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Month: June 2020

A Lesson in Adaptability – How the Pandemic Made for a Very Unusual Onboarding Experience

by Megan Sargalski

Starting a new job can be nerve wracking. Learning your role, getting to know your coworkers, and assimilating to your company’s culture takes time. According to Hays, an expert recruiting company, ”Adjustments in your new role and everything that comes with it could take anywhere from three to six months, and sometimes longer depending on […]

Medical Dosimetrists,The Heart of Cancer Treatment Planning

by Mary Lang

On the surface, the role of the medical dosimetrist sounds a little intimidating, a Spock-like personality focused purely on numbers and science. After all – these are the people whose calculations ensure that your cancer gets radiated with the correct dose while your healthy tissue does not get caught in the crossfire, so to speak. […]

Limiting Exposure in Abdominal Imaging in the Age of COVID-19

by Jonathan McCullough

Hospitals and imaging centers are looking for ways to limit exposure and potential transmission of the coronavirus between their patients and medical staff. One way is to limit their interaction with one another. While hospitals work diligently to reduce intra-hospital infection, radiology departments and imaging centers are taking an extra step to limit patient to […]

Radiologist Perspective on Benefits of Mammography Skin Markers to Clinicians and Patients

by Megan Sargalski

Making sure a patient is comfortable both during and after a mammogram is of the utmost importance to Dr. Christina Jacobs, a board-certified radiologist with Advanced Radiology Services and Director of Breast Imaging at Bronson Health System in Kalamazoo, Michigan. In her paper, “Skin Marking in Mammography Beneficial for Radiologists, Technologists, and Patients,” Dr. Jacobs […]