Pet/Ct vs Ct Purchase Essay
Executive Summary Through the decision process and thorough analysis I chose to present the purchase of a used PET/CT scanner to occupy the empty exam room. In order to reach this decision the evaluation of cost benefits, and opportunity costs were considered. Extensive research was conducted within the market to understand the demand of the scanners, as well as understanding the current supply of this scanner within a specific radius from varied competitors. Understanding these concepts would be key in presenting this option, especially since it would add an additional cost $700,000.00 to the alternative purchase of the new CT scanner. The additional benefits of this modality, with supporting demographic data, would have to be included in the presentation to justify the additional cost, and for the CEO to understand why this would benefit the company, as well as its patients.
The modality presentation provided information regarding the alternatives that the company could have chosen and what benefits those alternatives