Fresno Imaging is proud to introduce CONNECT, our new Patient Portal. Launched on Wednesday, July 1st, the portal is part of our ongoing commitment to provide convenient access for patients to healthcare information. The HIPAA Privacy Rule gives patients access to their medical information, and we have always honored patients’ requests for results. Now, we are meeting the government’s Meaningful Use requirements, […]
Annual mammogram screening beginning at age 40 saves lives. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends less frequent screening at a later age, not because screening will not save lives, but because it will not save sufficient numbers of lives when started before age 50.
The guidelines are based on outdated, blemished data and do not evaluate cost-effectiveness or any other benefits of early detection. In fact, USPSTF states, “Screening mammography in women ages 40 to […]
Fresno Imaging recently replaced our Electronic Medical Record system allowing us to provide better service to both you and your patients. This new, meaningful use certified system will become the backbone of future tools providing you better access to information about the radiologic care of you patients.
If you access images though our portal, we will be introducing a new portal called CONNECT that will replace the portal you are using today. Your marketing representative will […]
Despite large-scale campaigns to publicize the importance of breast cancer screening, a lot of faulty information regarding the mammogram exam is still being delivered to patients and sometimes interpreted as fact.
To gauge where gaps in knowledge about breast cancer screening are most commonly occurring, the Working Mother Research Institute recently surveyed more than 2,500 women aged 35 and older to see what they know. While the results contain good news, there are areas where […]
Breast implants are one of the more commonly performed plastic surgery procedures in the United States. More than 285,000 women received breast implants in 2014. Although it has been clearly demonstrated that ruptured implants do not cause harm, women should consider potential complications when making the personal decision to have breast implants. A ruptured breast implant is one such risk.
What is a Ruptured Breast Implant?
A breast implant rupture occurs when a breast implant breaks. When […]