Putting Patients First
When you give birth and become a mom, you can most likely recall the sound of the first cry, glimpse, and embrace of your baby.  If you are like me… you also remember the great and not-so-great experiences during your hospital stay.  I cannot remember what I ate for...
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Just in case you didn't know it - the month of October is designated National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The sea of pink from professional sports arenas to right in your workplace should have given it away. We at Beekley Corporation are no different  - we do love...
Putting Patients First
It's not a question you hear everyday, but each September, the goal is that more women will be better informed to answer that question. If you are seeing teal ribbons around your town, as I do in mine, this signifies your town’s involvement in Turn The Towns Teal, a...
Industry News
Temporary marks are an important part of CT simulation, allowing for accurate and reproducible set-ups for treatment. However, temporary marks are only helpful if they stay on the patient. Otherwise, the patient will need to be re-simulated before receiving or...
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“It's tradition that each year we kick off the handbag bingo event by asking cancer survivors to stand and we give them a round of applause. It’s shocking to see so many people stand up, but beautiful at the same time. It’s not about how many people have had cancer, but...
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"Wear bright colors." That's all we were told. The theme of Beekley Corporation's mid-year luncheons are always a mystery, but we are always sure that it will be wildly creative and fun. So when we found a carnival with a twist awaiting us, we knew we were in for a...
Industry News
Artifact can be an unavoidable obstacle for the radiation oncology team. In radiation therapy, no one knows this more than the medical dosimetrist who is responsible for interpreting the images taken during CT simulation and determining the appropriate dose and...
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Dawn Herzog, Breast Center Supervisor at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL had a dilemma. She, her staff, and her patients had high levels of satisfaction with the receptor plate covers her center used on every mammogram, but with an average 20-35 patients per day, the...
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"If only I knew then what I know now." A common refrain as more and more imaging centers are moving towards offering digital breast tomosynthesis or 3D mammography. Despite the amount of literature available from equipment manufacturers and industry publications on the...