Whitney Palmer

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Surviving in a Tough Market

Published in the June 23, 2011, DiagnosticImaging.com

By Whitney L.J. Howell

Economic times are tough even for radiologists, but attendees of the recent Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) annual meeting heard first-hand some strategies for maintaining success.

Andy Savo, a senior imaging specialist with GE Healthcare and a frequent speaker on radiology, offered tips that can strengthen your practice when many patients are delaying diagnostic tests, says Kathy Hunt, president of the SNM’s Technologist Section.

“We asked Andy [Savo] to come and speak because we knew he would provide an upbeat message on how we can best serve our patients during these complicated times,” Hunt says. “Through is presentation, he helped our members reflect on their actions and take a look to see how they impact not only their patients, but other radiologists, as well.”

The current changes in health care present many challenges, she says, and Savo’s recommendations can guide you as you search for your place in the new playing field.

To read the entire article: http://www.diagnosticimaging.com/practice-management/content/article/113619/1888553

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