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2011-03-14 09:53:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tristan Associates, a Harrisburg-based radiology practice operating four outpatient imaging centers in Central Pennsylvania, reported today the passing on February 28th of their founder, Theodore Atherton (Ted) Tristan, M.D., at the age of 86. "Our physicians and staff are all deeply saddened at the loss of our founder, leader, mentor, teacher, colleague, and friend," said Paul DeLoia, Chief Executive Officer. "He was a wonderful man and a...

2011-02-28 10:46:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Ethical Imaging (CEI), a grassroots coalition with the goal of improving diagnostic imaging practices in Texas, is supporting House Bill 1809, sponsored by Representative Senfronia Thompson. The bill includes several initiatives that will help rein in healthcare costs in the state while ensuring patient safety. CEI's membership includes radiologists and other medical professionals, members of the business community interested...

2011-02-24 11:00:00

RESTON, Va., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives from the American College of Radiology outlined strategies for transforming computed tomography (CT) technology and its use to minimize medical radiation exposure today at the National Institutes of Health "Summit to Focus on Management of Radiation Dose in Computerized Tomography - Emphasis Toward the Sub-mSv CT Exam." "As the stewards of medical radiation technology and safety for the past 100 years, radiologists...

2011-02-17 12:09:00

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) has partnered with the Image Gently Campaign to increase awareness of opportunities to lower radiation dose when imaging children. Image Gently is an initiative of the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging. "RAF radiologists and technologists have undergone additional training in ways to reduce radiation exposure, especially with CT scanning. We now have age and weight based...

2010-12-02 16:01:35

An expert panel convened today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) to discuss medical imaging appropriateness, ionizing radiation from imaging procedures and efforts under way to curb overutilization, decrease radiation dose and educate patients on the risks and benefits of medical imaging. Panel members included James A. Brink, M.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven,...

2010-11-17 13:29:00

MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens announces that the MAMMOMAT® Inspiration Full-Field Digital Mammography System is now commercially available in the United States. The MAMMOMAT Inspiration offers digital screening and diagnostic mammography, stereotactic biopsy, and upgrade capability to future technologies all in one system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070904/SIEMENSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070904/SIEMENSLOGO)...

2010-11-07 00:16:45

Recognizing the Professionals Who Safely Perform Diagnostic Imaging Exams and Administer Radiation Therapy Treatments Albuquerque, N.M. (Vocus) November 4, 2010 Providing patients with safe medical imaging examinations and radiation therapy treatments is the prime goal for the nation's radiologic technologists. As a result, the American Society of Radiologic Technologists is once again proud to recognize R.T.s during National Radiologic Technology Week®, Nov. 7-13. The ASRT established...

2010-11-05 00:00:37

Recognizing the Professionals Who Safely Perform Diagnostic Imaging Exams and Administer Radiation Therapy Treatments Albuquerque, N.M. (Vocus) November 4, 2010 Providing patients with safe medical imaging examinations and radiation therapy treatments is the prime goal for the nation's radiologic technologists. As a result, the American Society of Radiologic Technologists is once again proud to recognize R.T.s during National Radiologic Technology Week®, Nov. 7-13. The ASRT established...

2010-09-08 14:52:00

LAKEWOOD, Wash., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Imaging Northwest, LLP (MINW) is pleased to announce that Edmonds Family Medicine Clinic PS, a member of Puget Sound Family Physicians, has selected Medical Imaging Northwest to provide interpretation services for their entire diagnostic imaging services line. Edmonds Family Medicine currently provides MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), Mammography, Ultrasound and X-Ray services at their location. The physicians at Edmonds Family Medicine...

2010-09-07 17:25:43

A mathematical tool known as a Monte Carlo analysis could help improve the way X-rays are used for mammography and reduce the number of breast cancers missed by the technique as well as avoiding false positives, according to research published this month in the International Journal of Low Radiation. Worldwide, breast cancer represents one in ten of all cancers among women, with the exception of skin cancer, making it the most common form of non-skin cancer. It is the fifth most common cause...


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