A diagnostic imaging center is a facility with the equipment to produce various types of radiologic and electromagnetic images. Imaging Centers include hospital outpatient departments that perform inpatient and outpatient imaging services, as well as independent diagnostic testing facilities. Imaging Centers provide services through various modalities each designed for specific diagnostic use. Magnetic resonance imaging (“MRI”), computed tomography (“CT”), positron emission tomography, mammography, ultrasound, and X-ray are common modalities. Imaging Centers may provide a single or multiple modalities.
Imaging Centers are typically valued for the sale to a management company and/or hospital buyer or for contribution to a joint venture. In some instances, a Diagnostic Imaging Center will be valued for individual physician investment.
Determining the value of an Imaging Center poses unique challenges. The appraiser must understand many industry specific factors when valuing an Imaging Center. Key value drivers for Imaging Centers include, but are not limited to:
There are many unique items to consider in an Imaging Center valuation that necessitate a depth of knowledge and experience. VMG Health’s detailed experience with Imaging Center valuations gives you the confidence you need to complete your transaction. VMG Health has extensive experience in valuing Imaging Centers with over 300 valuations conducted in the last three years.
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