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
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
So here I sit on New Year’s Eve contemplating this year of 2014. I will not be sad to leave it behind and as the eternal optimist I look forward to a better year in 2015. It’s a surprise that we can get up every morning if we listen to the media. So much hate, so much violence, so much war, so much obesity, so … Continue reading Bang Head Here!
Several of my friends, independently, have told me their stories about their experiences with Obamacare. All the stories are similar in many ways and entail recounting of large deductibles and small coverage. The news media has recounted different stories, each with a different problem, but basically all with the same theme. My favorite of the most recent ones in my realm is of a wife … Continue reading Are We Sinking Ourselves in Medical Debt?
I wonder how many patients Elizabeth Agnvall has sent to an early grave today? The latest AARP Bulletin screams the headline- Doctors say: Skip These Tests! “Doctors warn that some of the common medical tests routinely taken by Americans do more harm than good, waste billions of dollars and could endanger your health or even your life…” Are you kidding me? On page 12 she … Continue reading AARP Bulletin Advises Members Against Medical Tests
The April issue of Surgery magazine reports a new patient safety study from John Hopkins University School of Medicine concerning medical mistakes in surgery. These “Never-Events” are things that should never happen and in some cases a never-event can trigger many additional issues. It becomes a tsunami of preventable situations including malpractice litigation. The study used data from the National Practitioner Data Bank which is … Continue reading “Never-Events” and Medical Mistakes are Common in Surgery
AHEC is pleased to announce the great reception we have had with our Scan With the Experts product line. All of the attendees have expressed basically the same feelings; one on one attention with leading experts in the area of your choice is a rare and welcome venue for education. Across the board they have found this environment a rich and open educational opportunity they … Continue reading Ultrasound Corner