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Month: March 2021

Challenges of Imaging Obese Patients

Challenges of Imaging Obese Patients

by Jonathan McCullough

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, from 1999 to 2018, the prevalence of obesity (defined as a BMI of 30-39) in the United Sates increased from 30.5% to 42.4%. In that same time period, the prevalence of severe obesity (BMI 40 and above) increased from 4.7% to 9.2%. This trend has required […]

Pain Management of Cancer Patients

Pain Management of Cancer Patients

by Laura Smith

According to the article “Pain Management for Patients With Advanced Cancer in the Opioid Epidemic Era,” pain is one of the most frequent and feared symptoms in patients with cancer. Pain is prevalent in 30% to 50% of patients who receive cancer-directed therapies and in more than 70% of patients who have advanced stages of illness. […]

Mammograms During a Pandemic: Through the Eyes of a Patient

Mammograms During a Pandemic: Through the Eyes of a Patient

by Megan Sargalski

Daily life doesn’t stop because of a pandemic. Groceries still need to be bought, children still need to be taught, and patients still need to be seen. Although these things are happening a little differently then usual, they are still getting done. Mammograms are no different. They, along with other non-essential exams were paused for […]

State funding drives Logan PPE manufacturing expansion

State funding drives Logan PPE manufacturing expansion

by Luke Molnar

This article was originally posted on The Queensland Cabinet and Ministerial Directory website. Treasurer and Minister for InvestmentThe Honourable Cameron Dick Logan manufacturer Imaging Solutions will expand local testing, manufacturing and production of essential personal protective equipment (PPE) for imaging diagnostic procedures, thanks to support from the Queensland Government. Treasurer and Minister for Investment Cameron Dick said funding […]

Meet Dylan: Beekley Medical’s 2020 Rookie of the Year

Meet Dylan: Beekley Medical’s 2020 Rookie of the Year

by Megan Sargalski

When you think of the term “rookie,” you may think of Tiger Woods, Derek Jeter, or Michael Jordan. Each known for their tremendous ability to not only perform well but known for going above and beyond since the beginning of their careers. Although he may not be a household name, Dylan Hubina, one of Beekley […]