Hospital CEO Talks Collaboration, Culture and Community in Cassling Podcast

"What can we do outside of the four walls of our hospital to impact the overall health of our community?" Recently, Mike Hansen, CEO and president of Columbus Community Hospital in Columbus, Nebraska, chatted with Cassling President Kyle Salem. As part of their wide-ranging conversation, Mike touched on the importance of... 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

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

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. In March 2019, the FDA released its... Read more

Health System CEO Talks Rural Healthcare, ACOs and More

"We continue to invest heavily in imaging and imaging continues to be one of those geese that lays the golden egg for us." Cassling President Kyle Salem, PhD, recently sat down with Bob Senneff, President and CEO at Graham Health System in Canton, Illinois. They discussed a wide range of topics, including rural healthcare,... Read more

Health System CEO Talks Rural Healthcare, ACOs and More - Part 2

The following is Part 2 of an interview transcript with Bob Senneff, edited for clarity and length. Listen to the full podcast and read Part 1 here. The Current State of Healthcare Kyle Salem: If we look a little bit further out, say Graham or even just more broadly about the industry, in five or ten years even, what do... Read more

Field Service Engineer Jerry Glenn Earns Award For Service Excellence

The Bob Cassling Service Excellence Award was created in 2015 to recognize employees who go above and beyond in exemplifying the organization’s culture and service. The award celebrates founder Bob Cassling’s legacy of taking excellent care of customers and employees. It commemorates the culture of Customer Service and... Read more

A World of Adventure Awaits Deb Flor in Retirement

Her “sunshine attitude” will be missed around Cassling headquarters, where she’s been a positive presence for more than three decades. Read more

Cios Spin C-arm

To provide outstanding 3D capabilities that can be seamlessly integrated into clinical routine, Siemens Healthineers developed Cios Spin®: a mobile 2D and 3D C-arm that delivers precise 3D images for intraoperative quality assurance.   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

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

Women's Health

Cassling is proud to join the fight against breast cancer with devices and solutions that help healthcare providers spot cancer at its earliest, most treatable stage. With True Breast Tomosynthesis, Full-Field Digital Mammography, 3D ultrasound and more, Siemens Healthineers brings you unique solutions to help you care for... Read more

Customers, Co-Workers Recognize Ryan Wachter's 20 Years of Service

Ryan Wachter is someone who takes customer service seriously. He bends over backwards to solves clients' problems quickly and with the utmost professionalism. Still, people closest to him also know he has a hidden comedic streak too. As Shawn Pew, Regional Service Manager puts it: 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