Ask The Doctor

Ask the Doctor

OK so the subject of my last post still has me fired up. And in a moment of clarity, it occurred to me that while we here at MNAP take patient education very seriously, we could always do more. So in an effort to educate our patients further we are starting a segment we like to call “Ask the Doctor”. …

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Breast Tissue Density: To Tell or Not to Tell?

Breast Tissue Density

So I was reading the August issue of Radiology Today and I came across an article about breast density notification (everyone has something to say about breasts this time of year ) The issue at hand was whether breast tissue density should be part of the plain language report given to patients. For those of you that don’t know, dense …

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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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Understanding Risk of Radiation and Medical Imaging

What is Radiation? Radiation is best described as energy moving through space, and it can take many forms, including visible light, x-rays, gamma-rays, microwaves, and radio waves. Radiologists use low dose radiation in the form of x-rays to create images of different parts of your body. High doses of radiation can also be used to treat certain types of cancer. …

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New Medical Oncologists

MNAP Oncology Center is proud to welcome The Rittenhouse Hematology/Oncology Group to our oncology department. Led by Dr. Rene Rothstein Rubin, with her associates Michael Rachshtut, MD, and Eugene Choi, MD, PhD, MNAP Oncology Center has become the area’s premier provider of outpatient cancer treatment. Combining over twenty years of experience in hemato-logy/oncology, our physicians specialize in the diagnosis, treatment …

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The Healthy Heart Program at MNAP

At MNAP we extend our commitment to giving you the very best in cardiac care. William Haaz, MD, Alec Musten, MD, and Bruno Manno, MD from The Pennsylvania Heart & Vascular Group, are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cardiovascular disease including coronary artery disease, congenital heart disease, pulmonary heart disease, cardiomyopathy, hypertension, arrhythmias, cardiovascular trauma, …

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Sponsoring Northern Home for Children

It was our pleasure to receive correspondence from Donna Bolno, the Director of Community Partnerships at Northern Home for Children. Since 1853, Northern Home has continuously provided a safe-haven for children and a safety net for children and families facing extraordinary challenges. Every year we support and donate to the Northern Home Family. This year we sponsored the 10th Annual …

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