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Approximately 1 million women in the United States undergo an image-guided core biopsy procedure as a result of suspected breast cancer each year.  The good news is that the results from the majority of these procedures turn out to be benign. The bad news - according to...
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"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." ~ Andrew Carnegie A group that is anything but...
Beekley International
As an organization, Beekley Corporation has been recognized by outside companies for our culture, our benefits, and our people by earning nods as a Best Place to Work and Top Workplace in Connecticut. But until 2018, Beekley had never been recognized by an outside...
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The American College of Radiology (ACR), recently, amended their Practice Parameters for the Performance of Screening and Diagnostic Mammography with a recommendation that: “Facilities should require consistent use of radiographically distinct markers to...
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When Beekley Corporation was first founded by my paternal grandfather F. Cheney Beekley in 1934, it was as a manufacturer of paper products. The company was located in West Hartford, CT and occupied three floors of the building in the center of town. From the first time...
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Since first suggested in 1976, CT guidance during interventional procedures has become indispensable. Common procedures that utilize CT guidance and can benefit from a localization device include biopsies, drainages, cryoablation, celiac plexus, and other...
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According to The Society and College of Radiology (SCoR), as a best practice, anatomical side markers should be included on all images at time of exposure for legal documentation and safety. In addition, if a side marker is not used, and there is any anatomical doubt,...
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In a review of one million mammographic studies, key weaknesses in positioning were found based on Volpara® Enterprise™ software that uses data points to determine quality metrics. The most common issues in positioning detected by Volpara Enterprise were: MLO view:...
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It is no secret that the healthcare sector has had an increased focus on the patient experience and their satisfaction. Hospitals, especially, are always considering ways to improve the patient experience as reimbursements are based on patient HCAHPS survey scores....
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"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." ~ Andrew Carnegie A group that is anything but...
Beekley International
As an organization, Beekley Corporation has been recognized by outside companies for our culture, our benefits, and our people by earning nods as a Best Place to Work and Top Workplace in Connecticut. But until 2018, Beekley had never been recognized by an outside...
Corporate News
When Beekley Corporation was first founded by my paternal grandfather F. Cheney Beekley in 1934, it was as a manufacturer of paper products. The company was located in West Hartford, CT and occupied three floors of the building in the center of town. From the first time...
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To most people in the imaging community, the name Beekley Medical is synonymous with mammography skin markers and early detection of breast cancer causes. But, even though breast care is our oldest and largest division, we are very much involved in the detection, and...
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One of the many things we love about our customers is that they share our mission to help make the lives of everyone we touch a little better. We are fortunate to work with individuals who have dedicated their lives to caring for others. And it's not unusual for that...
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"Is everyone who works here left handed?"   Not quite, but we do have a fairly large percentage of "southpaws" here at Beekley. While lefties represent just about 12% of the global population, 19 of our Associates are left-handed - 20% of our entire company! With 2 out...
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In order to serve our customers better, Beekley Medical has partnered with one of the largest supply chain consulting companies in the United Sates.   If you place orders through Cardinal Health for other supplies, you can now also purchase Beekley's Breeza® and...
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Pictured (L-R) Robert G. Berkenblit, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Judy Yee, MD, Professor and University Chair Department of Radiology, Montefiore Health System & Albert Einstein College of Medicine; EMPOWER...
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I began my career at Beekley Medical in 2010 as a member of the sales team, selling one of our CT products, Breeza® flavored beverage. But as a natural leader and with more than 2 decades of retail management behind me, I was ready and able to embrace and grow our...
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Approximately 1 million women in the United States undergo an image-guided core biopsy procedure as a result of suspected breast cancer each year.  The good news is that the results from the majority of these procedures turn out to be benign. The bad news - according to...
Featured Content
The American College of Radiology (ACR), recently, amended their Practice Parameters for the Performance of Screening and Diagnostic Mammography with a recommendation that: “Facilities should require consistent use of radiographically distinct markers to...
