Imaging Professionals Discuss Patient Stabilization, Motion Artifact, and Infection Control in CT and MRI
The goal for every imaging department is to obtain an optimal patient image for accurate diagnosis. Involuntary patient motion becomes the department’s enemy as the slightest wiggle causes artifact,...
Time Lost is Brain Lost. How Mobile Stroke Units Deliver Better Outcomes, Improved Quality of Life
Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. experiences a stroke. It’s the fifth leading cause of death and the top contributor to long-term disability.
How Much Does Motion Artifact Cost in Advanced Imaging Exams?
Artifact is a hurdle imaging departments avoid if possible and for good reason. Artifact could compromise a study, make an accurate diagnosis difficult to obtain, or create the appearance of a false...
Help Mitigate Pathogenic Spread Between Imaging Patients with Disposable Stabilization System
With heightened awareness of pathogenic spread and the call for social distancing, we are being reminded daily that direct contact is not the only way to infect people; indirect contact is another.
Restraint vs Stabilization in Diagnostic Imaging
During our sales process we are occasionally asked if iFIX is a form of stabilization or if it could it be considered a restraint. This is a valid question considering all of the requirements...
Are HAIs Lurking on Your Imaging Table?
Healthcare associated infections (HAI) will account for 1.7 million infections this year and cause up to 99,000 patient deaths in the United States alone.
Patients in Motion: How to Stabilize Patients and Reduce Repeat Imaging
Reducing patient exposure to radiation is a high priority for any imaging department. Groups like Image Gently champion facilities that practice safe imaging.
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