Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2012’

Embrace the Change: Communicating with Radiologists

Communicating with Radiologists

I was in a hospital waiting room recently and overheard a conversation between several doctors. It was one of those “back in the good old days” conversations, though the doctors certainly didn’t look like old-timers. Interestingly, they were expressing a sentiment that I have heard from many doctors who used to work in the “old regime” of the non digital …

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Free Mammograms in Honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

MNAP is offering free and reduced price mammograms

Well it’s that time again, the time when every billboard, commercial and pop-up reminds women to expose themselves and get their picture taken. Yes, I am talking about October, the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  And this means it’s time for MNAP’s Annual FREE MAMMOGRAM Drive! Throughout the month of October, MNAP is offering free and reduced price mammograms to …

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Good News for Heavy Smokers

Good News for Heavy Smokers

Smokers beware! Another attempt at saving your lives may be on its way! This time, however, it doesn’t come in the form screaming “You’ll get cancer!!!” from every box of cigarettes. This time it might come in the form of asking “Are we there yet?” A recent issue of Health Affairs covered a study done by a group of actuaries, …

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Hospitals Charge More, Because They Can!

In this age of information, we thought it was about time for an informal conversation with our patients, referring physicians and anyone else who is interested. MNAP has always been on the cutting edge of technology and social media was the best logical choice to get some thoughts out and address some questions and concerns. We hope this will be …

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