AIS Celebrates 30 Years in the Industry!
Associated Imaging Services
April 1, 2020 will mark a very special occasion, and it's not April Fools' Day. Associated Imaging Services (AIS) will celebrate its 30th birthday! Since its founding by Mark Spangler, AIS president, in 1990, AIS has offered nuclear medicine and ultrasound solutions to customers.
CT Provides Best Diagnosis for COVID-19
In a study of more than 1,000 patients published in the journal Radiology, chest CT outperformed lab testing in the diagnosis of 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The researchers concluded that CT should be used as the primary screening tool for COVID-19.
Family History of Heart Disease Makes Premature Removal of Ovaries Especially Risky
Women who proactively have their ovaries removed to minimize their cancer risk may face a greater risk—premature death because of heart disease. That's according to a new study that identifies an increased risk for women with a family history of premature heart disease who underwent prophylactic oophorectomies before the age of 45.
Researchers Develop App to Determine Risk of Preterm Birth
An improved mobile phone app will help identify women who need special treatments at the right time and reduce emotional and financial burden on families and the NHS.
Understanding Ejection Fraction
Ejection fraction refers to how much blood the heart pumps out during a contraction. An abnormal ejection fraction can be a sign of heart failure. Some people might need treatment to improve their ejection fraction. In this article, we discuss the ejection fraction in more detail, including what the results mean and how to improve this measurement.
New ECG Criteria May Allow Early Detection of Hypertension-Mediated Organ Damage
A set of new ECG criteria, with higher sensitivity than conventional criteria, may allow the early identification of hypertension-mediated organ damage, according to a narrative review published in the Journal of Clinical Hypertension.
Number of Medicare-Dependent Hospitals Falls by 28%
By Jacqueline LaPointe - RevCycleIntelligence
The number of Medicare-dependent hospitals (MDHs) that received additional payments also declined by 15% from 2011 to 2017, GAO found.
Hospitals Have Room to Grow for Surgery Patient Safety Measures
By Sara Heath - PatientEngagementHIT
More hospitals are meeting the surgical volume threshold, a key patient safety measure, although there is still room for growth.
COVID-19 Update; A Message From Concerned Physicians
The COVID-19 pandemic has reached a point where containment is no longer possible. As physician leaders, we felt it was important to craft a resource you can rely on as being scientifically accurate and one which contains as much actionable information and guidance as possible.
- New and reconditioned equipment
- Variety of service options
- Gamma camera relocation
Contact us for all your nuclear medicine needs.
- Two year warranty
- Excellent image quality
- Multiple configurations for all budgets
Associated Imaging Services is a certified member of several medical agencies,
including Vendormate and Reptrax.