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From Millennials to Baby Boomers: How to Create the Most Productive Team with 4 Generations
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She brought her mom to the interview?? Picture this, mommy dearest sits patiently in the waiting room while her daughter is being interviewed for her first ever "adult job". Or better yet, mom calls the HR Manager to discuss their son or daughter's salary, relocation packages and scholarship programs.

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Ideas and Comments About New Virtual Grids
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With CR and DR, one of the biggest reasons for image artifacts comes from grids and improper alignment and grid cut-off. Essentially, the manufacturers of DR products want the grids out of the exposure process to lessen the artifacts issues.

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A 2019 Perspective on Mammographers and Accreditation
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As a Vice President at Advanced Health Education Center, one area under my charge is helping mammography facilities fulfill the requirements assigned by accreditation bodies after a negative film check validation report or failure.

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Welcome to Advanced Health Education Center
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Advanced Health Education Center is located in Houston, TX, and has been a leading provider of continuing education for healthcare professionals in the imaging sciences since 1988. Our mission is to provide you the radiologic technologist, physician, sonographer, nurse, etc. with evidence-based education and training that will increase your knowledge, enhance your competency, and improve patient care.

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FDA Warns Thermography Should Not Be Used In Place of Mammography to Detect, Diagnose, or Screen for Breast Cancer
U.S. Food & Drug Administration
The FDA is alerting women, health care providers, and people getting breast cancer screening, that thermography is not an effective alternative to mammography and should not be used in place of mammography for breast cancer screening or diagnosis.

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MRI is Good First-Line Option in Children With Suspected Acute Apendicitis
Health Imaging
MRI is an effective first option when diagnosing young patients with suspected acute apendicitis, reported authors of single-center study published in Radiology.

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Study: Ultrasound Assesses Bone Health Similarly to DXA
Health Imaging
Ultrasound scans of the calcaneus — or the heel bone — were equal to results gathered from dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry for assessing bone health, according to new research published online in the March issue of The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.

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Patient Dies Hours After Being Turned Away From Wisconsin Hospital
Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control
A patient at a Franklin, Wis., hospital died of heart disease hours after being sent home to wait for a bed to be freed up for him, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Safeguards 'Overridden' in Vanderbilt Nurse's Medication Error That Led to Patient's Death, Prosecutors Say
Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control
The decision to criminally prosecute a former nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center who allegedly killed a patient after a medication error is directly linked to the nurse overriding safeguards at a medicine dispensing cabinet, The Tennessean reports.

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50 States Ranked by Amount of Flu, Pneumonia Deaths
Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control
Hawaii has the highest flu and pneumonia death rate of all states, with 24.4 deaths per 100,000 individuals, according to a ranking from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

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