Inc. magazine today ranked Direct Radiology No. 2325 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The company also received recognition as the No. 8 honoree in the state of Idaho.
The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.
“We are honored to earn a spot once more on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list. We are focused on responsible growth, recognizing that this accomplishment is a by-product of our philosophy, commitment to our clients and the great work of our team. We value quality of care over quantity of cases and put patients ahead of profits – every time,” said the Direct Radiology founders in a joint statement. “Good medicine is good business. We keep the focus on patient care, quality and customer service and are proud to work with radiology groups across the U.S. to meet the needs of healthcare today.”
Founded in August 2011 and open for business in January 2012, Direct Radiology is a leading provider of teleradiology solutions to radiologists and radiology groups throughout the United States. Just over six years ago, Direct Radiology founders Drs. John Arias, Lawrence Bub and Kyle Henneberry met while working with NightHawk Radiology. Following the NightHawk acquisition, the three radiologists came together to form a teleradiology partnership with the goal of building a long-term, fulfilling teleradiology practice for its physicians while providing outstanding patient care and exceptional service to its clients. Today, Direct Radiology is comprised of more than 50 radiologists and 50 support staff who work in close partnership with 250+ facilities across the country. In November of 2013, Direct Radiology was awarded Joint Commission accreditation, demonstrating that our internal processes (credentialing, privileging, quality assurance, information management and disaster preparedness) function at the highest level and meet the rigorous standards applied by the Joint Commission. This is the company’s second year making the Inc. 5000 list.
The 2017 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 16) is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year average growth of 481%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $206 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
“The Inc. 5000 is the most persuasive evidence I know that the American Dream is still alive,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “The founders and CEOs of the Inc. 5000 tell us they think determination, risk taking, and vision were the keys to their success, and I believe them.”
The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 10 through 12, 2017 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as former Ford president Alan Mullaly, FUBU CEO and founder and “Shark Tank” star Daymond John, Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin, researcher and #1 New York Times bestseller Brené Brown, and Gravity Payments’ founder and CEO Dan Price.
More about Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000
The 2017 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2013 to 2016. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2013. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2016. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2013 is $100,000; the minimum for 2016 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000.
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The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.
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