Bone Mineral Density Assessment Technologies: A ComparisonWhen
compared to other methods of BMD† assessment, the benefits of accuDEXA
are clearly evident. As this chart demonstrates, accuDEXA helps the
physician make an easier diagnosis of low bone mineral density.
† BMD represents an index of bone mineral density
course the best return on investment for a practicing doctor is the
peace of mind that he has knowing that if any of his patients are
suffering bone density loss he has an early detection method. And since
the accuDEXA is so easy to use and radiates the patients with less
radiation than an afternoon at the beach patients of all ages can be
In the practical world of accounting the return on
investing is easy to calculate. The accuDEXA cost $11,800 new and can be
leased for about $358.00 a month for 36 months.
annual basis the lease payments would be $4,296 a year (Plus you could
add a service contract for $850 a year) and if you tested 5 (260 a year)
patients a week with a reimbursement rate of $40.00 your annual income
would be $10,400 – an annual return of 1000%!