Physician Interviews

Physican Interviews: Every month BioTek Labs features an interview with a physician from one of our clinics.

medicalDr. Glenn Schroyer

How long has your practice been using the BioTek Labs allergy program? 
Since February 2017


How has having an in-house allergy program supported what you like most about practicing medicine? 
Allergy testing has given our patients the convenience of on-site testing which makes the overall pateint/doctor relationship much easier and convenient.


What additional advantages does your allergy program enable you to provide your patients? 
This allows us to give our patients on-site testing and results in minutes. It also helps treatin our patients in a more time efficient and cost effective ways versus the referral process.


What strategies does your team use to ensure the appropriate patients are referred to the lab?
As a team we depend highly on the chart updates to screen and test our patients.

In what ways has your practice benefited and grown as a result of your allergy program? 
Allergy testing has allowed us to offer our patients another on-site test, in turn creates a "one stop shop" which in turn creates more revenue and profit for the practice.

medicalDr. Silva

How long has your practice been using the BioTek Labs allergy program? 
Four Years


How has having an in-house allergy program supported what you like most about practicing medicine? 
Easy access to allergy testing


What additional advantages does your allergy program enable you to provide your patients? 
Precise results with multiple needle sticks in a prompt manner


What strategies does your team use to ensure the appropriate patients are referred to the lab?
Thorough screening and a minute detailed history and physical exams


In what ways has your practice benefited and grown as a result of your allergy program? 
Much less time spent trying to treat respiratory allergies, once diagnosed and treated the patients and their families refer other patients to us .

medicalDr. Shechtman

How long has your practice been using the BioTek Labs allergy program? 
3 1/2 Years


How has having an in-house allergy program supported what you like most about practicing medicine? 
Able to diagnose and treat patients more rapidly.


What additional advantages does your allergy program enable you to provide your patients? 
One stop treatment center with rapid results.


What strategies does your team use to ensure the appropriate patients are referred to the lab?
Using Chart updates forms, my clinical experience, and pamphlets.

In what ways has your practice benefited and grown as a result of your allergy program? 
Provide a service to the community that otherwise wouldn't be available to them.

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Dr. Corry

How long has your practice been using the BioTek Labs allergy program? 
7 months


How has having an in-house allergy program supported what you like most about practicing medicine? 
It has allowed me to take care of my patients at the initial point of care, get a plan in place and get the patient treated fast and adequately without needing to go through a referral (external) process.


What additional advantages does your allergy program enable you to provide your patients? 
It allows my patients to be educated on what allergies are and what different methods we can treat with. It allows patients to be supported in a manner where they feel we are actively trying to help treat them and it's convenient!


What strategies does your team use to ensure the appropriate patients are referred to the lab?
They talk to me - having MA and support staff who understand the program and requirements/protocols helps tremendously.


In what ways has your practice benefited and grown as a result of your allergy program? 
Bridging the gap between patients I couldn't treat before that now I can treat all aspects of their health in one visit has been amazing. Not only on a provider level but patients are getting the most benefit out of it. 

medicalDr. Fernandez-Blay

How long has your practice been using the BioTek Labs allergy program? 
Five Years


How has having an in-house allergy program supported what you like most about practicing medicine? 
Provides more in-house services. More hands on with patients.


What additional advantages does your allergy program enable you to provide your patients? 
Convenience of treatment and provider to lab communications.


What strategies does your team use to ensure the appropriate patients are referred to the lab?
All physicians have EMR access and have ease to refer patients by clicking a button. also using chart updates as new patients are checked in.


In what ways has your practice benefited and grown as a result of your allergy program? 
Patients prefer to have services provided at same location with known staff rather than getting referrals to outside offices.

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Dr. Pai

How long have you practice been using the Biotek Labs allergy testing program?
2 Years

How has having an in-house allergy lab supported what you like most about practicing medicine?
Easy accessibility to allergy testing especially while practicing medicine in a very hyper allergenic state like VA.

What additional advantages does you allergy lab enable you to provide to your patients?
Enables us to coordinate care through teamwork

What strategies does your team use to ensure the appropriate patients are referred to the lab?
Healthcare history of patients

In what ways has your practice benefited and grown as a result of your allergy lab?
Increased knowledge of allergy testing and allergens and improved teamwork

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