Blog - November 2017

Diagnostic Imaging Centers, P.A. acquires Northland Imaging

Posted on November 27, 2017 in general radiology



Diagnostic Imaging Centers, P.A. acquires Northland Imaging


OVERLAND PARK, Kans. – Diagnostic Imaging Centers, P.A., is excited to announce they will now be serving more of Kansas City with nine standing outpatient-imaging clinics, in addition to their mobile mammography coach, as of January 2018.


The acquisition will add three more centers for imaging patients throughout the metro. They are located: on the Missouri side in Kansas City North, and Liberty, as well as Wyandotte County. This expansion increases Diagnostic Imaging Centers’ goal of bringing affordable and convenient imaging services to more people. Their mission is to increase access to quality, affordable healthcare by providing MRIs, CTs, mammography, x-rays, ultrasounds and more.


“Everyone deserves the best, and we work hard to make sure that’s how we operate. Through this acquisition, Diagnostic Imaging Centers will be able to reach even more patients in our area. We do our best to give patients reasons to come to us – such as lower costs and higher standards of care – and now we’re improving accessibility as well,” says Dr. Jennifer Crawley, President of Diagnostic Imaging Centers. “By broadening our geographic reach, we are better able to bring our services to people who need us in the entire Kansas City area.”


Diagnostic Imaging Centers is a premier radiology group, standing alone at the forefront of the medical imaging industry. It is a physician-owned Kansas City-based company and offers a full range of diagnostic and screening imaging services for patients and referring physicians.

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Today We Celebrate Radiology

Posted on November 8, 2017 in general radiology

Today is the International Day of Radiology -  a special day to highlight and celebrate all that radiology is and all medical Imaging and imaging guided therapy have added to the practice of medicine since the first discovery of x-rays. Today is the 122nd anniversary of the discovery by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen of the x-ray - an amazing discovery which launched new ways of seeing the body and the diseases that can affect them. This whole week we are celebrating radiology and in particular our radiology technologists. We applaud them for all they do in caring for our patients and keeping us going day after day.


Radiology is a unique medical discipline. Our focus is all of imaging and imaging guided techniques. We see patients of all ages, and image the body with techniques from the now relatively simple x-ray to complex imaging with magnets and sound waves. Imaging can help us screen for diseases like breast and lung cancer, can assess the health of a fetus, can help discover with precision the extent of injuries and can help doctors accurately stage cancers. All of this and much more makes up a radiologist’s daily work.


So who is your radiologist? Your radiologist is a medical doctor who went through four years of medical school, followed by a residency in radiology lasting from between 4 to 6 years. Specializing in imaging means understanding the physics behind all of the imaging techniques, careful attention to detail so that everything about the procedure or exam is done with the safest possible technique, and commitment to finding compete answers to the questions which brought you to our office.


On this International Day of Radiology, we join others across the world in acknowledging those whose discoveries helped bring our discipline to life. Radiologists choose this particular day to celebrate to highlight the achievements of the German physicist Wilhelm Röntgen. The first human he imaged was his wife, a shot of her wedding-ringed left hand. And with that simple radiograph, a discipline vital to all of medicine was born.


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