A Season for Self Care

We are entering a season full of friends, full of family, full of fun. It’s a time overflowingly full. It can be difficult to balance all the things we need and want to do this time of year.  Holiday merriment may cross the line into mental, physical, and emotional stress.   Consider a way to stay centered and check in with yourself regularly, in as little as 5 to 10 minutes a day, yoga can help you maintain your physical health and your sanity.

Read More
Professional Etiquette

We have explored ways companies can engage with and care for their employees to maintain happiness and productivity.  This month, we shift gears and discuss ways to present professionally for obtaining and securing the job desired. Being a professional is more than degrees and certifications, it is how one conducts and carries themselves in their place of employment.   

Read More
Advancing Ultrasound Technology

As we continue our focus on advancements in technology let’s take a look at our field of ultrasound and where we are heading. For many years CT and MRI were the preferred diagnostic tools in many disciplines, however, advancements in imaging quality and workflow, as well as the rising awareness of radiation exposure with other imaging modalities, have driven the interest of manufacturers and scientists toward ultrasound (De, 2012)

Read More
Everything is Bigger in Texas: Including Women’s Access to Healthcare

There are a variety of factors that can increase a woman’s risk for preterm labor; these include high blood pressure during pregnancy, chronic conditions such as heart disease or diabetes, being younger than 17 years old, smoking or using street drugs, and previously having a preterm baby. However, there is a better way than just taking note of these factors, it's the cervical length assessment. 

Read More
Return On Investment (ROI) for Sonographers

What’s the number one factor that individuals look for during a job search? Return on Investment (ROI). ROI is term that several people are familiar with, but do not know the formal term of. It calculates the profitability ratio, or the profit gained by pursuing a particular investment. One of the highest-ROI jobs in the current job market is sonography. A few reasons why sonography fulfills a top ROI is because of an all-encompassing training, salary benefits, constant demand in the economy, and gender equality.

Read More
Sweta Shridar
The Speed of Innovation

BB Imaging makes it a priority to produce the best results with some of the most modern technological innovations. While the United States appears to be moving faster than a blink of an eye, other nations are catching up as well. Global trends are at an all time high causing sonographers to question the role of technology in the healthcare industry. Ultrasound innovation has made rapid progress over the last decade primarily in Europe. The hand-held ultrasound equipment market has moved to the next level of becoming more efficient for a more feasible cost.

Read More
Chris Watkins
Cervical Length Assessment and Preterm Labor

There are a variety of factors that can increase a woman’s risk for preterm labor; these include high blood pressure during pregnancy, chronic conditions such as heart disease or diabetes, being younger than 17 years old, smoking or using street drugs, and previously having a preterm baby. However, there is a better way than just taking note of these factors, it's the cervical length assessment. 

Read More