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Calcium Scan of Arteries Helps Spot Big Trouble

... WEDNESDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- Adding a scan for calcium in the heart arteries to a standard ... heart disease, Hacker said. "We suggest a status scan for calculating the coronary artery calcium score ... SPECT perfusion scan," he said. The calcium scan results could help guide treatment, he explained. ...

Prevent Disaster with New Low Cost Temperature Scan Wireless Monitoring System

... The newly released Temperature scan Pro Wireless Monitoring System allows monitoring ... -- After a year of development, the Temperature scan Pro line of products is released to market. Temperature scan is ideal for restaurants, cafeterias, grocers, ...

Coronary Calcium Scans Can Raise Cancer Risks

... News) -- When weighing whether a coronary calcium scan is worth the risk, a new study suggests that ... at what a dose of radiation in a single CAC scan would be, and found an enormous variation. There ... in radiation dosage among the various CAC scan protocols. Eliminate two or three "outlying" ...

SCAN Health Plan Selects Kathy Taylor-Laws as Vice President of Network Management Services

... PHOENIX, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- scan Health Plan announced today that it has hired ... County. "Access to quality care is paramount at scan Health Plan," said Tom Lescault, president of scan in Arizona. Currently ...

Arizona's AM 1230 KOY to be Broadcast from SCAN Health Plan Studios

... PHOENIX, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- scan Health Plan of Arizona has announced that AM 1230 KOY will begin broadcasting from scan Health Plan Studios today. This partnership allows scan Health Plan to regularly share its health-related ...

SCAN Health Plan Arizona Encourages Sun Smarts and Plenty of Water for Seniors This Summer

... poses additional risks - especially for seniors. scan Health Plan Arizona encourages area seniors to ... heat," said Dr. Marc Lato, medical director for scan Health Plan Arizona. "With these simple tips, we ... won't get caught off guard this summer." scan Health Plan Arizona is an exclusive sponsor of ...

Tom Lescault, President of SCAN Health Plan Arizona, Appointed to Parkinson Network of Arizona Board of Directors

... 1 /PRNewswire/ --- Tom Lescault, president of scan Health Plan Arizona and president of the Arizona ... contribute to this worthwhile cause." About scan Health Plan Arizona For more than 30 years, scan Health Plan has been focusing on the unique needs ...

Physicians Join With National Healthcare Leaders to Explore New Ways to Enhance Geriatric Care in America

... Fifth Annual Conference Sponsored by scan Health Plan Takes Holistic Approach in Seeking ... in Sherman Oaks, a consulting geriatrician at scan Health Plan, and one of the planners of the ... quality." Sponsored by the not-for-profit scan Health Plan, this fifth annual geriatric ...

AMIC Unveils RightScanRightTime.org

... to ensure patients have access to the right scan at the right time, this Web site will quickly ... breast MRI that detects an elusive cancer, a PET scan that shows a cancer going into remission, or a heart scan that detects a blockage and allows a doctor to ...

Seniors Invited to Learn About Fraud Prevention at SCAN Connections Resource Center on April 28

... community PHOENIX, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- scan Health Plan of Arizona and the state Attorney ... prevention on Tuesday, April 28, at 2 p.m. at the scan Connections Resource Center at 1313 E. Osborn ... will last approximately one hour, and scan will offer free paper shredding until 4:30 p.m. ...

SCAN Health Plan Partners With Local Station ABC 15 to Provide Healthy Living Tips and Resources to Area Seniors

... PHOENIX, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- scan Health Plan of Arizona announced today a ... nutrition and identity protection. In addition, scan Arizona President Tom Lescault will be appearing ... information on classes taking place at the scan Senior Connections Resource Center (on April 28, ...

Healthcare Gathering Addresses Increasing Need of Caring for the Nation's Elderly Population

... LMG Conference is presented by the nonprofit scan Health Plan in collaboration with the UCLA ... a faculty member. For more than 30 years, scan Health Plan has been focusing on the unique needs ... San Diego, Ventura and Kern counties. In Arizona, scan offers a Medicare Advantage Plan in Maricopa ...

SCAN Health Plan Provides 'Senior Sensitivity Training' to City of Los Angeles Department of Aging and Network Service Providers

... Stanislaw, senior vice president of the nonprofit scan Health Plan who sponsored and conducted the ... The recent program offerings mark the first time scan has partnered with the city of Los Angeles to provide this critically important training. However, scan has been providing similar senior sensitivity ...

