You can save your institution time and money by reducing the number of sub-optimal studies performed.
Enter the number of echo studies you perform annually to see the savings for your institution. Although all other values entered are based on published data, they can be amended to reflect your institution specific data.13
The operations cost from an echo lab to perform single study.
Study cost at 1 hour per study
ASE Guidelines cite 20% of all echo studies are sub-optimal requiring an additional study.
% of inconclusive requiring hospital admission
% of non-contrast users whose inconclusive study requires coronary CT angiography
% of inconclusive echo studies from non-contrast users going on to further study Nuclear MPI
% inconclusive going to cardiac MRI
See how the sub-optimal studies are reduced and the subsequent annual savings for your institution.
Value of performing the initial echo study using contrast as opposed to risking a sub-optimal study requiring further diagnostic testing or an additional echo study.