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2009-11-03 05:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical software company FiatLux Imaging, Inc., located in Redmond, WA, announces the availability of FiatLux Visualize(TM) Free, advanced 2D/3D visualization software for CT and MRI imaging data. The free software is available for any healthcare professional via download from www.FiatLuxImaging.com. There is no charge for download or use. "There is tremendous unrealized potential in medical imaging data," stated Quentin Dewolf, CEO of FiatLux...

2009-10-20 15:43:00

Contribution provides funding for continuing education ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aaron K. Sarff is one of 10 radiologic technologists to receive a recent $1,500 scholarship to continue healthcare training, and it could not have come at a better time. His newborn son just underwent major heart surgery. "While the scholarship won't cover all of the remaining cost of my program, it covers enough to help me sleep at night and lets me focus on taking care of...

2009-09-03 09:30:00

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) has added four board-certified radiologists to its practice, which now totals 29 physicians with extensive training covering all medical imaging subspecialties. Ed Swager, chief executive officer for RAF, attributes the practice's recent growth to a number of factors. "We are expanding services to a growing population while, at the same time, compensating as senior partners have reduced their...

2009-03-18 05:00:00

ATLANTA, Georgia, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- - MC Strategies' New Online Solution Meets Research, Education, Communication and Compliance Challenges of Radiologic Technologists, Managers MC Strategies today introduced Mosby's Imaging Suite (http://www.mosbysimagingsuite.com), the first fully integrated, online solution developed to meet the routine research, education, communication and compliance challenges of radiologic technologists and managers. "Mosby's Imaging Suite...

2009-02-02 15:32:33

At the current rate of production for new mammography professionals, there will be drastic reductions in the number of mammography professionals per woman age 40 years and older over the next 15-20 years, according to a study performed at the Center for Health and Workforce Studies at the Albany School of Public Health in Rensselaer, NY.The study forecasted that in the year 2010 there will be approximately 20.6 radiologists per 100,000 women age 40 years and older and in 2025 only 17.5...

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...

2008-10-16 06:00:31

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the greatest medical discoveries took place on Nov. 8, 1895, when physicist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discovered the x-ray. This discovery led to what has become one of the most important diagnostic and therapeutic tools used in nearly every area of modern medicine. To commemorate the anniversary, the American Society of Radiologic Technologists is sponsoring the 29th annual National Radiologic Technology Week, Nov. 2-8, 2008. NRTW...

2008-10-05 03:00:08

By Wallenmeyer, Mark A year ago, the Technologist section adopted a strategic plan endorsing specific goals to be implemented over the next one, three, and five years. These strategic actions were designed to be a guide as we address a variety of issues, including education, advocacy, and positioning SNMTS as the leader in providing a safe, painless, and noninvasive alternative for diagnosing and treating patients. Briefly, the strategic plan calls for the Technologist section to continue...

2008-07-30 15:01:16

FARMINGTON - Desarae Olsen RTR(M), mammography technologist at Franklin Memorial Hospital's Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center, has been certified in mammography by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. ARRT's credential assures patients that registered technologists who conduct medical imaging and radiation therapy procedures have completed prescribed educational preparation, passed the appropriate exam, and pledged to abide by stringent ethics requirements. To maintain her...

2008-07-28 09:00:31

BROOK, Ill. -- The simple application of a pain-relieving gel may reduce the breast discomfort some women experience during mammography exams, according to the results of a clinical trial published online in Radiology. "We now have something that we know reduces discomfort with screening mammography in women who expect higher discomfort -- lidocaine gel," said the trial's principal investigator, Colleen Lambertz, a nurse practitioner at St. Luke's Mountain States Tumor Institute in Boise,...


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