Tower Radiology and Tampa General Hospital Announce New Partnership
TAMPA, FL (Oct. 3, 2018) — Tower Radiology, the largest physician owned and operated outpatient radiology practice in Tampa Bay, is proud to announce a new partnership with Tampa General Hospital, the region’s first and largest teaching hospital.
Tower’s reading radiologists have worked closely with TGH since the 1970s as the radiologists on staff. Now, this new strategic alliance between Tower and TGH will allow both groups to focus on enhancing the quality and coordination of outpatient imaging care to achieve the optimal patient experience. With goals and visions aligned between the two organizations, the new partnership will provide both world-class quality care and ease of access throughout the Tampa Bay region.
“We are eager to bring the combination of Tower’s 25 plus years of outpatient radiology expertise with TGH’s recognition as a leading medical center together in Tampa Bay,” said Larry Smith, Tower’s CEO. “We know that building upon this already strong relationship will bring positive growth to the community.”
The community will benefit not only from easier access, but also from a more seamless transition through different levels of care.
“This partnership brings two world-class healthcare providers together with an aligned strategy to provide convenient access to imaging services in the community,” said Adam Smith, vice president of ambulatory services for TGH. “I’m excited about the future and what we are going to do together to better serve our community while providing a coordinated system of care for our patients.”
About Tower Radiology Centers
Established in 1992, Tower Radiology provides quality radiology services in a comfortable, convenient, outpatient setting throughout Hillsborough, East / West Pasco and East Pinellas Counties. Accredited by the American College of Radiology, Tower offers specialized services such as 3D mammography, high field wide-bore MRI, weight-bearing open MRI, extremity open MRI, cardiac MRI, CT low-dose lung screening and PET/CT. Tower’s 65 plus board-certified radiologists hold certifications in 11 radiology subspecialties and participate in the academic missions of research and teaching through serving as faculty for USF College of Medicine, Department of Radiology. For more information, go to www.TowerRadiologyCenters.com.
About Tampa General Hospital
Tampa General Hospital, a 1010-bed non-profit academic medical center, delivers world-class care as the region’s only center for Level l trauma and comprehensive burn care. It is one of the nation’s busiest adult solid organ transplant centers and is the primary teaching hospital for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. Advancing medicine through innovation, Tampa General houses a nationally accredited comprehensive stroke center, an 82-bed Level IV neonatal intensive care unit, and a state-certified spinal cord and brain injury rehabilitation center. For more information, go to www.tgh.org.