagnostic imaging is a vital part of their success.

Disaster Recovery Models & Gauging Nine(s) | Maintaining Server Redundancy in a Highly Available Environment

As a 24/7/365 radiology company, vRad’s technology is the backbone of everything we do. In order to deliver patient care, our client facilities must be able to communicate with our servers – and for us, that’s every day, every night, every weekend, every holiday… you get the picture.

How Finding Nemo is Helping Find Better Ways to Diagnose and Treat Cardiac Disease

Through CGI (computer-generated imagery), the folks at Pixar – creators of Finding Nemo, Toy Story, and Monsters, Inc. – allow audiences to explore and experience incredible worlds of perceptible dimension, nuanced shading and subtle detail. 

High Availability System Maintenance: The 7th and Final Key to Developing a DevOps Culture

Welcome back to the vRad technology quest as we unlock the 7th and final key!

As always, I recommend you check out the first post in the series if you’re interested in the topics I’ve covered thus far.

Today we’ll discuss how we perform scheduled maintenance on our highly available (24/7/365) platform and our process for minimizing or eliminating disruptions when short notice changes are necessary.

Let’s get to it.

Girls Who Code | Paving a Path to Technology Diversity

We have a large team of engineers and developers who create, maintain and enhance our proprietary technology systems.  We’re proud of our team and the work that they do, in fact, we have an entire blog series dedicated to their efforts: Technology Quest.

Diversity is important to vRad and we know first-hand that hiring female coders is difficult: there simply aren’t as many applicants.

Cyber & Application Security: The 6th Key to Developing a DevOps Culture

Welcome once again to the vRad Technology Quest series – let's dive in.

Cyber Security is a hot topic. The frequency of notable events – ranging from the compromise of large corporations to possible state-sponsored security breaches – is increasing.

Deploying Better Build Automation: The 5th Key to Developing a DevOps Culture

Welcome back to the vRad Technology Quest Series. We’ve shared how vRad builds and deploys code (vRad Development Pipeline (#2)). This article is an in-depth look at our build automation strategy: how we build the system that builds the code. This is one of my favorite topics and I’ll be explaining some of the more technical aspects of the development pipeline.

Smarter Test Automation: The 4th Key to Unlocking a DevOps Culture

vRad’s philosophy around frequently deploying software updates relies heavily on test automation, which ensures adequate test coverage for each release. Test automation is one of the most challenging aspects of software development at vRad; and we’ve tackled it in a multi-pronged approach that is continually evolving.

 

Critical Relay Times and the Future of Stroke and Trauma Treatment

 Today is our third and final post in deference to Stroke and Trauma Awareness Month: