GNTC graduate beat breast cancer, became a mammography technician

A Georgia Northwest Technical College (GNTC) graduate who beat breast cancer is now a mammography technician. Kim Raulson grew up in Thomaston and moved to Bartow County 28 years ago. She and her family have made their home in Taylorville for the past two decades. She started college, but “life happened,” she said, and chose … Read more

Leading the Charge by Making a Difference: How Philips BlueSeal MRI Magnet Technology Uses Less Helium to Help Patients Get Quality, Accurate Diagnostics.

Philips introduces the first and only fully enclosed 1.5T magnet, helping to achieve ‘helium-free’ MR operations In the year In early 2018, Philips recognized that the use of helium in MRI scanners was unsustainable. So the company designed an MRI magnet that not only uses fractions of helium from a standard scanner, but one that … Read more

RAD TECH SPECS: A shortage of skilled workers can open new doors.

Radiologic technologists are celebrated every year from November 6-12, and for local programs and employers, their work is more than taking X-rays. “Radiology technologists perform diagnostic tests using a wide range of imaging techniques,” said Daniel Hannon, director of radiology services at Northeastern Health System. Hannon said the NHS and its imaging partners offer several … Read more

East Texas Hospitals Discuss New Technology, Breast Cancer Programs

Over the years, technology continues to advance, making more services available to better detect and fight breast cancer. From tiny chips that can easily detect the location of cancer in the breast to lifesaving programs that help identify patients and connect them to resources, breast cancer development has come a long way. Technology “I think … Read more

VMFA inspectors inspect packaged residues with CT technology

Richmond Times-Posted by LYNDON Germany The Virginia Museum of Art, a combination of X-ray and computer imaging, has unearthed the remains of two ancient mummies who borrowed money from the museum’s ancient art exhibition. VMFA members met with HCA Virginia Health Care officials at Independence Park Imaging on Friday, as medical experts conducted a non-invasive … Read more

VMFA inspectors inspect packaged residues with CT technology

The Virginia Museum of Art, a combination of X-ray and computer imaging, has unearthed the remains of two ancient mummies who borrowed money from the museum’s ancient art exhibition. VMFA members met with HCA Virginia Health Care officials at Independence Park Imaging on Friday, as medical experts conducted a non-invasive scan to create a partially … Read more

New image technology in the area

Explosions A new diagnostic tool is available in Tri-State. Life Thermography LLC opened a week ago, says owner Tawnya Runyon. She said the machine is similar to infrared imaging; It is not invasive and no radiation is used to detect swelling in the body – something that no other imaging technology can do. “A patient … Read more

New technology can replace traditional biopsy and histology in real time.

MediSCAPE, a high-speed 3D microscope designed by Colombian engineers, can view cell phone details in live tissues in real time to guide surgery, accelerate tissue analysis and improve treatment. The Columbia Engineering team has developed a technology that can replace conventional biopsies and histology in real-time imaging. It is described in a new paper published … Read more