Beekley Medical

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  • Meet Beekley's Volunteer Builders - Improving Lives in the Community

    "All it takes to make a difference in someone's life is to care." Marybeth Sliter, Senior Account Manager  Talented, passionate, and caring, Beekley Associates are an altruistic bunch. Our mission to make the lives of everyone we touch a little better extends far beyond our industry and imaging community. We believe that even small companies can make a big difference in the world around them. "T...

Beekley Medical

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Generated 1 week ago

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  • The Aging Population: Fear of Falling and How Fall Prevention Can Help

    One of the most common nightmares people have is falling. According to dreamdictionary.com, this dream of falling usually translates into the fact we are losing control over a situation. As people age, the nightmare of falling becomes a reality  Sometimes the fear of falling leads to people playing it safe, they decrease their activities and social engagements, which can further their decline an...

Beekley Medical

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Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • Meet Lena: Ensuring Customers Get a Best First Impression of Beekley's Products and Services

    At one point or another, everyone who has done business with Beekley Medical  in the last 10 years has been touched in some way by Lena Molina, our senior Sales and Marketing Support Specialist.  A "GO-TO Associate" From The Beginning  Lena joined Beekley in October of 2007 as a temporary associate in our mailroom to help out on a few special projects. Her work ethic led to an offer for a full ...

Beekley Medical

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  • Overcoming Challenges with Wire Movement in Breast Localization Procedures

    Two recent events reminded us that despite the advances of technology, old challenges remain current challenges in breast health, particularly when it comes to localizing breast lesions for surgical excision. Both events involved the movement or migration of the guide wires placed under radiographic imaging to identify the area of concern for the surgeon to excise. A standard of practice for dec...

Beekley Medical

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Meet Customer Care: The Team that Consistently Makes it a Great Day for Beekley Customers

    Here at Beekley we have many multi-faceted, truly talented and passionate associates. We know about their contributions to Beekley Medical, but we want to share their stories with you too. Today we’re spotlighting our Superstar Customer Care Team. It’s hard, if not impossible, to interact with Beekley and not encounter our amazing customer care team. Whether you are calling in to place an order,...

Beekley Medical

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  • Reducing Risk Factor of Repeated Plural Punctures in CT-Guided Transthoracic Needle Biopsy

    Transthoracic needle biopsy (TTNB) is integral in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.  TTNB is usually performed under CT image guidance by a radiologist as it is less invasive than most surgical alternatives. While TTNB plays a crucial role in diagnosis of lung cancer, it is not without risk. Morbidity is very low (occurring less than 1% of the time), but other risks include chest tube ...

Beekley Medical

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Meet Martha: Reinventing Sales, Marketing, even our Business to Better Serve our Customers

    "25 years ago, a quiet young woman, just out of college, began her career with Beekley Corporation. Little did we know then that she was going to change our lives, and the destiny of our company, forever and for the better." Ayn S. LaPlant, President and CEO, Beekley Corporation Although many companies say it, here at Beekley we truly believe that our people are our greatest asset. Like many co...

Beekley Medical

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  • ​Therapeutic Aromatherapy as Integrative Care in Radiation Oncology

    Treatments, regular testing, coping with symptoms of the disease, and side effects from medication can drain cancer patients both physically and emotionally. Radiation oncology providers are keenly aware of this and strive to help reduce the stress, anxiety, and nervousness their patients experience during treatment and beyond. Counseling, therapy, and financial advisory programs for patients ar...

Beekley Medical

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  • Meet Queenee: A Passion for Patient Care Drives Performance, Success, and Satisfaction

    Here at Beekley we have many multi-faceted, truly talented and passionate associates. We know about their contributions to Beekley Medical, but we want to share their stories with you too.  Today we’re spotlighting Queenee Alcedo, Senior Account Manager, Radiation Oncology. Queenee is a multi-year sales-achievement winner who has earned top honors as a Golden Circle of Excellence award winner fiv...