Featured Content
Since first suggested in 1976, CT guidance during interventional procedures has become indispensable. Common procedures that utilize CT guidance and can benefit from a localization device include biopsies, drainages, cryoablation, celiac plexus, and other...
Industry News
According to The Society and College of Radiology (SCoR), as a best practice, anatomical side markers should be included on all images at time of exposure for legal documentation and safety. In addition, if a side marker is not used, and there is any anatomical doubt,...
Featured Content
In a review of one million mammographic studies, key weaknesses in positioning were found based on Volpara® Enterprise™ software that uses data points to determine quality metrics. The most common issues in positioning detected by Volpara Enterprise were: MLO view:...
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It is no secret that the healthcare sector has had an increased focus on the patient experience and their satisfaction. Hospitals, especially, are always considering ways to improve the patient experience as reimbursements are based on patient HCAHPS survey scores....
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Dr. Douglas Housman is a radiation oncologist previously with Memorial Sloan-Kettering in NY,  and now at the Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center in CT. In his many years of experience, there’s one thing he can attest to: you can’t always see scars in CT images during...
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Detecting breast cancers in their earliest stages is every radiologists’ mission. Having the right tools to help them do it, is ours. I recently attended an imaging conference sponsored by a renowned breast center in New York City and had the opportunity to speak with...
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The Department of Radiology at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center compared two neutral oral contrast agents and published their findings (Comparison of Two Neutral Oral Contrast Agents in Pediatric Patients: A Prospective Randomized Study) in the May 2018...
Beekley International
As an organization, Beekley Corporation has been recognized by outside companies for our culture, our benefits, and our people by earning nods as a Best Place to Work and Top Workplace in Connecticut. But until 2018, Beekley had never been recognized by an outside...
Beekley International
Pictured Above: Uta Unger, Managing Director of Unger Medizintechinik GmBH & Co  Beekley Medical and Unger Medizintechnik GmBH & Co. have been working together for over a decade. Our Global Partner in Germany, Unger carries Beekley Medical's entire catalog, with a...
Beekley International
According to the International Trade Administration, U.S. exports totaled $2.33 trillion in 2017, roughly 12 -13% of the nation's gross domestic product.  In 2016, exports helped support an estimated 107 million jobs based on the most recent statistics from the...
Beekley International
Thibault Tailleur, Sales and Technical Manager of MEDITEST, formally accepted the esteemed Beekley Medical Global Partner of the Year Award at the 2017 European Society of Radiotherapy and Oncology Conference (ESTRO) in Vienna, Austria.   The Global Partner of the Year...
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Jon Dunski, President of UltraRay Group (Oakville, Ontario, Canada),  was formally recognized at the 2016 RSNA meeting in Chicago as Beekley Medical's Global Partner of the Year for results shown in 2015. The Global Partner of the Year is awarded to the distribution...
Beekley International
We had the distinct honor of welcoming Dr. Timothy Mutala recently at our headquarters. Dr. Mutala is a Radiologist at Nairobi University and owner of Sahihi Medical Solutions in Kenya. Dr. Mutala met with several senior leaders, toured the manufacturing and shipping...
Beekley International
Case Study: How Partnership with Beekley Medical Helps Canadian Distributor Drive Client Satisfaction In the summer of 2014, Jon Dunski, President of UltraRay Medical, joined Beekley Medical as the exclusive distributor in Canada (with the exception of Nova Scotia,...
Beekley International
Beekley Medical is exhibiting at MEDICA for the first time and we are excited to launch TomoSpots, skin markers for 3D Breast Tomosynthesis. Tested and proven for 3D breast tomosynthesis, TomoSPOT™ skin markers provide clear visualization with the least potential for...
Beekley International
Beekley Medical will have a presence at (DEGRO) for the first time July 3-6. We'll be teaming up with our 2012 partner of the year, MPB Scherer, based out of Austria to provide application training and hands on product reviews. This will be the 20th annual meeting of...
