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Cranston Herald: RIMI’s new breast imaging center in Johnson

PBN: RIMI among award recipients as a 2020 Healthiest Employer of Rhode Island

PBN: RIMI, RIDOH, Southcoast Health among 2020 Bell Ringer award recipients

Posted 07.05.20
 

PBN: Rhode Island Medical Imaging earns American College of Radiology designation for lung cancer screening

Posted 06.28.20

RIMI is now recognized as a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology. Learn more about this accreditation here. 

The Providence Journal: Business people on the move in R.I., feauturing Drs. Saunders, Shields and Sinayuk

Posted: 06.25.20

Learn more about the new additions to the RIMI radiologist team, Drs. Saunders, Shields and Sinayuk.

WJAR-TV 10: Studio 10 on Lung Force Walk with Dr. Healey

Posted: 06.23.20
 

Watch RIMI radiologist Dr. Terry Healey speak on RIMI and the 2020 virtual Lung Force Walk.  

Rhode Island Monthly: Rhode Island Medical Imaging creates masks for kids to benefit Black Girls CODE

Posted: 06.18.20
 

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Pediatric Radiologist, Dr. Cassandra Sams, came up with a fun solution for kids to wear masks: Kiddos can color their own homemade mask with fabric markers.

PBN: Sarah-Kim Shields, MD, joins Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a Radiologist

Posted: 06.16.20

Boris Sinayuk, MD, joins Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a radiologist. Read the full article from Providence Business News.

PBN: Boris Sinayuk, MD, joins Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a Radiologist

Posted: 06.16.20

Boris Sinayuk, MD, joins Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a radiologist. Read the full article from Providence Business News.

PBN: Jill E. Saunders, MD, joins Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a Radiologist

Posted: 06.16.20
 

PR Club of New England – 52nd Annual Bell Ringer Awards announcement. Inc. four RIMI awards 

Posted: 06.11.20

The two-day digital event showcased the work of public relations and communications professionals from dozens of agencies, companies, and nonprofits from across New England.

RIMI Social Justice Statement

Posted: 06.08.20

Click here to view the RIMI Social Justice statement.

URI Rhody Sports Good News Friday – Dana C-Suite Award recognition

Posted: 06.05.20

Click here to view the URI Rhody Sports Good News Friday – Dana C-Suite Award recognition

Rhode Island Monthly: “Top Docs” List & RIMI Rads Sweep Category Again

Posted: 05.29.20

Congratulations to Drs. Evangelista, Gold, Herliczek, Rogg and Swenson! When prompted for a password enter: docs

PBN: Alexander Nolfe helps build R.I. Medical Imaging’s brand while brightens its image

Posted: 05.29.20

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Inc. Chief Marketing Officer Dana Alexander Nolfe has exponentially increased the health care practice’s presence on social media since she started with RIMI in April 2018.

 

PBN: 2020 C-Suite Awards: Collins takes pride in improving health care. Inc. Dana Nolfe 

Posted: 05.29.20

Being part of an organization that’s “passionately leading” a state of health and well-being for all of Rhode Island is why Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Collins gets up and heads into work every day.

PBN: C-Suite Awards 2020 special section. Inc. Dana Nolfe 

Posted: 05.28.20

Click here to view the 2020 C-Suite Awards Special Section with Dana Nolfe.

PBN: C-Suite Awards 2020 Photos. Inc. Dana Nolfe

Posted: 05.28.20

Click here to view the C-Suite Virtual Event Photos with Dana Nolfe.

PBN: 2020 C-Suite Virtual Event Video. Inc. Dana Nolfe

Posted: 05.28.20

Click here to view the C-Suite Virtual Event Video with Dana Nolfe.

Warwick Beacon: R.I. Medical Imaging wins healthcare advertising award

Posted: 05.28.20

Rhode Island Medical Imaging has been named a 2020 Healthcare Advertising Award recipient.

PBN: RIMI earns national awards for 3 ad campaigns

Posted: 05.25.20

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Inc. took home three awards from the 2020 Healthcare Advertising Award program, including for its “Seeing the Unseen” television advertising series.

