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CDI Miami | Monday September 13, 2021

Genetic testing can be both informative as well as an effective preventative method by locating specific pre-cursors to disease: genomic bio-markers. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, “Genetic testing has potential benefits whether the results are positive or negative for a gene mutation. Test results can provide a sense of relief from uncertainty […]

CDI Miami | Friday September 10, 2021

There are several new developments afoot in the medical imaging world. Trends such as: multidisciplinary teams, big data, tomosynthesis, and patient engagement, among others. These themes gained traction through highly publicized research, making 2015 an exciting year for diagnostic imaging. According to Norman Yung, Chief Marketing Officer of Carestream, “Last year marked the time when […]

CDI Miami | Friday September 3, 2021

3D Mammography is FDA Approved and Offers Many Benefits over Traditional Mammograms There have been rumors in the healthcare industry that insurance carriers would finally start to cover tomosynthesis (3D mammograms), in addition to traditional 2D film or digital mammograms. Unfortunately, we have yet to see these rumors come to fruition, at least not on […]

CDI Miami | Monday August 23, 2021

New advances in elastography from “The Technology Partnership” could lead to improvements in surgical procedures and enhance a doctor’s ability to navigate around the body during operations.   Elastography is a medical imaging technique that maps the elastic properties of soft tissue to provide diagnostic information during surgery. The process determines the stiffness of tissue […]

CDI Miami | Monday August 16, 2021

Nuclear medicine, ionizing radiation and radiopharmaceuticals are all terms that patients hear when their doctors order diagnostic imaging tests such as X-rays, CT scans, PET scans and bone scans.   Nuclear medicine uses radioactive substances in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. These substances can include ionizing radiation – from a PET or X-ray machine […]