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Hospitals are looking for ways to reduce opioid use with their patients to decrease the risk of addiction.  Pain management clinics, pain conferences, and pain committees within the hospital are becoming more and more common to address this crisis. According to the...
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  I found your site after acquiring a skin tear during my mammogram today. First, I want to say that I did not pull away! There was a lot of emphasis on that in my reading. I soon will be 60 and have had mammograms beginning in my early 20's. The masses were always...
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Many Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) are continually looking for ways to improve person-centered care initiatives, while at the same time focusing to decrease anti-psychotic medications. In 2016, The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes, a CMS...
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Patients are becoming increasingly significant drivers in the evolution of healthcare delivery thanks to easy access to a wealth of online information about the quality and performance of healthcare providers. As healthcare consumers, patients have choices. They look to...
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As of January 2018, Freestanding Ambulatory and Outpatient Hospital surgical centers (OAS) are now participating in reimbursements based on patient satisfaction scores OAS CAHPS (The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Outpatient and Ambulatory...
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Pictured (L-R) Robert G. Berkenblit, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Judy Yee, MD, Professor and University Chair Department of Radiology, Montefiore Health System & Albert Einstein College of Medicine; EMPOWER...
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The quest for higher patient satisfaction scores seems to be the holy grail of healthcare these days. Or is it more a catch 22?  Enacted in 2012, the Affordable Care Act implemented a policy that withholds a certain percentage of Medicare reimbursement to providers and...
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In mammography, skin tears happen. Some are avoidable, while others are not. If a patient pulls away from the receptor plate too fast after the compression paddle has been released, the breast can stick to the plate and a tear can occur before the technologist can say,...
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Happy customers often turn into repeat customers. More importantly, they tell their friends about their positive experience. This is true for any business, including medical imaging. James Lipcamon, imaging services manager for East Cooper Medical Center in Charleston...
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Approximately 1 million women in the United States undergo an image-guided core biopsy procedure as a result of suspected breast cancer each year.  The good news is that the results from the majority of these procedures turn out to be benign. The bad news - according to...
Industry News
According to The Society and College of Radiology (SCoR), as a best practice, anatomical side markers should be included on all images at time of exposure for legal documentation and safety. In addition, if a side marker is not used, and there is any anatomical doubt,...
Featured Content
Detecting breast cancers in their earliest stages is every radiologists’ mission. Having the right tools to help them do it, is ours. I recently attended an imaging conference sponsored by a renowned breast center in New York City and had the opportunity to speak with...
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Approximately 2 million MRI procedures cannot be completed worldwide due to patient anxiety disorders or claustrophobia. With an average reimbursement of $500 (U.S.) per MRI scan, this is equal to $1 billion in lost productivity. On average, 2.3% of patients scheduled...
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While every team member in radiation oncology is vital to patient care, it is the role of the medical dosimetrist to prepare the treatment plan and make sure the plan will work as designed: deliver the most effective dose of radiation to kill the cancer with the fewest...
Corporate News
In order to serve our customers better, Beekley Medical has partnered with one of the largest supply chain consulting companies in the United Sates.   If you place orders through Cardinal Health for other supplies, you can now also purchase Beekley's Breeza® and...
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“Skin marker placement can aid in detection of clinically important imaging finding and technologist training aids increased rates of marker placement and improved correlation. Therefore, marker placement can potentially improve the clinical relevance of knee MRI...
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The quest for higher patient satisfaction scores seems to be the holy grail of healthcare these days. Or is it more a catch 22?  Enacted in 2012, the Affordable Care Act implemented a policy that withholds a certain percentage of Medicare reimbursement to providers and...
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There has been much debate in the last few years regarding the use of positive oral contrast for patients with acute abdominal pain in the ED setting. Typically, radiologists want oral contrast as it helps with the speed and accuracy of their diagnosis. The ED physician...