Medical Entrepreneurship set to escalate with the launch of ZapRad

January 25, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
January 25, 2012: What happens when you put Facebook, Linkedin, and EBAY in the hands of a tech savvy medical entrepreneur? Answer: ZapRad- the world's first integrated, cloud-based platform for Virtual Clinics, Medical i-enterprise, Image Sharing and Global Collaboration.

Launched at Arab Health 2012, ZapRad ( is the latest disruptive innovation to be released by the R & D labs at Pellucid Networks ( Incorporating the IORô protocol for the secure and rapid transmission of hi fidelity medical images, ZapRad enables Radiologists to setup and operate virtual Radiology Clinics and report on images uploaded in any part of the world. The payment gateway ensures security of payment and is set to spark the entrepreneurial spirit amongst Radiologist. Dr. Vas Mettupalle, CEO, commented "Arab Health 2012 is the perfect venue to launch ZapRad to a global audience. We have received an overwhelming response which reflects the market need driven by the acute global shortage of Radiologists. ZapRad provides a seamless interface with jobs worklists, web based viewing and reporting solution." ZapRad also serves as a platform for application developers to host new services like Rad School, Conferencing and Cloud Storage and to be paid by users from Mongolia to Massachusetts". ZapRad's social media and networking engine is a vibrant virtual meeting place for information sharing with value added features like social network mining and daily quiz. Ravi Padmanabhan, CTO added "We have incorporated cutting edge technologies to create a multi functional platform to serve the needs of the global radiology community. We will continue to add further user driven functionalities in the months ahead".

About Pellucid Networks ( Pellucid Networks is a leading supplier of technology based solutions which enable the secure and rapid delivery of high fidelity medical images over disparate bandwidth. Its mission is to develop technology based applications which provide cost effective delivery of medical expertise to the point of need. Pellucid's flagship product RadLive, is a Cloud based Tele Radiology platform that meets the needs of diagnostic centres, hospitals and radiologists.

About Mercatus Healthcare Group Mercatus Healthcare Group brings together the collective power of several healthcare companies under one umbrella to deliver a comprehensive suite of solutions that is transforming the delivery and management of healthcare across Asia. The solutions leverage on the latest technologies to address 3 fundamental issues:

  • How to use technology in innovative ways to provide better access to quality healthcare
  • How to provide developed world healthcare technology at a fraction of the cost
  • How to enable healthcare providers to improve their productivity, reduce costs and increase profitability.

  • Companies represented by MHG at Arab Healthcare include:

  • Attune Technologies ( Cloud based Healthcare Information Systems
  • Micro Point ( Plastic lancets for pain free blood testing & drug delivery
  • Pellucid Networks ( -Cloud based Tele Imaging
  • Pellucid Consulting - Specialist DICOM consulting services
  • Zap Rad: ( - Cloud based teleradiology portal and transaction engine Visit us at booth SAC80 at Saeed Arena to speak with our experts</li>