Empowering Patients with Scanslated: Transforming Radiology Reports for Better Healthcare Experience

In this insightful interview with Dr. Nicholas Befera, co-founder and CEO of Scanslated, Inc., we explore the shift toward patient-centered radiology and its challenges. Dr. Befera discusses the inception and mission of Scanslated, which aims to create software for patient-friendly radiology reporting. He takes us through a patient’s experience with a Scanslated report and explains the technology behind it, including natural language processing and AI. Learn how Scanslated benefits patients, hospitals, outpatient imaging centers, and referring doctors. Discover the feedback received from patients and doctors, as well as the ease of adoption for healthcare institutions. Lastly, Dr. Befera shares his vision for the future of Scanslated beyond patient-friendly definitions.

Nicholas Befera, M.D., co-founder and CEO of Scanslated, Inc, is a board-certified radiologist and Assistant Professor of Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Duke University Medical Center. At Scanslated, Dr. Befera leads corporate vision and strategy as his company points the direction forward in patient engagement by reimagining the radiology report to empower patients with a better understanding of their medical results. Dr. Befera earned his M.D. from the University of Minnesota and completed his radiology residency and fellowship at Duke University. He serves on a national patient-engagement committee with the American College of Radiology, and has co-authored numerous medical publications, including “Patient-Friendly Radiology Reporting – Implementation and Outcomes”, recently published in the Journal of American College of Radiology (Feb 2022). Scanslated, Inc., a physician-led healthcare technology company, develops software to transform medical reports into a patient-centered format. Scanslated empowers patients by improving accessibility and comprehension of medical results, helping health systems deliver improved patient experiences and outcomes. www.scanslated.com

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