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Nov 05, 2013, 10:00 ET

2013 National Radiologic Technology Week® Highlights Radiologic Technologists' Drive for Excellence

Radiologic technologists' ongoing efforts to provide excellent patient care inspired the theme of this year's National Radiologic Technology...

Oct 23, 2013, 12:24 ET

ACE Campaign Shines Light on R.T. Role

 Elevating the status of the nation's radiologic technologists has been an ongoing goal of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists....

Jun 11, 2013, 15:00 ET

Study Shows Students Aren't Aware Condoms Don't Provide Full Protection From HPV

 Only 15.5 percent of college students know that condoms don't fully protect a person from contacting the human papillomavirus, and this lack...

Nov 05, 2011, 09:00 ET

Passion for Patient Care Marks 2011 National Radiologic Technology Week®

  Supported by a patient-safety theme encompassing the spirit of the radiologic technology profession, National Radiologic Technology...

Oct 07, 2011, 13:57 ET

Manage Mammogram Stress With ASRT's Preparation Checklist

Mammography is the best way to find breast cancer early. This simple, low-dose x-ray procedure can detect breast abnormalities up to two years...

Jun 03, 2011, 17:18 ET

Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Personnel Certification Bill Introduced in Congress

Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., has introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that will set federal minimum education and certification standards...

Oct 20, 2009, 16:43 ET

HEALTHeCAREERS Network Renews $15,000 Scholarship Pledge

Contribution provides funding for continuing education Aaron K. Sarff is one of 10 radiologic technologists to receive a recent...

Oct 02, 2007, 01:00 ET

Medical Imaging Revolutionizes Modern Medicine

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical imaging is one of the most commonly performed medical procedures in the United...

Jul 26, 2007, 01:00 ET

R.T. Wages Continue to Increase, but at Slower Rate, ASRT Survey Shows

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results from a survey of nearly 10,000 radiologic technologists showed their average...

Apr 02, 2007, 01:00 ET

Senators Enzi, Kennedy Introduce 2007 CARE Bill

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2007 Consistency, Accuracy, Responsibility and Excellence in Medical Imaging and Radiation...

Jan 23, 2007, 00:00 ET

CARE Bill Introduced in House of Representatives

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consistency, Accuracy, Responsibility and Excellence in Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy...

Oct 17, 2006, 01:00 ET

Professor's Discovery Led to Modern Medical Imaging

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- On Nov. 8, 1895, Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen made a scientific discovery that would revolutionize modern...

Oct 19, 2005, 01:00 ET

What Patients Should Know About X-rays

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 300 million radiologic procedures are performed annually in the United States, ranging from...

Sep 23, 2004, 01:00 ET

Mammography: Start With One, Commit for a Lifetime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with Oct. 15 as National Mammography Day....

Mar 19, 2004, 00:00 ET

Philips and American Society of Radiologic Technologists Form Partnership to Enhance Educational Opportunities in Medical Imaging

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. and ANDOVER, Mass., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The American Society of Radiologic Technologists, the world's leading...

Mar 13, 2003, 00:00 ET

Congresswoman Wilson Reintroduces Consumer Assurance of Radiologic Excellence (CARE) Bill

WASHINGTON, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Congresswoman Heather Wilson, R-N.M., Tuesday reintroduced the Consumer Assurance of Radiologic Excellence...

Sep 27, 2000, 01:00 ET

Representative Rick Lazio Offers Bill to Ensure Competency Of Personnel Performing Medical Imaging, Radiation Therapy Procedures

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Congressman Rick Lazio, R-N.Y., on Sept. 25 introduced a legislative proposal in the U.S. House of...

Sep 26, 2000, 01:00 ET

Week Honors Professionals Who Work in Radiologic Technology

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 300 million radiologic procedures will be performed this year in the United States, ranging...

Mar 30, 2000, 00:00 ET

Radiologic Technologists Ask National Lawmakers To Strengthen Standards

WASHINGTON, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Two events on Capitol Hill Tuesday, April 4, will focus federal legislators' attention on radiologic...

Feb 15, 2000, 00:00 ET

ASRT Supports Federal Efforts to Improve Patient Safety

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's largest radiologic science association submitted testimony to Congress this week in support of...