Siemens Demonstrates Flash Speed, Lowest Dose at ACC 2009

... dose that systems previously required to scan even the tiniest anatomical details faster than ... dose Temporal resolution of 75 ms and scan speed of up to 43 cm/s make heart-scanning ... for routine cardiological examinations. A scan of the entire heart can be performed in only 250 ...

IntelliDOT to Showcase New NDC Matching Capability at HIMSS 2009

... IntelliDOT's approach assures a successful scan regardless of medication brand. As a result, the ... not available, this feature allows the nurse to scan two or more dosage amounts of the same medication ... is 40 mg, this new feature allows the nurse to scan either two 20 mg tablets or one 40 mg tablet to ...

Less Invasive Interventional Treatment Can Be Recommended as First-Line Treatment for 'Silent Killer,' Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

... are not justified; if a three-month surveillance scan doesn't demonstrate any abnormalities, then ... (7.2 percent), of which six (1.3 percent) were CT scan surveillance detected. "It is remarkable in ... coupled with the need for prolonged CT scan surveillance," he said. "Endovascular repair ...

SCAN Health Plan Arizona Supports Fight Against Parkinson's

... needs. But according to the employees at scan Health Plan Arizona, there is no better way to ... be depressing," said Tom Lescault, president of scan Health Plan Arizona. "Coming together as a group ... and well-being." That is why more than 40 scan employees, friends and family participated in the ...

World's First Portable, Battery-Operated, Equine-Dedicated CT Solution Installed at Penn Vet's New Bolton Center

... "Unique portability . . . Fast scan . . . low operating cost," says veterinary ... after the unveiling, EQUUS One performed a scan on an 11-year-old gelding. Midge Leitch, VMD, ... to the horse. And, in this particular case, the scan of the hoof took us about 90 seconds. With its ...

Society for Women's Health Research and MITA Promote Greater Awareness of Medical Imaging to Diagnose Women's Coronary Artery Disease

... even a decade ago. The use of the right cardiac scan at the right time has saved lives, reduced ... also called on Congress to support the Right scan at the Right Time legislative principles to ... care delivery. When patients receive the right scan at the right time, patient outcomes are improved. ...

SCAN's Thomas Lescault Elected President of New Arizona Association of Health Plans

... 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Lescault, president of scan Long Term Care and scan Health Plan Arizona, has been elected president ... manner. For more than 30 years, scan Health Plan has been focusing on the unique needs ...

The SCAN Foundation Names New Members to Its Board

... LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The scan Foundation announced today that two of America's ... Paul Torrens, M.D., MPH, have been named to The scan Foundation board of directors. Bruce Chernof, M.D., president and CEO of The scan Foundation, said the new directors' knowledge and ...

deCODEme(TM) Takes on Heart Disease in February

... factors measured by the deCODEme(TM) full genome scan and the new Cardio and Cancer Scans may empower ... genome analysis service. The full genome Complete scan scan and the Cardio and Cancer scans build ... facilities in the world. The deCODEme Cardio(TM) scan measures 8 SNPs associated with the risk of ...

The SCAN Foundation Grants $5 Million to the Health Technology Center to Establish National Center for Technology and Aging

... and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The scan Foundation has awarded $5 million to The Health ... Bruce Chernof, M.D., president and CEO of The scan Foundation. "It is imperative that we ... investigator. "With the support from The scan Foundation, we will tackle some of the most ...

The SCAN Foundation Funds New Program for Santa Clarita and South Los Angeles Seniors and Those Who Care for Them

... LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The scan Foundation today announced it has awarded a ... Dr. Bruce Chernof, M.D., president and CEO of The scan Foundation, said the program envisioned by ... Day Programs in Los Angeles. About The scan Foundation ...

New Williamsburg Health Evaluation Center, The Ultimate Investment In Future Health And Well-Being, Set To Open In March

... studies Ultrasound of the major arteries CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis CT scan coronary artery calcium scoring Virtual colonoscopy by CT scan (optional) Stress echocardiogram ...

SCAN Health Plan Elects Colleen Cain New Board Chair

... elected chairperson of the board of directors of scan Health Plan, effective January 1. She replaces ... and administration. She has been a member of the scan board of directors since 2004, serving as audit ... committed to the nonprofit mission and values of scan and to the important role we play in helping ...

NeuroTexas Institute at St. David's HealthCare Launches 'Consultative Scan Review' Program for Physicians and Patients Seeking Second Opinion

... a second opinion. Called the "Consultative scan Review" Program, it is tailored to cases related ... at NeuroTexas Institute, said. "The 'Consultative scan Review' Program gives patients and primary care ... at (512) 544-9000 or conveniently complete a scan review request form online at ...

