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Dave Pearson
Senior Writer
Prior to joining TriMed in 2014, Dave was an independent reporter and copywriter. He has worked in journalism, public relations and marketing for more than 25 years, concentrating on business, healthcare, technology and religion. He has also worked extensively in fundraising communications, freelancing for local, national and international charities.
 - St. Joseph’s Candler Hospital

In the MRI suite at St. Joseph’s Candler Hospital in Savannah, Ga., the numbers add up to a quantifiable success story.

 - Ran Rumianek

If radiology departments want to stay relevant and thrive in the U.S. healthcare industry’s shift from volume-to-value, they need to clearly demonstrate their contribution to the organization’s overall success.

 - Sheldon Schaffer

If risk-sharing contracts between healthcare providers and their suppliers pan out as the next big thing in the business of healthcare, Hitachi Medical Systems will have bragging rights as an early adopter.

 - Brad Schmidt, CEO, Inglewood Imaging Center, Los Angeles

Ten years ago, Brad Schmidt left a high-flying sales job with a major healthcare OEM to bring first-class imaging services to the underserved community of southwestern Los Angeles County.

 - x-ray

When X-Ray Associates of New Mexico went live with a new RIS in mid-April, Vice President and COO Sagit Frasier was anxious, but optimistic.

 - Patricia Pittman, PhD

Health-policy educator and researcher Patricia (“Polly”) Pittman, PhD, co-founded the GW Health Workforce Institute at George Washington University (GWHWI) in April 2015.

 - Shannon Werb, Chief Information Officer, vRad

Rare is the radiology practice of any size that has never had to sweat out the absence of one or more radiologists as unread non-emergent studies piled up.

 - Marc Kohli, MD

If you’ve ever booked a trip online using a site such as Kayak or Expedia, you’ve seen something of the future of healthcare computing. 

 - Matthew Lemak

As CEO of a growing, multifaceted business enterprise, Matthew Lemak delegates many operating-budget decisions to the people who have the most to gain—or lose—from their choices. On capital budgeting, he is considerably more hands-on.

 - Tanya English, Mercy Health

Often lost amid all the talk of U.S. healthcare’s volume-to-value transformation is the plain and simple truth that volume doesn’t stop mattering just because value matters more than it did before. This is especially germane to provider organizations caring for patients at the population level.