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.
Mammograms During a Pandemic: Through the Eyes of a Patient
Daily life doesn’t stop because of a pandemic. Groceries still need to be bought, children still need to be taught, and patients still need to be seen. Although these things are happening a little...
How to Keep Patients from Distancing from Their Mammogram During COVID-19
In the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, health officials and professional societies provided guidance advising patients to postpone non-essential healthcare. This included routine screening...
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...
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),...
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...
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