CT-Scan
The number one cause of office visits to primary care physicians (PCPs) is gastrointestinal symptoms. In the more simple cases, the PCP armed with an arsenal of modern drugs can treat the patient, but the more difficult cases must be referred to...
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CT-Scan
  Customer Case Study: Cleveland Clinic's Imaging Institute is one of the leading radiologic academic centers in the world as well as one of the busiest clinical departments in the country.   The CT department at Cleveland Clinic performs over...
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CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
Looking to improve patient compliance and satisfaction with oral contrast drinking protocols for abdominal CT-Scans but worried about added costs? Use this simple cost/value/profit analysis formula to find your breakeven point with Breeza®...
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CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
In a previous blog post, Why I Use oral Contrast for Abdominopelvic Imaging, I stated that I am a strong believer in the benefits of properly administered oral contrast for CT imaging. I believe that oral contrast both accentuates bowel pathology if...
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CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
You've tried fruit juice. You've tried powdered drink mixes. You've probably tried just about everything to make oral iodinated contrast easier to drink for your patients undergoing abdominopelvic CT imaging.    Then you tried Breeza®, the only...
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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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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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CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
Anyone remotely aware of the healthcare industry is privy to the numerous trends evolving as healthcare reform takes shape. We've all heard that hospital budgets are shrinking, along with their reimbursements. Length of stay in the...
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