CT-Scan
Reducing patient exposure to radiation is a high priority for any imaging department. Groups like Image Gently champion facilities that practice safe imaging. Safer imaging and patient care are a foremost concern for Agnieszka Dziubinski, Manager of Medical Imaging at...
Breast Biopsy
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,...
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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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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...
Industry News
“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...