Posts tagged Radiology
Mammography Department Receives Deficiency Free Survey

On October 19, 2012, the Pointe Coupee General Mammography Department had their annual Food and Drug Administration inspection. This inspection entails a review of the previous twelve month's Quality Control and Quality Assurance departmental data. Brandi Guidroz-Werchan, Lead Mammographer/QC Technologist, and Alana Moore Smith, Staff Mammographer/QA Technologist, perform testing and complete paperwork on a daily basis in preparation for this annual inspection.

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New Mammography Advances Allow for a More Comfortable Mammogram

Pointe Coupee General Hospital now provides a new product that dramatically eases the discomfort many women feel when they get a mammogram. The FDA-cleared foam cushion, called MammoPad, creates a softer, warmer mammogram. Pointe Coupee General Hospital is a certified Softer Mammogram Provider, a distinction awarded only to an elite group of healthcare facilities.

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