Trending: Where Did the Mammographers Go?

There have been frequent postings recently lamenting the fact that directors cannot fill or even get applicants for their vacant positions in mammography. How did this trend happen? Are we so confused by Covid that we lost track? Did the shutdown of normal mammo departments mask or delay the realization of shortages? Or has the entry into the field and the clinical requirements coupled with … Continue reading Trending: Where Did the Mammographers Go?

Jury awards $10.83M In MRI Allergic Reaction Case (2020)

This case was first reported in our blog “Patient Safety: Whose Job Is It Anyway? A Radiology Tragedy” in September 2020.  The case involved an allergic reaction to gadolinium by a 41 year old patient. Immediate hypersensitivity reactions to gadolinium are not common, but in hypersensitive patients repeated reactions average approximately 30%. Adverse events to contrast media can be categorized into time frames and the … Continue reading Jury awards $10.83M In MRI Allergic Reaction Case (2020)

Happy New Year 2021! Our 2020 Look Back Period

We are so happy to see 2020 go and to start 2021! Advanced Health Education Center was tossed by the COVID-19 whirlwinds and made many changes to adjust to the new reality.  We reduced our live event training in March and closed our classrooms to only broadcasting in April. We moved training to streaming over the internet for all clients while we concentrated on assisting … Continue reading Happy New Year 2021! Our 2020 Look Back Period

New Study Shows Unsafe Levels of Radiation In Crops Near Chernobyl Nuclear Site

A new study published December 17, 2020 in the Environmental International Journal reported  researchers from Greenpeace Research Labs have found ongoing contamination in wheat, rye, oats, and barley grown in an area 31 miles south of the nuclear plant.  The radioactivity – strontium 90 and cesium 137- were above safe consumption levels. The strontium 90 was above safe levels in 48% of the samples. The … Continue reading New Study Shows Unsafe Levels of Radiation In Crops Near Chernobyl Nuclear Site