Best Practices: Positioning
Change can be hard on us as human beings. Whether it is change in our personal life or at our place of work, it's often a stretch outside our comfort zone. Change can be especially hard in mammography when you are considering a switch in products...
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Anxiousness/Pain Management
Years ago, it was often said that “no one is untouched by cancer."  In the current day, it seems, it is now “no one is untouched by opioid addiction."  We all know of someone who may have an addiction or has lost their life to opioid abuse.  If you...
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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...
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Best Practices: Positioning
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...
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Anxiousness/Pain Management
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...
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Anxiousness
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...
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Anxiousness
Moms-to-be experience many emotions when laboring. Feeling scared, anxious, and overwhelmed is normal… but overall, if the baby is healthy – the parents will feel joy. The birthing center within a hospital is where the family’s care begins. Since...
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Anxiousness/Pain Management
Sleep is necessary to keep us alert, elevate our mood, steer off illness, improve our health, and of course… to make us look well rested and encourage “beauty”.  Just as we need water to survive, we need sleep to help us heal both emotionally...
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Anxiousness/Pain Management
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....
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