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2009-03-03 11:05:00

RESTON, Va., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement (NCRP) report stated that the U.S. population is now exposed to seven times more radiation each year from medical imaging exams than in 1980. The American College of Radiology (ACR), Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR), Society of Breast Imaging (SBI), and the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance (SCBT-MR) urge Americans, including elected officials and...

2008-12-08 14:22:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh-based Foundation Radiology Group (FRG) is pleased to announce the appointments of Dr. Susanj Patel and Dr. Michael Reiser to their clinical staff. Dr. Patel will fill the role of body imager, and Dr. Reiser is FRG's newest neuroradiologist. Dr. Patel was previously practicing at West Penn Hospital, and Dr. Reiser was practicing in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area. At West Penn, Dr. Patel was a staff radiologist and assistant...

2008-12-04 10:20:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh-based Foundation Radiology Group (FRG) was named by the Radiology Business Journal to be one of the 50 largest radiology groups in the country. Located in Gateway Center in downtown Pittsburgh, FRG has been growing at a brisk pace, and was pleased to get recognized by industry leaders and national experts. In a little over a year of being in operation, FRG was ranked 44th out of 50 nationally, proof that their business model is working....

2008-10-29 12:00:28

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh-based Foundation Radiology Group (FRG) signed a multi-year contract with Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, making FRG their exclusive provider of diagnostic imaging services effective December 31, 2008. Charles Cole Memorial Hospital is located in Coudersport Pennsylvania and services multiple counties in north central Pennsylvania and south central New York. The Hospital provides a wide range of primary and secondary health care services...

2008-09-24 03:00:09

By Barron, Bruce J Pediatric Chest Imaging: Chest Imaging in Infants and Children J. Lucaya and J.L. Strife, eds. New York, NY: Springer, 2008, 454 pages, $269.00 This hardcover book is part of the Medical Radiology: Diagnostic Imaging series, edited by Drs. A.L. Baert, M. Knauth, and K. Sartor. There are approximately 30 contributors to the book, many of which are of international stature. The book contains 445 figures in 925 separate illustrations, 54 of which are in color, and 19 tables....

2008-07-30 18:00:54

Americans can't agree on politics -- but the one thing they do agree on is: Americans do not want unnecessary or excessive radiation. And while medical imaging in the form of CAT scans can be viewed as a technology right out of Star Wars - allowing doctors to look into the human body without making a single cut - that ability comes with a price: radiation exposure to the patient. So is CT imaging worth the radiation exposure? The answer may come down to the scanner you are...

2008-07-01 15:00:54

PITTSBURGH, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh-based Foundation Radiology Group (FRG) has signed multi-year contracts with Pineville Community Hospital, Pineville, KY; and Knox County Hospital, Barbourville, KY, through which FRG will become their exclusive provider of diagnostic imaging professional services, effective July 1st. Pineville Community Hospital (PCH) is a short-term, acute care 136-bed hospital. It offers a wide range of health care services, including: emergency care, home...

2008-06-25 09:03:33

Over 500 million medical imaging tests are performed each year, making MRIs, CT Scans and X-rays a critical part of every U.S. patient's medical life. Today's healthcare consumers, however, have few resources to learn about and choose from among the nearly 7,000 medical imaging centers that perform Radiology tests. At www.remakehealth.com, consumers now have an online resource to find a local imaging center, request appointments for Radiology tests and look up medical imaging prices. 200...


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