Somebody Stop Me! Post Processing Radiographic Images

Somebody Stop Me! Post Processing Radiographic Images

Digital Radiography brought us many features and most are an improvement from where we were with film. The DR dark side began to show almost immediately upon implementation.

INDUSTRY NEWS

NEWSFLASH for Texas Technologist
AHEC

The Texas Medical Board has mandated all technologists to renew their license and pay their fee every other year to stay licensed and must obtain 24 hours of acceptable CE. As of January 2017 all renewals are in either February or August, biannually. September through February birth months will renew in February of biannually and March through August will renew in August biannually. In-person, instructor-led courses are NOT required at this time.

Congratulations Wilbur L. Reddinger, Jr., MS, RT(R)(CT) and Marilu Kameliski BS RT (R)(M)

Congratulations Wilbur L. Reddinger, Jr., MS, RT(R)(CT) and Marilu Kameliski BS RT (R)(M)
AHEC

Congratulations to Wilbur L. Reddinger, Jr., MS, RT(R)(CT) for achieving recognition on the Top 25 Technologists list from North Texas Radiologic Technologist Society. Wil is the Radiology Administrator Regulatory Specialist at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas. Wil has taught radiography and CT...

Radiology Tip of the Month
AHEC

Clean Dogs, Dirty Beards It might be more hygienic to share an MRI scanner with a dog than a bearded man, according to research published in European Radiology. The Swiss-led study set out to discover whether it's hygienic for dogs and humans to use the same scanner. As part of the investigation, researchers collected samples from 18 bearded men and 30 dogs, finding significantly higher bacterial loads is the beards than in the fur.

ADDITIONAL UPDATES

Gender, Race Shape How Barriers to Breast Cancer Screening Are Addressed
ITN

Black women are more likely to be diagnosed at later stages of breast cancer partly due to barriers to timely screening mammography.

ASRT Foundation Expands Research Grants
ASRT

The ASRT Foundation has reaffirmed its commitment to support established and developing researchers with a new, multi-tiered funding structure for research grants. "Our goal is to support and develop the researchers whose new ideas will strengthen the radiologic technology profession," said Steven Hardy, M.S., R.T.(R)(T)(CT), CMD, executive vice president of development and corporate relations department.

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