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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.