Your primary care physician establishes a medical home for you and your loved ones. They are the first and best contact for everything from a sinus infection to diabetes management to preventive screenings, such as mammograms and DEXA scans. Here’s how to get the most out of this important health resource and your partner inRead More
How Do I Know My CAT Scan Is Safe?
A computerized axial tomography (CAT) scan, also now called computed tomography (CT) scan, captures a number of X-rays of an area in your body to produce detailed, three-dimensional images for your doctor’s evaluation. It is a very popular diagnostic method used in a variety of medical specialties to diagnose health conditions and to track progressRead More
Should I Go to a Hospital or a Freestanding Imaging Center for my MRI?
Imaging scans are an essential component of diagnosis and treatment. So when your doctor asks you to get an MRI, it benefits you to consider where you should have it done. The first choice for most patients is the hospital, especially one their doctor is affiliated with. However, freestanding diagnostic imaging centers have gotten moreRead More