Aurora Imaging creates Breast MRI Society

As manufacturer of the only FDA-cleared MRI system specifically designed for breast imaging, Aurora Imaging Technology (North Andover, Massachusetts) has taken the lead on supporting breast radiologists and advancing the role of dedicated breast MRI by forming the Aurora Breast MRI Society — a group of healthcare professionals dedicated to diagnosing breast cancer earlier and evaluating breast disease, utilizing the most advanced breast imaging modality available.

The mission of the society is to further spur and expand the clinical role of breast MRI, as well as educate the medical profession, public and healthcare industry about the vital role of breast MRI in earlier detection and more effective evaluation of breast disease.

Sagemark imaging centers accredited

The Sagemark Companies (New York) reported that all of its imaging centers have received accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

“We are delighted that each of our imaging centers has met the strict standards of the American College of Radiology,” said Michael Fagien, MD, chief medical officer for The Sagemark Companies.

“Our imaging facilities are centers of medical excellence and 100% ACR accreditation is a testament to the excellent imaging service we provide to each and every patient,” continued Dr. Fagien. “We are especially proud of the ACR accreditation on May 29th of Premier PET Imaging of Jacksonville for oncology and brain procedures, as well as for cardiac PET perfusion studies using ammonia N-13, to our knowledge, the only out-patient center in the United States to receive such an honor.”

Sagemark is a national owner and operator of out-patient PET and PET/CT medical diagnostic imaging centers.

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