Beekley Medical

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • The Emergence of CT and MR Enterography for Diagnosing Crohn's Disease

    The number one cause of office visits to primary care physicians (PCPs) is gastrointestinal symptoms. In the more simple cases the PCP, armed with an arsenal of modern drugs can treat the patient, but the more difficult cases must be referred to a gastroenterologist. History of GI Tract Imaging In past decades, the gastroenterologist partnered with a radiologist to perform x-ray images of the G...

Beekley Medical

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • How Beekley Medical Helps Supply Chain Management by Flying Under the Radar

    At Beekley Medical, we like to joke that we're the best vendor most of our healthcare system customers' supply chain managers didn't even know they had.   The reason for that is simple - we make their job easier simply by not being high on the radar. Because, in the world of supply chain management, being a vendor high on the radar means your name is familiar for the things you are not doing well...

Beekley Medical

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  • New Mammography Standards: MQSA introduces EQUIP for Better Positioning in Mammography

    The MQSA (Mammography Quality Standards Act and Program), monitored by the FDA, has been in regulation for 25 years with the primary purpose of monitoring clinical imaging quality at mammography facilities.   Once a year, an inspector visits an accredited breast imaging center to ensure they are compliant with the MQSA standards regarding equipment and dose. Since this regulation went into effect...

Beekley Medical

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • My Breast Cancer Journey with Beekley

    I believe that everything happens for a reason. 2016 was an especially trying year for me, culminating in my being diagnosed with breast cancer. When I first started working at Beekley Corporation, I couldn't understand how I could be so lucky to end up at such an amazing company working with such incredible people. Fast forward a few years and the reason was as clear as day why and how I ended...

  • Therapeutic Aromatherapy in Dementia and Senior Health Care

    One of the biggest challenges in senior care today is trying to find the balance between quality of life and physical safety for people with dementia/Alzheimer’s while keeping the need for pharmacological interventions at a minimum.  "In memory care, many folks develop more anxiety as their dementia progresses, which can lead to dangerous behavior and constant feelings of distress.Even with all o...

Beekley Medical

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Generated 3 months ago

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  • Beekley Medical's Global Partner of the Year Award

    Jon Dunski, President of UltraRay Group (Oakville, Ontario, Canada),  was formally recognized at the 2016 RSNA meeting in Chicago as Beekley Medical's Global Partner of the Year for results shown in 2015. The Global Partner of the Year is awarded to the distribution partner who demonstrates the most growth and commitment to better serving their customers through Beekley Medical's product line for...

Beekley Medical

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  • Can Inhalation Aromatherapy Reduce Aborted MRI Scans in Patients with Anxiety and Claustrophobia?

    Did you know that close to 2 million MRI exams are aborted each year due to patient anxiety or claustrophobia across the globe?   That's a lot of lost scans resulting in $1 billion annually in lost productivity to the imaging facility, not to mention a poor, and sometimes traumatic, experience for the patient. Anxiety/Claustrophobia a Safety Concern  With an average of 2.3 patients scheduled f...

Beekley Medical

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  • REACHing Out to Break Down Departmental Silos

    Turns out money does buy happiness. The kicker, of course, is that it depends how one spends that money. Believe it or not, people are happier spending money on others rather than on themselves, regardless of the amount. This is what authors Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton discovered in their book Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending.1 Michael Norton says this is true because spending m...

  • Why We Bingo for Breast Health

    The 4th Annual Beekley Designer Handbag Bingo event raised the bar once again by bringing in more donation money than the prior years. Thanks to our guests for helping in this achievement where 100% of proceeds go to The Beekley Health & Wellness Breast Center at Bristol Hospital in Connecticut.   This event has become a tradition. Our guests know it is the first Friday of every October at the Do...

  • Finding the Zero Slice in CT Treatment Planning

    The goal of the radiation therapist is to accurately locate the central axis or zero slice on the tumor field for treatment planning. A skin marker with a distinct shape that clearly defines the area of focus as you are scrolling through the images can save you time and improve accuracy. Using a crosshair marker in the formation of an “X” during treatment planning creates a unique shape that help...

