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Radiation Dose

People often wonder just how much radiation they will be exposed to when they require imaging as part of their care plan. We are surrounded by sources of radiation all the time from natural sources such as minerals in the ground to man-made sources such as medical x-rays. The chart above shows the sources and [...]

Why so many bills?

After your hospital stay, you may be surprised to receive multiple different bills for the same hospital stay.  This can be a frustrating experience. While the hospital sends you a bill for all of the hospital services provided during your stay, many surgeons, radiologists, and other specialists who care for [...]

What is a radiologist?

Radiologists are doctors who specialize in using different types of medical imaging techniques.   They use x-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET) and ultrasound to diagnose diseases as well as treat diseases and injuries. Our radiologists graduated from medical school, passed a licensing examination, and went on to [...]

Pink Glove Dance

Drumroll, Please: Breast Diagnostic Center and Byron Health Center Wins Third Place in the Sixth Annual National Pink Glove Dance Competition. $2,500 donation to Francine’s Friends will benefit breast cancer education and prevention initiatives. Fort Wayne, Ind., Sept. 30, 2016 – 2016 marks the sixth year that the Medline Pink Glove Dance video competition [...]

Breast Diagnostic Center’s North Location is Moving!

The remodeling is almost done, the welcome mat almost in place. It’s time to let you know, we will soon have a new, larger space! In September 2015 Breast Diagnostic Center North will move to its new location, just a hop, skip and a jump away from where we are now. Our new facility [...]

Hospitals take steps to lower radiation exposure

Dr. Sai Yarram pulled a wallet from his pocket and pointed to a picture of his two children, Arjun, 5, and Mira, 1. "This," the pediatric radiologist said, "is my motivation in life. These two. All I have to do is look at my kids every morning and that's all the motivation I need [...]