American Cancer Society – Making Strides Against Cancer newsletter. Inc. RIMI as a sponsor

Posted: 05.20.20

Click here to view the American Cancer Society – Making Strides Against Cancer newsletter. Inc. RIMI as a sponsor 

Rhode Island Monthly: RIMI creates multilingual coloring books

Posted: 04.30.20

The downloadable coloring book comes in three languages and can help kids and adults alike pass the time at home.

PBN: Before and after of RIMI’s new Johnston facility

Posted: 04.27.20

The before and after process of RIMI’s fully renovated and most comprehensive medical imaging center.

Providence Journal: American Lung Association (ALA) gives R.I. failing grade for smog, featuring RIMI rad Dr. Healey

Posted: 04.21.20

ALA gives R.I. failing grade for air quality.

WJAR-TV: Hospitals seeing fewer heart attack, stroke visits with RIMI rad Dr. McTaggart

Posted: 04.16.20

Hospitals seeing fewer heart attack and stroke visits in the emergency department due in part to COVID-19.

PBN: Michael Furman, MD, joins Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a Radiologist 

Posted: 04.10.20

Michael Furman, MD, has joined Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a radiologist. He completed his residencies at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital in internal medicine and diagnostic radiology.

PBN summit panelists: Coronavirus impact will be lasting. Including Dr. Healey

Posted: 04.10.20

The coronavirus crisis will have a lasting impact on Rhode Island after the immediate danger of the pandemic passes, on both the business community and the health care industry.

PBN: Nirav Makwana, MD, joins Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a Radiologist

Posted: 04.10.20

Nirav Makwana, MD, has joined Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a radiologist. Read the full article from Providence Business News.


PBN: Alison R. Hart, MD, joins Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a Radiologist

Posted: 04.10.20

Alison R. Hart, MD, has joined Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a radiologist. Read the full article from Providence Business News.


PBN: RIMI CMO Dana Alexander Nolfe announced as C-Suite award winner

Posted: 04.03.20

RIMI Chief Marketing Officer, Dana Alexander Nolfe, has been selected as a winner for the Providence Business News 2020 C-Suite Awards, honoring top C-level executives in the public, private and nonprofit sectors for their efforts as innovators, trailblazers, role models and leaders in the community.

Nirav Makwana, ’07, Joins Rhode Island Medical Imaging As Radiologist

Posted: 4.03.20

Nirav Makwana, MD, has joined Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a radiologist. He did his residency at Rhode Island Hospital in the Brown Department of Diagnostic Imaging as well as an internship in the Brown Department of Internal Medicine.


2019 American Heart Association SNE Gratitude & Impact Report, including Dr. McTaggart, FAST Letters, RIMI sponsorships

Posted: 4.02.20

Click here to view the 2019 American Heart Association SNE Gratitude & Impact Report, including Dr. McTaggart, FAST Letters, RIMI sponsorships

 

Rhode Island Monthly – The 401 e-newsletter including RIMI “Faces of RI: Seeing the Unseen” photo with link to advertorial

Posted: 4.02.20

Click here to view the Rhode Island Monthly – The 401 e-newsletter including RIMI “Faces of RI: Seeing the Unseen” photo with link to advertorial

 

PBN – PBN Healthcare Summit event, including Dr. Healey

Posted: 4.01.20

Click here to view the PBN Healthcare Summit event, including Dr. Healey

PC Friars Supporting Friars e-newsletter/listing, including RIMI

Posted: 3.28.20

Click here to view the PC Friars Supporting Friars e-newsletter/listing, including RIMI 


URI RhodySports video e-newsletter, including RIMI

Posted: 3.25.20

Click here to view the URI RhodySports video e-newsletter, including RIMI


PBN Healthcare Summit advertising, including Dr. Healey

Posted: 3.20.20

Click here to view the PBN Healthcare Summit advertising, including Dr. Healey

Radiology on Performance of rads in differentiating COVID-19 with Drs. Agarwal, Atalay, Bai, Egglin

Posted: 3.11.20

Despite its high sensitivity in diagnosing COVID-19 in a screening population, chest CT appearances of COVID 19 pneumonia are thought to be non-specific.


