What is a Radiologist? A Radiologist is a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating illness and injury with medical imaging techniques. This includes ultrasounds, x-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), positron emission tomography (PET), and more. In addition to medical school, Radiologists must complete a residency of at least four years to gain postgraduate education specific to the field of radiology.
Often when people think of MRIs, they think of loud, alarming noises, claustrophobia, and long periods of stillness. But that doesn’t have to be the experience. Now, more hospitals and imaging centers are turning to open MRIs as a more comfortable and stress-free alternative to traditional MRIs. If you or a loved one has recently been prescribed an MRI,
Ultrasound technology is amazing. By using nothing but sound waves, it can create detailed images of the body’s structures and tissues in a completely non-invasive manner. It’s safe, painless, and radiation-free. So how does it work?
How does an ultrasound work?
According to the Radiological Society of North America,
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Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg (MIF), LLC and all five of its facilities, have just been designated as a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) by the American College of Radiology (ACR). This designation represents the pinnacle of medical imaging services and accredits only those facilities that can demonstrate the highest levels of quality in both imaging practices and diagnostic care.
A carotid ultrasound is a painless, non-invasive, non-radioactive test that can determine if your carotid arteries are narrowed. Your carotid arteries run on either side of the neck. Narrowed carotid arteries can increase your risk of stroke. These arteries can become narrow from fat, cholesterol, calcium, or other substances. Here’s what you need to know about carotid ultrasound.
Do you need a lung scan? You might, but take a moment to ask yourself a few questions first. What is a lung scan? A lung scan utilizes a computed tomography (CT) scan, which uses x-rays to produce detailed images of the lungs. Because it shows images of the lungs in a detailed cross-section,
Medical imaging ought to be an essential part of your healthcare. Having a skilled team of radiologists on your side can get you healthy faster and keep you healthy longer. Here’s how medical imaging can help you achieve your healthcare goals.
Allows Physicians to Perform Less Invasive Procedures
The most cutting-edge medical imaging allows physicians to diagnose and even treat illness without ever wielding a scalpel.
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FREDERICKSBURG, VA—DECEMBER 8, 2017—Press Ganey, a leader in performance improvement and partner to over 33,000 healthcare organizations worldwide, has awarded two Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg (MIF) locations with the 2017 Guardian of Excellence Award for Outstanding Patient Experience. The award winners were recognized at the November Press Ganey National Client Conference.
A medical imaging center is a facility staffed by board certified, fellowship trained radiologists who specialize in diagnostic and preventative medicine. A medical imaging center offers a variety of diagnostic scans and tools to help protect your health, and detect disease at the earliest stages. Here are just a few cutting-edge services you can find at the finest medical imaging centers.
A carefully-designed women’s imaging center can be very comforting. While most women don’t look forward to their annual mammogram appointment, you just might if you know you’re heading to a beautiful, spa-like setting designed just for women. So why choose a women’s imaging center for your medical imaging needs?
A Women’s Imaging Center Offers the Very Finest of Care
When you entrust your care to a women’s imaging center,