ACR Center for Excellence Advocates Care by Combining Comfort and Leading Technologies
The University of Kansas Breast Imaging Center
Kansas City, Kansas
First impressions make a profound impact on how we feel about a person, place or experience.
The same holds true for patients entering a breast treatment center. At The University of Kansas Breast Imaging Center in Kansas City, Kansas, from the moment patients walk in the door, they feel a sense of comfort. For those experiencing the anxiety of undergoing a mammography exam or a breast biopsy procedure, the Center knows making a good first impression is critical to providing quality care.
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Mini C-Arm Cuts Triage Time in Busy Pediatric Emergency Department
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
While wait times at most pediatric emergency departments (ED) are up, some of the busiest EDs have found ways to significantly drive down triage time.
One of the biggest challenges EDs face today is improving patient throughput, and a major bottleneck to patient flow is caused by high-volumes of orthopedic cases. Over 50 percent of all upper limb and 21 percent of all lower limb ED admissions in the United States are due to some type of fracture. This is especially true at pediatric hospitals, where there is typically a large orthopedic population.
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Ob-Gyn Practice Sets a Big City Standard for Better Breast Care
Neary & Hunter Ob-Gyn
Worcester, the second largest city in Massachusetts, is home to some of New England's biggest healthcare systems, including a renowned medical school that produces some of the nation's best physicians. That's why it may come as a surprise that an independent ob-gyn practice, Neary & Hunter, was the first in the region since FDA approval to offer digital mammography, the latest in breast cancer screening technologies. For Neary & Hunter, offering services like digital mammography and osteoporosis screening are natural extensions of its traditional women's healthcare services.
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Preparing for Tomorrow's Imaging Technologies Today
The radiologists, technologists and administrators featured in this collection of published stories are passionate about meeting the unique needs of women's healthcare with state-of-the-art care in a compassionate environment. They accomplish their missions in many ways, but they share two things in common: a belief in Hologic and a commitment to Selenia Dimensions 2D mammography. This focus has allowed them to free up their staff to pay attention to the most important part of their breast centers — their patients
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Special Workshops on Digital Mammorgraphy
Hands-On Mammography Self-Assessment Digital Workshops for Radiologists
Four hands-on self-assessment digital mammography workshops are planned for RSNA. The 75-minute programs involve reading cases on state-of-the-art diagnostic workstations and are taught by distinguished faculty.
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Global Women's Health Intitiative
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*With systems available in 40 countries across 4 continents, the Selenia Dimensions system is the first practical tool to deliver on the extraordinary promise of breast tomosynthesis. In the United States, Selenia Dimensions is available as a 2D-only system and is upgradeable to do breast tomosynthesis (2D/3D) imaging when and if the product is approved by the FDA.
** Top-Ranked Pediatric Hospitals for Orthopedics. U.S. News & World Report. 2010.