HCA Blake Medical Center: Integrated an efficient system whereby the radiology department increased their total yearly revenue from $600,000 to $2.2 million within two years (1997-1999). Accomplished via innovative solutions to Increase productivity, patient exams and imaging flow, decrease of waste and supplies via a better methodology of maintaining optimal inventory.
HCA Largo Medical Center: By means of personal innovation and education, increased the Emergency Room’s MRI requests by 15%, decreased the total turnaround time in diagnostic findings, educated the ER physicians on CT and MRI exams critical pathology, anomalies and general interpretations for a more proficient and timely treatment plan.
Harbor Imaging Center: Increased total revenue by $300,000 in one year via the implementation of better MRI Breast Imaging and the initiation of MRI Breast Biopsies. Developed a more suitable scheduling protocol for MRI and CT exams. Cultured the front office staff on scheduling and appropriate time allotment for exams, directly increasing total patient exams by 40%.
Partners Imaging Center of Sarasota: Successfully managed a state-of-the-art Imaging center with a total spending of $350,000/mo expenditure into a profit driven organization whereby net revenue exceeded $120,000/year within 3 month time frame from start-up. Secured diagnostic report turnaround time to physicians within 24hrs or less. Improved all of the diagnostic image quality and productivity by 15%. Qualified and accomplished ACR accreditation for the center. Provided education and installation instructions to our referring physicians, enabling them a seamless and immediate internet access to our PACS system in a secure manner. Developed an automated a VPN image protocol system to the individual radiologist, to automate the transmission of completed exams to their home reading stations. Improved the center’s marketing presence via the incorporation of free advertisement by developing personalized patient exam image capture CD. Eliminated the use of courier staff by 50%. Established a voice recognition dictation system and installed/implemented the centers PACS, HIS, RIS and scheduling hardware/software and maintenance. Key contact processional for all vendor communications, trouble shooting, access and evaluation. Responsible for all installations of center’s network, image library, DR, Sans, NAS, Wi-Fi, DSL, PBX, VoIP, Cisco Phone, Sonic-Wall Router, DMZ servers, Website and remote access / security.
Mobile Psychiatric Services, LLC.: Developed and implemented an Electronic Medical Records System (EMR) for better patient charting, accuracy, report turn-around time, electronic dissemination of information and storage, …views, statistics, collaborations, Medicare form compliance, increase in revenue by 45% via better billing methods and appropriate coding. Provided a method whereby remote and mobile access was incorporated into the NP's practice paradigm.
Vanderbilt University – Radiation Oncology: Active participant in the radiation oncology department’s research of Taxol (sponsored by Bristol-Squibb Myers), active participant in the research and radiation measurements of Iso-Stent (sponsored by Johnson & Johnson) and Associate professor at Vanderbilt University physics department. Participant in major yearly QA of Varian’s Linear Accelerators including compliance assessment with MD Anderson’s quality assurance protocol. Research assistant and physics validation person for the QA and treatment of the Gamma Knife radiation treatment device for Osteoblastoma and other terminal brain diseases. Participant in TBI treatment of children with Leukemia, HDL/LDL treatment of Prostate and Cervical CA, Publication in the red journal for radiation oncology.