SCAN Health Plan Arizona Helps Drivers Understand the Challenges of Aging

... like to actually "walk in the shoes of a senior." scan has been focused on the unique needs of seniors ... dealing with seniors. One of the ways that scan does this is to teach "Senior Sensitivity" ... much loss seniors experience as they age. scan requires all employees to attend the Senior ...

Medicsight PLC Presents New Data at RSNA 2008 Further Supporting Relevance of Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) and Image Analysis Software in Early Colon Cancer Screening and Diagnosis

... diverse databases of verified patient CT scan data. CT colonography offers a safe, ... must review for each patient examination. Some CT scan examinations generate as many as 2000 images per ... after completion of an initial review of the CT scan data, or a 'concurrent read' where CAD findings ...

Flash Speed. Lowest Dose.

... dose that systems previously required to scan even the tiniest anatomical details faster than ... radiation dose. For example, a spiral heart scan can be performed with less than 1 millisievert ... extraordinary rotational speed that enables a scan speed never before attained in CT (i.e., up to 43 ...

The SCAN Foundation Announces New Grants Aimed at Refocusing the Debate About Healthcare for Seniors

... facing America's growing senior population, The scan Foundation announced today it has awarded ... Dr. Bruce Chernof, chief executive officer of The scan Foundation. "They want a sustainable continuum of ... UCSF. "JAMA is pleased to work with The scan Foundation and the University of California, San ...

Genetic disease treatments and pharmacogenetics: From scientific discovery to medical delivery

... on: the results of a genome-wide association scan for genetic determinants of warfarin dosage, ... are included below: GENOME-WIDE ASSOCIATION scan FOR GENETIC DETERMINANTS OF WARFARIN DOSE A ... which extends this genome-wide association scan (GWAS) method to investigate the genetic aspects ...

Siemens Shapes the Future of Integrated Diagnostic Imaging

... The consolidation of equipment, staff and scan times can enable major cost savings, return on ... brings out the finest anatomical details in every scan -- routine and advanced -- limiting motion ... two of the foremost concerns related to scanning: scan time and radiation dose. With its ultra-low dose ...

SCAN Health Plan Arizona Announces Its 2009 MAPD Benefits for Maricopa County

... exams or preventive screenings. In addition, scan offers a generous prescription drug benefit ... home-delivered meals and personal care services; scan On-Call(TM), a 24-hour nurse advice line; and access to emergency care worldwide. Partnering with scan in servicing its Medicare Advantage members ...

Heart CT Scan Helps Find Coronary Artery Disease

... Street, is offering a Coronary Calcium CT scan for the discounted fee of $199 during the ... this screening includes a Coronary Calcium CT scan with a state-of-the-art 64-slice CT scanner, ... about thirty minutes. "A Coronary Calcium CT scan is a non-invasive way of obtaining information ...

Healthcare Executive Richard Peitzmeier Returns to Phoenix as Regional Sales Director of SCAN Health Plan Arizona

... PHOENIX, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- scan Health Plan Arizona announced today that ... joined the company as regional sales director. scan currently offers a health plan for Medicare and ... community is very valuable in helping assure that scan continues to meet the health care needs of our ...

American HealthChoice Announces Launch of OmniBody Scan

... cancer may cause breast cancer. The OmniBody scan is a non-invasive tool that will have no harmful ... Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)." The OmniBody scan is manufactured specifically for ... penetrate the U.S. market with both the OmniBody scan and the Company's adjunct support system of ...

MEDRAD Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Wireless MR Infusion System

... (MR) procedure from both inside and outside the scan room. When changes are needed, including flow ... these parameters without interrupting the MRI scan with a new wireless remote display featuring a ... selection from up to nine IV stands, minimizing scan interruptions due to infusion changes ...

Cancer research highlights

... to lie prone while both a dedicated SPECT and CT scan are taken of the ... MORE DETAILS BELOW ... to lie prone while both a dedicated SPECT and CT scan are taken of the breast. Because these are ... cells that might have been missed in a CT scan by itself. Although full body SPECT-CT already ...

Has cancer spread? Research identifies best way to find answers so treatment can begin

... capabilities in pinpointing cancer. The PET scan is a highly sensitive scan that detects the growth of cancer cells, while the CT scan provides a detailed picture of the internal ...
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