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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.
Jacob Fleming interviews interventional pain specialist and former Super Bowl champion John S. Michels about his journey into the subspecialty, pathways for getting involved in interventional pain management, and his philosophy on comprehensive patient care.
Dr. David Wood, interventional radiologist and chief medical officer of Advantage IR, tells us about his experiences with geniculate artery embolization (GAE) practice building in the office-based lab (OBL).
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.
Vascular Surgeon Krishna Mannava and Vive Vascular VP of Operations Kristin Longwell give advice on staffing the OBL/ASC based on their experiences over the last few years, including the essentials positions to start with, whether or not to use consulting firms, and sourcing your staff.
We talk with Dr. Reza Rajebi and Dr. Kavi Devulapalli about what constitutes a good job in interventional radiology, how to spot red flags when you're job searching, and when to pivot in your career.
Vascular surgeon Krishna Mannava and Chas Sanders (founder of MARGIN) discuss their approach to choosing which disposables and devices to stock up on in the outpatient facility, and how to plan for supply chain issues.
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!
We talk with Interventional Radiologist Dr. Sandeep Bagla about the challenges of clinical research in private practice, and the inspiration behind building a new practice paradigm in collaboration with Urology colleagues.
We talk with Dr. Mary Costantino and Dr. Goke Akinwande about their experiences and advice on making equipment purchase decisions for OBLs and outpatient centers, including pitfalls to avoid.
Dr. Donald Garbett interviews Dr. Joseph Couvillon about how he helped his group build an OBL practice in a rural setting, including the importance of hitting the pavement and phones to drive awareness with referring docs. Dr. Couvillon also raves about his recent trip to East Africa to help out the Road2IR team.
We talk with Vascular Surgeon Jim Melton and Interventional Radiologist Blake Parsons about several key pieces to success in the Outpatient (OBL/ASC) setting, including partnerships, staffing, and case selection.
Interventional Radiologist Dr. Mike Watts talks with us about which procedures are being safely performed in the OBL space, and the importance of patient selection.
John Lipman, MD discusses UFE practice building, patient workup, and embolization technique in his dedicated Women's interventional practice, Atlanta Interventional Institute.
In Part 2 of this 2-part series, Dr. Tim yates and Dr. Lincoln Patel provide insight on marketing strategies, as well as the importance of experience and partners in an outpatient based endovascular practice.
In Part 1 of this 2-part series, Dr. Tim yates and Dr. Lincoln Patel provide insight on how they made their career change decisions, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of a hospital-based vs. outpatient-based endovascular practice.
Special guests Dr. Mike Watts and Dr. Omar Saleh discussing the ins and outs of treating PAD in the Outpatient Based Lab (OBL) setting. Includes great info on practice building, patient safety, and essential equipment. #irad #miips
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