Walmart’s first super center for health care services opened September 13, 2019 in Dallas, Georgia. This new “Walmart Health” center is 10,000 square feet and provides medical, dental, optometry, behavioral health services, lab testing, X-rays, EKG, hearing and wellness education. Other Walmart stores have smaller (1500 square foot) “Care Clinics” with more limited services in cities in Georgia, South Carolina and Texas. My questions from … Continue reading Walmart Adds Imaging Services to Second Super Center
In 2017 Chuck Norris filed suit against Bracco Industries, claiming the contrast agent, Gadolinium, left his wife, Gena, with intense pain and a burning sensation. Bracco released a statement January 16, 2020, saying they were “pleased to announce that the lawsuit filed by Chuck and Gena Norris… has been voluntarily dismissed.” (https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/voluntary-dismissal-of-norris-case-300988404.html) After a 3-year legal battle with Bracco Industries and several other manufacturers of … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Chuck Norris’s Dropped Lawsuit
Picture this: you’re sitting in a waiting room. You’re anxious, sick, and uneasy, and a medical professional asks you to come to the back. How does what they are wearing affect your mood? Will they be able to put your mind at ease or make you even more nervous? A rising trend today is self-expression in your profession. But when attempting to be stylish, many … Continue reading What Not to Wear in Healthcare…
Although MRI has never been my specialty, I am a member of a MRI Safety group on Facebook and receive posts from them on a daily basis. The group requires approval for membership and the administrator is Tobias Gilk. Unlike many other groups/pages I belong to within the radiology community, I find that this group is the most helpful to the community members. The members … Continue reading Hats Off to MRI Safety Personnel
As a technologist when I hear “great shot” or “beautiful sunrise” I do not necessarily think about basketball or the sun coming up in the morning. We were having a conversation in our office a few days ago about kids saying the darnedest things and which quickly turned into “things you only hear in a radiology department”. Think about it, where else can you hear, … Continue reading Radiology Life… Humor that will brighten your day!