What is Diagnostic Imaging?

Diagnostic imaging describes a variety of non-invasive methods of looking inside the body to help determine the causes of an injury or an illness, and to confirm a diagnosis. It is also used to see how well your body is responding to a treatment for an illness or a fracture.

The most common types of diagnostic imaging include:

Computed Tomography (CT)

This is a test that many people know as a “cat scan”.

Making Breast Cancer Awareness Month Practical

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and every year this month serves as a way to increase awareness about breast cancer, raise money for research, and educate women on early detection. In  October, women everywhere, and the families of those suffering from breast cancer will wear pink, walk, fund raise, and participate in a variety of events designed to support those fighting the illness.

Hold a Mammo & ManiCURE Party for Your Group

You can encourage greater health among friends and co-workers by having some fun while you encourage women to receive their annual mammogram.  The Imaging Center for Women, a facility uniquely designed with women in mind, offers free party style Mammo and ManiCure events in which a mini-manicure and refreshments are provided at no cost.

If you want value in medical care, it pays to compare.

Our knowledge about the value offered by various medical providers can help us make more informed medical choices. Like everything else that we shop for, we have choices when it comes to medical treatment, medicine and medical services (such as imaging). Where Are Our Priorities? What is on the top of our mind when comparing [...]

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