Radiology Today Magazine – Twitter Roundup including RIMI

Posted: 3.10.20

Click here to view the Radiology Today Magazine – Twitter Roundup including RIMI


PC Friars tweet – with 446,580 impressions 

Posted: 3.10.20

Click here to view PC Friars tweet – with 446,580 impressions 

 

Announces Ones to Watch 2020 Selections – Dr. Elizabeth Dibble 

Posted: 3.06.20

SNMMI is pleased to announce our annual list of 30 early career professionals selected as “Ones to Watch” in 2020.


Providence College Athletics March Newsletter 

Posted: 3.04.20

Click here to view the Providence College Athletics March Newsletter 

 

Drug Study for Stroke Victims with Dr. McTaggart

Posted: 2.28.20

Nerinetide, an eicosapeptide that interferes with post-synaptic density protein 95, is a neuroprotectant that is effective in preclinical stroke models of ischaemia-reperfusion. In this trial, we assessed the efficacy and safety of nerinetide in human ischaemia-reperfusion that occurs with rapid endovascular thrombectomy in patients who had an acute ischaemic stroke.

 Radiology on Differences in Biopsy Procedures – Dr. Lourenco Co-Author 

Posted: 2.26.20

Compared with digital mammography stereotactic biopsy, digital breast tomosynthesis–guided biopsy was associated with a higher rate of biopsy for architectural distortion, radial sclerosing lesions, and discordance between radiologic and pathologic examinations.

Abbreviated Breast MRI vs Tomo – Dr. Ward Co-Author 

Posted: 2.25.20

What is the invasive breast cancer detection rate of abbreviated breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compared with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) in women with dense breasts undergoing routine screening?

PC Stand Up to Cancer Game – video coverage

Posted: 2.15.20

Click here to watch the PC Stand Up to Cancer Game

 

Linda R. DeMello, MD, joins Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a Radiologist 

Posted: 2.13.20

Dr. Linda R. DeMello has joined Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a radiologist. A radiology resident at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University Medical School, she completed an internship at Norwalk Hospital/Yale University in CT. 

 Tyler V. Campbell, DO, joins Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a Radiologist

Posted: 2.13.20

Dr. Tyler V. Campbell has joined Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) as a radiologist. He completed his residency at the University of Florida in Jacksonville and Larkin Community Hospital in South Miami.

 

Harrison Xiao Bai, MD, joins Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a Radiologist 

Posted: 2.13.20

Dr. Harrison Xiao Bai has joined Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) as a radiologist. He comes to RIMI from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he completed residencies in general surgery and radiology. 

 

Dr. Linda Demello joins RIMIR.

Posted: 2.04.20

Linda R. DeMello, MD, of Warwick, has joined the medical team at Rhode Island Medical Imaging as a radiologist. She becomes part of RIMI’s team of more than 80 specialized radiologists working across its network of 13 private locations as well as within six Rhode Island hospitals and one in Massachusetts. 

 

R.I. Medical Imaging donations benefit children and elderly

Posted: 2.04.20

Rhode Island Medical Imaging radiologists, technologists and staff donated food and holiday gifts to benefit Rhode Island children, families and elderly adults this past December, including more than 650 pounds of food and 370 gifts.

 RIMI holiday drive benefits local organizations

Posted: 1.30.20

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) radiologists, technologists and staff donated food items and holiday gifts to benefit Rhode Island children, families, and elderly adults this past December.

Rhode Island Monthly: Faces of RIMI 

Posted: 11.20.19

For over seventy-five years, RIMI has been “Seeing the Unseen” to provide Rhode Island with the best possible health care. Just ask our patients.

Providence Business News: Five Questions With Dr. Linda Donegan 

Posted: 11.17.19

Dr. Linda Donegan, director of mammography at Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI), discusses the number of Rhode Island women who are getting regular mammograms, RIMI’s recent accreditation as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence and how technology is helping to increase the mammogram’s cancer-detecting ability.

Johnston Sun Rise: RI Medical Imaging bringing ‘spa-like’ experience to Johnston 

Posted: 10.31.19

RIMI is slated to open its second state-of-the-art breast imaging center at its 1526 Atwood Ave. offices this December, and representatives offered an overview and tour of the space to the Johnston Sun Rise.

Providence Journal: My Turn: Terrance Healey: It’s still a myth that vaping is safer 

Posted: 10.20.19

RIMI’s Director of Thoracic Radiology, Dr. Terrance Healey, dispels the myths of vaping and explains why an all-out vaping ban could be more harmful than good.

