X-ray machines have been around for a long time. But what makes them so important?
X-rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation that can pass through the parts of the body and produce shadow-like images of bones and other body organs. An x-ray procedure can help doctors diagnose, monitor, and treat many medical conditions.
Why an American Made portable x-ray system matters
Many of us have heard for years the terms “Made in America” or “Made in the USA” and maybe it makes us feel safer, more patriotic or just plain better. The terms are used for a variety of products throughout a wide range of industries but do we really know how something “Made in America” affects the actual product?
Perhaps if we’re talking about something as simple as a pen, pencil, tape, or garden hose, etc. then yes, we still feel a sense of pride to know it’s made in America. However, when we’re talking about products with a more significant impact on our lives and health then the term takes on a whole new level of importance.
Thinking of Starting an Urgent Care? Here’s a few things to think about.
According to Kalorama Information, the urgent care center (UCCs) market has reached 15 billion from about $11.8 billion in 2011. This represents growth of about 4.1% per year. The number of clinic locations has similarly risen strongly, standing at over 10,000 locations in 2017, making this a very attractive business opportunity for healthcare professionals and investors alike.
However, with the cost of opening, operating a facility and urgent care management expenses which are often fluctuating greatly depends on many variables.