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How to Safely Warm Ultrasound Gel

In a previous blog, we discussed how warming ultrasound gel should be the standard of care for patients. If you haven’t read that post, we recommend you go back and read it here. In it, we discuss topics such as making patients more comfortable during an ultrasound and reduce their anxiety. But, what we didn’t… Read More

Delivering Tough News

As an ultrasound technician or medical professional, there are good days, average days, great days, and days where you think about leaving it all behind. The days where you have to deliver bad news to a patient or to their family usually fall into that category. Giving bad news to someone isn’t only emotionally taxing… Read More

Is it Time to Switch Medical Supply Distributors?

As a medical care provider, one of the most important relationships, outside of your relationship to your patients, is the partnership you build with medical supply distributors. From the gauze you carry to the beds your patients lie down in, every supply you carry at your clinic or hospital should be high-quality and reliable. In… Read More

Self-Care Practices for Ultrasound Technicians

As an ultrasound technician, you provide an invaluable service to those you interact with. As a patient-facing medical professional, you encounter a large amount of variety in your job and a never-ending supply of work to do. Being on your feet all day long and navigating the waters of both patients and doctors can leave… Read More

Comforting a Patient With Medical Anxiety

Anxiety is a very common feeling for people as they enter a doctor’s office. Whether a patient is visiting you with a health concern or they are there to see an ultrasound of their growing baby, visits to the clinic can be a stressful experience. For some, the anxiety will be mild and quickly calmed… Read More

Making Sonograms As Comfortable As Possible: Caring For Your Patients

Patient comfort is more than just providing superior customer service and increasing patient satisfaction, but has been proven to enhance trust, improve wellness, and promote healing. Regardless of what it is for, medical procedures, including ultrasounds, cause anxiety for millions of patients. No matter what your role in the patient experience is, there are things… Read More

What Ultrasound Gel Does to Your Patient’s Skin

If the answer to the question “what does your ultrasound gel do to your patient’s skin?” is anything other than acts as a conductive medium by reducing air space between the patient’s skin and the ultrasound transducer, you are using the wrong gel! Because ultrasound sound waves have a difficult time traveling through the air,… Read More

Why Warmed Ultrasound Gel Should Be The Standard of Care

American healthcare in the 21st century has strayed pretty far from single facility hospitals where patients were forced by geography to seek care at the closest medical facility. Now, patients have rights and the ability to chose (to some degree) their medical provider and facility of choice. Healthcare is a multi-trillion dollar industry that, just… Read More