Posts in Industry Topics
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.

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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)

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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. 

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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. 

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The Greatest of These is Food

There are many great traditions during the holiday season - house decorating, gift giving, movie watching and so on. But if there is one thing every family in America does around the holidays, its eating, and lots of it. We know this not just because we see our favorite uncle pass out on the couch every year, but because of hospital admission rates. 

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Lean Operations & The Healthcare Industry

The Lean Production system pioneered by Toyota has spawned an entire cirriculum based on its manufacturing ideologies called Six Sigma. Regardless of the products made or services rendered, any company can learn from its three main principles: eliminating waste, valuing staff, and continuing improvement. Here we look at what makes the Lean system work and why it's a perfect fit for hospitals and the healthcare industry as a whole. 

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The Solution to Work-Related Injuries

Our people are our most valuable asset here at BB Imaging, and so the ergonomics and work conditions of our employees is a topic that is always on our mind. Many people outside of the industry may not realize it, but all healthcare providers put their body on the line in the clinic on a daily basis. So the question is, how can we put an end to work-related injuries that seem to plague the industry?

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