Observers of MEDNAX acquisition have questions; vRad has answers

What is MEDNAX and why did it buy vRad?

For that matter, how is this deal good for vRad’s clients? Will vRad change its name? And should vRad clients continue to contact their current sales and service reps?

These questions and many more are in the air as Florida-based Mednax, a national multispecialty medical group, moves to take ownership of 350-radiologist vRad, the major national telerad outfit based in Minnesota, in a cash transaction valued at $500 million and expected to close quite quickly.

Anticipating the interest, vRad has posted frequently asked questions (FAQs)—with answers—on its website