Leaders of RadHelp


Syed F. Zaidi, MD
Chief Executive Officer

Syed F. Zaidi, MD is the President of Radiology Associates of Canton (RAC) and Chief Executive Officer of RadHelp, LLC.  He has been nationally recognized as an innovator in radiology co-management services and a pioneer in radiology population management strategies.  Dr. Zaidi is a leader in implementing Imaging 3.0™ and utilizing radiology search and analytics.  He has worked closely with the Radiology Leadership Institute to host an Imaging 3.0™Symposium and worked towards elevating the role of the radiologist in patient care.

Dr. Zaidi is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and did his diagnostic Radiology residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York.  He then completed his subspecialty Vascular and Interventional Fellowship training at Yale University before joining Radiology Associates of Canton in 2007.

Dr. Zaidi has been invited to speak at radiology, hospital and health care leadership group 
meetings throughout the United States.  The following are a listing of the meetings:  

  • Imaging 3.0™ Symposium:  “Radiology’s Changing Role in the Era of Health Care Reform” November 2013
  • ACR Imaging 3.0™ Webinar May 2014
  • California Radiology Society annual meeting in Sept 2014
  • Montage Users Group meeting in October 2014 
  • RBMAFall Summit October 2014
  • ACR Data Registries Forum October 2014 
  • RSNA Hospital Administrators symposium
  • RSNA Refresher Session on Changing Hospital- Radiologist Relationship
  • Panel Speaker on Imaging 3.0™ at ACR Annual Meeting May 2015

John Vizzuso
Chief Operating Officer

John Vizzuso currently holds the position of Chief Executive Officer for Radiology Associates of Canton, Inc. and Chief Operating Officer of RadHelp, LLC. Prior to joining Radiology Associates of Canton, John served as Senior Director of Radiology at a large hospital located in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Previously,  John served as Vice President of Cardiovascular and Imaging Services providing oversight for two nonprofit hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio.  John lead cardiology, surgery and radiology divisions significantly increasing overall revenue that topped $400 million, while expanding services, capital procurement and enhanced physician-hospital relationships.

John has previous experiences as Chief Executive Officer of a large medical practice and medical billing consultation service, international business experience, started and developed over 25 businesses over a 25-year career. After attending Kent State University and becoming a radiology technologist, John continued on to complete a Bachelor Degree in Allied Health from Hiram College, a Master Degree of Science in Health Care Management from California Coast University and will graduate in June 2015 with a Doctorate Degree in Business Administration from Walden University.

John authored three books, The Leadership Edge (2001), The Difference (2004), and Shared Sacrifice (2009). John’s latest book, EngageME: Closing the Engagement, Will Leaders Listen? Will be available fall of 2015.

Allen Rovner, MD
Chief Medical Officer

Allen J. Rovner, MD is the Chief Medical Officer of RadHelp, LLC.  He is a consultant to Aultcare Corporation and a member of the Board of Directors.  Dr. Rovner has been Senior Attending Staff, Department of Radiology at Aultman Hospital, Canton, Ohio since 1977.  He is also a Staff Member, Department of Radiology at Aultman Orville Hospital, Summa Barberton Hospital and Union Hospital.  During his career, Dr. Rovner has served as Medical Staff President, President Elect and Secretary/Treasurer of Aultman Hospital and held numerous leadership positions. Dr. Rovner has been on staff at Affinity Medical Center, Alliance Community Hospital, Doctor's Hospital of Stark County and Massillon Community Hospital. 

Dr. Rovner is a graduate of Boston University Medical School, Boston, MA and Board Certified in Radiology. He completed his Internship and Residency at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, CT prior to joining Aultman Hospital.  Dr. Rovner has published numerous articles and has been a member of the following committees:  Physician Effectiveness, Utilization Management, Trauma, Performance Improvement and Information Technology. Throughout his career, Dr. Rovner has been involved with utilization management and quality assurance.  Dr. Rovner has a special interest in the use of data mining in radiology and a passion for translating the results into better patient care.