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Cassling’s Most Popular Content of 2020

The year 2020 is behind us (cue the collective sigh of relief), but even in such trying times, the resilience of healthcare workers around the country has been truly inspiring. Not only were technologists, sonographers, radiologists and all manner of radiology professionals working tirelessly to ensure imaging was... Read more

Innovative Solutions Help Hospitals Combat Dire Staffing Shortages

With the new year upon us, the winter resurgence of COVID-19 has overwhelmed U.S. hospitals and brought a collective staffing strain to a near breaking point. According to HHS data, as of mid-November, nearly a quarter of U.S. facilities were experiencing or anticipating a shortage of medical staff—nurses in particular. At... Read more

Imaging System Virtual Demos Provide Flexibility, Safety in Trying Times

Imagine a scenario where your department’s decade-old MRI scanner is on its last legs. But your team is busier than ever, and the goal of keeping you and your team safe prevents travel to an in-person demo. You need a new scanner, but you also need to ensure its clinical capabilities and operational fit, plus you need to... Read more

Rad Tech Week Demonstrates Need for Year-Round Appreciation

What I’m about to say isn’t anything the vast majority of our country doesn’t already know, but if there’s anyone who deserves our thanks and congratulations this year, it’s healthcare professionals. All throughout the year, we celebrate days, weeks and months that are meant to honor a specific type of profession. Our... Read more

Joe Matthews Celebrates 35 Years of Service Excellence

Please join us in extending a heartfelt congratulations to Joe Matthews, Vice President of Service, who recently celebrated 35 years with Cassling! You can read more about Joe's journey from Field Service Engineer to VP in this article, and view some photos of Joe through those years below. Congratulations, Joe, on your... Read more

Values, Ethics & Culture: The Wind in Our Sails

Our values, ethics and especially our organizational culture fill our sails and propel us forward. I consistently tell my students and organizations this when it comes to leadership. These three things are what fill us up. They literally push us forward like a wind-filled sail. But what does that look like? How do we know... Read more

Cassling Resources Support Urology and Prostate Health Awareness

September marks two important events, each focused on an aspect of healthcare overlooked by far too many patients until it’s too late. Urology Awareness Month and National Prostate Health Month, each happening this month, emphasize the need for citizens of all ages, and especially those in at-risk demographics, to take... Read more

Strategy: Charting the Course in Healthcare

Strategy and leadership go hand in hand. One of the things I like about organizational strategy is that it takes creative, innovative and brave leadership to move an organization into the unknown. It’s like sailing into uncharted waters. It’s a place you have to go but it’s a little scary and you’re not quite sure what... Read more

What’s New in Ultrasound Tech – 2021 Edition

While you weren’t looking, a lot has been happening in the field of ultrasound! New technologies, new workflows, new best practices. Over just a few short years, the potential uses of ultrasound have grown exponentially, and that means exciting things for you and your imaging team. Join us as we take a look at the latest... Read more

There’s Nothing Squirrely About Tyler Driever’s 20 Years of Service

Cassling team members learn to expect the unexpected when they respond to service calls at customer facilities. But one service call pushed that old adage to its absolute limit when Field Service Engineer (FSE) Tyler Driever discovered a squirrel living inside the CT system he’d been called to service. Just as this was no... Read more

Mike Tinsley Celebrates 20 Years of Mentorship and Customer Service

“He does not always tell me what I think I want to hear, but tells me what I need to hear!” That quote from Robert Boxum sums up about everything you could ever want in a Field Service Engineer (FSE). Mike Tinsley celebrates his 20th anniversary with Cassling this July, and throughout his two decades of service, he has... Read more

Answering the Call for Help from Healthcare and Imaging Professionals

The country continues to reel from the pandemic, and our hearts go out to nurses, doctors, technologists and other healthcare team members who have dedicated themselves to helping patients during these extraordinary times. Earlier in the year, when Americans began to grapple with just how serious the COVID-19 outbreak was... Read more

Urology Health Takes Center Stage with Free Resources for Healthcare Teams

Hospital, health systems and clinics around the country have long relied on Cassling to not only provide them with cutting edge diagnostic imaging solutions, but to help them honor the very folks who operate those systems. For more than a decade, Cassling has provided free resources to help recognize sonographers and... Read more

Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Employee and Organizational Conflict

One of the things I often hear from leaders, regardless of what industry they are in, is that they want to know what to do about difficult employees or situations. Invariably, it has something to do with some kind of conflict they are dealing with. And invariably, I tell them that I don’t have a silver bullet to fix their... Read more

Need Help? Dana Downs Has You Covered For Over 20 Years

It’s the little things you remember. When asked to share memories about Dana Downs on the eve of her 20th anniversary with Cassling, her friends and colleagues almost universally mentioned her enthusiasm, support, knowledge and welcoming presence. But each also had a unique story to tell about a subtle way Dana would do a... Read more