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Access to mammography may worsen

...ties do not have enough radiologists and certified technologists to adequately deliver screening and diagnostic ser...ging as a specialty and a decline in the number of technologists testing for mammography certification, community facilities will not be able to meet the increasing ...

Heart scan surprises: CT reveals many non-heart problems, too

...for both radiologists who read CTCA images and the technologists who conduct the scans. Performing diagnostic-quality scans requires fine-tuning of the scanning parameters that relies on the combined expertise of the radiologist and technologist. Meanwhile, Patel and her U-M colleagues are currently performing res...

New ASU center will assess societal implications of nanotechnology

...al and economic equity." "We will help scientists, technologists and citizens develop a better understanding of where scientific and social values come from, what they mean and how they shape the direction that nanotechnology takes," Guston added. "As a result, informed discussions and deliberations can enhance bo...

Senate RadCARE Bill would improve quality of patient care, says SNMTS

...rds for nuclear medicine technologists, radiologic technologists and radiation therapists and will improve the qual... Cronin, who speaks for the 8,000 nuclear medicine technologists of SNM's Technologist Section. "If passed, the Senate RadCARE bill--and the House's similar CARE bil...

SNMTS provides $58,000 in 2006 scholarships, grants for nuclear medicine technologists

...esearch Grant, which provides $10,000 to encourage technologists to initiate innovative research projects that advance knowledge of the profession in either clinical practice, education or professional development and two Mickey Williams Minority Student scholarships, which provide $5,000 to a minority student ent...

GE Healthcare and St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix announce research agreement

...t St. Joseph's, developed a new method that allows technologists to obtain clearer MR scans with less sensitivity to patient motion. This breakthrough technology, called PROPELLER (Periodically Rotated Overlapping ParallEL Lines with Enhanced Reconstruction) has been incorporated into all of GE Healthcare's Signa...

Research team sweeps the board with intensive care innovations

...technological 'Olympic games' which sets top young technologists from around the globe on the world's toughest problems. The theme for the awards this year was "Imagine a world where technology enables us to live healthier lives." Dr Dark said: "It is so rewarding to achieve this national recognition for ideas wh...

For one Stanford doctor, the beat goes on during open-heart surgery

...eating-heart procedure, the doctors and nurses and technologists in the room turned suddenly quiet. The beat, beat, beat of the heart monitor filled the air. Ihnken, head tilted, found the spot he was searching for on the heart's backside and, finally, looked up. "Everything OK out there?" Ihnken asked the anesthe...

As heart procedures increase, quality and cost controls are critical

...tors, practice managers, insurers, and information technologists to improve quality of care while cutting costs. It is possible to improve and provide the highest quality of care while keeping costs down."...

Double jeopardy: Obese smokers at higher risk of death

...yed more than 80,000 current and former radiologic technologists between the ages of 22 and 92 who completed a self-administered questionnaire in the period from 1983 to 1989. They all were followed through December 2002 and the number of deaths was reported. The questionnaire collected information such as birth...

AIUM to host Annual Convention

...ategory 1 Credits TM . Sonographers and radiologic technologists participants may earn credits toward maintaining their professional certification with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). More than 100 courses in various ul...

New breast CT scanner rivals mammography

...on a conventional mammogram film is one reason why technologists must pull and flatten the breast. The pilot study is producing exciting results. "We have one case in which a cancer shows up phenomenally well using this new imaging system, whereas when you look at the same lesion on a mammogram it is hard to d...

UW launches study testing adult stem cells for heart damage repair

...hen this process, known as apheresis, is complete, technologists further process the collected stem cells to select the CD34+ stem cells for use in this investigational therapy. UW Health interventional cardiologists then "map" the heart with a catheter-based, non-surgical system to identify regions of the heart...

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