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  • e11ndofwar e11ndofwar Jul 3, 2012 9:25 AM Flag

    The power of an operating lease

    The bashers here will have you believe that the Derms will not pony up the money necessary to acquire a melafind system. In point of fact, those Derms who do not have the cash flow to acquire the equipment, a leasing arrangement will be available. As importantly, once the lease commences it tends to disappear into the Derms corporate plumbling. Each month a lease payment is made and at lease expiration the documentation usually calls for an automatic renewal.

    As with all businesses, Derms are in a competitive enviornment. When the derm down the road acquires this equipment, it is going to be increasingly difficult for the derm not to do same. It is very much like the situation confronting hospitals related to the DaVinci robotic system. They had to acquire or lease that system or run the risk of their doctors moving their practice to a hospital that had the equipment. The larger Derm practices, once acquiring or leasing the equipment, are going to one way or another advertize this additional capability. Given the fact that the Derm can either buy or lease the equipment, there is no excuse for the derm to become less competitive. Dr. Gulfo and his management staff know this and that is exactly why they want to come out of the box after they complete a solid shakedown. As a long, I do not believe my investment is approaching the finish line but more the starting line. All we need is a little more patience.
    regards endo

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    • <<You know General, this thing is catching on, the Derms love it as the news reports show>>

      Out of all the dermatologists in the world, do you even have ten who have said good things about it?

      More than 10 people like Jerry Sandusky. So do you think he is wildly popular?

    • <<Well Fncy, I believe that you are missing the purpose of the post. The General called the good Dr Day "garbage" and a " slime ball" for her statement when I found something that validates her statement.>>

      There he goes again!

    • Well Fncy, I believe that you are missing the purpose of the post. The General called the good Dr Day "garbage" and a " slime ball" for her statement when I found something that validates her statement.

      Yes, I agree with you it's the individuals responsibility to see a doctor however, I also believe that Melafind will assist in early detection. If I recall, I believe you said that your friend saw a doctor and his response was " keep an eye on it"? Do I believe that your childhood friend could have benefited from the doctor's use of Melafind had it been available, YES!

    • I had to bet whether she was more or less likely to misdiagnose melanoma, I would bet the farm (I have a farm in Maine) that she would be more likely to.
      ========================================

      Growing cotton in Maine was misdiagnosed.

    • One of her colleague s also missed her melanoma initially. Goes back to that Derm 70% accuracy thing that you refuse to recognize. They should of had Melafind available to them.

    • Getting on TV is no assurance someone is not a quack. Lots of quacks get on TV. TV producers are not medical experts, and even if they were, their interest is in ratings. Even Sam, the former TV Guide editor, probably understands this.

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      <<SAMUEL JACK HASSON (wife Marilyn)
      Born JUN 1944
      GLENDALE, CA 91206

      67 years old.

      went to Alexander Hamilton High School

      once an editor at T.V. Guide

      claims to have been an actor and dancer(!)

      Masters Degree in Math at Harvey MUdd College>>

    • sandale111@bellsouth.net sandale111 Jul 3, 2012 11:08 AM Flag

      <<And I suppose that's the reason why a national TV morning show would but someone from NYU on?
      I think you're the one who is full of cr@polla General. >>

      Getting on TV is no assurance someone is not a quack. Lots of quacks get on TV. TV producers are not medical experts, and even if they were, their interest is in ratings. Even Sam, the former TV Guide editor, probably understands this.

      I am not saying either way where or not she is a quack. But two serious things remain. She claimed melanoma is the leading cause of cancer death in women between the ages of 30 and 35. That was grossly misleading in that cancer is extremely rare in that group. If she was from Harvard and had 50 Nobel Prizes I would have caution about her for saying that. Likewise she failed diagnosing her own melanoma. Again, I would not go to her even if she was from Harvard and had 50 Nobel Prizes. What would happen is that I would have doubts about Harvard and the Nobel prize. (Actually, I already do, but that is another thing).

    • "She's been hyping mela for ages. If I remember correctly she got paid by them. (I might be incorrect about her having been paid.) And she really is full of garbage. She was the slime ball who said melanoma was one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in women aged 30 to 35, not telling people that people in that demographic hardly ever *get* cancer. And she herself had melanoma but failed to correctly diagnose it--I would rather have Barron examine my stool samples than go to her."

      And I suppose that's the reason why a national TV morning show would but someone from NYU on?
      I think you're the one who is full of cr@polla General.

 
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