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Preventing Breast Cancer in Your Everyday Life

Do you wake up every morning thinking about preventing breast cancer in your everyday life? We seriously doubt it, but if you are someone with a higher risk for breast cancer due to your family or your age, maybe you should consider paying more attention to preventative strategies. There are some simple and specific changes […]


8 Reasons You May Need a CT or CAT Scan

Computerized Tomography imaging, also known as a CT or CAT scan, is an invaluable tool physicians use to visualize the inside of every part of our bodies.


7 Signs and Symptoms of a Wrist Fracture

A wrist fracture is essentially the same thing as a broken wrist, and let’s face it, if you break your wrist, it’s probably going to result in plenty of pain. Depending on the severity of the break, various treatments may be recommended, but how do you know if it’s a fracture and not just a […]


New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines You Should Know

If you have been confused in the past by changes in breast cancer screening guidelines, buckle up! Recently, more changes have been passed down as guidelines, so it’s important to make sure you’re knowledgeable.


The Purpose of a DEXA Scan and Why You Might Need One

DEXA scan stands for Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry, and the purpose of a DEXA scan is to measure bone loss.


EOQ

Meet our Employee of Quarter for our Technical Division: Shauna D., Research Project Coordinator/Imaging Services AA: Shauna demonstrated excellent leadership skills in the recent renovation of Suite 100. She was part of a multi-disciplinary team that met with contractors, architects, and THD building engineering to develop and implement the renovation plan. During the renovation process, […]


Explaining the Safety of Radiation Used During an X-Ray

You may be shocked to find out about all the sources of radiation that are around us each and every day. What’s more shocking is the amount of radiation that we may be absorbing.


Employee of the Quarter : Kari O

We wanted to share with you our Employee of the Quarter, she actually was awarded last quarter and we will have 2 new ones announced very soon for Quarter 2 as well! This is one of our favorite things to share with our media outlets and showcase our wonderful staff! Meet Kari! Kari O – […]


Employee of the Quarter for Business Services: Marina G

Meet our Employee of the Quarter for Business Services: Marina G. Marina G. – Scheduling Marina has just met her year with SWDIC and has already proven herself to be a valuable employee. Her productivity is the highest in the Scheduling department and is incredibly accurate. She works to ensure her callers are satisfied with […]


5 Types Of X-Rays And How They Are Used

There are a huge number of conditions that would be much more difficult, if not impossible to diagnose without the use of X-rays and other imaging technologies. From a simple toothache to a condition as complex as breast cancer, physicians and patients both would be playing a guessing game without the invention of X-rays.