In Part 2 of our blog series on Direct Imaging’s founder Dave Atteberry, we learned about the psychological and financial costs he endured after venturing into private practice. After selling his Yakima imaging center to Sunnyside/Astria and reclaiming the practice after the area hospital went into bankruptcy, Dave reentered private practice – under much different circumstances… Direct Imaging of Yakima is Back in Business Dave assumed the credit obligations of Frontier Neurosurgery and the X-ray and imaging center – now all under Direct Imaging – setting out on his own again in June of 2019. Following the bankruptcy, he formed a
In Part 1 of our blog series on Direct Imaging founder and neurosurgeon Dave Atteberry, we discussed the childhood journey that steered him into the healthcare industry. In this second part of the series, we’ll uncover what drew Dave to Yakima and the wild ride that led to the current incarnation of Direct Imaging X-ray and radiology services. Moving to Yakima, WA and Establishing a Diagnostic Imaging Center At this point in his life, Dave’s parents were retired and living in Oregon. He found this new Northwest locale intriguing, so he interviewed for a job in Washington state. The healthcare
Direct Imaging Center is a remarkable place. It changed the town of Yakima, WA from a small town with limited affordable healthcare options to one that local and big-city patients flock to for care. How did this come to be? The story is crazy and interesting, as its founder Dave Atteberry will attest. Creating Community-Centered Healthcare in Yakima Dave isn’t like other professionals in his industry. He goes by his first name. If you talked to him on the phone or ran into him at the local store, you’d never know he was a doctor, least of all a neurosurgeon.
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Direct Imaging Yakima Opens New Outpatient Pain Practice Finding an affordable and convenient source for pain management in Yakima and surrounding areas can be challenging. When Direct Imaging of Yakima opened a new outpatient pain practice in Yakima, the community breathed a sigh of relief. There was finally an end to long commutes into Seattle, Tacoma, and Spokane – and an end to the exorbitant cost of hospital services. We offer cost-effective, convenient outpatient pain services in Yakima, including options for walk-in visits or time-saving scheduled appointments, Monday through Friday from 9 to 5. Pain Management for Common Conditions Direct