How Your Peers are Protecting Markers and Equipment During the Pandemic

We noticed a lot of concerns from the radiography community about the sanitary use of lead markers, especially on possible COVID-19 patients.  Most technologists whose facilities don’t have digital markers, have used the same lead markers for years or decades.  We surveyed our database of technologists throughout the U.S. and abroad. Over 55% of the responding technologists work in a hospital, 24% in freestanding clinics … Continue reading How Your Peers are Protecting Markers and Equipment During the Pandemic

Coronavirus sparks dramatic decline in non-coronavirus ER visits

Patient visits to the emergency room have been trending downward since mid-March proving that people are afraid of going to the hospital.  Doctors believe it is because people are afraid of possibly contracting Covid-19. As Covid-19 emergency room admissions rise across the country, non-coronavirus patients are avoiding hospitals and seeking treatment at alternative outpatient sites. If people are avoiding hospitals out of fear, it could … Continue reading Coronavirus sparks dramatic decline in non-coronavirus ER visits