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Jay Tolsma Sets the Bar for 20 Years

From Field Service Engineer (FSE) to Account Executive (AE), Jay Tolsma’s role has evolved over his 20-year career with Cassling, but what hasn’t changed is Jay’s dedication to the job and his colleagues. His success has been anything but static, as pointed out by Cassling leaders and his peers: Read more

How Much Does an MRI Scanner Cost?

Purchasing a new MRI scanner can be a lengthy, daunting process. Making the right decision means considering multiple options, features, and capabilities, then choosing the one system that is just right for your needs. You’ll likely consider a number of MRI vendors, each of whom claim to have the best technology, service... Read more

Long-time Field Service Engineer Duane Losh Receives Service Excellence Award

Last August, Field Service Engineer Duane Losh celebrated 35 years of dedicated service. As one of Cassling’s longest-tenured employees, Duane is a true pioneer of “The Cassling Way” and an embodiment of the organization’s culture. These qualities made Duane an ideal recipient of the 2024 Bob Cassling Service Excellence... Read more

Applications Being Accepted for 2024-25 Bob Cassling Memorial Scholarships

The window for the 2024-2025 Bob Cassling Memorial Scholarship is now open and will be accepting submissions through January 14, 2024. The scholarship, which honors the late founder of Cassling, provides financial support to rural healthcare professionals seeking a degree or certification in the imaging or radiation... Read more

SOMATOM X.Cite + myNeedle Companion - Simplifying CT-Guided Intervention

Dr. David Lacey, Interventional Radiologist at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, a Cassling customer, details how myNeedle Companion on the SOMATOM X.cite helps simplify CT-guided interventions from start to finish. Dedicated in-room control options offer the flexibility to work as you prefer – with or without an assistant.... Read more

3 Must-Haves of Any Office-Based Lab

Are you getting ready to open, or currently operating, an Office-Based Lab (OBL) or Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC)? When you’re unable to rely on hospital administration or a purchasing manager to oversee the business end of your practice, including purchasing, service contracts, staffing, reimbursement and more, it’s... Read more

ASRT Awards Bob Cassling Memorial Scholarships to Radiologic Technologists, Empowering Education & Community Impact

The ASRT Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, has announced the recipients of the two $4,000 scholarships, awarded to healthcare professionals continuing their medical imaging and radiation therapy education and expanding their credentials. Read more

New Cassling Team to Drive Growth and Innovation in Healthcare

(May 10, 2023) Omaha, Nebraska – Cassling, an imaging and therapeutic technology, services and solutions vendor, is launching a new team to expand its industry partnerships and make its vision a reality. The business unit, Growth & Innovation, is tasked with bringing new services and solutions to market to help healthcare... Read more

Felicia Vasser Receives the Bob Cassling Service Excellence Award

Cassling employee and Executive Assistant, Felicia Vasser, was recently recognized as the recipient of the company’s most esteemed honor, the Bob Cassling Service Excellence Award. Named for the company’s founder, Bob Cassling, the award is presented to an individual who goes above and beyond in exemplifying the... Read more

How Imaging Equipment Service Powers Patient Care in Broken Bow

Large enough to serve, small enough to care. That’s the motto of Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow, Nebraska — and one Cassling supports with reliable imaging equipment service. Read more

Cassling Employees Assemble Kits for a Cause

Each year, employees of Cassling raise donations for charities around the country. Non-profit organizations that have benefitted from employees’ generosity over the years include the Food Bank for the Heartland, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Lifescape South Dakota, Unfaulted and more. Read more

Cybersecurity and Imaging Providers — Safety in a Digital World

Today’s healthcare systems operate in a mostly digital world. Vast, interconnected networks enable the myriad services that make up the healthcare continuum and enable the accurate and efficient delivery of care. This digital connectivity has allowed some amazing technological advances to come to light. Things like... Read more

MAMMO Act Puts Mammography with Tomosynthesis in the Spotlight

Women are currently the fastest-growing population of veterans. In 2018, women made up 9 percent of United States veterans, and by 2040, it's expected that 17 percent of veterans will be women. According to a study published by the National Institutes of Health, breast cancer rates could actually be higher in the military... Read more

Healthcare Supply Chains and Imaging System Delivery

Until 2021, U.S. healthcare organizations had little trouble acquiring the medical products needed to care for patients. Most were able to operate on a “just-in-time” methodology, placing and procuring needed products and supplies only when they needed them. This allowed organizations to operate using an agile and lean... Read more

Keeping Teams Connected with Your Healthcare Mission

Simply put, your organization’s healthcare mission is a promise. Wrapped up in a simple statement are the core beliefs and guiding principles that create an environment where promises can be kept — not just to the patients you serve, but also to the clinicians and staff who choose to work for your organization. Read more