View Full Version : Anybody know anything about Athena
04-18-2006, 08:02 PM
I have an interview with Athena. I am a pharm rep looking to get out because I'm sick of just be able to drop off samples. Will I realistically get more respect from doctors and more of their time compared to pharm sales
Would appreciate any info on Athena
04-21-2006, 10:54 AM
Athena is an esoteric lab selling to Neurology. Their testing is expensive and has poor reimbursement. This would have been a great opportunity about 6 years ago but now they have burned many hospitals and doc's will not fight for the pre-auth. The product is now into it's mature stage.
04-21-2006, 10:48 PM
I agree, good lab. but Reps make little or no money. 6 years ago they gave alot of stock options, which was very nice. Quest & LabCorp cut them off, which in return made Athena focus there attention to the local hospitals. The hospitals soon or later catch on to the reimbursements. Perpherial Neuropathy Panel 1900.00/ Reimbursement is $50. You do the math. Keep looking.
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