Happy National Tech Week

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Happy National Technologist Week!!! Thank you to the over 600+ Radiology Techs that we work with daily and to the 1000s across the county as you are the foundation / back bone of all Radiology practices! Celebrate National Radiologic Technology Week, November 5-11, 2017 Each November radiologic technologists take a week to celebrate National Radiologic Technology Week (NRTC), to commemorate the discovery of the x-ray along with recognizing the dedicated professionals that are practicing in the radiologic sciences. Radiologists work behind the scenes to provide…

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OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH SO LETS ALL TAKE OUT OUR PINK IN SUPPORT

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More than 249,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer every year, and nearly 41,000 die from the disease. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It is an annual campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer risks, the value of screening and early detection, and treatment options available to women and men who are diagnosed with one of the many forms of breast cancer. Chances are you have a friend or family member who’s faced breast cancer. After all, 1 in 8…

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Flex The teleradiology choice for mobile imaging companies at APDA

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Our team is so excited to be spending time with our friends and partners in the mobile diagnostics industry at the APDA. We are always looking for ways we can better serve our existing clients and connect with people who are looking for quality teleradiology. Be sure to stop by and connect with our team! Your organization is unique and solutions should not be a one size fits you’re your organization deserves a solution that is tailored to your individual needs, a solution to meet your goals…

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Importance of Clinical History in Radiology

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The situation: A dear grandmother walked into her local urgent care center with minor breathing problems and an intermittent cough. She had been diagnosed with pneumonia 3 weeks prior at a different location. The physician at the local urgent care performed a chest x-ray to determine the severity of her symptoms. The full clinical history of the patient was not available/provided to the radiologist. The Result: Since the full clinical history was not provided to the radiologist, he could not compare the current x-ray with…

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Silica… the silent killica…

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Two million American construction workers are at risk of exposure to a deadly dust each year.  When inhaled, this silent killer can cause make it difficult to breath and can lead to a fatal, incurable disease. The Deadly Dust One of the most important health risk detected on a construction site is the exposure to (respirable crystalline) silica dust. When silica particles are inhaled it can causes silicosis, an incurable disease that can be fatal. These tiny particles cause scar tissue to build in the…

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OSHA’s Silica Deadline Day September 23rd

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Last Chance to Comply before OSHA’s Final Rule on Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards Goes into Effect Sunday. Comply before it’s too late OHSA’s final rule on Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards goes into effect this Sunday. This final rule, to protect workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica, requires engineering controls to keep workers from breathing silica dust. Why this is important 2 million construction workers nationwide will be affected by this rule going into effect Sunday, September 23, 2017.  The National Institute for Occupational Safety…

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Going the Extra Mile: Lagniappe

Lagniappe: Something given as a bonus or extra gift. An environment where patients and administrators feel comfortable every step of the way should be a given. All tele-radiologists should offer continued assistance to achieve complete confidence from all parties. It’s more than just scans and images, it is a privilege to provide the support and care that everyone deserves. The bottom line is for patients to have the best service possible. Every patient is different so each imaging examination should be uniquely tailored to ensure…

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Top Five reasons radiologists reject studies.

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While it is becoming easier to reduce the amount of studies that are rejected by radiologists, there are still a number of factors that can lead to rejection. Radiologists simply cannot make an accurate evaluation if insufficient or incorrect information is provided. It is imperative that imaging studies perform in both an appropriate and cost-effective manner. Gaining a better understanding of reasons for rejection can help reduce the chances for rejection. Imaged study does not match study description. The center submits a study that has…

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^Rad Relations

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Announcing the NEW “Vice President of ^Rad Relations” At Premier Radiology Services Booming growth at Premier is leading to an exciting time of change. Embodying our commitment to Premier Customer Care has never been more important, as our network is continuing to expand. Organization, relationships, connections, and service continue to be at the fore front of our business philosophy. Tele-radiology with remote staff is not always conducive to the Premier mission we strive for. That is why we are happy to announce the addition of…

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OSHA’s Final Rule on Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards

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Are you ready for the new respirable crystalline silica standard by OSHA? A new rule from OSHA taking effect in September may require individuals who work in construction, general industry and maritime, and the hydraulic fracturing industries to have chest x-ray reads by a NIOSH certified B-Reader. OSHA’s final rule to protect workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica requires engineering controls to keep workers from breathing silica dust. The rule goes into effect on September 23, 2017. This affects 2 million construction workers nationwide.…

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