CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
Many articles have been written in the past several years that have evaluated the elimination of routine oral contrast administration prior to CT imaging for emergency department patients presenting with non-traumatic abdominal pain.  While the...
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Prior to Robin Roberts, the ultra-popular Good Morning America host, being diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), the vast majority of Americans were not familiar with the condition. Put simply, MDS is a group of bone marrow conditions in...
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Corporate News
When people think of interns they generally think of some college kid running around getting coffee, taking messages, and doing any of the grunt work their supervisor wants them to do. However, that stereotypical image is nothing what it’s like...
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Beekley Culture
August 8, 1977. Straight out of college, degree in hand I applied for a sales position with the company that would become my lifelong home. Then, as now, Beekley Corporation was an exceptional company.   My coach and mentor, W.Mason Beekley was both...
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CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
Cut costs; increase throughput, raise those HCAPS scores!  If you work in healthcare administration today, this is your reality. It's a juggling act and a hard one at that. Nearly 1,500 hospitals were penalized in 2013 under Medicare's...
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According to the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services the question, "how does valued-based purchasing work?" is answered by the following: "CMS rewards hospitals based on the quality of care provided to Medicare patients, how closely best...
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Beekley Culture
“We are a happy organization – that’s the most important thing. Our success and growth is due to our people.”     These words were spoken by W.Mason Beekley, my predecessor and mentor, in 1984 - a reflection and continuance of the company culture his...
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I would really like to share my experience with Beekley Medical's AromaTabs, and I hope they will help bring relief to others around the world who are confronted with medical procedures of all types. I went through a period in my life recently,...
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Breast Imaging
Let's get one thing out of the way first - I don't swoon.  I don't know many women who do. In fact I find most women to be remarkably tough.   Perhaps that's why I see red flags instead of pink ribbons when policy makers use "emotional distress" from...
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