WPRI 12: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk held in Providence 

Posted: 10.20.19

Almost 15,000 Rhode Islanders walked to fight against and find a cure for breast cancer on Sunday. See RIMI’s own Dr. Scott Levine, musculoskeletal radiologist, and JoAnn Barbato, executive director, patient financial services, in this WPRI clip!


WPRO 630 AM: Breast Cancer Awareness Segment 

Posted: 10.16.19

On Monday, October 14 at 3 pm, Jane Spirito, one of the patients in RIMI’s Seeing the Unseen video series, was a guest on WPRO 630 AM to tell her breast cancer story. Dante Bellini, formerly of RDW Group, was the fill in radio talk show host.

Providence Business News: Five Questions With Dr. Terrance Healey 

Posted: 9.22.19

RIMI thoracic radiologist Dr. Terrance Healey discusses vaping, the outbreak of lung illness that public health officials are attributing to vaping and how what is now being called a crisis is affecting Rhode Island.

Providence Business News: Rhode Island Medical Imaging named Breast Imaging Center of Excellence 

Posted: 8.19.19

Rhode Island Medical Imaging has earned a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation from the American College of Radiology.

The Beacon Mutual Insurance Company: RIMI Knows Safety

Posted: 6.27.19

Learn how we create the safest environment possible for our staff and patients.

Providence Business News Profiles of Success feature on RIMI

Posted: 12.17.18

Since 1943 Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) has been providing southern New Englanders with imaging excellence. RIMI has a network of 12 private state-of-the-art medical diagnostic imaging facilities across the state, staffed by over 70 board-certified radiologists with broad-based experience and subspecialty training.

For Treating Severe Strokes, All Hospitals Aren’t Equal

Posted: 11.28.18

People who suffer severe strokes here can avoid the worst if stricken within a 30-minute ambulance ride to Rhode Island Hospital, the region’s only comprehensive stroke-treatment facility.

RIMI Radiologist Receives Prestigious RI Hospital Service Award

Posted: 11.01.18

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) radiologist Dr. Ryan McTaggart received Rhode Island Hospital’s Service to Community Award for his leadership and contribution to humanitarian services yesterday, which was also World Stroke Day. Dr. McTaggart’s stroke care program shines as a leader in life saving results.

PBN Health Care Summit: Waste remains, ACA stability threatened

Posted: 10.30.18

Health care waste remains a challenge and opioid overdose care needs long-term direction, while federally induced instability continues to threaten Affordable Care Act reforms, panelists said at Tuesday’s Health Care Summit at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick.

RIMI Staff at Style Week

Posted: 10.23.18

Click here to view @styleweek Instagram post with @shopinri

List of Diagnostic Imaging Centers

Posted: 10.23.18

Click here to view the list of ranked Diagnostic Imaging Centers by number of staff (Rhode Island Medical Imaging #2).

People on the move in R.I. for the week of Oct. 21

Posted: 10.19.18

Dana Alexander Nolfe, of North Kingstown, has been named chief marketing officer for Rhode Island Medical Imaging, a network of 12 private medical diagnostic imaging facilities. She is also an adjunct professor of communications at Bryant University.

RIMI Names Dana Alexander Nolfe Chief Marketing Officer

Posted: 8.23.18

Dana Alexander Nolfe has been named Chief Marketing Officer for Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI). She now leads the development and execution of marketing, communication and business development activities for the only American College of Radiology Center of Excellence in Rhode Island.

Rhode Island Medical Imaging is proud to be named one of Rhode Island’s Healthiest Employers! 

Posted: 8.20.18

Click here to view an award from the Providence Business News for being a healthiest employer.

 

Making wellness fun, yielding good returns

Posted: 8.20.18

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Inc. is taking a fun approach to health and wellness, and it’s working, with more than 95 percent of the employees enrolled.

Lists: Physician group practices 

Posted: 7.20.18

Click here to view ranked physician group practices by number of staff (Rhode Island Medical Imaging #5).

RI Medical Imaging Center gets an upgrade

Posted: 7.20.18

Rhode Island Medical Imaging will be making some serious improvements with a new Breast Imaging Center opening across the hall, and the installation of a new MRI scanner.

