Working Together: How to Build a Radiosurgical Center and Partnership. Sandra Vermeulen, M.D. Seattle Cyberknife Center at Swedish Cancer Institute Seattle, WA. Swedish Cancer Institute: Background. Radiation oncology providers for 7 facilities in Puget Sound area:
Sandra Vermeulen, M.D.
Seattle Cyberknife Center
Swedish Cancer Institute
A successful CK center breaks even in year two, and can bring in 1-2 million/yr in 4 - 5 years
Ratio of revenue for equal workext beam : CK 3 : 1
Cyberknife is a marvelous technology, that offers non-invasive treatment instead of surgery, or pain relief instead of morphine, or hope when before there was none.