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

Solutions to Common COVID-Related Imaging Challenges

To say the pandemic altered the imaging landscape would be the understatement of the century. After the initial shock to the collective system, when elective procedures were effectively cancelled and questions about capacity and resource utilization held sway, imaging departments have since adapted to provide outstanding... Read more

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

Self-Care Tips for Imaging Professionals

All across the country, healthcare experts are stepping up to provide essential care services to those most in need. While many industries have enabled employees to work from home in order to halt the spread of the coronavirus, healthcare workers have no such luxury. If you work in healthcare, you’re no doubt dealing with... Read more

Investing In You 2019 Brings the Radiology Community Together

That’s a wrap on Investing In You 2019! Every year, Cassling brings together radiology professionals for two days of continuing education, hands-on demos of innovative imaging equipment, networking and professional development. Over the coming months, we’ll be posting the audio of all of the educational presentations in... Read more

Cassling Team Members Use Clinical Backgrounds to Serve Customers

No one understands the complexities of diagnostics, patient care and the clinical environment better than those who have been on the frontlines of healthcare. Read more

Clinical Decision Support: What You Need to Know Before 2020

Earlier this month, CMS released the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule for calendar year 2019. For imaging, many of the biggest updates concern the imaging clinical decision support (CDS) mandate, also known as the Medicare Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) Program. Read more

Enhancing Your Leadership with Evidence-Based Practices

For many years, Cassling has provided advanced continuing education opportunities for healthcare professionals. It’s easy to see why. Cassling knows the value of a skilled and educated workforce, especially in the field of healthcare. When I first walked into the Cassling offices in Omaha, the first thing I noticed was... Read more

4 Imaging Trends to Watch in 2019

What’s in store for imaging departments in 2019? A lot, it turns out.  In fact, 2019 may go down as a critical year for both imaging and healthcare in general. A number of trends have already taken shape in the opening weeks of 2019 to position this decade’s last hurrah as one with unprecedented change. By the time 2020... Read more

How to Secure Financing for Your Imaging Equipment Purchase

Many imaging facilities struggle with finding the backing necessary to make the types of purchases that can attract new patients, increase overall volume and positively affect reimbursement rates. Generally, the hardest-hit facilities tend to be: Read more

Price Transparency in Imaging: What You Need to Know

There’s perhaps no greater disconnect between providers and patients than when it comes to price transparency. Read more

Imaging Leaders: How to Plan in an Era of Uncertainty

Healthcare reform has been at the forefront of national attention throughout 2017. Having gained majorities in both the House of Representatives and the Senate during the 2016 election, the GOP and Trump administration began the year with a priority to make good on a seven-year promise to “repeal and replace” the... Read more

The Secret to Reducing Stress in Healthcare

As an imaging professional, you know stress.  Healthcare, after all, is a 24/7 industry. Even as workloads rise, you likely face constant pressure to improve your efficiency and service. Read more

Five Essential Tips for a Better Patient Experience

The patient experience is the bedrock of any healthcare practice. It's the cornerstone of loyalty. Quality experiences are what keep patients coming back. Read more

Imaging Plays Vital Role in Understanding Zika Virus

The Zika virus is rapidly spreading across the globe—and with no vaccine, patients and healthcare providers have cause for concern. The number of Zika cases in the U.S. surpassed 3,100 cases in mid-September 2016, according to a CDC report. As researchers work to understand the virus, imaging may play a key role in the... Read more