Rhode Island Medical Imaging installs new 4-ton MRI scanner

Posted: 7.16.18

Rhode Island Medical Imaging’s new state-of-the-art, 4-ton Siemens Aera MRI machine was installed by crane July 11 after a crew removed the side of the building. 

Photos, video: East Greenwich medical office makes way for massive MRI machine

Posted: 7.11.18

Rhode Island Medical Imaging on Wednesday installed a new Siemens Aera Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine at its East Greenwich location.

RI Medical Imaging relocating to Warwick, celebrates 75th anniversary

Posted: 6.21.18

Rhode Island Medical Imaging is celebrating their 75th anniversary this year, a milestone that coincides with the planned relocation of their administrative offices from East Providence to Warwick this coming summer.

‘In Your Neighborhood’campaign highlights several NP women

Posted: 6.18.18

Rhode Island Medical Imaging is celebrating its 75th anniversary by highlighting some of its patients in a grassroots “In Your Neighborhood” campaign.

MedInformatix RIS goes live at Rhode Island Medical Imaging

Posted: 6.14.18

RIS innovator MedInformatix announced today that Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI), the largest private radiology practice in the state, is now live on the MedInformatix platform.

RI Medical imaging Launches “In Your Neighborhood” Campaign to Celebrate 75th Anniversary 

Posted: 5.30.18

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) in East Providence is kicking off its “In Your Neighborhood” campaign to celebrate its 75th anniversary.

Keeping the business patient-focused yields clear success

Posted: 5.18.18

Dr. John A. Pezzullo | Rhode Island Medical Imaging president My father always told me, “Doctors make lousy businessmen.” It is not hard to understand why.

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Makes Donation to Help Expand Access to Breast Screening and Follow-up Services

Posted: 11.08.17

On behalf of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH)’s Women’s Cancer Screening Program, Governor Gina M. Raimondo accepted a $10,000 check today from Rhode Island Medical Imaging to expand financial assistance for access to breast screening and follow-up services for low-income women in Rhode Island.

RIMI physicians use new procedure to revolutionize the treatment of strokes. 

Posted: 2.18.16

As seen on Channel 12, a 23-year-old woman is thankful to be alive after [RIMI] doctors at Rhode Island Hospital employed a new procedure that’s being hailed as a game-changer for treating strokes.

RIMI Physicians Develop Life-Saving Stroke Program at RIH 

Posted: 1.01.16

Three RIMI physicians are the backbone of life-saving stroke program at RIH.

New stroke procedure at R.I. Hospital a lifesaver

Posted: 01.31.16

John Lemieux wasn’t himself when he awoke one morning last fall. One side of his face was drooping and he couldn’t speak. When he tried to get out of bed, his left leg was useless and he collapsed to the floor. 

Dr. Healey Featured on The Rhode Show

Posted: 11.03.15

Highlighting the importance of lung cancer screening, our own Dr. Healey talks about how lung cancer screenings can help detect lung cancer in its early stages.

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Acquires Radiology Associates to Increase Access to State-of-the-Art Ou 

Posted: 10.22.15

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Radiology Associates, a well known radiology practice in Rhode Island since 1974 that is greatly respected for its outstanding mammography services and close relationships with the referring physician community. RIMI now has a total of 11 out patient imaging centers throughout Rhode Island.

ACOG Statement on Revised American Cancer Society Recommendations on Breast Cancer Screening

Posted: 10.20.15

“ACOG maintains its current advice that women starting at age 40 continue mammography screening every year and recommends a clinical breast exam. ACOG recommendations differ from the American Cancer Society’s because of different interpretation of data and the weight assigned to the harms versus the benefits.

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Opens Satellite Imaging Center on Tiogue Avenue in Coventry 

Posted: 9.30.15

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Opens Satellite Imaging Center on Tiogue Avenue in Coventry. 

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Opens Satellite Imaging Center on Wake Robin Road in Lincoln

Posted: 8.04.15

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) is pleased to announce the opening of a new satellite imaging center in the George Washington Medical Building on Wake Robin Road in Lincoln, RI. 

RIMI’s Dr. Healey featured on The Rhode Show: Preventing lung cancer through early detection

Posted: 7.14.15

It is a fact that cigarette smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, which leads to thousands of lung cancer-related deaths each year. Terrance Healey, MD-Rhode Island Medical Imaging, spoke with The Rhode Show Tuesday about the importance of early detection through lung cancer screenings, and what options are available for doing so.

RIMI Launches Quality Commercial 

Posted: 7.10.15

Rhode Island Medical Imaging is the only imaging company in Rhode Island to continually make investments in cutting edge technology. 

Dense Breasts Are Just One Part Of The Cancer Risk Calculus 

Posted: 5.19.15

Dense Breasts Are Just One Part Of The Cancer Risk Calculus – NPR

Kevin Robinson Featured in Latest RIMI TV Commercial 

Posted: 4.17.15

Kevin Robinson, known as KRob, is featured as RIMI’s most current patient testimonial in a 60 second TV commercial. 

RIMI Teams Up with PC Women’s Basketball in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Posted: 3.05.15

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) was pleased to donate $2,500 for a third year in a row to support the Providence College (PC) women’s basketball program’s fight to end breast cancer.

 

The Rhode Show – PC Women raise money, awareness for breast cancer 

Posted: 2.12.15

Providence College is ready for another “Pink Out Friartown” event. Head Coach for Providence College Women’s Basketball, Susan Robinson, joined The Rhode Show Thursday to talk more about this event and upcoming games.

ACR – Medicare CT Lung Cancer Screening Coverage A Victory for Patients 

Posted: 2.05.15

Medicare’s final decision to cover low-dose computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening gives seniors at high-risk for the disease access to care that can save more lives than any cancer screening test in history.

Proposed Decision Memo for Screening for Lung Cancer with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT) 

Posted: 2.05.15

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposes that the evidence is sufficient to add a lung cancer screening counseling and shared decision making visit, and for appropriate beneficiaries, screening for lung cancer with low dose computed tomography (LDCT), once per year, as an additional preventive service benefit under the Medicare program only if all of the appropriate criteria are met.

Rhode Island Medical Imaging’s newest 3T MRI machine now serving patients in Pawtucket location Tomography (LDCT) 

Posted: 10.16.14

Rhode Island Medical Imaging’s (RIMI) newest 3T MRI system at their Pawtucket location is now available. As RIMI’s third 3T MRI they are now providing convenient access to state-of-the-art imaging services for the residents across Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.

Rhode Island’s Dense Breast Notification, Education Act

Posted: 10.01.14

Earlier this year, Rhode Island passed the Dense Breast Notification, Education Act, which means that beginning October 1, 2014, mammogram exam summaries provided to patients will include information that identifies the patient’s individual Breast Tissue Classification based on the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System established by the American College of Radiology.

The New York Times Op-Ed: A Cancer Battle We Can Win 

Posted: 9.21.14

The war against cancer can be confusing, with providers, insurers and policy makers debating the effectiveness of treatments, prevention programs and research. But there is one significant victory within our grasp. There is, increasingly, a consensus that CT screening for lung cancer can save thousands of lives each year.

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Installs Its Third 3T MR Scanner at Pawtucket Site 

Posted: 9.05.14

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Installs Its Third 3T MR Scanner at Pawtucket Site

Study finds CT lung cancer screening highly cost-effective 

Posted: 9.02.14

AuntMinnie.com – CT lung cancer screening is cost-effective in the Medicare-aged population, concludes a new study published in American Health and Drug Benefits that was tailored specifically to older individuals undergoing lung cancer screening with CT. Proponents of the exam hope it will add impetus to efforts to win Medicare reimbursement.

Dr. Healey Interviewed in Imaging Economics

Posted: 8.29.14

Much has changed in the medical world since 1952. Antibiotics have conquered previously life-threatening bacteria, and the polio and measles vaccines have largely contained diseases that once devastated the United States. Unfortunately, not much has changed for lung cancer.

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Announces Partnership with Free to Breathe

Posted: 07.30.14

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) recently committed to being a Presenting Sponsor at the Free to Breathe Run/Walk on October 19th at Slater Park in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Free to Breathe is a non-profit organization dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Announces New Officers for Board of Directors

Posted: 04.03.14

Rhode Island Medical Imaging announced that John A. Pezzullo, MD, will serve as president of the Board of Directors, Peter Evangelista, MD has been elected Treasurer, and Terrence Healey, MD will serve as Secretary.

