Cassling Blog

Stay informed with best practices and resources on the issues that matter most in imaging.

Trends in Ultrasound 2022: Shear Wave Elastography

Chronic liver disease (CLD) and cirrhosis are major health problems in the United States. In 2018, the Centers for Disease Control reported that 4.5 million adults were diagnosed with liver disease. In 2019, CLD and cirrhosis claimed more than 44,000 American lives. And according to a 2018 study by Intermountain Medical... Read more

Rad Tech Week 2021 and Revolutionary New CT Technology

National Radiologic Technology Week is an annual celebration of rad techs across the nation. It was first celebrated by the ASRT in 1979 to commemorate Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen’s 1895 discovery of the x-ray. Today, it’s also become a time to recognize and raise awareness of the important role medical imaging and radiation... Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021: A Call to Action

Every October, we recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Just two years ago, right now, you were probably rolling out your women’s health wellness fairs and promoting your mammography services online and in local papers and magazines.   So much has changed since then. While we were once gaining great strides in our... Read more

3 Reasons You Should Attend 'Investing in You' Virtual Summit 2.0

Earn (Free!) CE credits, attend great sessions and have fun! Once upon a time, in a world far different than the one we currently live in, we held an annual, in-person Investing in You (IIU) educational seminar in Omaha, Nebraska, hosting imaging professionals from across the Midwest.   That changed dramatically last year... Read more

Trends in Ultrasound 2022

New Ultrasound technology in detecting liver lesions, ultrasound’s role in the fight against COVID-19, and more…    Are the days of invasive tests behind us? Not yet. But ultrasound is bringing us closer than ever before, and liver imaging provides a good example.   Contrast-enhanced ultrasound   Advances in ultrasound,... Read more

6 Ways to Celebrate Your Sonography Squad

October Means Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month! Sonographers are superheroes. Even before the pandemic began in 2020, they were working hard on the frontlines, often unsung. But while COVID-19 may have provided additional exposure for the profession, it has placed an even heavier burden on the professionals.   COVID-19... Read more

What is Interventional Pulmonology?

  Part One in a Two-Part series on Interventional Pulmonology and Diagnostic Imaging   The healthcare industry, and medicine, are constantly evolving and innovating. One of the relatively new fields in pulmonology medicine is interventional pulmonology (IP), which utilizes endoscopy and other tools and techniques to... Read more

5 Ways to Make a Better World

Volunteering is a Win-Win for Everyone We all have our reasons for volunteering. For some, it’s just the right thing to do. Others work to further their careers, a cause, their community, company or industry.  It doesn’t really matter the reason, what your modality or specialty is, or where you are in your career. When you... Read more

Big Decisions: 13 Things to Consider When Choosing a Service Vendor

Whether you’re a new imaging system owner or have had your equipment for some time, its maintenance deserves as much thought and consideration as the original decision of which system to buy. It’s not a matter of if you should have a service contract. Even the best equipment must have a regular preventive maintenance... Read more

Pandemic Post Notes: The 7 Key Components of a Digital Front Door

When COVID-19 slammed into the world full force in Spring 2020, many healthcare providers turned quickly to their digital capabilities, maximizing data and technology to provide healthcare services to their patients, especially their digital front doors. Until last year they were somewhat of a side thought. Under... Read more

Tana Phelps Honored with Bob Cassling Service Excellence Award

Cassling Marketing Manager Tana Phelps was recently recognized as the recipient of the 2021 Bob Cassling Service Excellence Award. The award, named after Cassling’s founder, Bob Cassling, honors his legacy of excellent customer service and commitment to accountability. It is presented annually to a Cassling employee or an... Read more

Wholehearted Mental Wellness: Leading with a Resilient Perspective

As healthcare industry professionals, we often wear thick emotional armor at work. That armor can interfere with truly being in touch with our emotions and emotional challenges. In this Brene Brown-inspired webinar, I’ll help you discover the authentic you and show you how to apply what you learn in changing your lifestyle. Read more

AUC Program Takes Effect January 2022: We Answer Your Most Frequently Asked Questions

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) program is now slated to take effect in January 2022. This means time is running out for imaging providers to engage their ordering providers before reimbursement is negatively impacted. A major goal of the AUC is to help providers order the most... Read more

Jerry Glenn ‘The Go-To Guy’ Celebrates 35 Years of Service Excellence

Anyone who has spent time with Jerry Glenn knows there is no comparison when it comes to Jerry’s technical abilities. Since joining Cassling as a Field Service Engineer (FSE) in 1986, Jerry has developed a reputation as one of the best in the business. “I still remember meeting Jerry for the first time in 1986 and I can’t... Read more

Motivation Innovation: How to Inspire Peak Performance from Your Team

Motivation is inherent in leadership. Whether or not you take the view that leaders can actually motivate someone or that they can only establish the environment for employees to BE motivated, our organizations expect us as leaders to get the most out of our employees. That’s where motivation comes in. Motivation isn’t... Read more