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ZED – Secure access to Images anywhere, anytime

14:24 25 July in Hide by ncradgroup

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] North Coast Radiology Group are pleased to be able to offer this service that allows you to securely view and share radiology images on-line. There are three elements to Zed:  Zed GP Messenger, Zed Doctor and Zed Patient. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column_text] Zed GP Messenger Reports delivered to a referrer by Medical Objects now contain a link at the bottom of the report so the images can easily be accessed without needing to login. The link at the bottom of the reports shows as Radiology Images. You can click on this link to view a "test" patient and see how it looks. If your reports are not delivered...

Multiparametric MRI of the prostate

13:37 24 July in Referrer Information, Referrer News by ncradgroup

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]As of 1st July 2018 Medicare have introduced new items for Specialist Referral of Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging (mpMRI) of the Prostate for: men suspected of having prostate cancer (MBS item 63541) and men with low or intermediate risk prostate cancer placed on active surveillance (MBS item 63543) (click on links for detailed Medicare information on each item from MBS Online) For more information, please contact us[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_empty_space height="180px"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Walk in Policy General Xray

12:33 24 July in Patient News, Referrer News by ncradgroup

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Examples of X-rays that may be suitable for walk in service: OPG XR Chest XR Knee XR Hand XR Ribs [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]North Coast Radiology Group offers a walk-in service for General X-ray and OPG. For the patient’s convenience, it is recommended they phone ahead or make an appointment if they have time restraints, limited mobility or require x-rays of multiple body areas. Examples of X-rays that may require a booking are: XR Full Spine XR Paediatric Head Skeletal Survey Paediatric Xray Patients with limited mobility[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

Vascular Extremity Ultrasound

08:55 12 June in Referrer Information by ncradgroup

HELP US HELP YOU The information outlined in the flow chart below will save us having to contact you for clarification/new referrals or the patient returning to you with the incorrect examination performed. VASCULAR EXTREMITY ULTRASOUND Incomplete referral one Examination: Ultrasound Leg Arteries Is this asking for the Leg Arteries of one side or Bilateral Leg Arteries? Anatomical side/s must be indicated on the referral. Incomplete referral two Examination: Ultrasound Doppler Leg Is this arterial or venous? If venous, is it acute (DVT or SVT/STP) or chronic (VV or Deep Vein Reflux)? Acute venous studies are always examined ASAP so please ask your patient to book in Chronic Venous...

ILO Chest X-ray B Reader Reporting Now Available

13:06 16 February in Company News by ncradgroup

We are delighted to announce that Dr Ian Cappe is one of only thirteen Radiologists in Australia who have successfully completed the NIOSH B Reader examination; thereby becoming the only radiologist within NSW certified to classify chest X-rays for the identification of pneumoconioses using the International Labour Office (ILO) Classification system. Coal workers are at risk of developing pneumoconiosis from the cumulative inhalation of respirable coal mine dust over several years. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has been pursing means to facilitate and standardize the evaluation of Chest images with ILO Classification. Qualified NIOSH B readers have demonstrated proficiency in...

Company changes

13:06 16 February in Chatswood Ryde, Clarence Valley Imaging, Company News, North Coast Radiology by ncradgroup

2017 was a year of significant change for the North Coast Radiology Group with our partnering with Quadrant Private Equity, Qscan and X Radiology. Integration of our experience and technology will ensure we continue to provide superior Radiology Services for our Patients and Referrers. We will still be locally operated. Since the change, managers, staff and radiologists continue to produce exceptional quality imaging whilst remaining focused on patient care. Over the coming months North Coast Radiology Group will welcome significant enhancements with the installation of a Digital Xray Machine in Casino and upgrading the Hologic Genius 3D Mammography machine in Grafton to Tomosynthesis. For more...

Maclean branch temporarily closed – now open

12:53 04 January in Clarence Valley Imaging by ncradgroup

Branch open again! Please call 6603 2800 to confirm any appointments. ____________________________________________________________________ The destructive storm in Maclean on Tuesday has forced the closure of our Maclean branch. We hope to have the branch open by the 9th January but will only be for Ultrasounds. [caption id="attachment_3478" align="alignnone" width="512"] Damage caused by storm to roof at Clarence Valley Imaging Maclean[/caption]...