Navigation Links
Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Personnel Certification Bill Introduced in Congress
Date:6/3/2011

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., has introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that will set federal minimum education and certification standards in the Medicare program for the technical personnel providing, planning and delivering all medical imaging examinations and radiation therapy treatments.

The Consistency, Accuracy, Responsibility and Excellence (CARE) in Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy bill (H.R. 2104) was introduced on June 2 with 18 cosponsors in addition to the bill's chief sponsor, Rep. Whitfield. The bill was immediately referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee and House Committee on Ways and Means for review.

The CARE bill was initiated by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists and the Alliance for Quality Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy. The Alliance consists of 26 radiologic science organizations that support federal minimum education and certification standards for all medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals.

Currently, six states have no method of regulating individuals who perform any type of medical imaging or radiation therapy. Those six states are Alabama, Alaska, Idaho, Missouri, North Carolina and South Dakota. In addition, Washington, D.C., does not have any personnel regulations.

According to ASRT President James Temme, M.P.A., R.T.(R)(QM), FASRT, all signs look positive for the CARE bill in 2011. "The national spotlight is on medical imaging and radiation therapy, and support for the CARE bill is at an all time high. Health care professionals and organizations continue to back the bill because they understand that education and certification standards will lead to better patien
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Perma-Fix Signs Option Agreement to License Technology for Use in Proprietary Process to Produce Medical Isotopes
2. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Cornerstone Pharmaceuticals Present Interim Data From Phase I Trial of CPI-613 in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
3. Michigan Association of Compassion Centers Strives to Protect Patient Rights in Medical Marijuana Case
4. DURECT Announces Resignation of Chief Medical Officer
5. MIMcloud 2.0, the Next Generation of Cloud Computing for Medical Images, Shown at SIIM 2011
6. Benchmark Electronics Recognized as Supplier for 2011 Design Medical Excellence Award Winner in the Radiological and Electromechanical Devices Category
7. Benchmark Electronics Recognized as Supplier for 2011 Design Medical Excellence Award Winner
8. China Medical Technologies Reports Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Fiscal Year Financial Results
9. NMT Medical, Inc. to Sell BioTREK Technology Platform at Its Sealed Bid Sale on Friday, June 10, 2011 at Twelve OClock Noon
10. Hologic Acquires TCT International Co. Ltd., a Leading Distributor of Medical Products in China
11. Medical Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI): Technologies and Global Markets
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/20/2014)... -- Indianapolis interventional medical device maker NICO Corporation ... visualization leader Synaptive Medical announced today ... that they have joined forces to integrate their ... the first of its kind and will make ... BrainPath® interventional access technology and Synaptive,s BrightMatter™ real-time ...
(Date:10/20/2014)...  AnaptysBio, Inc., a leader in the discovery ... appointment of Marco Londei , M.D. as ... preclinical and clinical development of AnaptysBio,s proprietary antibody ... welcome Dr. Londei to AnaptysBio,s executive leadership team," ... Executive Officer of AnaptysBio. "Dr. Londei,s extensive expertise ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... -- Norgine B.V. today announced that the ... preparation, NER1006, presented at the 79 th Annual ... Philadelphia, PA , has met its ... endpoint of cleansing success. The study demonstrated high quality ... in screening colonoscopy patients. [1] (Logo: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Indianapolis' NICO Corporation and Toronto's Synaptive Medical, Inc. Announce First-Ever Intervention-Visualization Partnership with Goal to Improve Standard of Care in Neurosurgery 2Indianapolis' NICO Corporation and Toronto's Synaptive Medical, Inc. Announce First-Ever Intervention-Visualization Partnership with Goal to Improve Standard of Care in Neurosurgery 3Indianapolis' NICO Corporation and Toronto's Synaptive Medical, Inc. Announce First-Ever Intervention-Visualization Partnership with Goal to Improve Standard of Care in Neurosurgery 4Indianapolis' NICO Corporation and Toronto's Synaptive Medical, Inc. Announce First-Ever Intervention-Visualization Partnership with Goal to Improve Standard of Care in Neurosurgery 5AnaptysBio Appoints Dr. Marco Londei to Newly Created Chief Development Officer Position Clinical Immunologist to Lead AnaptysBio's Pipeline Advancement 2Positive Results from Phase II Data Show NER1006 Achieves High Quality Bowel Cleansing Efficacy 2
... 2011 The Radiosurgery Society™ (RSS), a non-profit organization ... clinical practice of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) and radiosurgery ... at the La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, Calif.   ... Radiosurgery Society has been expanded to serve as a ...
