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

t care and improved safety measures."

ASRT launched its efforts in 1998 when it committed to advocating for legislation to amend the voluntary Consumer-Patient Radiation Health and Safety Act of 1981 to require technical personnel performing medical imaging and radiation therapy procedures to meet mandatory federal education and certification standards.

The CARE bill also is backed by several national organizations including the International Fraternal Order of Eagles, an 850,000-member organization that focuses its efforts on fundraising and supporting causes that help make communities healthier, happier and more prosperous.

"There is a lot of momentum behind the CARE bill right now with the combined efforts of the ASRT, the Alliance, national organizations and patients demanding top-notch health care," said Temme. "We are energized by the support and will continue to push for the bill's passage."

The complete list of bill cosponsors is listed below:

California
Rep. Laura Richardson, D-Calif.

Georgia
Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga.

Illinois
Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill.

Iowa
Rep. Leonard Boswell, D-Iowa

Kentucky
Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Ky. (sponsor)
Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Ky.

Michigan
Rep. Dale Kildee, D-Mich.

Mississippi
Rep. Gregg Harper, R-Miss.

New Jersey
Rep. Lance Leonard, R-N.J.

New Mexico
Rep. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M.

North Carolina
Rep. Walter Jones Jr., R-N.C.
Rep. Mike McIntyre, D-N.C.
Rep. Sue Wilkins Myrick, R-N.C.

Tennessee
Rep. John Duncan Jr., R-Tenn.
Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn.

Texas
Rep. Ralph Hall, R-Texas
Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas

Virginia
Rep. Gerald "Gerry" Connolly, D-Va.

Wisconsin
Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis.

Republicans: 8
Democrats: 11
Total: 19

About ASRT

The ASRT, based
'/>"/>

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:8/1/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets  has ... Abuse Testing Markets (Lab-Based, Professional POC, Home, Employment, ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... category in IVD testing with competitive participation by ... employers, criminal justice personnel, and sports use drug ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... 1, 2014  VanDeMark Chemical Inc., ... of phosgene and phosgene derivatives in ... has acquired Framochem Kft, a leading European-based manufacturer ... . The purchase unites two ... of the world,s largest, independent manufacturers of products ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... , Aug. 1, 2014 RoundTable ... focused exclusively on the healthcare industry, announced today ... The Lubrizol Corporation ("Lubrizol"). Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway ... and supplies technologies to customers in the global ... transaction were not disclosed. Vesta is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Drugs of Abuse Testing Markets (Lab-Based, Professional POC, Home, Employment, Criminal Justice Markets) 2VanDeMark Chemical Inc. Acquires Framochem 2VanDeMark Chemical Inc. Acquires Framochem 3VanDeMark Chemical Inc. Acquires Framochem 4RoundTable Healthcare Partners Announces Sale of Vesta Funding, Inc. to The Lubrizol Corporation 2
(Date:8/1/2014)... York (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Parker ... the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices ... would be recalling its Ethicon surgical power morcellator devices ... maker sited concerns involving the spread of cancer associated ... report dated July 31, 2014. , Johnson & ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 140 ... school transportation in the United States. But ... bus-related catastrophes, Dawne Gardner, injury prevention coordinator at ... Center, said in a medical center news release. ... returning to school, it,s important for parents and ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... 01, 2014 The evolving healthcare ... community pharmacies. At ThoughtSpot 2014, AmerisourceBergen and Good ... practices and resources to enhance patient care and ... on critical issues to give independent pharmacists the ... , ThoughtSpot show attendance experienced a nearly ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... 01, 2014 The American Telemedicine ... Harper (R-MS), and Peter Welch (D-VT), for their ... Telehealth Parity Act of 2014, which improves telemedicine ... effort to improve healthcare access and affordability using ... of ATA. "These cost-saving provisions are critical to ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 On Monday, ... California NextGen User Symposium in San Francisco, CA. Now ... at the JW Marriott Union Square hotel. , “We ... get up to speed with ACA compliance issues,” Quirk ... month. The symposium provides attendees guidance with NextGen implementation ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:J&J's Ethicon Unit Recalls its Power Morcellator Devices After Warnings by Federal Regulators and Concern About Risk of Spreading Occult Cancer, Parker Waichman Comments 2Health News:J&J's Ethicon Unit Recalls its Power Morcellator Devices After Warnings by Federal Regulators and Concern About Risk of Spreading Occult Cancer, Parker Waichman Comments 3Health News:J&J's Ethicon Unit Recalls its Power Morcellator Devices After Warnings by Federal Regulators and Concern About Risk of Spreading Occult Cancer, Parker Waichman Comments 4Health News:Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips 2Health News:ThoughtSpot 2014 Inspires as General Session Concludes 2Health News:ThoughtSpot 2014 Inspires as General Session Concludes 3Health News:ThoughtSpot 2014 Inspires as General Session Concludes 4Health News:ThoughtSpot 2014 Inspires as General Session Concludes 5Health News:ATA Applauds Bill on Medicare Telemedicine Improvements 2Health News:Quirk Healthcare Foundation Hosts Fifth Annual California NextGen User Symposium and Launches First Annual Florida NextGen User Symposium 2
... at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has found ... ability to deform, and squeeze through tiny blood vessels ... the malaria-inducing parasite Plasmodium falciparum. ,The ... called RESA (ring-infected erythrocyte surface antigen), and found that ...
... the capital on Saturday. ,The Nigah Queer ... by many international directors. The films will be followed by ... of the programme is to give voice to the issue ... Code (IPC) is still in existence. Section 377 criminalizes private ...
... It seems that Hollywood hunk Brad Pitt is enjoying parental bliss ... the pregnant Myleene Klass at Cannes, Pitt poured his heart out ... have had your first scan yet? They're mind-blowing. Get ready to ... - it's the best thing that ever happened to me,' the ...
... new scare over soft drinks is in the making following revelations ... and Pepsi Max has the ability to switch off vital ... ,For when parts of DNA are disabled, as it were, it ... such as Parkinson's. ,Concerns centre on the safety of ...
... largest ever Parkinson's disease (PD) clinical trials to determine ... symptom progression of this disorder. ,PD is ... develop tremor, slowness of movements and stiffness of muscles. ... U.S. Currently, there are a number of effective treatments ...
... the way of administering the one effective drug, the ... in the USA, reports say . ,Stroke ... behind heart disease and cancer, killing 150,000 Americans a ... nation $62.7 billion, according to the American Stroke Association. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Why Malaria Parasite Affects Red Blood Cells Deformability Revealed 2Health News:Gay Film Festival Begins in Delhi 2Health News:Soft Drink Additive Could Cause Cell Damage 2Health News:Soft Drink Additive Could Cause Cell Damage 3Health News:Emory Participates in Study to Slow Progression of Parkinson's Disease 2Health News:Lack of Timely Intervention Results in Needless Death Due to Stroke in US 2
Used to introduce balloon, diagnostic and guiding catheters, or other devices for intervention....
The Intradyn Tear-Away Introducer Sheath with Spin-Lock offers a secure dilatorsheath connection, a smooth dilatorsheath transition and a clean, even tear....
Used to introduce balloon, electrode, closed or non-tapered end catheters and other devices for intervention....
Used to introduce balloon, diagnostic and guiding catheters, or other devices for intervention....
Medicine Products: