The Negative Fallout from Skin Tears in Mammography
We’ve all been there, your doctor prescribes you a medicine to treat one ailment and the next thing you know, you have another separate issue because of the medication you were given. Often, this...
How Use of Mammography Skin Markers Improves Patient Perception of Care
Keeping a patient informed during a medical procedure, although top of mind for many health care providers, may not always come as easily as some might think. The fear and/or anxiety a patient might...
Strategies for Reducing Patient Anxiousness in the Biopsy Suite
Rewinding back to the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, screening mammograms were delayed due to many breast centers temporarily closing their doors.
Patients Feel Safer with Added Protection During their Mammogram
Breast centers across the country have instituted additional safety measures in order to make it as safe as possible for both patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Your First Mammogram - Why it's Nothing to Fear
With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we thought we would shed some light on mammograms and how vital they can be in detecting cancers, as well as what to expect when you schedule your...
Patient Fears, Anxiousness, and Reaction to Skin Tears in Mammography
When a patient comes in for her exam, emotions may run high - whether it’s a first-time exam and fear of the unknown, a patient with a history of breast cancer, a patient who finds compression hard...
Safeguarding Mammography Equipment Beyond the Disinfectant Spray
Although the mammography receptor plate is cleaned and disinfected between patients as indicated by the FDA Infection Control Regulations for Mammography Equipment (900.12(e)(I3)(i), (ii), (iii), in...
Mitigating Perception of Pain in Mammography Can Improve Satisfaction Scores and Patient Retention
To paraphrase the philosopher William James; Thoughts become perception, perception becomes reality. Alter the thoughts, alter the reality.
When a Breast Skin Tear Becomes More Important than Diagnosis
A while back Beekley Medical published the article "Skin Tears in Mammography Happen…But Do They Have To?" Soon after, we began receiving communications from patients who wanted to feel heard after...
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