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Midstate Radiology Associates, LLC Earns Prestigious Center of Excellence Recognition

Midstate Radiology Associates, LLC is proud to announce they have been certified as a Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal. The Center of Excellence recognition is one of the most prestigious awards in the customer service and support industry. Tom Cappas, MBA, MS RT (R) (MR) – Director of Operations, Midstate Radiology Associates, LLC says, “Everything…

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Midstate Radiology Associates Unveils Express Check-In

At Midstate Radiology Associates, we are always looking for ways to keep improving upon our award-winning patient experience. In support of this mission, we recently unveiled Express Check-In at MidState Medical Center Radiology in Meriden and Backus Outpatient Care Center in Norwich! This new technology will allow patients to access and input their personal information…

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How CT Scans Identify Vaping-Related Lung Damage

A study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology highlights the role computed tomography (CT) has played in identifying electronic cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury, also known as EVALI. The first reports of EVALI emerged in late 2019. Within a six-month timeframe, a handful of cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control…

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Midstate Radiology Associates, LLC Announces Acquisition of Radiology Group, P.C.

Midstate Radiology Associates, LLC (MRA) announces the acquisition of Radiology Group, P.C. This acquisition enables Midstate Radiology Associates, LLC to continue expanding their award winning imaging services to more convenient Connecticut locations. In addition to providing the highest quality and affordable imaging services, Midstate Radiology Associates, LLC can now offer patients in the Hamden and…

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COVID Vaccines & Mammograms: What You Should Know

Studies in Clinical Imaging and Radiology have identified one temporary side effect of receiving a COVID-19 vaccine that may appear during breast imaging: Swollen lymph nodes on the same side of the body that the vaccine was administered. Swelling under the arm can result in falsely indicating the presence of breast cancer. Why Does This…

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4 Benefits of Image-Guided Injections

Image-guided injections, such as epidural injections and facet joint blocks, offer a minimally invasive solution to address inflammation, pain and reduced mobility. A doctor may recommend this treatment after more traditional methods, such as medication or physical therapy, have not yielded significant results. Injections without imaging technology have been used for years to address hip,…

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Commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day As a Paid Holiday

Midstate Radiology Associates, LLC is extremely proud to announce that our organization has designated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a paid holiday, starting in January 2022. Taking a Stand on Equality Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated each year on the third Monday in January. Americans are encouraged to reflect on Dr. King’s…

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Who Should Be Screened for Lung Cancer?

In the United States, lung cancer is the second most common form and the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women. As with most types of cancer, the earlier lung cancer is detected, the quicker treatment can start before it spreads. Unfortunately, lung cancer often goes undetected until it reaches an advanced stage…

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COVID Vaccination Guidelines for Screening Mammograms

One of the side effects of the COVID vaccine can be enlargement of the lymph nodes under the arm into which the dose was injected. Over a period of time, those nodes will return to normal size and any soft tissue swelling will resolve. Enlarged nodes may be a normal response to the vaccination. Our…

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Improving Women’s Health with Rapid Breast Cancer Diagnosis Centers

In an interview with GE Healthcare, leaders from Hartford HealthCare’s Central Region discussed how their two rapid breast cancer comprehensive diagnosis centers have reduced barriers to care, allowing patients to receive a diagnosis sooner. Dedicated Team Approach On average, the length of time between a positive screening mammogram and follow-up care is 26 days, and…

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