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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.