Rick Long has joined Bothell’s Pacific Vascular Inc. as director of business development and marketing and will head the provider of vascular ultrasound diagnostic services in new initiatives for patient and medical community outreach and development.
“We want to expand Pacific Vascular’s locations; to provide this valuable service to other hospitals, clinics, physicians and patients throughout the Northwest; in communities that are presently underserved,” states Long.
Vascular ultrasound is an essential tool in the detection of diseases of the blood vessels, including blood clots that are associated with conditions like deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and atherosclerosis which can impair blood flow to the brain and result in stroke.
Pacific Vascular, Inc. currently operates 14 vascular facilities throughout the Northwest, to serve patient and medical communities in the early detection and treatment of these potentially life‐threatening
Long’s career in the medical field includes marketing and sales management experience in diagnostic imaging, patient monitoring and information technology.