Founder CEO, Green Imaging
Cristin Dickerson, MD is the founding partner of Green Imaging. She is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Dickerson completed her radiology residency at UT Houston, where she was a chief resident and trained at MD Anderson Cancer Center. She founded Green Imaging in 2011 to provide affordable, high-quality medical imaging for the uninsured, high deductible patients, and employer health plans.
Impact of private equity M and A and pandemic on medical imaging costs
Private equity M and A and the pandemic have markedly increased the cost of imaging in employer health plans. Outpatient imaging centers, which have long been a "safe harbor" to obtain lower-cost imaging, are not predictably lower cost currently. What are ethical considerations and funding alternatives for innovative practices?