Rhode Island Medical Imaging receives designation

Posted: 03.24.14

The American College of Radiology has named Rhode Island Medical Imaging one of the first outpatient diagnostic imaging Center of Excellence in the country.

RIMI Teams Up with PC Women’s Basketball in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Posted: 3.25.14

RIMI Teams Up with PC Women’s Basketball in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Rhode Island Medical Imaging receives designation

Posted: 03.24.14

The American College of Radiology has named Rhode Island Medical Imaging one of the first outpatient diagnostic imaging Center of Excellence in the country.

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Named Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology

Posted: 03.18.14

The American College of Radiology (ACR) has named Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) one of the first outpatient diagnostic imaging Center of Excellence (COE) in the country. 

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Teams Up With Providence College Women’s Basketball in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Posted: 02.23.14

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) was pleased to once again donate $2,500 to support the Providence College (PC) Women’s Basketball Program’s fight to end breast cancer.

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Offering “Virtual” Liver Biopsy as Alternative to Traditional Biopsies

Posted: 12.18.13

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) has expanded its wide-range of diagnostic services to now include liver elastography.

RIMI Physician Delivers Opening Address at World’s Premier Radiology Conference

Posted: 12.02.13

December 1st represented the opening of the 99th annual RSNA conference in Chicago, which is radiology’s premier scientific and educational conference in the world. Damian Dupuy, MD, was chosen to give the opening lecture before an audience comprised from the 55,000 attendees from all over the world. 

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Emphasizes the Importance of Screenings

Posted: 11.13.13

To commemorate National Radiology Month, Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) would like to inform patients on the importance of screening for those people with certain risk factors. Diagnostic imaging is the most accurate testing available for many diseases and ailments, including lung cancer, breast cancer, and osteoporosis.

 

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Earns Healthy Workplace Award from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce

Posted: 08.27.13

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) was recognized with a Worksite Health Award in the Exemplary category. Annually, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) together with the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) presents the Worksite Health Awards to area businesses that offer programming to encourage employees to be healthier.

Rhode Island Medical Imaging. World-Class Imaging… Focusing on you.

Posted: 01.03.13

Click here to watch, as seen on Channels 10, 12 and Fox News.

Matthew P. Forte, MD Joins Rhode Island Medical Imaging’s Vascular Institute

Posted: 01.03.13

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) is pleased to announce that Matthew Forte, MD has joined its qualified team of physicians at RIMI’s Rhode Island Vascular Institute. With ten years of experience in the field of radiology, including endovascular, mammography and neuroradiology, Dr. Forte brings a wealth of knowledge in the field of vascular medicine.

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Donates $10,000 in Services to Battle Breast Cancer 

Posted: 10.18.12

Rhode Island Medical Imaging honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month by donating $10,000 worth of free services on October 17th to Rhode Island Department of Health’s Women’s Cancer Screening Program.

Rhode Island Medical Imaging’s Second 3T MR Scanner Now Available at East Providence Site

Posted: 9.26.12

The 3T MRI is now available at Rhode Island Medical Imaging’s East Providence location, making imaging services even more convenient for residents of Rhode Island.

Second 3T MR scanner in East Providence offers convenient imaging for Rhode Islanders and residents of Southeastern Massachusetts. 

Posted: 8.22.12

Accessing Rhode Island Medical Imaging ‘s (RIMI) state-of-the-art imaging services will be more convenient than ever for residents of the Ocean State and Southeastern Massachusetts. 

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Announces Out-Patient Lung Cancer Screening Program

Posted: 6.23.12

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) is pleased to announce the first comprehensive out-patient lung cancer screening program available in the state of Rhode Island.

Varicose vein treatment now available at East Greenwich medical center 

Posted: 5.09.12

The Rhode Island Vascular Institute (RIVI) has established a second treatment facility in East Greenwich to make it more convenient for people in South County and southern Rhode Island to undergo evaluation and minimally invasive treatment for varicose and spider veins.RIMI