Mammography Women

Celebrating Women’s Achievements: A Salute to RT(R)(M)

This month we have been paying tribute to women who make a difference. There is no greater impact in women’s health than the radiologic technologists who specialize in mammography. From the list of more than 200 different types of cancers identified, breast cancer is diagnosed with the greatest frequency (excluding skin cancer). The soldiers and pioneers on the battle ground against breast cancer are the … Continue reading Celebrating Women’s Achievements: A Salute to RT(R)(M)

AHEC Cares: How You Can Help Ukraine

Just a few weeks ago, no one would have imagined that a country would be invaded, or that nearly 7% of the Ukrainian population would have left their homeland.  It was reported on Monday that 2.8 million of the approximately 44 million Ukrainians have emigrated to other countries, with Poland taking on a significant number of these refugees. It seems a world away to some, … Continue reading AHEC Cares: How You Can Help Ukraine

Laughter Is the Best Medicine: 7 Medical Puns to Get You Through the Day

Advance Health Education Center and MEDRelief Staffing would like to encourage you to take a moment to laugh this weekend for World Laughter Day and International Day of Happiness. Merriam-Webster defines Laugh as “to show emotion (such as mirth, joy, or scorn) with a chuckle or explosive vocal sound.” According to an article of the New York Times, laughter triggers the production of endorphins through … Continue reading Laughter Is the Best Medicine: 7 Medical Puns to Get You Through the Day

10 Facts You Need to Know About Kidneys

An air conditioner needs an air filter to clean out dust, and when it gets too dirty, it can be replaced. It’s recommended to filter water before drinking it, such as with Brita filters. Coffee filters and tea sachets are used to keep the grounds and leaves out of your drink. Even cloth masks can have filters put in to prevent catching diseases, such as … Continue reading 10 Facts You Need to Know About Kidneys

The Raddest Women in Radiology

March winds bring forth a month of remembering and celebrating women and their achievements and contributions to history and society. Women have been pivotal in every aspect of society, including radiology. Without the contributions of well-known scientists and radiologists, such as Marie Curie, modern medicine would not be at the level it is currently. In honor of Women’s History Month, we want to highlight prominent … Continue reading The Raddest Women in Radiology

Do You Still Love Your Job… In Healthcare?

Do You Still Love Your Job… In Healthcare? Do you find yourself:   Working without breaks or time for lunch?  Responsible for procedure times that are too short? With supplies or resources that are not adequate for your job? Being given inadequate time to shut down and disinfect equipment? Under management that does not listen? Unable to give the patient care the patient needs? Working alone … Continue reading Do You Still Love Your Job… In Healthcare?

Top 3 Medical Inventions Born from Love

Without new advancements in technology or new inventions, society would experience a multitude of issues stemming from illnesses, inconvenience, and ignorance. New technology and ideas from inventors can improve our standard of living, and the medical field has seen its fair share of groundbreaking inventions. However, do you know how some of the inventions came to be?  As Sarah Ruhl once said, “The difference between … Continue reading Top 3 Medical Inventions Born from Love

AHEC Welcomes Dr. Rebecca Montz as New Vice President of Education Services

January 17, 2022 Houston, TX – Advanced Health Education Center (AHEC) has announced the addition of Rebecca Montz, Ed.D., MBA, CNMT, PET, NMTCB (RS), RT(N)(CT), as the new Vice President of Education Services. Dr. Montz joins our team from Louisiana where she was the Vice Chancellor of Workforce Development for River Parishes Community College System. She has also served as the Dean of Health Services … Continue reading AHEC Welcomes Dr. Rebecca Montz as New Vice President of Education Services

A Radiologist with a Better Idea

Alex Oshmyansky, MD, PhD is 33 years old and a mild-mannered radiologist. He is going to war with the big drug companies. His partner in the battle is Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and star of Shark Tank. Their strategy is to buy generics from the manufacturer and sell them direct. Oshmyansky grew up around Denver with parents from Ukraine and Moldova. He … Continue reading A Radiologist with a Better Idea