... To reward loyal shoppers, CVS/pharmacy today ... multiple free gift cards just by shopping for essentials ... began on Sunday October 16 and will go through ... can earn $10 gift cards to Macy,s, Gap, Applebee,s, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Announcing The Radiosurgery Society™ And Its 2012 SRS/SBRT Scientific Meeting 2Announcing The Radiosurgery Society™ And Its 2012 SRS/SBRT Scientific Meeting 3Save Big This Fall with CVS/pharmacy's Free Gift Cards Promotion 2Save Big This Fall with CVS/pharmacy's Free Gift Cards Promotion 3
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 T.E.N., a technology and ... today that William H. Murray, renowned author and ... Luminary Leadership Award winner. Presented annually, the ISE® ... outstanding leader and industry practitioner for his or ... the information security industry. , Formerly with IBM, ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 Principle Business Enterprises, a family ... manufacturing top-of-the-line absorbent products. The company has recently ... popular brand, Tranquility® Premium Protection absorbent products. The ... gave its packaging a new look, and is currently ... to the public. , The new website, developed with ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 Based on a proprietary ... imaging assays capable of determining DNA sequence, location ... these three dimensions of high-resolution data, dGH assays ... widest range of disease-causing genetic rearrangements, including chromosomal ... genomic tools, including today’s advanced sequencing technologies. , ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Punzoné , the first ... U.S., has a lot to celebrate this month. October marks ... the achievements and contributions of Americans of Italian heritage and ... and today it shares its favorite Italian cocktails and encourages ... Italy - even if it is only in a glass. ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... 20, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, one of ... its new range of bamboo deckings . Moreover, ... natural items; they are now available at deeply discounted ... it is hard to overstate the significance of online ... to online services. The company’s workers are striving to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 2Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 3Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 4Health News:Tranquility® Premium Protection Incontinence Products Releases New Logo and Website 2Health News:KromaTiD Launches Genome Screening and Discovery Services 2Health News:KromaTiD Launches Genome Screening and Discovery Services 3Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 2Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 3Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 4Health News:High Quality Bamboo Deckings, New Items Unveiled By BambooIndustry.com 2
... to suffer physical abuse than healthy children, according to research ... are also 154% more likely to suffer a combination of ... healthy school friends. Researchers from Karlstad University, Sweden, ... and 15 from 44 schools. Nearly one in four had ...
... HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Feb. 16 (HealthDay News) -- ... who develop an eye condition that may cause blindness: An ... the condition than the existing therapy. Just 4 percent ... recurrence of retinopathy of prematurity, a disease that harms the ...
... maintain a positive mindset prior to surgery are more ... do not, according to research presented today at the ... Surgeons (AAOS). Multiple studies found that patients who smoke, ... simply have a poor attitude prior to undergoing total ...
... doctoral-level chemists entering the workforce, the 2010 Mentor Award ... (AAAS) will be bestowed upon Dr. Joseph M. DeSimone., ... of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at ... Jr. Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at North Carolina ...
... , WEDNESDAY, Feb. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Many ... help for sexual issues, but few of them actually ask ... of Chicago Medical Center. Few doctors have the expertise ... on their sexuality, although doctors routinely bring up such questions ...
... Interview Survey (CHIS), the nation,s largest state health survey ... population, released its latest data today on more than ... state,s residents. The randomdigit-dial telephone ... for Health Policy Research, gathers essential information from tens ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Chronically ill children are 88 percent more likely to suffer physical abuse 2Health News:New Eye Treatment May Save Preemies' Sight 2Health News:New Eye Treatment May Save Preemies' Sight 3Health News:Healthy lifestyle, positive attitude can help improve patient outcomes 2Health News:Healthy lifestyle, positive attitude can help improve patient outcomes 3Health News:Healthy lifestyle, positive attitude can help improve patient outcomes 4Health News:Healthy lifestyle, positive attitude can help improve patient outcomes 5Health News:2010 AAAS Mentor Award goes to Dr. Joseph M. DeSimone of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University 2Health News:2010 AAAS Mentor Award goes to Dr. Joseph M. DeSimone of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University 3Health News:2010 AAAS Mentor Award goes to Dr. Joseph M. DeSimone of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University 4Health News:Sexual Issues Often Unaddressed in Women Who Survive Cancer 2Health News:California Health Interview Survey releases newest data on state residents' health 2
Straight 9 mm downcutting Royce blade. Can be placed in closed handle for protection. Handle length folded 109 mm, 4.3 inches. Blade can be set automatically and rigidly at any point from straight to...
Duckbill. 3.5 mm tip. Light curve....
Duckbill type, sharp. 3 mm x 8 mm curved blade. Octagonal handle....
4 mm x 9 mm tip....
Medicine Products: