Clock-wise from top left: Amol Karnick, Tom Spees, John Vano, David Stopak and John Talaga
Five Minutes in Healthcare is a new series we've introduced in HealthCare Business News, where I discuss current events with some of the industry's most influential leaders, as well as innovative thinkers who are working to meet the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.
Over the last week I have had the pleasure of speaking to Amol Karnick, Tom Spees, John Vano, David Stopak and John Talaga. Each interview is approximately five minutes long, or a few minutes over five.
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In this installment we speak to Amol Karnick, president and CEO of KA Imaging, about the promise and potential of dual-energy, single exposure X-ray detectors.
In this installment we speak to imaging industry veteran Tom Spees about the long term consequences of the coronavirus pandemic on healthcare.
In this installment we speak to John Vano, president of Radiology Oncology Systems, about the long-term business and economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
In this installment we speak to David Stopak, president of A. Imaging Solutions, about the coronavirus in Alabama, his recent experiences traveling by plane, and long-term predictions for the pandemic's impact.
In this installment we speak to John Talaga, executive vice president for Healthcare at Flywire, about the need for patient engagement and recognizing financial limitations for ensuring payments to healthcare providers. The company recently introduced new enhancements to its leading healthcare payments platform during COVID-19 that improve patient engagement and affordability.
We hope you enjoy the videos. Please tell us what you think, and let us know who you would like to see interviewed next!
Phil Jacobus has been involved in health care since 1977, when he visited China to sell equipment. He has done business in 35 countries and still travels extensively. Phil is active in charity, helps rural clinics and always tries to help DOTmed users when he can.
Phil is a member of AHRA, HFMA, AAMI and the Cryogenic Society of America. He has contributed to a number of magazines and journals and has addressed trade groups.
Phil's proudest achievement is that he has been happily married to his wife Barbara since 1989, who helped him found DOTmed in 1998.