The Mammographer's Vital Role as Clinical Communicator
  Although the onus of interpretation lies on the radiologist - mammographers are on the front lines when it comes to patient care and clinical efficacy. From positioning to communication to...
Good to Great - Making the Bella Blankets Switch
Change can be hard on us as human beings. Whether it is change in our personal life or at our place of work, it's often a stretch outside our comfort zone.
Overcoming Patient Avoidance of Screening Mammography
Pink ribbon season is almost here. Yet, despite all the millions spent on breast cancer awareness, women are still reluctant to go for annual screening mammography. And when they do go, many see it...
Skin Tear During Mammogram - A Patient's Shared Story
I found your site after acquiring a skin tear during my mammogram today. First, I want to say that I did not pull away! There was a lot of emphasis on that in my reading. I soon will be 60 and have...
Getting into the Mind of the Patient: The Mammo Diaries
Patients are becoming increasingly significant drivers in the evolution of healthcare delivery thanks to easy access to a wealth of online information about the quality and performance of healthcare...
Skin Tears in Mammography Happen…But Do They Have To?
In mammography, skin tears happen. Some are avoidable, while others are not. If a patient pulls away from the receptor plate too fast after the compression paddle has been released, the breast can...
Coping Financially with Breast Cancer
While fighting for their lives, many women in active treatment for breast cancer lose their livelihoods - experiencing a loss of income that often leads to catastrophic financial losses and the need...
Significant Reduction in Self-Reported Anxiety in Breast Biopsy Procedures with Elequil Aromatabs
Breast Biopsies can be very stressful for patients. Although it is a minor procedure, it is a major event to the patient. Many patients are mothers or grandmothers and worry about their family’s fate...
Patient Satisfaction and the 15 Minute Mammogram
Getting your mammogram can be a daunting experience, especially when the patient thinks that there may be something wrong. They wait for the exam, don a medical gown, are maneuvered onto a cold...
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