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Telerad school in Bangalore aims at shortage: Page 2 of 2

Telerad school in Bangalore aims at shortage: Page 2 of 2

"Just on a numbers basis, unless it can train hundreds of people, it is difficult to see much near-term impact on the healthcare systems of countries like India and China with billion- person populations,'' said Dr. James Thrall, radiologist-in-chief at Massachusetts General Hospital. "On the other hand, it could become a reference center for especially difficult cases."

Rad Gurukul does not yet offer a formal degree, but Kalyanpur said he will pursue a recognition program with universities.

For now, students can obtain certifications in PACS via U.S. educational partnerships such as the one with Dallas-based OTech.

—By Yomi Wrong

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