Breast Imaging
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...
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Corporate News
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...
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Industry Trends
  Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the biggest thing on the horizon for diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology. It could change the way cancer is detected, diagnosed, and treated. It may even restructure how insurers reimburse treatment centers....
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Best Practices: Imaging
The use and benefits of MR-specific skin markers in orthopedic MRI are well known but we often receive questions with regard to their use in breast MRI. Technologists and radiologists often ask about the situations where a skin marker is helpful as...
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Anxiousness
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...
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Breast Imaging
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...
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CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
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...
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Patient Experience
Patients who miss radiation treatment appointments are at a greater risk of recurrence than those who don’t. The authors of the study Radiotherapy Noncompliance and Clinical Outcomes in an Urban Academic Cancer Center (published by Montefiore...
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Best Practices: Imaging
Friday morning, 8:00 am, my first patient arrives. A 61 year old woman with a personal history of breast cancer and a mother with postmenopausal breast cancer presents for her annual mammogram.  The routine images are obtained and the patient quietly...
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