Clinical Aromatherapy
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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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...
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Corporate News
"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." ~ Andrew Carnegie A group that...
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Corporate News
As an organization, Beekley Corporation has been recognized by outside companies for our culture, our benefits, and our people by earning nods as a Best Place to Work and Top Workplace in Connecticut. But until 2018, Beekley had never been recognized...
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Best Practices: Imaging
The American College of Radiology (ACR), recently, amended their Practice Parameters for the Performance of Screening and Diagnostic Mammography with a recommendation that: “Facilities should require consistent use of radiographically distinct...
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Beekley Culture
When Beekley Corporation was first founded by my paternal grandfather F. Cheney Beekley in 1934, it was as a manufacturer of paper products. The company was located in West Hartford, CT and occupied three floors of the building in the center of town....
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CT-Scan
Since first suggested in 1976, CT guidance during interventional procedures has become indispensable. Common procedures that utilize CT guidance and can benefit from a localization device include biopsies, drainages, cryoablation, celiac plexus, and...
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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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