Cassling Blog

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CT and Cone Beam CT – What’s the Difference?

Both traditional computed tomography (CT) scanners and cone-beam CT (CBCT) scanners produce pictures of internal body structures. The x-rays use radiation from a radioactive contrast injected into the body to make cross-sectional images. While both scanners undertake the same primary function, there are technical... Read more

Increase Mammogram Volume with These 6 Steps

You know breast cancer screenings are important. The general public knows breast cancer screenings are important. Your own patients know breast cancer screenings are important. So why don’t you have more patients coming in for their regularly scheduled preventive mammograms? Read more

Modern Mammo: What’s New, Old and Saving Lives in 2020

Clinical solutions for women’s health are more varied than they’ve ever been. Recommendations for breast screenings still emphasize the importance of an annual or a biannual mammogram, yet patients who put off the procedure or only come in for regular screenings probably don’t realize the wide array of technologies and... Read more

FDA’s New Breast Density Law Impacts Providers Nationwide

As a woman working in the imaging field, I was thrilled when the Food and Drug Administration proposed new rules related to how patients are notified of their breast density. I’ve seen firsthand the benefits of breast density testing and its impact on long-term patient wellbeing. Read more

Are Your Breast Imaging Codes Up to Date for 2019?

It’s 2019, and that means providers across the country are officially coping with the ramifications of the changes made to breast imaging reimbursement codes. Has your facility updated its billing procedures and internal systems? If not, it’s important to do so as soon as possible so you can avoid submission delays and... Read more

6 Tips for Submitting a Successful Helmsley Grant

Hospitals and imaging facilities still have time to submit proposals for the Helmsley Grant. In this blog, we’ll give tips on submitting an effective proposal. Plus, we’ll take a look at the history of the grant, detail why hospitals should consider this opportunity and examine next steps for institutions chosen to move... Read more

Nebraska Joins Others in Enacting Breast Density Notification Law

This past April, Nebraska became the 32nd state to pass a law related to breast density notification. Beginning on July 24, 2017, all physicians throughout the state became required to inform their patients when a mammogram detects the presence of dense breasts. In enacting Cheri’s Law, so named after a breast cancer... Read more