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2011-06-01 08:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., June 1, 2011 / (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Discovering how to excel in many of the country's fastest-growing professions just got easier, thanks to the comprehensive allied health resources now featured on U.S. News University Directory. In addition to viewing videos about many allied health careers, students can read the latest news about this field and browse a listing of top allied health degree and certificate programs from accredited schools. Allied health encompasses...

2011-05-10 09:38:00

RESTON, Va., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many of the world's top breast imaging experts will gather in San Antonio May 18-21 for the Society of Breast Imaging 10th Postgraduate Course and Biennial Meeting to be held at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio. Seventy eight top experts will take part in more than 40 workshops and sessions focused on breast cancer screening and risk assessment, breast MRI, advanced technologies and a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment...

2011-05-04 00:00:28

Two students will become the first to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences degree. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Two of the 10 students in Pima Medical Institute's first Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences (BSRS) online class will be celebrating their graduation Friday. After nearly 15 months working to complete the program, Lisa Ramos and David Jones are the first graduates to formally accept their degree. Each graduate was invited to choose the graduation...

2011-03-15 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oconee Medical Center in Seneca, S.C., is the winner of Siemens "Who Inspires You?" video contest and the recipient of a new MAMMOMAT® Inspiration, Siemens next generation full-field digital mammography system. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110315/NY64802 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070904/SIEMENSLOGO ) Oconee Medical Center's video, titled "It's All About the Patient," highlights their...

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)...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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