  • Simple Gestures in Labor and Delivery Can Birth Healthcare Relationships for Life

    When you give birth and become a mom, you can most likely recall the sound of the first cry, glimpse, and embrace of your baby.  If you are like me… you also remember the great and not-so-great experiences during your hospital stay.  I cannot remember what I ate for breakfast this morning– but I remember every experience during my five-day stay at the hospital during my delivery. That experience ...

  • More than Just "Aware" of Breast Cancer

    Just in case you didn't know it - the month of October is designated National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The sea of pink from professional sports arenas to right in your workplace should have given it away. We at Beekley Corporation are no different  - we do love our love our pink ribbon events. However, for us, it's more than just a once-a-year gesture to think about breast cancer.  Early ...

  • How a Mission to Positively Impact People’s Lives Drives Growth at Beekley Medical

    Founded in 1934 as a small printing and lithographic company, Beekley Corporation is now a world leading supplier of niche medical and hospitality products. President and CEO Ayn S. LaPlant, began her career at Beekley in 1977 and has been an integral component of Beekley's success over the last three decades. I had the opportunity to sit down with Ayn and discuss the evolution of Beekley Medical...

  • How DBT Has Radiologists Coming Full Circle Back to Marking Scars in Breast Imaging.

    What makes for an "aha" moment?   For Dr. David Gruen, Director of Women's Imaging for Stamford Health (Stamford, CT), it was the realization that he and his team were working up more patients for architectural distortion in 3D Mammography (Digital breast tomosynthesis or DBT) that ultimately turned out to be associated with scarring from benign excisions from surgeries performed several years e...

  • Beekley Medical Expands into Kenya

    We had the distinct honor of welcoming Dr. Timothy Mutala recently at our headquarters. Dr. Mutala is a Radiologist at Nairobi University and owner of Sahihi Medical Solutions in Kenya. Dr. Mutala met with several senior leaders, toured the manufacturing and shipping operations, met with our Customer Care Team, and discussed strategy and marketing plans.  It is not often that we are able to facili...

  • How Linear Markers used in Radiation Oncology Treatment Planning can Affect Accuracy and Efficacy

    The challenge every radiation oncology department faces is to destroy cancer cells and stop the growth of the tumor while limiting harm to nearby healthy tissue. Accuracy is measured in millimeters, and the precision of the CT simulation will affect subsequent treatments. Consequently, the quality of each tool the radiation therapist uses in set-ups and treatment planning will make a difference. ...

Beekley Medical

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 8 months ago

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  • How Are Your Ovaries?

    It's not a question you hear everyday, but each September, the goal is that more women will be better informed to answer that question. If you are seeing teal ribbons around your town, as I do in mine, this signifies your town’s involvement in Turn The Towns Teal, a national Ovarian Cancer awareness campaign that occurs each September. My town looks spectacular in teal, but more importantly, afte...

Beekley Medical

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 8 months ago

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  • Overcoming Challenges with Temporary Set-Up Marks in Radiation Oncology

    Temporary marks are an important part of CT simulation, allowing for accurate and reproducible set-ups for treatment. However, temporary marks are only helpful if they stay on the patient. Otherwise, the patient will need to be re-simulated before receiving or continuing treatment. According to Phyllis Burch, Administrative Director, City of Hope Radiation Oncology (Duarte, CA), “If we can reduc...

  • Bingo, Handbags, and Breast Health - A New Beekley Tradition

    “It's tradition that each year we kick off the handbag bingo event by asking cancer survivors to stand and we give them a round of applause. It’s shocking to see so many people stand up, but beautiful at the same time. It’s not about how many people have had cancer, but how many have survived.” Being a newer Beekley Associate, when I sat down to speak with my colleagues, Melissa Vibberts and Kell...

Beekley Medical

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 8 months ago

Beekley Medical

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Generated 9 months ago

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