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My review of AHRA

by Philip F. Jacobus , President
This year, AHRA was in Orlando, Florida. It was held at the Gaylord Palms & Resort Convention Center.

The venue was excellent and so was the show.

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People talk about how trade shows are shrinking, but I think the opposite is true at AHRA and in fact, we doubled our booth size for 2019.

There was lots of new equipment, a number of new vendors and an excellent following.

In many ways, radiology administrators are a friendly group of people. They are on the front lines. They have a hard job and they are always looking for ways to provide better patient care and outcomes.

I wish that the hours were longer even if it meant fewer days, but it is what it is.

I do believe that there were more attendees than last year and like so many shows, there seemed to be a higher level of optimism despite the confusion associated with healthcare.

There isn't any one big thing about the show that really stood out, but I am glad that I attended and I look forward to next year's event.

See you next week!

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About Phil Jacobus

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 founding member of IAMERS and 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.

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