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2014-08-14 23:08:33

Gurnick Academy Radiologic Technology program ARRT pass rates remain superior. Concord, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts is proud to announce that 92% of Radiologic Technology program graduates of 2014 passed the ARRT exam on the first attempt. The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is the world’s largest credentialing organization that seeks to ensure high quality patient care in medical imaging, interventional procedures, and radiation...

2014-08-12 23:06:24

The two-year program will provide students the opportunity to earn an Associate Degree of Occupational Science and become a Radiologic Technologist. Ontario, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 From X-rays to more advanced diagnostic tests such as computed tomography, physicians and surgeons rely on accurate medical imaging to treat diseases and injuries; hospitals and medical clinics, in turn, rely on radiologic technologists to operate and maintain the sophisticated equipment that...

2014-08-11 23:02:09

Representatives of Desert Radiology Solutions will be exhibiting in booth 918 at the AHRA’s 42nd Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, DC, August 10-13. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Current economic factors have created many challenges for hospitals and medical providers, yet one radiology practice is defying the odds. As Nevada’s largest provider of leading-edge diagnostic and interventional imaging, Las Vegas-based Desert Radiologists has emerged as one of the...

2014-08-08 23:03:07

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Digital Radiography markets. Global market for Digital Radiography is projected to reach US$1.1 billion by the year 2020, driven by increasing healthcare digitalization, compelling technological advancements, along with growing popularly of wireless and portable DR detectors. San Jose, California (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The global medical imaging industry is experiencing a digital revolution, driven...

2014-08-06 23:11:27

CDI, The Miami Center for Diagnostic Imaging, announces upgraded MRCP scans for better prevention and diagnosis of biliary and pancreatic duct systems. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 CDI, the Miami Center for Diagnostic Imaging, announces upgraded MRCP scans for better prevention and diagnosis of biliary and pancreatic duct systems. MRCP, magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatoography, is a less costly, non-invasive, and sensitive technique for evaluating the biliary and pancreatic...

2014-08-06 23:06:52

Dr. Ethan Foxman, CEO of Jefferson Radiology and a practicing neuroradiologist who utilizes NeuroQuant in the assessment of neurodegenerative conditions joins CorTechs Labs Board of Directors. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 CorTechs Lab, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to its Board of Directors, Dr. Ethan Foxman. Dr. Foxman received his Ph.D. in Physics from M.I.T. and his M.D. from Stanford University after which he completed fellowship training in...

2014-08-05 12:31:45

Share research outcomes at the Society of Interventional Radiology 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting and transform health care; scientific abstract online submission open until Oct. 3 FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Interventional Radiology is accepting scientific abstracts covering all areas of vascular and nonvascular interventional radiology for its 40th Annual Scientific Meeting, which will be held Feb. 28-March 5 at the Georgia World Congress...

2014-08-01 10:46:14

Mayo Clinic Implementation of an algorithm aimed to diagnose pediatric patients with suspected appendicitis reduces the utilization of computed tomography (CT) scans, without affecting diagnostic accuracy, Mayo Clinic Children's Center researchers have found. The study was recently published in the journal Surgery. Acute appendicitis is the most common cause of acute abdominal pain in children. Appendicitis occurs when the appendix becomes inflamed and filled with pus. CT scans are...

2014-07-31 23:18:48

Contemporary Diagnostic Imaging© investigated the implementation of a cutting-edge, progressive PACS solution that could deliver the kind of high quality, unparalleled level of service they were looking for, and chose RamSoft’s innovative PowerServer Tele™ on the cloud, which offered improved functionality and ability-to-read-from-anywhere technology. Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Contemporary Diagnostic Imaging©, based out of Nutley, New Jersey and founded...

2014-07-31 23:12:39

Teleradiology and Telemedicine Platform Novel Feature Reduces Costs, Saves Time, and Gives Patients More Control Ft. Lauderdale, FL. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA – July 30, 2014 – USARAD Holdings Inc. a leading US Joint Commission Accredited teleradiology and telemedicine solutions provider now offers the most innovative and technologically advanced consumer storage and sharing platform for medical imaging via SecondOpinions.com®. The teleradiology leader is...


Latest Radiology Reference Libraries

Interventional Radiology
2013-03-04 16:18:42

Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...

Cardiac Stress Test
2012-11-18 19:30:13

The cardiac stress test is a diagnostic test used in Cardiac pathology for the purpose of patient diagnosis. It measures the heart’s function while placing a heavier workload on the heart. The cardiologist cannot be at the patient’s side while at work, under stress, during a workout or pushed to the limit so this test mimics those activities in a controlled setting. How it is Performed The stress is created by increasing the workload on the cardiac system. This can be accomplished by...

Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal
2012-04-25 10:47:29

Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal (BIIJ) is an online open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published quarterly. The first issue was published in July 2005. The journal publishes video recordings of presentations at selected meetings, conferences, and seminars, which may be used for educational purposes. All video publications since November 2009 are also available on SciVee. BIIJ’s costs are met by donations from regional and international biomedical imaging industry and...

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