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Ultrasound

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

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 diagnose... 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

Ultrasound in the Age of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has tested our healthcare system like never before, and physicians are leaning on imaging providers to provide diagnostic testing for patients who are expected to have or are suffering from the virus. One area that’s started to gain more attention in diagnostic protocols is ultrasound. Read more

4 Steps to Improving the Ultrasound Patient Experience

The technical component of sonography is only part of the picture. That’s not exactly a controversial statement. Most clinics and hospitals pride themselves on the premium level of care they provide to patients, and that includes showing compassion and helping the patient to understand their medical situation. After all,... Read more

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month 2019

October is Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month! Your sonographers work hard all year round, but now is a great time to show your appreciation for their dedication. Not sure how to celebrate? Don’t worry—we’ve got some ideas. Read more

Sonographers: Reduce Pain and Strain with These Tips

You care about your patients. But who cares for you? As ultrasound technology progresses each year, one thing innovators increasingly turn their attention to is reducing strain on the sonographer. Things like cordless transducers, AI-enhanced sequencing and one-push controls have all been designed to improve the patient... Read more

3D Breast Ultrasound

3D Total Breast Ultrasound combines the power of 2D/3D ultrasound and advanced technologies with automated acquisition and intelligent workflow solutions to create one comprehensive package for ultrasound breast care.   Read more

Celebrating Heart Month with a Visit on the TODAY Show

The ACUSON Bonsai ultrasound system from Siemens Healthineers was recently featured on the TODAY Show in celebration of American Heart Month. As part of a new segment called “Heart Smart Today,” Dr. Mehmet Oz of “The Dr. Oz Show” met with TODAY co-anchors Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Al Roker and Craig Melvin to talk about... Read more

4 Reasons to Attend an Ultrasound Road Show (Plus a Letter to Your Boss)

All throughout the month of October, Cassling and Siemens Healthineers are hitting the road to bring the latest innovations in ultrasound to cities throughout the Midwest. Read more

Ultrasound Road Show

Some of the newest and most innovative ultrasound products from Siemens Healthineers are coming to the Midwest, and you're invited to an intimate glimpse at these systems. Omaha, Nebraska – Oct. 2 Wichita, Kansas – Oct. 11 Sioux City, Iowa – Oct. 16 Des Moines, Iowa – Oct. 17 Fargo, North Dakota – Oct. 23 Read more

Celebrate Sonographers with Help (and Free Swag) from Cassling

You may have noticed that we’ve gone a little ultrasound-crazy here at Cassling. It’s not until October that we celebrate Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month, or as we’ve taken to calling it, #MUAM (my social media team tells me I have to use the hashtag or it doesn’t count). School is barely back in session, but we wanted... Read more

For Former Sonographer, Work Ethic Born on the Ranch Translates Well to Business

Randy Wobig, Cassling Chief Information Officer, shares how he got started in the healthcare industry and about his transition into the corporate field. Read more