PET/CT & Inflammatory Breast Cancer | Learn how PET/CT locates cancer cells and is used to properly diagnosis and form treatment plans.
How Much Does a PET/CT cost?A lot can go through your mind when your physician orders a PET/CT for you. Along with the normal anxiety associated with needing a medical imaging study, worrying about your out-of-pocket expense is a reasonable concern. In today’s post, we will be discussing the factors involved in answering the question, “how much does a PET/CT … Read More
In 2011, Capitol Imaging Services affiliate, Diagnostic Imaging Services, became the first independently-owned imaging organization to join the national Image Wisely campaign that promotes patient safety in medical imaging. This year, we renew that pledge. This pledge addresses concerns about medical facilities providing maximum patient safety when undergoing a test that involves ionizing radiation. Most often, this involved Computed Tomography … Read More
TUESDAY, May 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) — TV and magazine ads for U.S. cancer centers are heavy on emotional appeal, but light on the facts that patients need to know, a new study finds. In an analysis of more than 400 ads that ran nationwide, researchers found that few gave objective information on cancer treatment benefits or risks. Instead, the … Read More
People may have heard over the years that health care in America has started and stopped, started and stopped, on the road to ICD-10. What exactly is that? ICD-10 is the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD), a medical classification list by the World Health Organization (WHO). It contains codes for diseases, … Read More