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Radiologic technicians are professionals who perform radiologic procedures. Some technicians provide common procedures such as X-rays, MRI scans and CT Scans. However, others might choose to specialize in specific procedures including mammography and radiography.
Education for Radiologic Technicians
There are three options if you’re considering a career as a radiology technician:
Radiology Technician Certification – Certification programs are available for people who are interested in becoming a radiology technician. Certifications take one to two years to complete and often require clinical observations and local colleges. » Read more about: What is a Radiology Technician? »
Radiologists specialize in diagnosing and treating diseases and injuries using medical imaging techniques, such as, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound or x-rays. These highly detailed images provide our radiologists with information on a person’s anatomy and pathology to help them evaluate a wide range of patient conditions, including strokes, cancer and musculoskeletal disorders or injuries. » Read more about: Radiologists Dallas, TX »
According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer among men. In fact, one in six men will be diagnosed with it in their lifetime. Like any cancer, diagnosing and treating prostate cancer in its early stages is vital. The new prostate MRI at Southwest Diagnostic Imaging makes diagnosing prostate cancer easier than other technologies. » Read more about: Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Prostate MRI »
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, getting regular mammograms has helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the United States by ⅓ since 1990. Still haven’t gotten your first mammogram? » Read more about: Mammogram Facts: Everything You Need To Know »
Meet our Business Services Employee of the Month for September 2014!!!
LizAnn M. – Human Resources: LizAnn is always willing to reach out to my employees when she sees a need, and always presents a friendly demeanor. She seems to go out of her way to create a harmonious environment.
Some fun facts about LizAnn:
1) How many years have you worked at SWDIC? 6 YRS and 8 months
2) What’s the most rewarding part of your job? » Read more about: Employee of the Month for September 2014 »