Pregnancy can be a whirlwind of emotions for everyone involved, especially if the expecting parents are experiencing pregnancy for the first time. The vast amount of incoming medical information, coupled with the uncertainty of the future can be overwhelming, to say the least.
Radiology has become an indispensable field of modern medicine. Whether being used for diagnostic or therapeutic reasons, the many evolving forms of radiology have saved countless lives and provided valuable insight into some of the most baffling conditions.
If you’ve visited a medical institution in recent years, you surely have encountered forms referring to “HIPAA.”
Even if the forms were explained to you in detail, there’s a good chance that HIPAA is still slightly confusing. We’d like to give our readers a brief, basic explanation of HIPAA and discuss how it helps (rather than hinders) our teleradiology capabilities here at Lubbock Diagnostic Radiology.
Today the mammogram is one of the most important tools in the detection and treatment of breast cancer. It has become a mainstay technique in diagnostic radiology, and has aided in the significant reduction of breast cancer deaths since their peak in 1991.