Good orthopedists, just like in any other medical discipline, are thinking of various creative ways that they can provide the best care possible for their patients. Part of this means making sure your medical imaging solutions are the best possible. Remember, an orthopedist is dependant on what they observe from these images both to make their initial diagnosis as well as to determine how well progress is going. So, what should orthopedists be looking out for?
One of the most important things, if you haven’t already made the conversion, is starting to properly utilize digital radiography. Rather than relying on physically printed images for your work, you have the benefit of being able to observe and manipulate images through top software in order to enhance your diagnostic work. In practice, this means that you enjoy better accuracy and efficiency: a one-two punch that will appeal to anyone.
Another thing you may want to consider is mobile/portable x-ray technology. Many orthopedists may have a relatively small practice, especially if they are independent. Utilizing portable x-rays that have the same capacity, but are a smaller size, is a good way to work within the dimensions that your existing building allows. It also makes it easier to serve people with limited mobility.
As an orthopedist, you’re one of the most reliant disciplines of medicine when it comes to medical imaging solutions. As a result, some of the options we’ve covered here may be essential in order to help you run your practice quickly and smoothly. But how do you know when to upgrade? What fits your budget? What about compatibility issues? The easiest way to eliminate a lot of these concerns is to work with a partner like JPI Healthcare Solutions. We’re happy to put together a consultation for you to answer any pertinent questions.