New partnership provides US Radiology Radiologists with multiple ways to pay down student loan debt
(New York, NY — June 15, 2021) — Laurel Road, a digital platform of KeyBank with specialized offerings for healthcare and business professionals, is partnering with US Radiology Specialists, a network of premier physician-owned radiology operators, as its exclusive student loan employer contribution and refinancing provider. Through this multi-year partnership, Laurel Road will provide US Radiology Radiologists with two exclusive offerings: a specialized discount on student loan refinancing and employer contributions to student loan payments via Laurel Road’s platform.
According to recent research from Laurel Road and The White Coat Investor, two-thirds (66%) of doctors plan to be more financially focused in 2021 to benefit their career and personal financial security compared to 2020. Through these two new offerings from Laurel Road, US Radiology Radiologists can maximize savings over the life of their loans through Laurel Road’s simplified, personalized refinancing platform, tax-free employer contributions and also take advantage of added savings and benefits via Laurel Road for Doctors, a suite of financial and banking products tailored to help physicians manage student debt and meet their financial goals.
“Radiologists play an important role in a patient’s treatment plan; they’re among the millions of medical professionals working tirelessly to provide the best of care to their patients, which is why they deserve to have the best when it comes to managing their financial well-being,” said Christina Klenotic, Senior Vice President and Head of Brand and Strategic Partnerships for Laurel Road. “It’s rewarding to be able to provide this community the with the tools necessary to work toward their financial goals, despite the distinct set of challenges they face throughout their careers.”
“We are eager to provide radiologists within our partner companies with the latest innovations and resources, especially when it comes to their personal finances,” said Ken McNish, President of US Radiology’s Physician Practices and Chief Strategy Officer. “By partnering with Laurel Road, we are able to offer physicians the tools and benefits they need to meet their financial goals, enabling them to provide an even more exceptional patient experience and supporting our mission to improve lives.”
Laurel Road’s digital-first lending platform and partner program can be tailored to fit the needs of any professional organization or company. After years of focusing on the healthcare community, Laurel Road reimagined banking and financial management for this group and recently introduced Laurel Road for Doctors for physicians and dentists. Made up of banking, insights and benefits, Laurel Road for Doctors is a tailored digital experience uniquely designed to provide the financial help and peace of mind they need through each career stage.
To learn more about how professional associations and companies can offer student loan benefits, visit www.laurelroad.com/partnerships.
About Laurel Road
Laurel Road is a digital banking platform and brand of KeyBank that provides tailored offerings to support the financial wellbeing of healthcare and business professionals. Laurel Road’s banking and lending solutions, including High Yield Savings℠ Account, Student Loan Cashback℠ Credit Card, Student Loan Refinancing, Mortgages, Personal Loans and more, provide our members with a simplified, personalized experience that helps them better navigate their financial journey and achieve life’s goals. Additionally, Laurel Road has reimagined banking and financial management for physician and dentists through Laurel Road for Doctors, a tailored digital experience made up of banking, insights and exclusive benefits to provide the financial help and peace of mind they need through each career stage. Since 2013, Laurel Road has helped thousands of professionals with undergraduate and postgraduate degrees consolidate and refinance more than $7 billion in federal and private school loans. For more information, visit http://www.laurelroad.com. Laurel Road is a brand of KeyBank National Association. All products offered by KeyBank N.A. Member FDIC. NMLS # 399797. Equal Housing Lender. © 2021 KeyCorp® All Rights Reserved. Laurel Road is a federally registered service mark of KeyCorp.
About US Radiology Specialists
US Radiology is one of the largest and most progressive radiology groups in the country. With over 3,100 team members and over 145 outpatient imaging centers across 14 states, our team conducts more than 6 million studies annually. US Radiology is a partnership of leading subspecialized radiology groups, high-quality imaging centers and health systems built around a commitment to best-in-class clinical excellence, operations, infrastructure and state-of-the-art technology.