Dr. Rod Rohrich: Highly Skilled Plastic Surgeon

The world of medicine has long been one that people look to for help in solving many kinds of problems. Many people have turned to doctors because they have a health problem of some sort. This can range from a potentially serious disease to simply the desire to look and feel younger. Fortunately, in recent decades, doctors have been able to develop a wide variety of techniques to help patients of all ages get the kind of results they want. A highly skilled plastic surgeon can work directly with a patient and help them determine which kind surgical methods may be right for their specific needs. In many cases, the doctor can literally have a consultation with the patient and then help them map out a plan to accomplish such goals as reducing the appearance of fine lines, clearing away blemishes and even getting rid of pockets of fat that may be creating a less than desirable profile.

The world of academic medicine has grown a great deal even in the last few years. This is particularly true of the field of plastic surgery. Skilled plastic surgeons can now help any patient get the kind of look they want, often with vastly decreased recovery time and highly improved results. One of those who has helped push forward this particular area of medicine is Dr. Rod Rohrich. Dr. Rohrich has been a leading practitioner in the field of plastic surgery for many years. His work has helped push forward the boundaries of academic medicine and provided patients with astonishing results that many have found delightful. His work in this field has been widely acclaimed and led him to be the recipient of numerous awards in the field of academic medicine as well as in the field of training the next generation of young doctors.

The skilled doctor was born in the great plains state of North Dakota. While here, he honed his love of the biological world and set the stage for his later achievements in medicine. He completed two degrees at North Dakota State and the University of North Dakota. After completion, the potential doctor entered Baylor College of Medicine in Dallas, Texas. Here, he developed his desire to enter the field of plastic surgery in order to help change patient’s lives. Since that time, he has worked tirelessly to advance the field of plastics and train new medical students. More is available on Rohrich on his Linkedin page. 

Radilogy: News and Trends for 2015

2015 in already into full swing as we enter into the second quarter, there is still a lot to be excited about in the field of radiology. The year will bring plenty of new ideas, new trends, and new technologies to the field. Some of which include 3D mammography, Multimedia enhanced radiology reporting (MERR), the use of cloud technologies, Centralization of clinical data, and Telemedicine. This five are considered by many to have the greatest impact on medical imaging in the year 2015.

Companies like Imaging Advantage help lead these new technologies, trends, and ideas. Imaging Advantage is one of the leading providers of evidence-based, technology enhanced radiology solutions to healthcare professionals and hospitals across the United States. Imaging Advantage offers practice management, onsite staffing, day and night teleradiology, subspecialty coverage, emergency department optimization and the latest technology to help the medical field deliver outstanding patient care. You can find more on Imaging Advantage on their Twitter page.

3D mammography, also known as Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), is going to be continued to be talked about due to the ability to find lesions and reducing recall rates. The use of 3D mammography will only increase as it proves to be a more thorough exam for patients with more dense tissue.

Multimedia enhanced radiology reporting (MERR) is second on the list for trends in 2015 due to the fact that text-only reports are fading away. Healthcare experts have reported that multimedia reports provided easier access to images while also allowing for the monitoring of the progression on the condition. Multimedia enhanced radiology reporting is also a cost savings for Radiologists.

The adoption of cloud based technologies has the possibility to have a major impact on the field of radiology. Initial upfront costs may be high, but the potential savings in the long run may be significant. Cloud based technology will allow organizations to save financially by allowing them to purchase only what they need.

Collaboration is considered to be essential with heath care facilities. Centralization of clinical data will enhance the ability for facilities to communicate and share information. To achieve this though, old systems would need to be deconstructed and done away with. By doing so, the accessibility and usability of patient information would provide enhanced patient care by speeding processes up as well as the overall timeline.

The last developing technology in the field of Radiology is telemedicine. Telemedicine uses information technologies and telecommunication to provide health care from a distance. With the possibility of virtual reading, diagnosis, and reporting, telemedicine has the possibility to bring health care facilities together. Expect telemedicine to grow exponentially in 2015.