We asked our community members at SonoPath Education if they've ever had buyers remorse with ultrasound equipment, and what advice they could share to help others avoid the same.
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Earlier this year, VPN announced that NAVTA is now recognizing the 16th technician specialty, Diagnostic Imaging (title will be VTS-DI). The diagnostic imaging specialty will include DR, CT, fluoroscopic special procedures, nuclear imaging, MRI and Ultrasound.
This announcement helps reiterate SonoPath's belief that technicians can become exceptional clinical sonographers.
Topics: Veterinary Ultrasound, SDEP Protocol, Ultrasound Education, Eric Lindquist DMV DABVP Cert. IVUSS, Educational Telemedicine, Vet Tech, Technician Sonographers, Diane McFadden RVT, Small Animal Ultrasound
Join our featured speaker Margie Scherk, DVM, Dip ABVP (Feline Practice) and learn the essentials you'll need to diagnose and treat the most common challenging conditions facing your feline patients.
More exciting educational courses have been added to the lineup at SPVEC (SonoPath Veterinary Education Center) in Andover, New Jersey.
There are specific areas to explore when considering how to generate long-term, sustainable profits for your veterinary practice; profitability and complexity of service. You must have both for long-term, sustainable growth.
The end of the year can be a hectic time. On top of all of your practice duties, you also need to evaluate your profit and loss, assess what worked, identify the gaps in your service, and find new ways to transform your profits into new revenue channels for your hospital. And seriously, who has time for that!! Not you! We got you! That's why we have compiled this list of questions you can cover with your accountant. If you haven't you met with your accountant yet, it's TIME!
As I’m sure you know - ultrasound can be a bear to undertake…the learning curve can be difficult and it does require hands-on training and lots of practice - especially in the beginning. Across the veterinary industry, there seems to be a huge gap between ultrasound training and implementing those new skills into every day medicine.
The ultrasound purchasing process can be as confusing as anything we deal with in veterinary medicine. Before you go down the route of incorporating ultrasound into your practice and ultimately purchasing a machine and education package ask yourself the following questions:
Offloading used equipment can be frustrating. Let's just get that out the way. The first hurdle...getting over the current value (or lack of). On the bright side, your veterinary ultrasound machine has hopefully been generating revenue and "earning its keep" along the way.