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2013-11-05 12:27:59

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Radiologic technologists' ongoing efforts to provide excellent patient care inspired the theme of this year's National Radiologic Technology Week® celebration, Nov. 3-9. "R.T.s: Positioning Ourselves for Excellence" captures medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals' relentless drive to achieve excellence in all areas of the profession. The American Society of Radiologic Technologists chose the theme based on a...

2013-10-23 12:29:55

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Elevating the status of the nation's radiologic technologists has been an ongoing goal of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. Now the ASRT is taking its efforts to the next level with the ACE campaign. Created to help educate patients about the radiologic technologist's role on the health care team, ACE is an easy acronym that reminds R.T.s to: -- Announce your name. -- Communicate your credentials. --...

2013-08-27 23:29:56

Karen W. Stadler is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Karen W. Stadler, Director of Imaging Services at Danville Regional Medical Center has attained the highest level of membership to the National Association of Professional Women as a VIP Woman of the Year and has been recognized for outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Ms. Stadler received her...

2013-07-09 12:28:03

MARGATE, Florida, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RCSA(TM) [http://rcsaedu.com ], in collaboration with Simbionix(TM) [http://simbionix.com ], provides medical solutions for certification requirements. Learners include cardiovascular medical specialists, vascular medical specialists, cardiovascular assistants, medical simulation educators and others. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/529202-a ) The Registry of Cardiovascular...

2013-06-11 16:24:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Only 15.5 percent of college students know that condoms don't fully protect a person from contacting the human papillomavirus, and this lack of knowledge can lead students to a false sense of security in their sexual practices, according to a new study in Radiologic Technology, a journal published by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. Researchers at Texas State University surveyed freshman students to gauge their...

2012-11-20 12:27:31

Individuals, Facilities and Societies Can Now Pledge to "Image Wisely" WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following is being released by The American College of Radiology: Image Wisely(®), in collaboration with the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), SNMMI Technologist Section and American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC), has created easily accessible online educational materials to help providers use the lowest radiopharmaceutical...

2012-10-24 11:26:39

BOSTON, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 54(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), October 28-31 in Boston, Elekta (booth #5067) will highlight its Agility(TM)* 160-leaf multi-leaf collimator (MLC), which has been shipped to more than 20 countries worldwide in the last six months. Agility, a groundbreaking new design of the MLC, features leaf speeds that are twice as fast as conventional beam-shaping devices, and offers a new level of conformance to...

2012-08-29 06:25:12

ATLANTA and ALBUQUERQUE, Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The ASRT Education and Research Foundation and Elekta are excited to announce the recipients of the 2012 Elekta Radiation Therapy Scholarship. Made possible by a contribution of $23,000 in funding and support from Elekta, four scholarships of $5,000 each recently were awarded to entry-level radiation therapy students. Elekta has demonstrated its commitment to radiation therapy by providing $140,000 in scholarships since 2006....

2012-06-08 13:43:18

Society encourages immediate passage of bill to ensure safe cancer treatments American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Chairman Leonard Gunderson, MD, MS, FASTRO, will testify before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today on provisions of the Consistency, Accuracy, Responsibility, and Excellence in Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Act of 2011 (CARE Act) related to training and credentialing for medical imaging and radiation therapy...

2012-02-24 12:00:00

Survey & Ballot Systems´ (SBS) online voting system allows members of the world´s largest radiologic science organization to cast candidate selections in minutes. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) February 24, 2012 Survey & Ballot Systems, a leading provider of secure Internet voting systems, announced that it was selected by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) to oversee the organization´s 2012 election. ASRT officials cited SBS´ experience and...