Patients Cross Contaminated From Your Dirty iPad/iPhone: Your iPhone’s Dirtier Than a Toilet!

Just recently my husband and I had a really bad encounter with the flu. I took him to an Urgent Care to receive a confirmation nose swab on a Friday afternoon at 4:30 PM. This urgent request was from our primary care physician via phone. As we were escorted into the treatment room, we were presented with an iPad to complete multiple screens of medical … Continue reading Patients Cross Contaminated From Your Dirty iPad/iPhone: Your iPhone’s Dirtier Than a Toilet!

Update on Medicare Requirements for Staff Performing Bone Densitometry

Many questions have been raised over the past several weeks about the training and qualifications of personnel performing bone densitometry after several facilities received letters of denial upon submission of Medicare Enrollment application CMS-855B. The denial letters had the following language: “77080 in order to bill for the code above, you must add a technician in Attachment 2D Credentialed by ARRT: R.T. ,BD or ISCD: … Continue reading Update on Medicare Requirements for Staff Performing Bone Densitometry

Leading the Way: Specialty Training and Private Tutorials

AHEC always puts the client in the driver’s seat. You speak, we listen. What are your practice gaps?  We will find the experts to fill those gaps. Can’t meet our regular schedule? We will come to you or schedule a private tutorial.  Don’t see the imaging procedure to add to your tool box? Ask!  We design custom training. Now, we can’t do everything, but we … Continue reading Leading the Way: Specialty Training and Private Tutorials

2017 Spotlight on OB Ultrasound Training

Spring weather has assisted many travelers to fly South to obtain training in OB/Gyn ultrasound. AHEC has hosted multiple training events this quarter with the January and February classes closing at full registration. The training classes for OB/Gyn spend one half of the training time utilizing the ultrasound equipment and volunteer patients in real-time scanning.  The Center is fortunate to have multiple referral sources that … Continue reading 2017 Spotlight on OB Ultrasound Training