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Office-Based Lab (OBL) Podcasts
Listen to leading physicians discuss office-based lab (obl) on the BackTable VI Podcast. Get tips, tricks, and expert guidance from your peers and level up your practice.
In this episode, host Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews Dr. Aaron Kovaleski on good old-fashioned TV and radio marketing. Aaron is an interventional radiologist and founder of Endovascular Consultants of Colorado, who has found success in using tried and true methods of advertising to grow his practice.
In this episode, host Aaron Fritts is joined by Lake Odom and Chas Sanders. Lake is an IR technologist with over a decade of experience, and Chas is the founder and CEO of MARGIN, a company that handles supply chain and outpatient OBLs and ASCs. They focus on the vital role that techs play in maintaining the culture, workflow, and efficiency in an office-based lab (OBL).
In this episode, host Dr. Ally Baheti interviews interventional radiologist Dr. Saher Sabri and vascular surgeon Dr. Frank Arko about their perspectives on a July 2023 New York Times article about the ethics of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) treatment in outpatient based labs (OBLs) and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs).
In the second part of our IR Locums series, guest host Dr. Shamit Desai interviews Drs. Kavi Devulapalli and Vishal Kadakia, reuniting at SIR 2023, to discuss the process of finding and negotiating locum tenens opportunities. They each provide an update on their clinical practice and perspectives about the job market in the last year.
In the second part of this series, host Ally Baheti interviews interventional radiologists Donald Garbett and Nicholas Petruzzi about starting their outpatient based labs (OBLs) within a combined IR/DR group. They discuss the rewards of having an outpatient practice and how they navigate challenges that arise during the practice-building journey.
In this episode, host Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews Drs. Chad Laurich and Neal Khurana about how they looked past traditional competition between IR and vascular surgery to build a multidisciplinary practice to meet market need and provide comprehensive patient care for an underserved community in South Dakota.
Dr. Shamit Desai talks with Dr. Kavi Devulapalli and Dr. Vishal Kadakia about Locums work, including the current market and opportunities, different practice models, navigating finances and taxes, and how to organize your life around this unique practice style. Meet the locums chameleon!
Dr. Aparna Baheti talks with Nicholas Petruzzi and Donald Garbett about their experiences in building an office-based lab (OBL) within their existing IR/DR practices. Learn how they campaigned and collaborated to get their colleagues on board, and the unique challenges of building and operating an OBL.
In this episode Vascular Surgeon Jim Melton and Interventional Radiologist Blake Parsons give us the lay of the land on recent reimbursement cuts in the OBL/ASC space, including peripheral artery disease treatments and embolization procedures, as well as projections of what to expect in the next few years.
In this episode we talk with Dr. John Lipman about his journey to going solo and opening an Outpatient Based Lab (OBL) dedicated to minimally invasive women's interventions, including Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE). John also gives us advice on the importance of finding your Ikigai in practice, the secret to a long and happy career!
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