About Alex Babitsky

Alex Babitsky, MBA is a Partner of SEAK, Inc. Mr. Babitsky received his MBA from Northeastern University and a BS degree from the University of Massachusetts. Mr. Babitsky deals with expert witnesses and the attorneys who retain them on a daily basis as the Product Manager of SEAK’s Expert Witness Directory, SEAK’s National Directory of Independent Medical Examiners, and SEAK’s National Directory of Medical File Review Consultants. Mr. Babitsky consults regularly with experts of all fields on the subject of expert witness marketing. His publications include: How to Market Your Expert Witness Practice: Evidence-Based Best Practices, 2009 National Guide to Expert Witness Fees and Billing Procedures, 2004 National Guide to Expert Witness Fees and Billing Procedures, The A to Z Guide to Expert Witnessing and What All Physicians Considering Starting an IME Practice Should Know.

Physician Inventors: Raising Money

Physician inventors are often faced with the daunting task of raising capital to turn their invention into a profitable company. David Scharp, speaking at the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference gave some suggestions for potential sources of capital. These include: Source of Investors Yourself Family & Friends Partners Private Investors Sharks Angel Investors Venture Capital Investors Banks [...]


Physician Inventors and Medical Devices

A new study of premarket approval applications (PMAs) indicate that physician inventors are playing a significant role in inventing of medical devices. The study in Med Care of May 2013 entitled “How much do physician-entrepreneurs contribute to new medical devices” concluded: On average, physician-founded companies account for 11% of the information in PMAs, compared with 4% from nonphysician-founded [...]


Physician Inventors: Medical Devices

Physicians who encounter problems at work are now doing something about them with their medical device inventions. Physicians are in the best position to come up with medical devices to solve vexing problems they encounter in patient care. What kind of medical devices are physicians working on? Medical devices range from simple tongue depressors and bedpans to complex [...]


Physician Inventing: Protecting Your Idea

One of the challenges physician inventors face is protecting their ideas/inventions prior to disclosure for funding. Dr. David Scharp, speaking at the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference gave some bullet-point advice on the optimal ways to protect your invention. Optimal way is to submit a Provisional Patent to USPTO: Meets the First to File Requirement (see below) [...]


Physician Inventors Make Millions and Improve Lives

Physicians are struggling with decreasing revenues, the need to see more and more patients, and questions if they are really making a difference anymore. Many physicians are now turning toward inventing as a way to supplement their income and save and improve the lives of patients. One of the most striking examples of the success of physician inventors [...]


Physician File Reviews Are Increasing Dramatically

Physicians of all specialties are needed to do file and disability reviews. Due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) these reviews are expected to increase dramatically in 2014 and 2015. These reviews are done in the physician’s home office and require no testifying as there is no physician-patient relationship. Many different types of companies are looking for physician [...]

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