Joe El-Khoury (Presenter)
Bio: Joe El-Khoury is Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine at Yale University and the Co-Director of the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory and Clinical Chemistry Fellowship program at Yale-New Haven Health. He is board certified by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC) and a fellow of the National Academy for Clinical Biochemistry (NACB). He completed his post-doctoral fellowship training in Clinical Biochemistry at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.
Authorship: Joe El-Khoury
Starting mass spectrometry testing in your laboratory, or adding a new mass spectrometer, is a daunting task. How do you make the right decision? And how do you finance this purchase? This session will discuss the financial considerations of purchasing a mass spectrometry system as well as return on investment calculation and negotiation with vendors. Audience participation will be encouraged!
The best way to convince your administrator that you should buy a mass spectrometer is to talk dollars! This session will discuss the monetary and clinical benefits of purchasing a mass spectrometer, financial considerations such as return on investment calculation, how to finance the purchase and negotiation with vendors.
Audience participation will be encouraged!
Conclusions & Discussion
Learning objectives of this session:
1. Explain the financial components that should be considered when purchasing a mass spectrometer.
2. Calculate the return on investment for the purchase of a mass spectrometer.
3. Describe the options for financing a mass spectrometer and potential points for negotiation.
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