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Today there are a million advances that have been made in terms of technology. To the average person a radio is something slightly primitive. If you don’t carry about ten wireless devices, you are not in the inn crowd or even close to it. Everything from cell phones,...

Which Mammography System is Right?

You have made the decision to provide mammograms as a part of your facilities services. The question that begs to be asked is: What system is right for you? The factors that will play a role in making the right decision include:   Location. Site planning....

Mammography Reimbursement

A key consideration for physicians engaging in the cost of any diagnostic imaging system is whether or not the amount of procedures and reimbursement is going to justify the expense. The concern comes over the fact that there is a cost prohibitive nature in the...

Comparing Mammography Systems

Before you make a choice of mammography systems that you want to buy it’s vital to make sure that you have a comparison between systems. One system may be better than another in terms of technical specs. There’s a great possibility that one system may actually be...

Patient Preparation on the Mammogram Front

It’s vital that a patient understand what the preparation that’s required in terms of a mammogram. Often times not being educated on the procedure can be a source of difficulty for the patient. While education falls on the shoulders of the physician ordering the...

Types of Mammogram

So, you are going to perform a mammogram on a patient. It’s vital that the patient knows what their options are. When a patient goes to get a mammogram the questions asked will be something like this:   What will the mammogram do? What will the mammogram reveal?...

Mammogram Images

The mammogram is often times what will determine the level of difficulty in terms of a woman’s battle with breast cancer. Early detection through a timely procedure can mean a positive outcome while detecting a late stage tumor can mean a difficult and possible losing...

Contrast Agents for Mammography

When engaging in a diagnostic imaging procedure it’s vital to understand the procedure in detail. It’s important for the doctor performing the procedure to explain everything to the patient. It’s also vital for the patient to ask every question that they may have in...

Mammography Procedure: Procedure and Risks

A mammography sounds like any other diagnostic imaging procedure. When you think about it you think of a dark room, a loud machine, and someone in a white coat telling you it’s going to be okay. It’s fair to ask what sort steps take place before, during and after the...

Breast Cancer and Screening

It’s always very important to find out if a loved one is at risk for breast cancer. Many times screenings are done for women in certain brackets that may be at risk because of one factor or another. At times the statistics of breast cancer do not take into account the...

CT Scans, Kids, and Difficulties

It’s understood that scans, CT scans, do put children at a risk for possible cancer. The statistics project a possibility for close to 29,000 future cancers. A big part of the risk comes from exposure to radiation. An article published in jamanetwork.com stated...

Patient Safety in Radiology

As with every specialty in medicine, radiology has a chief concern, and that concern is patient safety.  Patient safety is not just making sure that the diagnostic imaging equipment is up to par. Patient safety includes making sure that the procedures are the correct...

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