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What Not to Wear in Healthcare

What Not to Wear in Healthcare 


Picture this: you’re sitting in a waiting room. You’re anxious, sick, and uneasy, and a medical professional asks you to come to the back. How does what they are wearing affect your mood? Will they be able to put your mind at ease or make you even more nervous?


A rising trend today is self-expression in your profession. But when attempting to be stylish, many medical professionals are neglecting the perception of the patients.



Everything You Need to Know About Chuck Norris’s Dropped Lawsuit

What Not to Wear in Healthcare 


In 2017 Chuck Norris filed suit against Bracco Industries, claiming the contrast agent, Gadolinium, left his wife, Gena, with intense pain and a burning sensation. Bracco released a statement January 16, 2020, saying they were “pleased to announce that the lawsuit filed by Chuck and Gena Norris… has been voluntarily dismissed.” ( After a 3-year legal battle with Bracco Industries and several other manufacturers of Gadolinium, the pair has pulled their lawsuit. They were seeking more than $10 million in damages. Neither side has received any settlement, and both parties have decided to pay their own court costs.


Hats Off to MRI Safety Personnel

What Not to Wear in Healthcare 


Although MRI has never been my specialty, I am a member of a MRI Safety group on Facebook and receive posts from them on a daily basis.  The group requires approval for membership and the administrator is Tobias Gilk. Unlike many other groups/pages I belong to within the radiology community, I find that this group is the most helpful to the community members.  The members reach out to one another for problem and scenario solving. Experts weigh in on many of the problems to provide answers to questions or to provide references to answer the questions.


Education for those who expect more!

Renal Transplant Surgeon from Saudi Arabia visit AHEC for Vascular Ultrasound Training Course



To hear more about Ahmed’s AHEC experience click here.Say Hello to Ahmed! As the top renal transplant surgeon in Saudi Arabia, continued education is very important to him!  He took our Vascular Ultrasound class with Shawn Shanmuganathan BS, RDMS, RVT and said it was very informative. He will be going back home ready to show off everything he learned while in Houston. Find out more about him at

America’s Best Hospitals for 2020


Check out who made the list. How does your hospital rank?
Healthgrades America’s Best Hospitals™ is based solely on clinical quality outcomes for 32 conditions and procedures. This premier distinction rewards hospitals that consistently exhibit exceptional, comprehensive quality care. Simply put, patients are more likely to have a successful treatment without major complications—and have a lower chance of dying—at America’s Best Hospitals.

Private Ultrasound Tutorial = Convience!


Since the first ED ultrasound class in 1993, AHEC has been teaching what physicians want to learn to benefit their patients and their practice.


If you can’t make a scheduled class or want to customize your training then a Private Ultrasound Tutorial is right up your alley!  We can design courses according to your practice requirements and/or skill level.


Click here to see what upcoming dates are available for 2020. 

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